2019 

YULEFEST

&

HOLIDAY MARKETPLACE

Saturday,

November 30, 2019

IN HISTORIC

DOWNTOWN MERIDEN, CT

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WHEN /

NOV 30TH, 2019

from 2-6pm

WHERE /

CHURCH & COLONY [Chu+Co] 

MERIDEN, CT

 ABOUT THE EVENT 

Come join us at the 2nd Annual YuleFest & Holiday Marketplace event and help kickoff the 2019 holiday season in Historic Downtown Meriden!

 

The YuleFest & Holiday Marketplace is a community celebration that will once again delight and captivate! The day's events will feature food trucks on Colony Street, dozens of indoor market vendors, kid's activities, a tree lighting ceremony, festive holiday music and great local talent!  

 

And of course, the main attraction will be when Santa Claus arrives by train to help light up downtown Meriden! We can't wait to see you there!  

  SCHEDULE 

estimated times, check back often 

for 2019 updates

2:00PM 

~HOLIDAY MARKETPLACE OPENS~

 

FOOD TRUCKS and VENDORS GALORE

CHILDREN'S GAMES & PRIZES

 

ADULT BEVERAGES, LOCAL FOOD & MUSIC 

AT THE SILVER CITY BALLROOM

2:45PM

CONNECTICUT YULETIDE CAROLERS

STROLLING PERFORMANCE

        3:00PM

   (estimated time)

        SANTA ARRIVES BY TRAIN!

               

         

       followed by

                

              HOLIDAY LIGHTING CEREMONY AT DUSK 

            on COLONY STREET

              and the music of:

 

The Connecticut Yuletide Carolers are traditionally garbed Victorian Carolers that will fill the winter air with the bright sounds of the season, bringing holiday cheer to young and old alike!

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from 4-6pm
on the ION BANK stage
in the
Silver City Ballroom

* LOCAL TALENT SHOWCASE 

-DJ by Fernando

-Dance by United Rhythms Dance Studios

-Valentin Karate Demonstration

-Hula Hoop performance by Judi Jones

* YULEPASS STROLL

               Support our local small businesses on                     #SmallBusinessSaturday! 

Get your YulePass stamped and

     be eligible to win a prize!

    * TAKE A SELFIE WITH SANTA!

       Bring a non-perishable item to benefit 

   New Opportunities and Grace Place Food Pantry

        and get a picture with Santa!  

  Suggested items: canned goods, new baby items, toiletries, pet supplies, gift cards, etc...

~BE LIKE SANTA~
Ride the Hartford Line and enjoy holiday music along the way! 
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.... arrive steps from the fun!

FREE PARKING at 60 CHURCH STREET LOT

and on BUTLER STREET

 

CLICK HERE

 

FOR MORE PARKING INFO

             

 Big Thank You 

to our newest sponsors!

         2019 YuleFest Sponsors

      SPONSORSHIPS AVAILABLE!

However little or big, all sponsorships & donations

are welcome. All money goes straight into the community to help organize attractions & entertainment for YuleFest 2019.

                             Sponsorships start at $100  

Larger sponsorships for musical talent, carriage ride, holiday lighting, etc .... Customized sponsorships also available!

WE ARE CURRENTLY SEEKING MARKETPLACE VENDORS AND

FOOD TRUCKS!

All types of awesome vendors are welcome to participate

in our Yulefest Holiday Marketplace! This is a FREE event that will bring hundreds of folks to downtown Meriden. We have a limited number of  spaces available.  Contact us today to get more info and/or a vendor package. 

CONTACT: Making Meriden Business Center:

meridenyulefest@gmail.com

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