Ticonderoga Streetfest to be celebrated on July 27th

Ticonderoga StreetfestTiconderoga, NY - The Ticonderoga Montcalm Street Partnership is pleased to announce that they will host the 5th Annual StreetFest in Ticonderoga on Saturday, July 27, 2013 from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM. StreetFest is an annual celebration with sidewalk sales, arts and crafts, shopping, food, fun, entertainment, and family activities to bring people to Ticonderoga's historic Montcalm Street district.

StreetFest continues to grow and will be even bigger and better this year. Montcalm Street will be converted into a pedestrian mall open to the public. StreetFest is a "must do" event for area residents and visitors alike.

StreetFest will include a variety of sidewalk sales, street vendors, food options, arts and crafts, live music and entertainment throughout the day, kid's activities, vintage cars and more. Admission to the event is free and open to the public.

New this year will be professional Full Face Art and Caricatures. Penelope the Clown will also be on Montcalm Street as well as a variety of kid and family activities. New cars and classic cars as well as other recreational vehicles will also be on display. A Farmers' Market will offer local produce and products throughout the day. Additional new aspects are being included this year and excitement is growing as plans come together.

Fort TIconderoga Fife & Drum CorpFeatured live entertainment will include the Fort Ticonderoga Fife & Drum Corps, led by Mike Edson who will kick off the event at 10 AM.

As an added attraction this year the corps will be joined by visiting corps who are participating in Fort Ticonderoga's annual muster. They will march down Montcalm Street, playing as they go. You won't want to miss this fantastic start to StreetFest.

Additional featured live music for StreetFest will include Loose Connections who will play their blend of blues and rock & roll from 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM and Joe McGuiness who will play country rock music from 12:00 to 1:00 PM. Both are local well known talents from the Ticonderoga Area.

Ending the StreetFest Celebration will be our very own Elvis, Jim Cawley. Elvis and his band will entertain and pump the crowd from 1:30 – 3:00 PM and will truly be the rock and roll end to the 2013 StreetFest.

Montcalm Street between Lake George and Champlain Avenue will close to traffic from 7:00 AM to 4:00 PM. All parked cars should be removed by 6:00 AM, prior to the street closure.

"There is so much to do and see this summer and throughout the year within the Ticonderoga Area. Be sure to visit the Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce website, www.ticonderogany.com or contact the Chamber for a full calendar of events. The calendar is updated daily," stated Matthew Courtright – TACC Executive Director.

For more information on StreetFest or for a Vendor Application contact the Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce at 518-585-6619 or visit www.ticonderogany.com