11th Annual StreetFest – Mark Your Calendars
Ticonderoga, NY – June 28, 2019 - The Ticonderoga Montcalm Street Partnership (TMSP) is pleased to announce that they will host the 11th Annual StreetFest in Historic Downtown Ticonderoga on Saturday, July 27, 2019 from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM. The 2019 StreetFest will include shopping, sidewalk sales, non-stop live entertainment, arts and crafts, variety of vendors, food, Farmers Market, fun, and an array of kid’s activities. Admission to the event is free and open to the public. Fees may apply for some activities.
“Mark your calendars and be sure to attend StreetFest 2019! StreetFest was designed as an annual event to attract people to Ticonderoga's historic Montcalm Street district. Montcalm Street (from Sunshine Laundry to Glens Falls National Bank) will be converted into a pedestrian mall open to the public. StreetFest is a “must do” event for area residents and visitors alike. StreetFest continues to grow every year and will be even bigger and better this year. You will not want to miss this event featuring live music all day, wonderful kids activities, sales, and much more. The Ticonderoga Area Farmers’ Market will join StreetFest on July 27th as well and will offer local produce, products, and more throughout the day,” Bob Dedrick – StreetFest Committee Chairperson.
Music and entertainment for StreetFest will begin at 10:00 AM and will continue non-stop throughout the day until the end of the event at 3:00 PM. Featured live entertainment will include:
Fort Ticonderoga Fife & Drum Corps, led by Mike Edson from 10:00 – 10:30 AM. The Fort Fife & Drum Corp will march down Montcalm Street performing and then end with a performance near Glens Falls National Bank.
Performing On The Porch of Libby’s Bakery Café
Lance Clark & Mike Donahue - Blues, Country & Popular Music
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Terrina Cook & Brad Peria – Blues & Variety of Music
12:30 - 2:30 PM
Performing Near Pride of Ticonderoga
MaryJo Vontury & Dwynal Smith – Country & Folk Music
10:30 - 12:30 PM
Dan Rabideau – Variety of Music
12:30 – 2:30 PM
The live music will conclude with the 1st NY Alumni Corps Performance (volunteer Fife & Drum Corp) performing/marching down Montcalm Street.
Kids activities for StreetFest will include caricatures, clown, face painting, balloons & balloon animals by Penelope The Clown (sponsored by the Ticonderoga Federal Credit Union), variety of kids games, Outer Space Kids Zone (sponsored by Lakeside Regional Church), Healthy Kids Zone (sponsored by The Garrison Gym), and more.
“We invite the community, area visitors, businesses and vendors to join us for the 11th Annual StreetFest. A great lineup of live music and entertainment is planned. We encourage area residents and visitors to come and spend the day with us. Not only will there be amazing live music throughout the day, but there will be a variety of food, merchant sidewalk sales, vendors, and activities. You do not want to miss this event in Downtown Ticonderoga. We encourage you to support local merchants during StreetFest and throughout the year. Take this opportunity to see all they have to offer,” shared Matthew Courtright – TMSP Coordinator.
Merchants and Vendors still have time to sign up for StreetFest. Registration forms are available at the Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce (TMSP Coordinator) office located at 94 Montcalm Street, Suite 1 in Downtown Ticonderoga. The deadline to register is Wednesday, July 17th at 4:00 PM. Forms can also be found at www.timainstreet.org.
For vendors arriving, Montcalm Street from Glens Falls National Bank to Sunshine Laundry will be one-way traffic (entering near Glens Falls National Bank) as vendors and merchants set up for the event. Vendors cannot arrive until 8:00 AM and cannot break down until 3:00 PM. Maps labeling locations of merchants, vendors, food, music, fresh produce, activities, and more will be available as guests enter Downtown Ticonderoga and are welcomed to StreetFest as well as at the Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce. In addition, the program will include the schedule of music and entertainment. StreetFest Ambassadors who will be happy to assist you during the event will be wearing yellow StreetFest t-shirts. The Chamber (INFO Center) Staff will also be available to assist you. Montcalm Street will close to traffic between Lake George and Champlain Avenue from 6:00 AM to 4:00 PM. All parked cars should be removed by 6:00 AM, prior to the street closure.
For more information on StreetFest contact the Ticonderoga Montcalm Street Partnership (TACC – TMSP Coordinator) at 518-585-6619 or visit www.timainstreet.org. Also check out the the Ticonderoga Montcalm Street Partnership facebook page to stay up to date with news and events. For Area Information, a business directory, or calendar of events visit www.ticonderogany.com.