The Uptown Street Fair & Parade
Saturday, August 19th, 2017 in Port Townsend
Celebrating 27 Years of Fun in Uptown!
Live Music, Food, Arts & Crafts, Children’s Activities
The Uptown Street Fair celebrates 27 years of fun in Uptown and includes great local music, the Port Townsend Arts & Crafts Fair, the Port Townsend Farmers Market, tasty food on the street, free art activities for families and much more…
Come hang out with your Uptown businesses and neighbors for the day at this colorful community event. The Arts and Crafts Fair and Farmer’s Market begin at 9 am; children’s activities follow from 10 am – 3 pm, and music from 10 am – 5 pm. The Uptown Pub is hosting an outdoor beer garden too. The “GRANDLY LOCAL PARADE” is at 2pm. Come make a day of it in historic, fun Uptown.
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS:
9 am – 5 pm, Port Townsend Arts Guild Arts & Crafts Fair and Jefferson County Farmer’s Market
10 am – 3 pm, Art activities for children of all ages
10 am – 5 pm, Live Music featuring Local Talent!
2 pm, GRANDLY LOCAL PARADE! Be a part of the fun! It’s one of the shortest and most colorful parades in the Northwest! Original trophies created by Jeanne Moore, owner of Potpourri NW Interiors, and her creative crew. Awards presentation immediately following the parade. Meet by the East Jefferson Fire & Rescue Station, no religious or political entries please.
Schedule subject to change
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The Uptown Street Fair coordination is under the auspices of the Port Townsend Main Street Program, a 501c3 nonprofit. The Main Street Program has long connection with this wonderfully eclectic event. Staff and Main Street volunteers have helped coordinate the publicity for Uptown Street Fair events since the first event. Thanks to the Uptown Street Fair Planning Committee: Jeanne Moore of Potpourri NW Interiors, Donna Harding of The Port Townsend Arts Guild, Mari Mullen of the Port Townsend Main Street Program, Christel Hildebrant of The Uptown Pub, Sandy Spencer of Lively Olive Tasting Bar, Bickie Steffan of Bickie’s Cotton Casuals and Helen Gunn, of the Gallus-Rutz Building.
The Uptown Street Fair is sponsored by The Port Townsend Main Street Program and many local businesses (check back later for a complete list of 2017 sponsors)