Due to ongoing concern about the Coronavirus, the SBPA sponsored Somerville Street Fair has been cancelled.
We fully expect to be back up and running for the October 4th Street Fair so stay well and keep on crafting!
In response to concerns about the Coronavirus, The Somerville Arts&Crafts Festival has been postponed until the summer.
Date to be announced.
Keep checking back here or on our Facebook page for updates.
Cissy Gialanella of JC Promotions, Inc. states “We are not taking any reservations at this time until we have future date confirmed by the town.”
A new application will be available at that point. Keep calm and stay well everyone!
7th Annual Historic Downtown Somerville Arts & Crafts Festival
Historic Downtown Somerville produces a number of annual events and has become a hot spot as an event venue. Surrounded by towns such as, Basking Ridge, Bridgewater, Flemington and Warren, this location has become a very popular attraction for arts & crafts lovers.
In past years, exhibitors were delighted to see the number of visitors that came to the festival. As you stroll through Downtown Somerville, along with the original works of very talented artisans you will enjoy the backdrop of the wide variety of specialty retailers and unique shops that you just won’t see anywhere else. Many of the restaurants offer open-air seating, an area to listen to live music, as well as a “hands on” free craft section for the children (no rides or other festivities for kids are available).
Open 10AM-5PM, this event is juried and has approximately 125 exhibitors, all artists, crafters and photographers…approximately 60% are returning exhibitors.
ARTISAN & CRAFTERS
Over 125 talented artisans, craftsmen and photographers will be displaying and selling a wonderful mix of quality contemporary crafts as well as fine art. There will be original handmade works such as oil and acrylic paintings, watercolors, sculpture, photography, pottery, jewelry, decorative fiber works, metal works, paper, stone, garden works and so much more. Some exhibitors will be demonstrating their craft. You can view photographs of the many exhibitors’ works on display at this fair and their websites.
Stop by and enjoy the great line up of music we have in store for you throughout the day. Relax and have a seat to enjoy the talented musicians and singers we have lined up. The entertainment area is located by Alfonso’s Restaurant at 99 Main St.
Come hungry to enjoy the wide selection of food serve and places to eat.
Downtown Somerville has one of the best selections of local eateries along Main Street. There’s lots of open-air cafes, as well as fine dining.
Street Fair Food Trucks:
There wil be a variey of food trucks serving lots of savory specialties and dessert items.
There will be a free kids crafts table near the music area. There will also be a face painter set up in this area. Sorry no rides.
There are plenty of shoppers parking lots located off of Bridge Street and West or East High Street behind all of the shops. Look for parking lot signs.
This event is being hosted by the Somerville Business and Professional Association. The SBPA is a private, non-profit voluntary membership organization comprised of business owners representatives, professionals, individuals and community groups whose primary goal is to make Somerville a better place for the public and it’s members to conduct business. The association activities heighten the awareness of the public regarding the variety of shopping; dining and business opportunities available in Somerville.
This event is produced by JC Promotions, Inc. For information on exhibiting at this juried event please contact Cissy at 201.998.6311 or email@example.com. JC is an event planning company that produces street festivals, arts & crafts Fairs, vintage marketplaces, flea markets and special events. If your group is interested in event planning or fundraising please call JC at 201.998.6311 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Thank you!
Download Application on the “applications” tab
Once again the Somerville Business and Professional Association brought community spirit and a boost to the local economy by hosting the Fall Street Fair last Sunday.
Street Fair organizer Darryl Walker reported, “Yes, the Street Fair was great! And the vendors did very well.The economy was booming in downtown Somerville on Sunday! The restaurants were all packed with customers too.”
Looking forward to next year’s SBPA Street Fair? Keep checking back for more info and an updated application.
Interested in being a vendor? Click on the Applications tab and choose “street fair application.”
Questions? Email email@example.com
Somerville Business and Professional Association Representative Asha Martin of Fulton Bank presented two Paul Sanford Music Scholarship checks for $1500 each to Bridgette LeBouf of Immaculata High School and Jalen Scott of Somerville High School.
Congratulations Bridgette and Jalen!
The Paul Sanford Scholarship is a music scholarship awarded for involvement in holiday music and school music programs.
The scholarships, awarded by the SBPA, are named in honor of Paul Sanford who had served as president of the SBPA for several years.
Paul operated Sanford Jewelers on West Main Street before retiring several years ago.
Sadly, Paul passed in October of 2016.
SBPA Treasurer Lorraine Sarra described the fair and how the weather cooperated down to the last minute. “It was very,very busy. Lots of vendors and people on the street ,buying and enjoying themselves. The weather was wonderful. Started to look overcast around 4.30 so they got the vendors closed down. At 5.05 PM,the skies opened up and it poured for over an hour with hard blowing winds.”
Another wonderful art fair brought to you by JC Promotions and the Somerville Business and Professional Association!
JC Promotions reports, “Somerville Historic Downtown Arts & Crafts Festival 2019 this past Sunday, April 14th was packed with over 100 talented exhibitors, plus lots of delicious food and live entertainment.”
A big round of applause to Cissy from JC Promotions. To learn more about how you can exhibit in her Arts and Crafts fairs visit JC Promotions, Inc.
Stay tuned for info about the upcoming SBPA Street Fair in June!