First Selectman Mike Tetreau wishes to remind the public that the Fairfield Sidewalk Sale & Street Fair will take place on Saturday, July 18, 2015 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., rain or shine. Select merchants will offer advance sales of discount merchandise beginning on Thursday, July 16th.
Over 75 vendors are expected to participate in Fairfield Center, setting up stands and offering a variety of merchandise for sales along the Post Road from the Heritage Square Shopping Center to the Promenade at the Brick Walk. Admission to the event, which is being co-sponsored by the Town of Fairfield and the Fairfield Chamber of Commerce, is free.
Sherman Green will feature activities for children and families, including an inflatable bounce house, face painting by “The Painted Smile” and balloon artistry by Robbie’s Pack. Activities will also include a visit by “BB”, the Bluefish Mascot, and “McGruff”, the Crime Dog. Members of the Fairfield Teen Theatre Company will also be presenting a preview of their upcoming stage production of “Legally Blonde.”
This year’s event will feature live musical entertainment at multiple venues scattered throughout downtown. Musicians will be playing at various times from 11 am to 3 pm at venues set up at the Brick Walk, at Sherman Green, at Heritage Square in front of the Community Theater, and near the Fairfield University Bookstore.
Take a break from shopping and enjoy lunch at one of several participating restaurants downtown including Bodega Taco Bar, as well as Flipside Burgers & Bar, where at Flipside, mention of “Sidewalk Sale” will net diners 15% off their tab during the day of the sale, not including Happy Hour. The Italian Kitchen will be offering “A Taste of Italy” with small plates starting at just $3.00, plus pizza by the slice and festival style sandwiches.
First Selectman Tetreau said, “I encourage everyone to come and be a part of this fun-filled event, which includes live musical entertainment at various venues within our downtown area, special menu offerings at our many fine participating restaurants, and activities for children and families.”
For additional information on participating vendors, restaurants, music and activities, please visit www.fairfieldct.org/sidewalksale.
Sponsors for this year’s event include The Adventure Park at the Discovery Museum, The Gym at Southport Athletic Club, Unicare Home Health Care, D’Valda & Sirico Dance and Music Centre, Rockin’ Jump Trampoline Park, Hearst Media Services, Star 99.9 and Abbey Tent & Party Rentals.