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Hilltop Street Fair

August 27, 2016 @ 4:00 am - 12:00 pm

For three years running, the Hilltop Street Fair has brought in thousands of people, showing everyone that Tacoma’s Hilltop neighborhood has a rich history and promising future. This year’s event takes place on Saturday, August 27th, 2016 from 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. The Hilltop Street Fair’s expanded footprint includes MLK Jr. Way from 9th ÌøåÀå_ÌøåÀå_” 13th Streets to include Centro Latino on L Street and other Hilltop locations. The goal of this year’s fair is to highlight the food, music, art, history and culture of one of the most vibrant areas of Tacoma. Last year’s fair brought in more than 10,000 people and attendance this year is expected to grow. This year’s street fair will feature four different stages and numerous local music acts. There will be extensive art and historical exhibitions and featured again this year; the Hilltop Film Competition. More than 90 local businesses and organizations are set to attend. Vendor applications for artisans and makers, non-profit organization and food vendors are being accepted until August 15th, if you would like to participate, please contact Jo Davies at hilltopstreetfair.vendors@gmail.com. Returning again this year, the Black Top Rebels Car Club will be hosting a classic car show. This year will see the first Hilltop Fashion Show, with clothing from local designers and models. The fashion show promises to be a community spectacle, with numerous contributors, including Mr. Mac’s clothing store. The Hilltop Street Fair is being sponsored by the Tacoma Arts Commission and KBTC. Their generous donations will make this outstanding event possible. Tacoma’s Hilltop neighborhood is a unique and diverse community that captures the past and portents the future of the city. With classic neighborhood residential housing and a business district growing in vibrancy, the Hilltop Business Association has pledged to showcase the expanding arts footprint of the Hilltop district by building on the street fair as a signature annual community arts experience. Demonstrating the impact Hilltop has; last year’s street fair received national attention, winning third place in the National Neighborhoods USA 2016 Best Neighborhood Social Revitalization Awards. For more information contact Kristie Worthey at swintonwoolfe@gmail.com. For vendor applications contact Jo Davies at hilltopstreetfair.vendors@gmail.com.

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Date:
August 27, 2016
Time:
4:00 am - 12:00 pm
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