Christmas In July
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About the Event
Join the Fort Smith Museum of History, The Bonneville House, and The Clayton House as we present, “Christmas in July” a family fun, holiday market festival. The 3-day collaborative event will celebrate all the feels of Christmas and excitement of early holiday shopping with activities that include a Thursday night VIP party, Friday and Saturday shopping, children’s activities during the weekend, tasty food trucks, “Sip & Shop”, music and a rockin’ street dance. Special guests include Santa and Mrs. Claus! Tickets for all events can be found at eventbrite.com or by clicking HERE.
“Christmas In July” will kick-off with a VIP Opening Thursday Night Event at the “Bakery District’ with the sounds and tunes of the “Don Bailey Jazz Trio”. Heavy hors d'oeuvres will be a modern and spirited twist on the traditional Christmas Dinner. The evening will also include silent and live auctions, and a donation raffle featuring an exquisite piece of jewelry donated by Newton’s Jewelers.
Friday will include amazing shopping opportunities and children’s activities at each venue. Unique vendors will offer creative wares unique to Fort Smith, and volunteers will host children’s activities for an exciting day of kid’s fun. Friday evening offers, “Sip & Shop”, an adult event with exclusive shopping opportunities paired with wine tasting at the FSMH, bourbon and whiskey tasting at the CH and martini tasting at BH. Tickets to “Sip & Shop” give guests access to all three venues.
Saturday begins with a very special “Breakfast with “Santa” at the Bonneville House! Saturday continues the unique shopping opportunities at each venue and fun children’s activities at The Clayton House and FSMH. Some of Fort Smith’s favorite tasty food trucks will be available at each hosting venue and a trolley bus will offer transportation to each venue during all days and activities. Saturday night wraps up 3-days of fun with a terrific “Street Dance" in front of the FSMH, featuring the popular “Big City Moses II”. Food and drinks will be available for purchase.
If you would like to be a sponsor or vendor for this event please email: email@example.com.
All proceeds benefit the Fort Smith Museum of History, The Bonneville House, and The Clayton House.