Huge Holiday Street Market Arrives in Downtown Milton Next Month
Everything you love about the holiday season is coming to Downtown Milton this December! The Holiday Street Market in Downtown Milton will feature more than 200 vendors over the course of three Saturdays on December 2nd, 9th and 16th, 2017 from 12:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Admission to the market is free and over 30,000 people are expected to come out to shop, eat and play at Ontario’s largest outdoor holiday market. The market is taking place on Main Street East between Brown Street and Commercial Street. More visitor information will be posted at www.holidaystreetmarket.com starting November 10, 2017.
The Holiday Street Market in Downtown Milton will feature:
- Artisans and vendors selling a wide range of one-of-a-kind gifts for everyone on your list;
- Attractions for the whole family including an inflatable snow globe, photos with Santa Claus, popular characters, a maple syrup sugar shack and marshmallow roasting;
- A wide selection of great food, and a Poutine Festival that has chefs adding their twist to Canada’s iconic comfort dish and competing for the top prize;
- A series of how-to workshops and demonstrations including holiday decoration making, wine and food pairings, photography and more;
- Christmas tree decorating contest;
- Musicians throughout the street playing your holiday favourites;
- Craft beer and wine tastings;
- A charity food drive that will fill cars at the event;
- A scavenger hunt race to win $1,000 and more!
“The Holiday Street Market in Downtown Milton helps foster a sense of pride in the community and delivers new experiences that have local economic and social benefits.” said Philip Suos, Founder and Managing Director of Holiday Street Market, Mac and Cheese Festival, BBQ Eats Festival, The Poutine Festival and Spicy Eats Festival. “Our approach aims to strengthen diversity, create inclusiveness and build engagement.”
“The Holiday Street Market will showcase the charm and warmth of Downtown Milton for visitors from across the region and beyond,” said Rachel Shuttleworth, Executive Director of the Downtown Milton Business Improvement Area. “The activities, attractions and vendors of the market combined with the shops, restaurants and services in Downtown Milton will give visitors an unforgettable holiday experience.”
Every Saturday, visitors will have the chance to win $1,000 by participating in the Holiday Street Market Race. Teams will race against each other in a timed scavenger hunt and will complete a series of challenges. Registration is $20 per team per Saturday (limit of 4 players per team, kids 12 and under are free) and a portion of the proceeds will go to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Halton. Registration will open November 10, 2017 at www.holidaystreetmarket.com.
Mattamy Homes has teamed up with the Holiday Street Market to host a Christmas Tree Decorating Contest at the market. Every Saturday, local businesses have the opportunity to decorate a tree and compete to win $1,000 for the charity of their choice. “Mattamy Homes takes great pride in building houses people love to come home to and creating communities that encourage neighbours to become friends. We’re happy we can support Milton, a community that has been our home for many years,” said Alyssa Kirkland, Marketing Coordinator of Mattamy Homes.
The Holiday Street Market will offer free shuttle services during the event. Details will be announced on the website in the coming weeks.
Follow us on Instagram and Facebook @holidaystreetmarket and get regular updates. More information about vendors, prizes and activities will be revealed in the coming weeks. If you are interested in becoming a vendor or a volunteer, visit www.holidaystreetmarket.com.
For all media inquiries including media passes, interview requests, photos, etc. please contact: Philip Suos, T. 416-846-7867 E. firstname.lastname@example.org
For Holiday Street Market hours and more: www.holidaystreetmarket.com
Holiday Street Market Facebook Page: @holidaystreetmarket
Holiday Street Market Instagram: @holidaystreetmarket