Clermont Main Street hosts exciting Downtown Clermont events with tasty foods, beautiful crafts and live entertainment. Get ready to spring into summer. There is always something delicious, entertaining and fun for everyone in Downtown Clermont.
Spring Forward Festival: This free new event will be held from 10 AM to 4 PM on Saturday, February 26 starting at City Hall Park on Montrose and 7th Streets. The featured food trucks will include Da Leo’s Hot Dogs, Rubios Baja Grille, Maya Rosa, Niccoli’s Philly’s, Pasta n’ Grille, BR Passion, Rene’s Smoothies & Chicken, One Way Coffee and Ritter Frozen Custard with their pontoon boat. There will be a diverse assortment of arts, crafts, jewelry, home and garden vendors with many of the downtown Clermont stores and restaurants open.
Entertainment will be provided by the Full Force Dance Academy, Not Just Dance, the Starbound Performers and DJ Eddy Craft from 10 AM to 4 PM in City Hall Park. The Clermont Garden Club and a speaker from the University of Florida will be making presentations for spring gardening tips. Everyone can enter to win prizes with their exciting new Clermont Golden Egg Scavenger Hunt. Register at the Clermont Main Street table at Montrose & 7th. Valuable prizes raffled off. This event will offer an assortment of vendors and crafters with foods, jewelry, a fun Tribal Farm, classic cars, a Kid’s Zone with a Bounce House, horse rides, photos with the Easter Bunny, Train Rides, Henna Body Art, Face Painting, Fairy Hair and a Digital Photo Booth. Kristie of “Once upon an Artist” will be there with a special station for kids to spray paint rocks, canvases and to create sand art. Some of the rides and activities will require a small fee.
United Healthcare, Central Florida Skylights, Orlando Health, Bath Fitters, Leaf Fitters Gutters, the Carefree Boat Club of Florida, Heather Thies State Farm Insurance Agency, Donna Dyson, Leaf Home Waters, Florida Blue, Cherry Lake Tree Farm and Renewal by Anderson will be the sponsors for this Spring Forward Festival Event.
Downtown Clermont! Clermont Main Street creates a positive community spirit with extra special events and business opportunities to celebrate Clermont. Clermont Main Street is a not-for-profit association of small business owners in and around the downtown Clermont area. Clermont Main Street offers Sunday Farmer’s Markets, the monthly First Friday Food Trucks, Mega Food Truck Events, the Fall Harvest Festival, Candy Cane Lane Arts & Crafts Show and much more. These free community events bring thousands of local area residents and tourists to enjoy downtown Clermont each year. Money received from vendors and sponsors for the Clermont Main Street events is also used to promote additional activities and marketing to help promote Downtown Clermont.
Join Clermont Main Street! Now is the perfect time to take advantage of joining for great opportunities to network with other business owners, promote your business and to help our community. Get involved with their Membership, Marketing and Special Events Committees. Clermont Main Street meetings are held the third Wednesday of each month from 8 to 9:30 AM. For more information, visit www.ClermontDowntownPartnership.com and contact Barbara Hollerand at: 352-242-9959 or email: BarbaraHollerand@Yahoo.com. For the CMS Farmer’s Market, contact Gaynell Kelley at: 906-280-4473 and Gaynell@EventsBySG.com.