Downtown Country Fair

* * * Thank you all for a great fair in 2016 * * *

The 2017 Willimantic Downtown Country Fair is scheduled for September 30th
We will have more information soon

Downtown Country Fair 2016

The Willimantic Downtown Country Fair is moving to Jillson Square!!!

This year we will be joining the Willimantic Farmers Market** on

SATURDAY OCTOBER 1st, 2016 10am-4pm

As usual there will be music throughout the day, food and local craft vendors and children’s activities…all in the middle of our beautiful Town Green!
The Willimantic Downtown Country Fair strives to provide a fun, creative and environmentally sound event that promotes local skills and craftsmanship. We only accept regionally made items – no imported goods please.

2016 Fees

Vendors and Not-for-Profits – $10 per 10’x10’ space
Food Vendors – $50 per 10’x10’ space – all permits are the responsibility of the vendor

Setup 8:30 am – 10 am

Vendors must provide their own tables and tents etc.
No electricity or water will be available.
In case of questionable weather, please check our website.
Any questions – contact Alice – 860 456-3611 or use our form

**Farmers Market runs 8 am – 12 pm

Downtown Country Fair Music 2016


10am Emma Smith, Between the Borders

Musicians studying at Waldron's Studio 88 in Willimantic

11am Weather Permitting

3-piece folk band comprised of HART School of Music students - Bob Bloom of Drumming About You leads a hands on workshop for fair goers

12pm Echo Uganda

East African folk songs and dance - Will Hare and friends play traditional Irish tunes (off stage location)

1pm Collins and Bradley

Guitar duo Jack Collins and Ed Bradley performs their versions of your favorite songs - Will Hare and friends play traditional Irish tunes (off stage location)

2pm My Gay Banjo

Talented progressive folk duo perform beautiful originals

3pm DJ Sir Round Sound

David Freeburg, dance party to end the day, spinning funky soulful 45s from his amazing record collection