Christmas in July
July 17 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pmFree
Celebrate “Christmas in July” at The Market! We invite you to join us for an exciting day of holiday-themed food, fun, entertainment and crafts, and special merchant sales and promotions – all while benefitting the Child Abuse Protection Association (CAPA.)
We’ll be turning the Market into a festive Holiday Village featuring holiday crafts and snacks, Christmas music, games and entertainment – all with a fun beach/surf theme. In addition to the Market at VAW being adorned with flamingos in Santa hats, “Sand Snowmen”, watermelon Christmas trees and pool noodle candy cane games, “Christmas in July” will feature photos with a surf-attire “Sand-a” — complete with swim trunks, surf board backdrop and fun Christmas flare. Unique Christmas photos with “Sand-a” are a great way to get your Christmas cards started early – and pets are welcome to add to the fun family photo opportunities and general festivities!
Additional “Christmas in July” activities include:
- Christmas Crafters for Holiday Shopping.
- The North Pole Trolley onsite for kids to climb aboard and all decorated for Christmas.
- Holiday games and crafts for the kids
- Ornament making stations (including shell painting ornaments)
- Fun holiday beverages by vendors, including Iced Hot Cocoa
- FREE Holiday Palmetto Pops to the first 50 kids.
- Christmas carols
- SAND Man – Baby pool with sand.
To benefit CAPA, we will be collecting items needed for summer to provide to the organization. Please consider donating diapers, teen books, bug spray, teen snacks and summer clothing. CAPA will be onsite at the event to receive the donations, complete with a Christmas tree and decorations.