Yorktown Festival and Street Fair

The Yorktown Chamber of Commerce in conjunction with the town of Yorktown will host the ninth annual Yorktown Festival and Street Fair from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 8.

Hundreds of exhibitors will line Commerce Street and Veterans Road. There will be a cupcake eating contest sponsored by Funtime Amusements at 12:30 p.m. and a Dog Costume Contest and Parade at 2 p.m. To participate in either, register online at yorktownchamber.org/festival-street-fair.

The American Red Cross will hold a blood drive inside the Yorktown Community and Cultural Center gym from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Walk-ins are welcome but appointments can be made online at RedCrossBlood.org and by entering the sponsor keyword “YorktownCC”. Also returning this year is the complimentary Senior Luncheon scheduled from noon to 1:30 p.m. at the Yorktown Community and Cultural Center.

There will also be rides, attractions, and food at street fair. Fidelis Care NY, an event sponsor, will bring the New York City Football Club to the festival with the interactive marketing “Striker” vehicle for people to test their soccer skills with professional staff members. There will be an inflatable kick wall accuracy challenge as well as an Xbox One FIFA video game tournament. Yorktown Youth Soccer Club, sponsored by the Yorktown Chamber of Commerce will supply a jumbo soccer field for the kids to come and test their skills.

On the main stage, there will be continuous live entertainment featuring On My Toes, Westchester Ballet Center for the Performing Arts, Timeless Torches, and open mic musical talents coordinated by Bob Hill will feature Amy Attias at 12:30 p.m., Sands of Time at 1:30 p.m., Erisa McAuliffe at 2:45 p.m., and Andrea and the Armenian Rug Riders closing out the day at 3 p.m.

New this year is a beer and wine garden.

Exhibitor and sponsorship applications, as well as festival updates can be found on the Yorktown Chamber of Commerce website at yorktownchamber.org. For questions about the event, please contact Events to Remember at 914-218-3968 or via email at EventsCJH@EventsRemember.com.

Sun, October 08
11:00 am — 5:00 pm
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The Yorktown Chamber of Commerce in conjunction with the town of Yorktown will host the ninth annual Yorktown Festival and Street Fair from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 8.

Hundreds of exhibitors will line Commerce Street and Veterans Road. There will be a cupcake eating contest sponsored by Funtime Amusements at 12:30 p.m. and a Dog Costume Contest and Parade at 2 p.m. To participate in ...

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