For Immediate Release, August 19, 2015; For more information, contact Elizabeth Meyers at (417)425-8818
event: Festival On Main – Quinceanera Celebration
date: Friday, August 28, 2015
time: 6 – 10 p.m.
location: Main Street, Longmont, CO (between 3rd and 8th Ave.)
The Longmont Downtown Development Authority (LDDA) proudly announces the fifteenth annual Festival on Main celebration to be held on Friday, August 28, 2015 from 6 - 10 p.m. on Main Street, Longmont CO, presented by Kaiser Permanente. This year’s celebration offers more activities, music, arts and a beer garden.
Three simultaneous stages for musical enjoyment:
Festival on Main features three music stages to engage the entire community. The 4th Avenue stage at Main St., sponsored by Wyatt’s Wet Goods, is headlined by Something Underground from 7:30-9:30 p.m with Patti Fiasco opening. They will be performing from 6-7:15 p.m. The 4th Avenue Stage features a Beer Garden sponsored by Pumphouse, Left Hand, Oskar Blues, Wibby, and 300 Suns Breweries.
Three Family Friendly entertainers bring a groove to the 3rd Ave stage, sponsored by Xfinity. It will feature Michael Amaya, comedian, from 6-6:45pm, followed by Pearl’s Treat Burlesque from 7-7:45pm and wrap up the evening with beautyofmyland from 8:00-9:45 p.m. These activities are a showcase of what is offered at the Dickens Opera House and The Speakeasy year round.
Four Latin performances, a quinceanera fashion show and piñata breaking will take place on our Main Stage from 6 - 10 p.m., sponsored by LaLey Radio. The Main Stage, located west of 5th Avenue and Main St., will feature La Revancha (6-7pm.), El Consentido de Leyva (7:40-8pm) Brillantes Del Norte (8-8:30pm) and Los Amos de la Sierra (8:30-9:45pm). The Fashion Show will start at 7:10pm followed by the piñata breaking at 7:40pm.
Along with music, Festival on Main features fun! Free attractions include a climbing wall, obstacle course, bounce house, inflatable slide, and more! Kids of all ages will enjoy a bubble tower, kids area, street performers, and face painters. For a $5 ticket, enjoy a bungee trampoline. More than 90 booths feature Downtown merchants and area non-profits, each with a fun, interactive activity.
Dance and arts abound:
Three stages will showcase dance this year. Don’t miss Dance Dimensions showcase on the corner of Main & Longs Peak. Come see these champion dancers showcase their talents in all forms of dance. Square Dancers, Elite Studio Dance and Fitness, Nuhucalli Mexican Folklorico Dancers, Aerial Dancers and Fire Dancers will delight crowds at the corner of 6th & Main Street. Airborne Gymnastics will be performing on Main Street near 4th Ave.
To celebrate the creative art district, Longs Peak and north Main Street will become an artist showcase. Don’t miss the Left Hand Artist Group Longs Peak Avenue Take Over! Artists will be on-hand to display – and even create – artwork. Be part of the Human Foosball Game or Life Size Spirograph. Be sure to visit downtown galleries during festival, including Muse Gallery, Kay Carol and Pricilla Studio and Firehouse Art Center!
A convenient handicap only parking area will also be available at the 6th Ave. and Coffman St. public parking lot.
Main Street will be closed to traffic from Third to 8th Avenue to accommodate the bustling extravaganza. For all traffic restrictions, visit www.downtownlongmont.com.
Complete event details can be found at www.festivalonmain.com.
Thank You Sponsors:
The LDDA thanks all the sponsors that help support this event. These sponsors include; the City of Longmont (www.longmontcolorado.gov), Kaiser Permanente (www.kaiserpermanente.org), Wyatt’s Wet Goods ( wyattswetgoods.com), the Times Call (www.times-call.com), Xfinity (www.xfinity.com) , Twin Peaks Charter Academy (www.twinpeakscharter.org), Ron’s Printing (www.ronsprinting.com), LaLey 1170 AM Spanish Radio(www.ustream.tv/channel/laley1170am), Tim Nichols Pediatric Dentistry (www.longmontkidsdentist.com), First National Bank (www.1stnationalbank.com), Dizzy Family Fun Center (www.dizzycolorado.com), Pumphouse Brewery (www.pumphouebrewery.com), Left Hand Brewery (www.lefthandbrewing.com), Oskar Blues (www.oskarblues.com), 300 Suns Brewing (www.300sunsbrewing.com) and Wibby Brewery (www.wibbybrewery.com).