For Immediate Release
November 13, 2014
Contact: Chris Zaccaro
(860) 246-1553 ext. 116
View a list of 2014 Participating Vendors
Back by popular demand, the annual Old State House Holiday Shopping Fair will be taking place this December for three days and three days only. Holiday shoppers will once again be able to avoid the chaos of Black Friday and the local malls by shopping within the quiet, historic walls of Connecticut’s Old State House in downtown Hartford, December 9, 10 & 11 from 11am – 3pm.This year’s Holiday Shopping Fair will include vendors from all corners of the Nutmeg State showcasing products that will make fantastic gifts this holiday season. Products will include handmade jewelry, holiday decorations, knitted clothing, pottery, soaps, candles, blankets, linens, artwork, crafts, baskets, accessories, photography and much more.
The Old State House Holiday Shopping Fair offers a great opportunity for shoppers to purchase from local small business owners as only Connecticut-based vendors are invited to showcase and sell their products at this three day event. While attending the fair, shoppers can also visit the Old State House Shop where affordable, quality-made Connecticut and Hartford-themed products and apparel can be purchased.
There are multiple parking options nearby for shoppers, some of which will offer parking discounts to Old State House visitors. To find directions to the Old State House, nearby parking locations and information on parking discounts, visit www.ctoldstatehouse.org/directions.Located in Hartford, a short walk from the Wadsworth, Connecticut’s Old State House served as a seat of government for the Constitution State from 1796 to 1878. The interactive History is All Around Us exhibition by the Connecticut Historical Society, located in the Mortensen Gallery of the lower level of the Old State House, allows visitors to explore over 300 years of Hartford and Connecticut history. For more information on admission prices, upcoming events and parking discounts nearby, become a fan of Connecticut’s Old State House on Facebook, follow us on Twitter or visit us online at http://www.ctoldstatehouse.org.