For Immediate Release
November 23, 2015
Contact: Chris Zaccaro
(860) 246-1553 ext. 116
Hartford, CT - The annual Connecticut’s Old State House Holiday Shopping Fair will be taking place for three straight days on December 8, 9 and 10. The Fair will be open to the public, free of charge, from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. each day.
The Old State House Holiday Shopping Fair offers a great opportunity for shoppers to purchase products from local small business owners as only Connecticut-based vendors are invited to showcase and sell their products at this three day event. Products at this year’s fair will include handmade jewelry, holiday decorations, knitted clothing, pottery, soaps, candles, blankets, linens, artwork, crafts, baskets, accessories, photography and more. While attending the fair, shoppers can also visit the Connecticut’s Old State House Shop where affordable, quality-made Connecticut and Hartford themed gifts, apparel and packages 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. Follow Connecticut’s Old State House on Facebook for updates on participating vendors.Located in Hartford, a short walk from The Wadsworth, Connecticut Science Center, Bushnell Park and the Riverfront - 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, school programs, 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.