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March 29, 2011

MEDIA RELEASE
For Immediate Release  
Media Contact: Domenick Fini
finid@festevents.org
757-441-2345
 
 
Free Family Fun!
2nd Annual Spring Fountain Fair
Saturday, April 23, 2011, 9am – 5pm • FREE & Open to the Public
 
 
Norfolk, VA (March 28, 2011) Spring has sprung at Town Point Park! Festevents invites everyone to celebrate the change in seasons with the 2nd Annual Spring Fountain Fair. We’re opening the fountain - so put on your bathing suit, grab a towel and be part of this great family fun day in TowneBank Fountain Park along the downtown Norfolk waterfront. Enjoy free rides, free cotton candy and balloons; good ol’ fashion lawn games, relay races, contests, corn hole and more! 
 
Norfolk Festevents will commemorate this special event with FREE family activities and entertainment. The fair will feature FREE Easter egg hunt, cakewalks, egg in spoon races,
Hula Hoop contests, sack races, games of corn hole for children and adults, FREE cotton candy and FREE balloons give-a-ways and more!
 
In addition, fair guests are invited to enjoy FREE rides on the G-Force Twin Spin or test their strength on the High Striker, to see who can ring the bell at the top of the tower. The Spring Fountain Fair will be open from 9am – 5pm; admission is FREE and open to the public.
 
…And while the children are wrapped up in lots of fun activity, mom or dad can stroll through the Town Point Market.  This eclectic shopping experience will feature products ranging from stain glass, jewelry, antiques, photography, paintings, prints, glassware and more. The Town Point Market will be open from 9am – 5pm; admission is FREE and open the public.
 
…So pack up the family and spend the day in TowneBank Fountain Park. Omar’s Fountain Café will be serving tasty Spring Fountain Fair foods and beverages for purchase. Picnic spreads are welcome.
 
Activity Schedule for Spring Fountain Fair
 
9:00 am - 5:00 pm          Fountain Opens for Play!
9:00 am - 5:00 pm          Omar’s Fountain Café Opens for the Season!
9:00 am - 5:00 pm          Town Point Market Opens!
9:00 am - 5:00 pm          FREE Rides: Hi Striker and G Force Twin Spin
9:00 am - 5:00 pm          FREE Cotton Candy and Balloons
9:00 am - 5:00 pm          FREE Lawn Games
9:00 am - 5:00 pm          FREE Cornhole games for youth and adults
9:00 am - 5:00 pm          FREE Family Games and Contests 
 
Easter Egg Hunt: 9am- until all eggs are found
Hula Hoop Contests: 10:00 am, 11:00 am, 2:00 pm, 3:00 pm, 4:00 pm
Water Relay Races: 10:15 am, 11:15 am, 12:15 pm, 2:15 pm, 4:15 pm
Limbo Contests: 10:30 am, 11:30 am, 12:30 pm, 1:30 pm, 2:30 pm, 3:30 pm
Sack Races:  10:45 am, 11:45 am, 1:45 pm, 2:45 pm , 3:45 pm, 4:45 pm
Cake Walks:  9:30 am, 11:00 am, 12:30 pm, 2:30 pm, 4:30 pm
 
Event Facts:
What:  2nd Annual Spring Fountain Fair
When:  Saturday April 23, 2011
Time: 9 am – 5 pm
Where: TowneBank Fountain Park in Town Point Park, Downtown Norfolk, Virginia (adjacent to Waterside Festival Marketplace and Waterside Marina along the Downtown Norfolk Waterfront)
Admission: FREE and everyone is welcome!
Special Note: Lawn Chairs and blankets are welcome. Coolers, food and non-alcoholic beverages are permitted. No alcohol or glass is permitted; food and alcohol will be available for purchase during the event.
 
For more information, please visit festevents.org, call 757.441.2345 or find us on Facebook.
 
The Spring Fountain Fair and Town Point Market are produced by Norfolk Festevents in partnership with Port of Virginia and sponsored by AT&T, the City of Norfolk , 94.9 The Point and 101.3 2WD.
 
Norfolk Festevents, Ltd. is a private not-for-profit organization dedicated to producing premier concerts, festivals, ship visits and special events and city celebrations for residents and guests of Hampton Roads. Celebrating its 29th season, Norfolk Festevents has garnered international acclaim for its outstanding quality programming. Norfolk Festevents is the official event marketing and production agency for the City of Norfolk.
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