CulpeperFest

An aerial view of vendors lined up around Eastern View High School’s track during last year’s CulpeperFest.

After being delayed last year due to the coronavirus, the CulpeperFest is returning to June for what promises to be an exciting night of community fun while the great work of local businesses and nonprofit organizations is exhibited.

The Chamber of Commerce’s 41st annual CulpeperFest is slated for 4-8 p.m. June 11 at Eastern View High School’s Cyclone stadium. General admission is free with online ticket orders at culpeperfest.com and tickets are $5 at the door.

Chamber President/CEO Jeff Say said the chamber is happy to once again be holding CulpeperFest in June and “we’re excited to see everyone, we encourage everyone to come out.”

While precautions are being taken to make the event safe, anyone uncomfortable attending in person can view Facebook Live updates that will be broadcast on the Culpeper Chamber of Commerce Facebook page throughout the day.

As it was last year, a chamber news release says CulpeperFest “will be socially distanced, but will continue to connect our community and vendors as we navigate the COVID-19 pandemic.” Mirroring last year’s CulpeperFest, local businesses and organizations will set up 10-by-10 tents six feet apart around the track. There will also be a one-way entrance and exit propelling a steady flow of traffic around the track. Novant Health UVA Health System Culpeper Medical Center is this year’s signature sponsor and helping ensure the event will be as safe as possible.

CulpeperFest will also feature emergency vehicles and other vehicle displays, a mini “maker fair” presented by Career Partners, birds of prey demonstrations and education, food vendors, music, give a ways, raffles, prizes, activities and more. If easing regulations allow, Say said some additional attractions may be included.

The release says the event “truly embodies what the Culpeper Chamber of Commerce sets out to accomplish each year” in having a “positive economic impact to our community as we keep our dollars local.”

“CulpeperFest gives citizens the opportunity to learn more about what businesses offer right here in our own community,” the release says.

Say explained that the format was determined based on the success of last year’s walk-through CulpeperFest and the goal this year is to reconnect the community after a year of isolation.

“Our vendors and community loved the fact that they were able to interact last year and we look forward to expanding our offerings,” he said. “This year is a year of reconnection, and we look forward to bringing our community, businesses and nonprofits together safely.”

Say added that the event aims to let residents know what is going on in Culpeper and how great of a community it is while promoting the amazing local organizations.

For more information, visit culpeperfest.com or follow the event at faceook.com/CulpeperChamber.

After being delayed last year due to the coronavirus, the CulpeperFest is returning to June for what promises to be an exciting night of community fun while the great work of local businesses and nonprofit organizations is exhibited. 

 

The Chamber of Commerce’s 41st annual CulpeperFest is slated for 4-8 p.m. June 11 at Eastern View High School’s Cyclone stadium. General admission is free with online ticket orders at culpeperfest.com and tickets are $5 at the door. 

 

Chamber President/CEO Jeff Say said the chamber is happy to once again be holding CulpeperFest in June and “we’re excited to see everyone, we encourage everyone to come out.” 

 

While precautions are being taken to make the event safe, anyone uncomfortable attending in person can view Facebook Live updates that will be broadcast on the Culpeper Chamber of Commerce Facebook page throughout the day. 

 

As it was last year, a chamber news release says CulpeperFest “will be socially distanced, but will continue to connect our community and vendors as we navigate the COVID-19 pandemic.” Mirroring last year’s  CulpeperFest, local businesses and organizations will set up 10-by-10 tents six feet apart around the track. There will also be a one-way entrance and exit propelling a steady flow of traffic around the track. Novant Health UVA Health System Culpeper Medical Center is this year’s signature sponsor and helping ensure the event will be as safe as possible. 

 

CulpeperFest will also feature emergency vehicles and other vehicle displays, a mini “makerfair” presented by Career Partners, birds of prey demonstrations and education, food vendors, music, give a ways, raffles, prizes, activities and more. If easing regulations allow, Say said some additional attractions may be included. 

 

The release says the event “truly embodies what the Culpeper Chamber of Commerce sets out to accomplish each year” in having a “positive economic impact to our community as we keep our dollars local.” 

 

“CulpeperFest gives citizens the opportunity to learn more about what businesses offer right here in our own community,” the release says. 

 

Say explained that the format was determined based on the success of last year’s walk-through CulpeperFest and the goal this year is to reconnect the community after a year of isolation. 

 

“Our vendors and community loved the fact that they were able to interact last year and we look forward to expanding our offerings,” he said. “This year is a year of reconnection, and we look forward to bringing our community, businesses and nonprofits together safely.” 

 

Say added that the event aims to let residents know  what is going on in Culpeper and how great of a community it is while promoting the amazing local organizations. 

 

For more information, visit culpeperfest.com or follow the event at faceook.com/CulpeperChamber.

 

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