Summer Kick Off 2023

Join DB Trends and Play Hollow as we ring in the beginning of the summer season by coming together and kicking off a celebration! We are so excited to bring this event back this year with a little extra space for more vendors, more entertainment, and more opportunities to connect with the community!

Check out the discussion on our Facebook event page for updates on giveaways, vendors, and more by clicking here: FACEBOOK EVENT - SUMMER KICK OFF 2023 or check out the highlights on Play Hollow's Instagram Page: CHECK THE HIGHLIGHTS

The 2023 LINE UP


- DJ PR3Z & DJ Casey James will setting the celebratory market and summer vibes with festive music throughout the event.  You can find them this summer at Duffy's Tavern in Lake George, NY and Saratoga City Tavern.  Follow at


-Wildhaven Bakery:  a small, home-based bakery, offering delicious treats made from locally sourced ingredients! Using natural sweeteners and creative flavor combinations, the treats are not just good but good for you! (

- Meezan Kitchen: a unique bakery that combines the flavors and techniques of both Middle Eastern and American pastry traditions. Our passion lies in creating delectable pastries using the freshest ingredients and employing the art of handcrafting to deliver a delightful culinary experience to our customers. Follow Layla on Instagram at:

-The Mad Batter Cookiez: home of the BIG cookie.  Massive, Overloaded, Overstuffed cookies ready to fill you with delight!  Follow them on Instagram at:

- Board and Bites by Amber: specializing in customized grazing boards for large and events and on the go, Board and Bites by Amber is here to make your event, date night, celebration, or Tuesday evening memorable. (

- Free's Smoke BBQ: amazing smoked BBQ and goodies that are *chef's kiss*.  Follow them on Instagram at

-Iron Roost: People drive far and wide to check out the amazing bkfst offerings and varied dietary accommodations.  Find coffee, drinks,and to-go goods at our market! Follow them on Instagram at:


- Yoga for Kids: Join us in the park for a session of yoga for kids with Caitlin Parwana focusing on stretches and poses calling to our friend, the summer sun and breeze. Follow at

Silly Shan's Face Painting: One of the area's most talented artists is back this year! Shannon's colorful and whimsical designs have been a hit throughout the Capital Region's events and festivals!  (

- Fantasy First Character Entertainment: We will be visited by some special surprise guests who will be taking pictures and hanging out with the little ones.  Follow them at:

- Bubbles and Water Play: Play Hollow will be featuring an area dedicated to bubbles and water play because who doesn't love bubbles and water during summer time? We will also be offering container refills of bubble solution for 50 cents/ounce so bring your containers to stock up for summer while supplies last! 


- Dayanis from DB Trends with her exclusive selections of home decor, ceramics, and gifts inspired by the tropics and modern design.  (

- Daniella from Little Norwegian Candle Co., a service disabled veteran owned small business specializing in hand pouring small batch soy candles, will be there featuring her products all made with the purpose to spread awareness and raise funds for CDKL5 research (

-Felicia from FS Bennett Design, a dynamic brand driven by creativity and expression. All handcrafted using Polymer Clay to provide lightweight and easy wear. Its designs utilize vibrant colors and clean lines to promote high-quality wearable art.  Find her at

- Natalia from Play Hollow, children's retail and play space focused on lo-tech, natural sustainable collections which prioritize communication, connection, and imagination, will be hosting children's arts and crafts activities and selling summer toys and apparel. (

- Kris from A Thistle Moon Co will be with at Summer Kick Off with lovely handcrafted candles and products inspired by her love and passion for all things creative and desire to help bring to you a sense of calm and peace. ( 

- Bona from Kiko's Mom Artsyfacts, Filipino artist and mama extraordinaire, Bona has a unique selection of jewelry, art, & bookstacks and casabeads maker that will liven up your home and your look! 

-Sarai from Esli Garden, bringing her one of a kind heirloom crochets. Each item is inspired by the beauty of nature that surrounds us every day. These will be pieces to love and treasure.  You can find her shop on Etsy here:

-Rebecca from The Magical Buffet, where spirituality, politics, and pop culture collide, with hopefully entertaining and enlightening results.  You can find her on Etsy: as well as CafePress:

-Erin from Signature Elements, spinning and dyeing local and luxury yarns for your next beautiful project.  Find her at


-Caroline from Upstate Pet BNB, the Resort and Social Club, which aims to create a fun, beneficial, and balanced environment for your dog's overall wellness both inside and outside the home.  For more information, visit

- Mackenzie from  M Frederick Insurance will be offering giveaways and information on summer safety as kids are getting ready to head outside to play. (

- Beth from Fit4Mom Queensbury-Saratoga Springs, offering prenatal and postnatal fitness for every stage of motherhood.  Follow her at

- Lexi from TheMamaCoach, offering parents peace of mind with classes ranging from pre-natal to potty training and beyond.  Lexi also offers 1:1 sessions to address your family's concerns.  Follow her on Instagram at:

- Tim and Leanna from the Oxford Group will be with information on the best homes and neighborhoods in Ballston Spa.  If they say something you don't like, DUNK THEM (they are bringing a dunk tank!).  Follow them at: