Summer Kick Off 2024

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!

Interested sponsors and vendors: Please follow THIS LINK FOR INFO

Check out the discussion on our Facebook event page for updates on giveaways, vendors, and more by clicking here: SUMMER KICK OFF 2024 

The 2024 LINE UP

MUSIC

- 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 https://www.instagram.com/truepr3z/

 FOOD VENDORS

-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! (https://www.facebook.com/WildhavenBakery

- Free's Smoke BBQ: amazing smoked BBQ and goodies that are *chef's kiss*.  Follow them on Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/freessmokebbq/

- Proper Smash!: If you want burgers done proper, you go with Proper Smash! Follow them on Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/propersmash/

- Pataconia Food: Delicious Caribbean food with a twist! Follow them on Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/pataconiafood/

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

KIDS' FREE ACTIVITY TENT:

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!  (https://www.facebook.com/SillyShanFacePainting

Fit4Mom Queensbury-Saratoga Springs: Getting ready for the big expansion into the Ballston Spa area, join us at 10:30 AM in the tent for a free fitness class that all the family can join! 

- 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 https://www.instagram.com/caitlinparwanayoga/

- 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! 

SPONSORS/RETAIL:

- DB Trends with her exclusive selections of home decor, ceramics, and gifts inspired by the tropics and modern design.  (www.db-trends.com)

- 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 (https://thelittlenorwegiancandleco.com/

-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 https://www.instagram.com/fsbennettdesign/

- 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. (www.playhollow.com)

- 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. (https://www.athistlemoon.com/) 

- 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! Follow at: https://www.instagram.com/kikosmom_artsyfacts/

- Bella Blends: Loving all things wellness and handmade with love, Bella Blends uses essential oils to create special formulation for you and yours as well as beautiful soy candles.  Follow her at: https://www.instagram.com/bella_blends_pure/

- Mia's Vibrant Style with Spirit: Specializing in curated thrift, sustainable fashion, and luxury antiques, this gem in Ballston Spa is not one to miss! Find them at: https://www.miasvibrantstyle.com/

- Rise Above Boutique: Join us in our journey to elevate your skincare routine and enhance your ambiance with our eco-conscious products. Rise Above Boutique is more than a brand - it's a commitment to wellness and sustainability. Explore, indulge, and rise above the ordinary with us. Find them at: https://www.instagram.com/riseabove_boutique/

- Phantom Feline Design: creating handmade jewelry and other weird and wondeful treasures with an eclectic spooky twist!. Find them at: https://www.instagram.com/phantomfelinedesign/

- Laiken Mae Handmade: creating jewelry from a variety of materials including beads, cork, cord, leather, macrame, metal, and wood.  Find her in pop-ups as well as available for classes and services at https://www.instagram.com/laikenmaehandmade/

- Jes Creates Art: a believer in art's purpose to not just be admired, but also used in every day life, find her unique collections at: https://www.instagram.com/jescreatesart_llc/

SPONSORS/SERVICES:

-Lifeworks Community Action, a non-profit organization here to help neighbors facing economic hardship and accompany families on their journey to a brighter tomorrow.  Find them at: https://www.lifeworksaction.org/

 - Fit4Mom Queensbury-Saratoga Springs, offering prenatal and postnatal fitness for every stage of motherhood.  Follow her at https://www.instagram.com/fit4momqueensburysaratoga/

- Curtis Lumber, celebrating over 125 years in business with 21 locations throughout NY and VT, Curtis Lumber can be your source renovating your home.  Find their services at: https://www.curtislumber.com/

-Name Bubbles, A beloved B. Spa company that helps all kiddos and parents stay organized with dishwasher and washer safe labels for all the gear! Find them at: namebubbles.com