More than 60, thoughtfully curated vendors come together with food stalls, music, kids’ activities, and a whole barn-full of holiday spirit, to benefit over 1600 children, teens, and adults with physical, cognitive and emotional disabilities who participate annually in High Hopes' programs.
In the Marketplace you will find vendors like Wild Carrot Cordage, Verdilune, Excessorize, Two B's, Clare M Designs, JamsHome, Autumn & Violet, Milo+Molly, Treefort Naturals, Whole Harmony, Handmade in Madison, LMM Jewelry, The Crunchy Diva, Timbercraft, Sea Uniquely, Howards Breads, Sankow Farm Cheese, Burgis Brook Alpacas, Quilibet, Queenvana, Lori Warner Gallery, Swoon Boutique, Nutrena, and many more.
In the food court, there will be some of the best food trucks in Connecticut including The Whey Station's gourmet grilled cheese, the Fantastic Fryborg, Meriano's Cannoli, a taste of the south from Taco Pacifico, Munchies Food Truck, The Rolling Tomato wood-fired oven pizzas, piping hot coffee from the Omar Coffee Company, not-to-be-missed Supreme Hot Dogs, and pumpkin-crab bisque from Flanders Fish.
Keep the kids happy with visits to see the horses, kids' games and activities sponsored by The Williams School. The Market also features an apple pie contest, sweet treats, live music, lotions and potions, paintings, fine creations, jewels, kids crafts, photos, cozy apparel, upcycled finds and much more.
Entry to the Market is free with a non-perishable food item for the Shoreline Soup Kitchens & Pantries and last year the market was The SSKP largest one-day collection, just in time for the holidays! This is truly a shop-local event supported by our community partners.
Register online to win a door prize HERE
Buy a ticket for a chance to win a brand new Subaru Forester 2.5i Premium from Raffle Partner Reynolds' Subaru of Lyme. Tickets are available ONLINE or by phone (860-434-1974 Ext. 119) and only 1,200 will be sold. The drawing will take place at 3:45 p.m. at the Market. You do not have to be present to win and full rules are available on our website.
For those age 21+ bring your I.D., grab a "passport" and choose from over 70 beers and wines from 12 of the world's best-producing regions. This selection has been specially selected for you to sample by the experts at Grand Wine & Spirits. Your sampling will be paired with exquisite small bites and holiday treats from co-sponsor Gourmet Galley. Tickets are AVAILABLE IN ADVANCE for a $10 discount. Tickets will be available at the door for $40, subject to availability. I.D. Must be shown by everyone entering the tasting tent. The Tasting Tent is open from 12 noon, with last entry at 3:30 p.m.