18th Anniversary!

Bolton Family Day

Bolton, Connecticut

May 29, 2017

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Bolton Family Day is held annually on Memorial Day in May in the Town of Bolton, Connecticut. Each year, almost a thousand residents along with out of town visitors and guests come and enjoy the experience of an old fashioned town fair. The festival immediately starts following the annual Bolton Memorial Day Parade. The goal for this event is to bring people together and provide a fun and free celebration in honor of families and veterans.

Free admission!

Fair runs from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The festival offers a wide variety of live music and entertainment, food, children’s activities, carnival rides, and games and information booths of local civic organizations

The fair immediately follows the Bolton Memorial Parade (10 am)

Rain or Shine!

***Due to the inclement weather forecast for Monday May 29th, 2017 the festival will be relocated to the auditorium of Bolton Center School***

*The hay rides are cancelled but all other activities, entertainment, and concession food will be held at the same location, just indoors of the school.*

 

Sponsors

We wish to thank the following for their donations that make this event possible

Kurt Potter Re/Max Edge: www.kurtpotter.com

Bolton Physical Therapy & Sports Performance L.L.C. 

Constitution Coach www.constitutioncoach-ct.com

Georgina’s Restaurant: www.georginasrestaurant.com

BYBSA (Bolton Youth Babe Ruth League): www.bybsa.baberuthonline.com

England True Value Hardware: http://ww3.truevalue.com/englandtruevaluehdw/

Country Liquors: www.facebook.com/pages/CountryLiquor/140477215990905

Shoprite of Manchester: Shoprite of Manchester, CT.

Highland Park Market: www.highlandparkmarket.com

Munson’s: www.munsonschocolates.com

Bolton Music Works: www.boltonmusic.org/bmw

Ted’s IGA Hebron: www.tedsiga.com

C&M Farms Equestrian Center L.L.C.: www.candmequestrian.com 

Bogner’s Quality Meats: www.bognerqualitymeats.com 

Montovani, Murray, Nemphos & Tierinni, L.L.C.: www.mmnt-cpa.com 

Bolton Women’s Club: www.boltonwomensclub.org  

We would also like to give special thanks to

ERASE: East of the River Alcohol & Substance Abuse Elimination: www.erasect.org

They provide a grant that allows the Connecticut State Police to bring the “Convincer” to our fair. The seat belt convincer was developed to educate the general public of how beneficial the use of seat belts can be even when involved in a low speed collision.

Special thanks to Karen Cordero and the Bolton High School Student Volunteers who help prepare for the fair, staff our booths, and spend many hours in community support. We couldn’t do it without them.

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Visit and experience…

-Town of Bolton Memorial Day Parade (start time: 10 a.m.)

Town sign

-Tour Town Fire truck and fire apparatus

Bolton CT fire truck image on Memorial Day

– The History of Bolton

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Treats and Carnival Food…

-Hot dogs

-Cotton candy

– Fresh Hot Popcorn

-Watermelon

-Ice Cream Novelty Treats

-Lemonade

-Snow cones

For the kids…

www.kscopeart.com

-Face Painting

-Glitter Tattoos

-Balloon Twister

-Kenny the Clown

For the Young at Heart…

Enjoy live entertainment with the rock and roll band: Amplified: www.bandamplified.com

Kite Flying: Kites Given away free to first 100 kids!

-Hay Rides

Our midway…

-Carnival games

-Moonwalk Bounce House

-18 Foot Giant Inflatable Slide

-Dunk Tank

To purchase…

-Spin Art & Sand Art

-Fair Tie Dye T-shirts

-Sand Art

-Monopoly: the game of Bolton

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New this year:

The Carnival Party 9 Hole Miniature Golf Course

Fun for any age!

Directions: Click the link below:

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Bolton Family Day Bolton Center School Bolton, CT.06043

Parking is free. Parking is located onsite at the Bolton Center School. There are two lots and parking is permitted along the school drive.
Additional parking is available at the Bolton Senior Center and the Bolton school bus parking depot at 108 Notch Road.

 

There is much, much more…

So plan to come in 2017 and experience a good old fashioned time.

2 thoughts on “

  1. Mary Foran says:

    Hello I am Mary Foran student of Rockville High School in Vernon. I am currently working on a community service project collecting donations for a no kill dog shelter known as Sarah’s Second Chance in Vernon. I was wondering if I could set up a small table and a donation box at the Family Fun Day Event. I would very much appreciate your support, and I apologise for the short notice and I hope you can get back to me soon.

    Thank You and enjoy your Memorial Day weekend.

    1. Jan Carlow says:

      Hi Mary,
      sorry for not seeing your post til this morning. If you wish to set up a table at the fair for Sarah’s Second Chance that would be fine. Due to the inclement weather, we will be moving indoors to the school. Community groups will be located in the main corridor of Bolton Center School. We start set up around 9:30 am and the event is from 11 am to 2 pm. We provide lunch to the vendors and volunteers free of charge. Parking is in front of the school and enter building thru the main doors. The address is BCS 104 Notch Road in Bolton. Hope to see you there.

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