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Victorville Fall Festival

October 5-6, 2018
Sponsors & Vendors Invited to Join City of Victorville 17th Annual Fall Festival

Victorville City Hall
14343 Civic Dr.
Victorville, Calif.
(Civic Drive closed between Seneca and Ramona beginning Friday morning at 6 a.m. through Saturday night at 9 p.m.)
Free, VictorvilleCa.gov/FallFestival

17th Annual Fall Festival. Festivities begin Friday night, Oct. 5 with a live concert from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. The Saturday street fair will follow on Oct. 6, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The City expects more than 15,000 visitors to attend this FREE family-oriented event that features live entertainment, children's rides, hands-on activities, a mobile skate park, a book fair, food booths, vehicle displays, and more than 150 vendors.

City of Victorville High Desert's largest community festival of the year kicks off with a concert Friday night, Oct. 5. Join in for line dancing at 7 p.m., and Urban Skies takes the stage at 8 p.m. The street fair will then follow on Saturday, Oct. 6 from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. Both events will be held at Victorville City Hall, located at 14343 Civic Dr. 

Friday night festivities begin at 7 p.m. when Nita Dancin DJ takes the main stage. Nita has been teaching Country line and partner dancing in the Temecula Valley for 18 years, and is sure to get the audience up and dancing! Urban Skies, The Keith Urban Experience will perform at 8 p.m. Urban Skies has entertained and excited fans throughout the country with their high-energy, Country Rock performances for years.

The street festival activities continue on Saturday, Oct. 6, at 10 a.m. with the return of Ballet Folklorico Flores. Ballet Folklorico Flores has performed for Fall Festival audiences since 2001.

The official welcome will take place at the main stage at 10:45 a.m. with Victorville Mayor Gloria Garcia leading the Pledge of Allegiance, followed by the National Anthem and a Presentation of the Colors.

This year the Fall Festival welcomes many new and exciting bands to the main stage including the Latin Soul and Contemporary rhythms of TABU at 11 a.m. | the Caribbean, steel drum Calypso sounds of Upstream at 12:50 p.m. | and Stone Soul with their twist on classic Motown and Rhythm and Blues at 2:40 p.m.

The Victorville Fall Festival always has many activities for kids. This year, there will be free trackless train rides and free pony rides as well as face painting, a petting zoo, and bounce houses galore! New to the Fall Festival this year is a mobile skatepark hosted by Skate Riot. Skaters under 18 years of age are required to wear helmets and parent/legal guardian signature is required.

Victorville's very own DJ Toro will be in the KidsZone entertaining the young, and young at heart with Native American performer Eric Runningpath, a Multi-Cultural Dance Group, Hip Hop and Cheerleading Demos, a Crazy about Chemistry Show and a Unity Dance Team.

This year's Fall Festival also includes a book fair presented by the Victorville City Library, in conjunction with the Friends of the Victorville Library and Barnes & Noble. Children of all ages and their parents will delight in the all-day, story-time sessions. Mayor Gloria Garcia will read the children's book Old Lady Who Swallowed a Pie, by Alison Jackson at 11:30 a.m. Barnes & Noble will be onsite selling a large selection of books with titles of interest to adults, teens, tweens and kids. The children's craft area will be a great spot for the little ones to create festive fall crafts with one-on-one instruction by local artisans.

Y102 Radio personality Mychal Fabela will return as the event emcee and will be joined by fellow Y102 radio personalities Coleen Quinn and Preston Stone who will have giveaways throughout the event.

Visitors are encouraged to come early to experience all that the Fall Festival has to offer the community! There will be plenty of FREE parking in the San Bernardino County Courthouse parking lot, which can be accessed from Seneca Drive and Roy Rogers Drive on Friday night and Saturday morning beginning at 9:45 a.m.

This event is made possible by sponsorships and support from local businesses including Gold Sponsors the Daily Press, El Dorado Broadcasters and Southern California Edison; Silver Sponsors Middle River Power, KVVB-TV, San Manuel Band of Mission Indians, Sully Miller; Bronze Sponsors Burrtec Waste Industries, Entercom Radio, Heritage Victor Valley Medical Group, ICR Staffing Services Inc., Bye Bye Mattress, Keurig Dr. Pepper, Skate Riot; Copper Sponsors AMR, Desert Community Bank, Desert Valley Hospital, Desert Valley Medical Group, Engineering Resources of Southern California, Green de Bortnowsky, LLP, High Desert Solar, IEHP, Liberty Utilities, Victor Construction; Friend Sponsors Alaska USA Federal Credit Union, Cracker Barrel, K.A.T. Trucking, Mitsubishi Cement Corp., San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors, St. Joseph Health, Victor Valley Transit Authority, Waxie Sanitary Supply and Woodard & Curran.

Sponsor contributions are needed to underwrite Fall Festival expenses such as entertainment for the main stage and free rides and games in the KidZone.

To learn more about sponsorship opportunities, contact Lathresia A. Ballou, Community Relations Specialist, at 760-955-3306 or by email at lballou@victorvilleca.gov.
 

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