FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Annual Healthy Village Festival returns to kick-off Celebrate Downtown Summer Event Series
Richmond, CA—Richmond Main Street Initiative is proud to announce the return of Celebrate Downtown, an annual campaign consisting of special events hosted in Downtown Richmond. First up is Healthy Village Festival on Saturday, June 24. Other signature events include Music on the Main, July 26 and August 23. The series ends with the Spirit & Soul Festival on Macdonald Ave. on Saturday, September 16, from 1-5pm.
From 10am – 1pm the Community Green Space park (located at Harbour Way and Macdonald Avenue) and the 900 block of Macdonald Avenue will turn into a one-stop health fair, offering health and wellness resources amidst a family-friendly festival atmosphere. Activities will include a produce giveaway, cooking demonstrations, vendors, info booths, Zumba breaks, pony rides, and arts and crafts activities. Additionally, guests can enjoy the Bike Zone hosted by Rich City Rides, and hang out with the Richmond Fire Department.
Admission is free. For more information, please call (510) 236-4049 or visit www.RichmondMainStreet.org.
Healthy Village Festival is sponsored by Kaiser Permanente, the City of Richmond, and Mechanics Bank with generous support from the Contra Costa Food Bank.
WHAT: Healthy Village Festival
WHEN: Saturday, June 24, 10am – 1pm
WHERE: Community Green Space park, Harbour Way & Macdonald Avenue, Richmond, CA 94801
Celebrate Downtown 2017 continues with:
Music on the Main
Music, Food & Fund for the Entire Family
Wednesdays, July 26 and August 23 from 5pm – 7:30pm
Parking Lot at Marina Way & Macdonald Avenue
Spirit & Soul Festival
Dancing in the Street to Benefit Downtown
Saturday, September 16 from 1pm – 5pm
Macdonald Avenue from Harbour Way – 13th Street
Richmond Main Street Initiative, Inc. is a community-based nonprofit corporation dedicated to revitalizing historic Downtown Richmond as a pedestrian-friendly urban village, offering products, services, arts, and entertainment that reflect the community’s rich and diverse heritage.