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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
The City of Chicopee’s Department of Planning & Development is proud to present the 5th Annual Downtown Get Down, a downtown event series that will take place on the 23rd and 24th of August, in the heart of downtown Chicopee! The Downtown Get Down features live concerts, DJs, food, vendors, dancing, games, live art demos, performances, specials in the downtown businesses and so much more!
LIVE MUSIC LINE-UP
- August 23
Livio Gravini & the Free Spirit Society
Tim Perez & Chris Perry
- August 24
Jimmy Sturr & His Orchestra
The Radiators Rhythm & Blues Review
Residents and guests alike will enjoy the opportunity to socialize with friends and neighbors while celebrating all the Greater Chicopee community has to offer in its unique downtown setting.
This year's event will once again feature the Downtown GetDown 5k Run, which will take place on Saturday, August 24th at 9:00 am. The run is in partnership with Lorraine's Soup Kitchen and Pantry and all proceeds from the 5k Run will benefit Lorraine's.
City Planner, Lee Pouliot expressed: "The 2019 Downtown GetDown is sure to excite and inspire even more than the first four years! We look forward to hosting our community members, friends, and neighbors in this event. The asset that is Chicopee Center will spotlight local businesses, food vendors, artists, craftspeople, and performers. We expect to turn out large numbers of both returning and new guests to whom we will introduce the neighborhood of Chicopee Center."
"Over the last few years, the Downtown Get Down has grown into a much-anticipated event bringing together thousands of people from all over,” Mayor Richard J. Kos said. “This marks the 5th year and brings two full days of entertainment, shopping, and fun activities for the entire family to enjoy. I encourage everyone to come down, support your local businesses and join in the excitement.”
The official website: www.chicopeegetdown.com is updated with a full, two-day schedule of entertainment and events as details become available.