Gecko fest in Gulfport Fl.
The 10th Annual Gulfport Gecko Fest is set for Saturday, September 4th, 2010. This FREE Event sponsored by the Gulfport Merchants Association, The City of Gulfport and The Gulfport Chamber of Commerce, St. Petersburg Times, Bright House Networks, GEICO, and Zhu-niverse and is a full day of fun for everyone. This whimsical send off to summer is like Mardi Gras meets the Renaissance, and brings together strolling street performers, main stage performers, performing artists and vendors with all types of weird and wonderful wares up and down Beach Blvd. Over 200 arts, craft and food vendors will be in attendance at this year’s event!
Zhu-universe will sponsor the children’s area with inflatable habitat trails, human hamster wheel, 6 set obstacle course, Nintendo DS Hand held systems, Wii kiosks, photo opportunities, Zhu Zhu Pets and Kung Zhu Product and accessories showcase, give-a-ways, ID clips, Music and more!
Join the o-FISH-al GECKO Goddess and the Gecko Court along with Kim Magic and other roving characters, who will be roaming the streets and entertaining the crowds!
Live entertainment will be provided on two main stages from noon till 10 p.m.
Don’t forget this is an audience participation event especially the parade (6pm…think Renaissance meets Mardi Gras: wacky, noisy, and costumed!) with adults & children’s costume contests and a hat contest at the end. Additional activities include Sidewalk Chalk Art, Face Painting, Dance lessons and much more.
The day culminates in Gulfport’s famous -STREET DANCE at 8:00 pm! Bring your dancing shoes, and help celebrate our 10th Anniversary!
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Gulfport Merchants Association
Contact: Suzanne King
GECKOFEST 10th ANNIVERSARY!!! Saturday, September 4th, 2010 From 12:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m.
Beach Blvd., Gulfport 33707