This Saint Patrickâ€™s Day, Saturday, March 17th 2012, come be apart of history! The Downtown Bethlehem Association will present the â€śLiving the Green Lifeâ€ť Float by Bethlehem VegFest, in the Bethlehem Celtic Cultural Allianceâ€™s â€śParade of Tartansâ€ť St. Patrickâ€™s Day Parade located on Broad and Main Streets at 1:00pm We are looking for a few good veggies to walk with us! All will be rewarded with fun, but one lucky â€śveggieâ€ť will be awarded with fame and $100 cash prize (not to mention a chance to become VegFest 2012 Mascot)!
In case you missed it last September, â€śVegFestâ€ť is a Vegan/Vegetarian festival with a â€śGreenâ€ť initiative, educating visitors from far and wide about the benefits of healthier eating habits and sustainable living through food demos, expert speakerâ€™s, earth friendly shopping, animal adoption agencies, fitness demos and SO much more. In itâ€™s inaugural year, attendance more than doubled what was to be expected to attend on the South Bethlehemâ€™s Greenway Linear Park and the planning of 2012 started immediately after it wrapped up. The anticipation for the 2nd Annual VegFest is palatable and YOU can become part of itâ€™s history in the DBAâ€™s â€śVeggie Walkerâ€™s Contestâ€ť!
Hereâ€™s how it works! First, fill out a FREE registration form from The Downtown Bethlehem Association (561 Main St. Ste.200 Bethlehem, Pa. 18018) necessary for participation. Next, create your most authentic, creative vegetable costume you can think of! Maybe you feel like a tomato or eggplant? Perhaps you prefer a stick style vegetable as a carrot or celery? Whether your costume is leafy, plump, juicy or â€śrootedâ€ťâ€¦â€¦.get ready for a bushel of fun that canâ€™t be â€śbeetâ€ť! Get ready to step off on March 17, 2012 with The Downtown Bethlehem Association staff and VegFest Vendors which starts out on Broad St. and continues down Main St. to the Fairgrounds. One lucky vegetable-clad individual will win $100 cash prize, awarded by our secret panel of Judges! The winner of the contest will also be considered for the chance to be â€śVegFest 2012 Mascotâ€ťâ€¦and make all other contestants pea green with envy!
Interested contestants should contact Loly Reynolds at firstname.lastname@example.org or 610-739-1273 to receive a registration form for participation.