The Donalsonville Downtown Development Authority invites the community to come out for the first annual Donalsonville Hop N Shop to be held this Saturday, Saturday, April 8, from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m.
An egg-stravagant egg hunt with downtown merchants, a petting zoo, kids activities, arts and crafts, food vendors and a special visit from the Easter Bunny are some of the events planned for the celebration.
Participation is requested from local restaurants, food vendors, and non profit organizations, and no entry fee or set up fee will be charged.
Hop N Shop activities include the Egg-Stravagant Egg Hunt held during participating merchant’s business hours, 9-11 a.m. – Bunny Brunch at The Corner Bistro – pre sold tickets; 12-2 p.m. – Easter Bunny Photos with Ashton Smith Photograph at the Osceola Event Center; 11-1 p.m. – “Curls for Girls” by Shear Madness Salon at the Osceola Event Center; 11-1 p.m. – Tinsel & Feather Extensions at Jayde & Co.; 12-2 p.m. – Arts & Crafts (109 E 2nd Street); 9 a.m.-2 p.m. – Bounce Houses, Kids Train (12-2 p.m.), petting zoo, face painting, food vendors, sidewalk chalk; and 2 p.m. – Egg-Stravagant Egg Hunt Raffle and Seminole County Family Connections Egg Hunt winners announced near City Hall.
Vendors participating include Magnolia Sweets – petit fours, baked goods and more; Teen and Princess Miss Georgia – jellies and cakes, Twisted Sisters – cotton candy, BBQ, funnel cakes and fried oreos; Street Tacos; First Baptist Church – hot dogs and concessions; Sno Biz – shaved ice; Florabelle designs – fresh flower bar; Ace Hardware – plants; Magnolia Jayne Boutique; and Donalsonville Fire and Rescue.
Sponsors for the event include Donalsonville Downtown Development Authority, LMC Manufacturing, First Port City Bank, C&S Inflatables, Donalsonville News, First State Bank of Donalsonville, Donalsonville/Seminole Co. Chamber of Commerce, Shingler & McMillan, LLC, American Peanut Growers Group, LLC, Signs & Stuff, The Osceola Event Company, LLC, Honeybee Clothing Company, Leon’s Cleaners, Seminole County Sherriff’s Dept., PeoplesSouth Bank, Ace Hardware, Donalsonville Hospital, Roberts Pharmacy, Seminole Building Materials, Baldwin Attorney At Law, LLC, Ameris Bank, State Farm, The Corner Bistro, Burke, Worsham & Harrell, LLC, Agape Care Group, Loan South Finance & Tax Services, Bishop’s Jewelers, Seminole Electric & A-C, and Burke Insurance & Realty.
To join the celebration as a vendor or sponsor, or for additional information, contact DDDA Director Tori Gravlee at firstname.lastname@example.org or Kimberly Heard at email@example.com or 229-524-2548.