We love hosting events in our wonderful downtown. From concerts and movies, festivals and other fun happenings, there’s always something to look forward to in Carrollton. Take a look at our lineup of signature and annual events below.
Mayfest Arts & Crafts Festival May 1 / 9:30am – 4:30pm
APPLICATIONS WILL BE AVAILABLE IN EARLY FEBRUARY
Join us in downtown Carrollton for an altogether crafty festival full of fun! Browse handmade arts and crafts by more than 200 vendors. Savor local eats and carnival treats. Enjoy the children’s village, packed with activities, such as putt-putt, bounce houses and more.
All applications will be reviewed and must meet event criteria to participate. We reserve the right to deny or limit vendors at our discretion. You will receive notice of approval or rejection no later than April 1 with a link for payment. PAYMENTS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED DURING APPLICATION PROCESS. You will receive confirmation of your vendor location no later than April 16, 2021.
Only arts and craft vendors with handmade items will be approved. We have limited spaces available for non-profits and food vendors. Only snack-sized food and concessions allowed. Electricity is not provided. Vendors must supply their own tents, tables, etc.
Mayfest Vendor Fees:
$80 single space (10’x10′)
$125 double space (10’x20′)
+$25 on the square (there are limited spaces available)
$250 food vendor (10’x30′) – Must have Servsafe certification and business license.
Due to the unpredictability of Covid-19, this event could be canceled at any time. If canceled, vendor payments will be refunded within 30 days of cancellation notice.
Taste of Carrollton 2021
Come discover what makes Carrollton altogether delicious at the 29th Annual Taste of Carrollton. Sample the unique culinary creations of our best restaurants, caterers and breweries, surrounded by the sights, sounds and shops of Downtown Carrollton.
Carrollton Half Marathon 2021
Check back here for details of the 2021 Half Marathon.
The Half Marathon’s 13.1-mile course starts at Adamson Square, then takes runners through the city and along the shaded, rolling hills of the Carrollton GreenBelt. The route finishes back at Adamson Square.
Bring your little ghosts and goblins to Adamson Square for an altogether spooktacular day! Kids will “mask”uerade along a one-way path through each quad, collecting their candy and goodies. Merchants will be stationed outside and will place wrapped candy in trick-or-treaters’ bags. Roving judges will recognize outstanding costumes. All participants are encouraged to wear face masks.
Christmas in Downtown
‘Tis the season to celebrate Christmas in Downtown Carrollton. Bring your family to Adamson Square for an altogether magical day filled with festivities and fun. Check out the special offers at your favorite shops and eateries throughout the day and enjoy the lights and decorations that will add a sparkle to your evening. Follow us on social for details.
Grab a cup of hot cocoa while carolers fill the air with sounds of the season. Shop the holiday gift market. Drop your wish list to Santa in our very special mailbox.
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