October Larchmont Family Fair is cancelled this year, says LBA

| April 29, 2020 | 0 Comments

LARCHMONT FAMILY FAIR drew large crowds in years past. Above, people watch the “Larchmont’s Got Talent” show, one of many features of the 2019 Family Fair.

The Larchmont Boulevard Association discussed the fate of this fall’s Larchmont Family Fair and announced the following last month:

“The Larchmont Boulevard Association (LBA) regretfully has decided to cancel this year’s Larchmont Family Fair due to government-mandated requirements for social distancing and maximum gathering sizes on account of the coronavirus.

“The Family Fair was created in 1966 by the founders of the Larchmont Chronicle, Dawne Goodwin and Jane Gilman, to provide a venue for local schools and charities to raise funds for their organizations. The LBA hopes that local residents continue to support these nonprofits during this challenging time. The LBA intends that the Family Fair will be back, bigger and better than ever, around Halloween of 2021.

“The Larchmont Family Fair draws over 10,000 residents to the annual fair, which takes place the Sunday before Halloween over a two-block stretch of Larchmont Boulevard. The Fair features a talent show, costume contest, pie-eating contest, games and activities, with educational institutions and nonprofits hosting promotional booths.”

The Boulevard Association also announced that its members are considering ways to more “remotely” assist Fair-participant schools and charities later this year — around the time previously scheduled for the 2020 Family Fair.

If you have ideas about what could be done during this temporary hiatus, and/or if you would like to join a local committee to discuss such ideas, contact:

larchmontblvd@gmail.com or vgueler@pacifictrustgroup.com.


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