2018 Chicopee Downtown GetDown dates announced

Celebration of local food, music, art

CHICOPEE, Mass. (WWLP) – The 4th annual Downtown GetDown in Chicopee will be held late this summer.

The celebration of local food, music, art, businesses and community organizations will take place Friday August 24 and Saturday August 25. This year’s event will also feature the 2nd annual GetDown 5K race.

According to a release sent to 22News by the City of Chicopee, last year’s street festival attracted 14,000 people to Chicopee Center.

‘Downtown Get Down’ draws a large local crowd

The event’s coordination team expects 2018’s event to be even bigger due to positive reviews from last year’s guests and vendors.

If you are interested in participating as a performer at the Downtown GetDown, or want to become a vendor you can call assistant planner Jack Benjamin at 413-594-1485 or email him at jbenjamin@chicopeema.gov.