Somerville

Seeking Volunteers for Holiday Arts and Eats

Holiday Arts and Eats Festival Logo

The Holiday Arts and Eats Festival is a 3 day festival featuring 25 food trucks, over 60 Etsy artists, live music and holiday activities for adults and children alike. The festival is looking for energetic volunteers that seek a little extra excitment this holiday season. If you volunteer at the event you are able to receive free food!

 

When: Friday December 6th to Sunday December 8th

* As a reminder, the events taking place on Friday December 6th, are for adults 21 and older, if you plan to volunteer on this day, please remember you too must be 21 and older*

 

Where: Assembly Row

           300 Grand Union Bvld

           Somerville, MA, 02145

 

For more information about the event email info@foodtruckfestivalsofne.com

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