On November 28th for Small Business Saturday, Historic Downtown Sanford will be hosting the first ever Open Container event from 2pm-midnight within a specific footprint. (see map below)
Sanford Main Street, the newly formed public-private partnership to help promote our destination, is leading the way with partners Community Redevelopment Agency, Historic Downtown Sanford® and Wayne Densch Inc. to make this event happen.
“We want you to be able to support local in a safe environment. With an event such as this, you can support all your favorite businesses while strolling safely in our beautiful open air spaces and historic streets. Sip and shop with social distancing.” said Christina Hollerbach, president of Sanford Main Street.
Of course there will be rules to follow and we politely ask that all participants wear masks when indoors and be courteous to others in allowing ample space between your groups.
OTHER EVENTS & HAPPENINGS
On Small Business Saturday there will be multiple other events and special promotions going on in Historic Downtown Sanford such as:
and various bars will have live music. Follow Historic Downtown Sanford events section for more info:
OPEN CONTAINER RULES:
— Must be 21+ and please drink responsibly.
— Beverages must be purchased from downtown restaurants and bars.
— Beverage is to be poured in downtown restaurants and bars by staff.
— Beverage must be in plastic cups on streets and within the footprint.
— Please respect local store rules before entering with a beverage.
— Masks are required upon entering shops, restaurants, and bars.
— Mask wearing and social distancing outdoors following local ordinances.
The organizers ask that everyone please be courteous and respectful of others as we try to support our local businesses during a critical time when they need you the most to continue providing jobs and keeping our community thriving. Together we can get through this and continue #sanfordingsafely!
FOOTPRINT OF OPEN CONTAINER AREA