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Booths sold out for Christmas on Main Street!

The two-day event has boosted business for vendors and Main Street businesses and is a jumpstart to the Christmas season.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Fifty booths will line Main Street on December 2 and 3, and according to Co-chair of the cultural extravaganza, telephones calls are still pouring in from businesses who are interested in setting up a booth to showcase their franchise.

“We are booked solid, which is a good sign,” Janice Braithwaithe-Edwards said in an interview with Virgin Islands News Online.

Christmas On Main Street has become a traditional occasion where families are usually seen browsing market stalls of bright produce, from handmade toys to hand-painted calicos, spices, fresh fruits and mouth-watering local dishes.

The two-day event has boosted business for vendors and Main Street businesses and is a jumpstart to the Christmas season.

And while a theme has not been sorted out as yet, Mrs. Braithwaithe-Edwards said the focus will be on increasing youth development through the Christmas event.

Furthermore, the committee on Monday November 28, 2011 will be doing “a walk through” to ensure there are no hiccups.

“We are rearing and ready to go. We are excited. Majority of the sponsors are on board and are ready,” the co-chair added.

8 Responses to “Booths sold out for Christmas on Main Street!”

  • real talk (25/11/2011, 08:51) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    lawd every body trying to mek a dollar out of 50 cetns....
  • black boy (25/11/2011, 10:02) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    Janis NDP in now so she parading around the place…heard she starting ah work back at the Tourist Board…lord send help!
    • jack be nimble (25/11/2011, 23:15) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
      see it waz the same Myron and Ralph who fired Janice B from the TB now she their kissing Myron black face...suckteeth
  • main street (25/11/2011, 12:42) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    the prices at christmas on main street are out of control....a tart is for $15.00 and the likes
    • tolian (25/11/2011, 15:41) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
      I have to agree with you as far as the prices. I almost lost my false teeth that i don't have looking at a price for and item (can't remeber what it was) but at the time i thought i would look good in my house.
  • hmmmm (25/11/2011, 15:24) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    You all to dam accept application for your friends and family while everyone else must wait in line. Everyone needs to be given a fair chance and why only 50 booths as far as I am concerned the booth could run untill the end of main street making the event more exciting!
    • farmer brown (25/11/2011, 15:50) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
      once NDP cowbirds runing it what the hick you expect from Janis and Deloris....wake up BVI
      • help us lord (25/11/2011, 23:13) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
        remember their symbol is the family so its for them and there family ONLY!

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