The Atlantic Antic™ Festival Celebrates Milestone of 45 Years of Community, Entertainment, and History

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Date: September 19, 2019

Contact: Shantal Marshall, Communications & PR Assistant

Email: pr@atlanticave.org

The Atlantic Antic™ Festival Celebrates Milestone of 45 Years of Community, Entertainment, and History

Brooklyn, New York – September 19, 2019The Annual Atlantic Antic™ Festival, presented by the Atlantic Avenue Local Development Corporation (AALDC) returns to celebrate 45 years on Sunday, September 29, 2019 from 12pm to 6pm, rain or shine. Celebrating over four decades in existence, Brooklyn’s largest and oldest street festival spans over 10 blocks along Atlantic Avenue from Fourth Avenue to the Waterfront. It covers the diverse neighborhoods of Boerum Hill, Cobble Hill, Brooklyn Heights, and Downtown Brooklyn. There will be hundreds of vendors and local Atlantic Avenue Merchants taking part in the festivities.

Maimonides Children’s Hospital is this year’s Official Kids Zone Sponsor where families can enjoy fun entertainment for their little ones.There will be bounce houses, pony rides, face painting, and much more to experience. For additional  information on this sponsor, please visit https://www.maimonidesmed.org/maimonides-infants-and-childrens-hospital/childrens-hospital-home

For the first time, AALDC will team up with Luster, a company dedicated to providing event goers with personal photo keepsakes to remember their experiences. They will have hashtag printers on site for guests to receive printouts of their photo. Attendees will take a photo on Instagram or Twitter and use the hashtag ‘#pulseofbrooklyn’. Festival attendees would pay a minimum donation of $1 at the AALDC booth, located between 3rd & 4th Avenue and then go next door to Luster’s booth to collect their photo printout. All proceeds donated will go to the AALDC Youth Community Scholarship Program. For more information about the program, please visit https://atlanticave.org/our-programs/scholarships/

This year, Peroni Nastro Azzurro will be the Official Beer Sponsor of the festival.To learn more about Peroni Nastro Azzurro, please visit http://www.peroniitaly.com/

Every year, music and special programming electrify each block of the festival as Atlantic Avenue Merchants bring engaging live performances to the neighborhood. This year’s stages include a wide range of genres including Pop, Rock, Gospel, and Hip-Hop. There will be children’s dance performances, live bands, and orchestras. City MD-Urgent Care returns as the official Community Stage Sponsor for this year’s Atlantic Antic Festival. For a full list of performances and schedules of the Atlantic Antic stages, please visit https://atlanticave.org/atlantic-antic/schedule/

The 45th Annual Atlantic Antic™ sponsors include Maimonides Medical Center, Maimonides Children’s Hospital, Peroni Nastro Azzurro, CityMD, Con Edison, Crunch Fitness, Emblem Health, AdvantageCare Physicians, Pixel Academy, NYC Ferry, Brooklyn Solarworks, Gramercy Pediatric Dentistry, Dodge YMCA, and many more who provide their support. This year’s Media Sponsors include NY Daily News, Metro NY, Schneps Media, Park Slope Courier, Caribbean Life, Brooklyn Paper, QNS.com, TheVillager.com, DeSales Media Group, Luster, Topi, WCBS-FM 101.1, BRIC/Brooklyn Free Speech, and TGI Office Automation.

For our expanded list of sponsors, please visit https://atlanticave.org/atlantic-antic/sponsors/

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