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El Paisano

‘Fall Street Faire’ continues its annual tradition in Whittier

The 19th annual “Art & Antique Fall Street Faire” was once again held in Uptown Whittier on Nov 8 and drew a large crowd of local residents and art fanatics of all ages.

The festival was held on Philadelphia Street near Whittier College and ran from 9a.m. until 3 p.m.

Four blocks were taken up for vendors and entertainers to set up and showcase what they had to offer to attendants.

Among the highlights of the “Fall Street Faire” were the wide variety of delicious foods and various desserts available for purchase.

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Candylicious was one of the food booths available and was a hotspot among the festival-goers. Not only did they have delicious candy apples, but also homemade fish tacos made by owner, Maria.

The festival primarily featured local artists who showcased their artwork and had their own booths where they could display and sell artwork.

Along with the artists were Artisans and antique vendors who had tents with tables full of beautiful antiques such as tea sets, jewelry, and clothing.

In total there were more than 100 booths for people to view; with all being local talents and antique shops.

It was a great affair for families and friends to enjoy the great surroundings and help support the neighboring businesses.

The “Fall Street Faire” also featured live entertainment and games throughout the duration of the festival.

DJ’s and MC’s had their own booths within the streets and played very upbeat music for the audience.

Swing dancers and Salsa dancers were also on hand and danced with great passion and emotion during their performances.

An Apple pie baking competition was also present, as well as a pie eating contest.

Children also had their own fun as they were able make their own crafts and paintings.

The “Fall Street Faire” was definitely a great hit this year, as attendants enjoyed viewing and purchasing beautiful antiques and art, giving support to the local artists and businesses in Uptown Whittier.


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