A whimsical craft & vendor's market with a festival vibe!!
" Have I Gone Mad ! " asked Alice
Always in spring, The Mad Hatter Festival is a uniquely themed outdoor arts and crafts market with a festival vibe. We are all about creating a shopping experience that's fun and inclusive for participants and attendees. Everyone is Invited!!
" I am afraid so, but let me tell you something, the best people usually are." said The Hatter
In addition to hosting a diverse group of talented creatives and small businesses, the Mad Hatter's Festival is the perfect place for budding musicians, DJ's, and artists from all genres, to showcase their talent.
" Would you tell me which way to go, please? " asked Alice.
" That really depends on where you want to get to." said the cat.
Shopping with Handmade Creatives & Vendors
Easter Egg Hunts
Tea Party with the Mad Hatter & Alice
Free and Paid Photo Ops
Contest w/ prize for winner
Games & Activities for all
Wonderland Characters and Friends
And A Lot More!!
" I don't much care where-" said Alice.
" Then you should really hop on over to Riverside Park, Saturday, March 28, 2020 to enjoy the Mad Hatter's Festival "
- said the Mad Hatter
* A portion of the proceeds from the festival will go towards creating and maintaining Humans Engaging Respectfully & Effectively Inc. (H.E.R.E) community based programs.
** Raffle profits are solely for the chosen Jacksonville non-profit organization.
Parking is free.
Please help us keep the Earth green and reduce your carbon footprint by carpooling.
We will do our best to ensure that we have plenty of parking for vendors and attendees.
The Mad Hatter's Easter Egg Hunt
Kids will enjoy a character led Easter Egg Hunt (starting at 2:30), and many more games and activities. Don't worry, because we will have teen egg hunts with cash and non-cash findings. #happyhunting
REGISTER ONLINE MARCH 9 OR AT THE EVENT *
Only registered participants with arm bands will be allowed to participate in egg hunts.
Eggs will be hidden throughout the park during the event.
Golden eggs have special prizes inside. Be sure to open them right away.
Adult Cupcake Eating Contest
Ice and Eat 5 cupcakes before your competition to be crowned Tea Party champion!
REGISTER MARCH until 26 to ensure we have enough cupcakes please register online.
KEEP OUR PARK GREEN & CLEAN
Please dispose of your trash in the proper receptacles and if you have pets, please pick up after them.