PRESS RELEASE
Nov. 21, 2013

 

For Immediate Release

Contact:
CÚline Alis
(337) 365-1540

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Iberia Parish Convention and Visitors Bureau

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Jeanerette Chamber to host December Market Christmas Extravaganza

               
JEANERETTE, La. --- The Jeanerette Chamber of Commerce will hold a December Market Christmas Extravaganza from 8 a.m. to noon on Dec. 14 at the Jeanerette City Park.
  
This event will be held to celebrate the success of the Chamber's Farmers Market while providing shoppers an opportunity to purchase handmade, home grown and homemade gifts.

 

The market will focus on supporting local and independent artists, designers, crafters and growers while giving shoppers a unique holiday experience complete with entertainment, food and a visit from Santa.

           

"There will be something for everyone," said Phaedra Stockstill, the Chamber's market manager. "This event will be one of the biggest market's Jeanerette has seen. We are focusing on Christmas and are putting together this event to show our thanks and support for the vendors that have made our market a success throughout the year."

 

Besides Christmas tags, ornaments and Christmas items, shoppers will be able to find handmade dolls, plaques, jewelry, bath and body products, seafood, preserves, cakes and a large variety of homemade one of a kind gift items.

 

The celebration will include entertainment, food and a visit from Santa. Photos with Santa will be available for a small fee.

 

"We hope that people will meet with old friends and make new ones while enjoying a great community atmosphere and gathering of Jeanerette and the community," Stockstill said.

 

Vendors wishing to reserve FREE booth space may do so by contacting the Chamber before December 9. Limited space will be available for food vendors.

 

For more information on the Jeanerette December Market Christmas Extravaganza, contact the Chamber online at www.jeanerettechamber.org; by email at jeanerettechamber@gmail.com; like them on Facebook or call 337-335-0721. This event is also sponsored by Iberia Parish Parks and Recreation.

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The Iberia Parish Convention & Visitors Bureau is the official parish marketing agency promoting New Iberia, Avery Island, Jefferson Island, Jeanerette, Loreauville and Delcambre as a destination. Marketing programs target leisure travelers, business travelers, media, entertainment industry, and the travel trade including group tour planners, meeting planners, sports planners and special event planners. The bureau operates a parish welcome center located at 2513 Hwy. 14 in New Iberia.

 

For more information on parish events and tourism assets, call the Iberia Parish Convention and Visitors Bureau at 337-365-1540 or visit www.iberiatravel.com

  
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