ChristmasVille 2020 - ChristmasVille Digital Gift Market

event Oct 26 9:00 am - Nov 27 7:00 am (1 of 2 events)
(GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
155 Johnston St, Rock Hill, South Carolina 29731, United States
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Hosted by ChristmasVille

Schedule


Artists, vendors, & exhibitors

ChristmasVille 2020 Digital Gift Market

63 artists & vendors
ChristmasVille Holiday Farmers Market Application

4 artists & vendors
Interested in becoming an artist or vendor:
1 active application
ChristmasVille 2020 Digital Gift Market
Deadline: Nov 27, 2020
*If accepted, there will be a $100 fee that we will invoice you for. This year to continue the tradition of the “Best Event in the Southeast,” ChristmasVille, we had to adapt to the... + More


Applications

Interested in participating in this event:
7 active applications
ChristmasVille Event Application
Deadline: Dec 03, 2020

Are you a local business, group, or individual looking to host an activity during ChristmasVille 2020? Then you are in luck! Please fill out the application below for your event to be considered a part of the festival. Please note that ChristmasVille will be November 27-December 25, 2020. You may host an event anytime during those dates. 

 

The information that you provide below will be used to list your event in the ChristmasVille app as well as the website and other media materials as space allows. It is your responsibility to email Bara Wetherell at barawetherell@gmail.com immediately if any information changes after submission. We may or may not be able to correct it depending on when the information is received.

 

* ChristmasVille reserves the right to edit this description to fit in the application and on the website.

ChristmasVille Holiday Farmers Market Application
Deadline: Nov 12, 2020

*If accepted, there will be a $25 fee per day that will be invoiced to you after approval.

 

To continue the tradition of the “Best Event in the Southeast,” ChristmasVille, we are excited to announce the Holiday Farmers Market will be an in-person event! A place to shop local for all your holiday feast needs. It will be open on Saturday, Dec. 5th and 6th from 9 am - 5 pm. You will be able to self - set up, engage with shoppers, and experience the joys of ChristmasVille. Guests will be able to shop leisurely while strolling up and down Main St. and throughout downtown. This application is to be considered for the Holiday Farmers Market. 

 

There will be a limited number of vendors per day. Please supply several pictures for a better representation of your farm and items. Preference will be given to local farmers with fresh produce, local meats, and farm-fresh products. We will contact you by October 23rd to let you know if your application has been accepted. 

 

Please email sarah.key@cityofrockhill.com if you have any questions.

 

*No craft vendors allowed. Must be farm or food-based vendor.*

Matterport
Deadline: Oct 03, 2020
Gingerbread Decorating Contest
Deadline: Dec 03, 2020

Do you love creating food and art? Then you should enter our ChristmasVille Gingerbread House Contest. Fly solo or get together with family or friends and try your hand at this fun holiday tradition. Grab your mixer, bake your house, decorate away, and share your creation with the community.

 

HOW TO ENTER:

 

First: Research a theme. Locate your favorite gingerbread house recipe. Bake your gingerbread for your creation, assemble, and decorate. Take 4 photos. 

 

  • A picture of you or your family/friends in action. Decorating the creation, your messy countertop, having fun!
  • Front and back of your final creation.
  • You with your final creation.

Then: Describe your creation. What is your theme? Why did you choose it?  Perhaps it’s a family tradition or you just wanted some together fun. Tell us special things about your creation.

 

Finally: Upload your pictures below and dropoff your creation. Details below. If you want to upload to social media, tag us at #ChristmasVilleGB

 

Drop-off & Pick-Up: Your entry will be displayed at a Rock Hill business. Once you enter you will receive instructions on where and when to drop off your entry. Mark your calendars. Entries must be dropped off before 5pm on December 3. Entries will be on display until December 17th. If you wish to pick up your entry please do so on December 18th by 5pm. You must indicate such on your application otherwise your entry will be discarded on December 19th.

 

Rules:

Non-edible items: (i.e. candy wrappers, Popsicle sticks, lights). The Gingerbread house must be constructed of completely edible ingredients (i.e. gingerbread, cookies, candies, crackers, chocolate, etc.) House must be on a self-supporting base or board no larger than 24” x 24.” The entire structure may be no taller than 2 feet at the highest point. Except for the base, the entry must be made completely of edible products and the structure must be primarily of gingerbread. Recipes for both basic gingerbread and royal icing are available on-line at www.pastrywiz.com/cakes/gingerbread. Edible materials are not limited to sweets. No artificial display materials such as Styrofoam, interior lighting, or landscaping are to be used in the construction. All candies/materials must be unwrapped and free of any inedible materials.

 

Size, Subject, and Judging Criteria:

The gingerbread entry may not exceed 2 feet in height, including the board/material used for the base, and may not exceed 2 feet in width or depth. It is suggested you use 1/2” or 3/4” plywood for the bases. Creations may be submitted under one of the following categories: Youth (12 and under); Teen (13-19): Adults; Professional (earn a living in baking).

 

Houses are judged on the following criteria: overall appearance; originality; creative impression; and difficulty. All rulings by the judges are final and are in no way influenced by anyone associated with the City of Rock Hill. The public will be invited to vote for the People’s Choice Award by donating one dollar per vote for their favorite entry. Donations will benefit the Center for The Arts

 

Downtown gift cards will be awarded at each of the following levels:

  • Children (5-12 years)
    • 1st Place: $75
    • 2nd Place: $50
    • 3rd Place: $25
  • Teen (13-19 years)
    • 1st Place: $75
    • 2nd Place: $50
    • 3rd Place: $25
  • Adult (20 years+)
    • 1st Place: $75
    • 2nd Place: $50
    • 3rd Place: $25
  • Professional-1 winner $100

 

All contestants and their guests must honor the mask requirement during the drop-off and pick up at each designated location.  The public will have the opportunity to visit each location and vote utilizing a QR code.

Winners will be announced on 12/22/20

Holiday Sidewalk Chalk Contest - Call for Artists
Deadline: Dec 04, 2020

We are seeking 10+/- skilled artists to create a 5ftx5ft holiday-themed chalk art square in Old Town Rock Hill. This event will take place on December 12th and 13th. 

 

If selected, each artist will be assigned a square at one of the preselected locations in Old Town Rock Hill. The artist will have a choice to create the piece either on December 12th or 13th beginning at 11am each day. 

 

 

HOW TO ENTER: 

 

First: Fill out the application below by December 4th and submit up to three (3) examples of previous art projects. 

 

Then: All applicants will be notified if they were selected or not to participate in the contest by December 4th. 

 

If Selected: Applicants will be notified and contacted with more details. Also, each artist will receive a $25 downtown gift card for being selected. Artists will be required to provide their own materials. 

 

Judging and Prizes:

Entries will be judged on various criteria and awarded the following prizes. 

    • 1st Place - $75 gift card to a downtown business
    • 2nd Place - $50 gift card to a downtown business
    • 3rd Place - $25 gift card to a downtown business
Holiday Dessert Recipe Contest
Deadline: Dec 03, 2020

Send in your favorite holiday recipe for a chance to win downtown gift cards! Whether it's cookies, pies, or a cake, the sky is the limit! The only requirement is that it's sweet. 

 

HOW TO ENTER: 

 

First: Pick your favorite holiday dessert recipe. Be sure to take 3 photos. 

    • An overhead picture of your dessert.
    • A picture of you with the dessert you made. 
    • A picture of your dessert in action. Perhaps it's a picture of you and/or your family eating the dessert. Or maybe it's your messy countertop. Show us the good, bad, and fun!

Then: Describe your recipe story below. Tell us what makes the dessert special. It is a family tradition or was it just fun to make? Why do you love making this dessert? Why do you love to cook? 

 

Finally: Upload your pictures below. If you want to upload to social media, tag us at @ChristmasVille and use #ChristmasVilleDessert

 

Judging and Prizes:

Entries will be judged on how creative the dessert is + the best story (combined).

  • The top 3 entries will be chosen by a panel of judges. The top 3 will then be posted on social media for the public to decide a 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winner. 
    • 1st Place - $75 gift card to a downtown business
    • 2nd Place - $50 gift card to a downtown business
    • 3rd Place - $25 gift card to a downtown business
Ornament Contest - Sponsored by New Indy
Deadline: Dec 03, 2020

Let your creativity take over and create a one-of-a-kind CARDBOARD Christmas ornament. There is only one requirement...the ornament must be made out of cardboard. 

 

HOW TO ENTER:

 

First: Find some cardboard. Craft, create, and decorate the cardboard ornament. Take 4 photos. 

 

  • A picture of you creating your ornament. Show us your process! 
  • Front and back of your final creation.
  • You with your final creation.

Then: Describe your creation. What is your theme? Why did you choose it? Tell us special things about your creation.

 

Finally: Upload your pictures below. If you want to upload to social media, tag us at @ChristmasVille and #ChristmasVilleOrnament

 

Judging, Prizes and Drop-off: After you submit your application, you must drop off your ornament by December 3rd from 10am-5pm at one of the following locations.

  • Hamilton & Moore
    • 359 Oakland Ave., Rock Hill, SC
  • The Mercantile
    • 130 W. White St., Rock Hill, SC

Your entry will be displayed from December 5-25 in the Center for the Arts windows (121 E. Main St.).

 

A winner will be announced on December 5th on the ChristmasVille app and social media. 

 

Downtown gift cards will be awarded at each of the following levels:

  • Under 12 years old
    • 1st Place: $100
    • 2nd Place: $75
    • 3rd Place: $50
  • Teen (13-19 years)
    • 1st Place: $100
    • 2nd Place: $75
    • 3rd Place: $50
  • People's Choice - 1 winner $50

If you wish to pick up your entry please do so on December 28th by 5pm. You must indicate such on your application otherwise your entry will be discarded on December 29th.

 

All contestants and their guests must honor the mask requirement during the drop-off and pick up at each designated location. 

Holiday Singing Contest
Deadline: Dec 16, 2020

Belt out those notes and enter the Holiday Singing Contest for a chance to win a $75 gift card to a downtown business. 

 

HOW TO ENTER: 

 

First: Choose what holiday-themed song you want to sing. Will it be a capella, a karaoke track, or with an instrument? All are acceptable. Just remember, it has to relate to the holidays and can only be you singing the song. 

 

Then: Record yourself singing the song.  

 

Finally: Upload your video to Facebook, Instagram, Youtube, Vimeo, Google Drive, or another video platform. If you want to upload to social media, tag us at @christmasville and use #christmasvillesong 

Paste the video link in the application below. Failure to upload link will result in disqualification.

 

Judging and Prizes:

The top 3 entries will be chosen by a panel of judges. The top 3 will then be posted on social media from December 18th-23rd for the public to decide a 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winner. A winner will be announced on December 24th. 

    • 1st Place - $75 gift card to a downtown business
    • 2nd Place - $50 gift card to a downtown business
    • 3rd Place - $25 gift card to a downtown business
Holiday Hounds Photo Contest
Deadline: Dec 10, 2020

ChristmasVille has gone to the dogs for this contest. We know you love dressing up your pups in costumes this time of year, and we'd love to see them! It's our 'Holiday Hounds' Photo Contest with your chance to win Old Town Gift Cards. That could go towards some fun treats or even a new get-up for your furry friend.

 

HOW TO ENTER: 

 

First: Dress your pup up in your holiday costume of choice. Be sure to take 2 photos. 

 

Then: Describe your dog below. What kind of dog do you have? What makes your dog special and fun? How long have you had your dog? Why did you choose this outfit? 

 

Finally: Upload your pictures below. If you want to upload to social media, tag us at @ChristmasVille and use #ChristmasVilleHound

 

Judging and Prizes:

Entries will be judged on how creative the costume is + the best story (combined).

  • The top 3 entries will be chosen by a panel of judges. The top 3 will then be posted on social media for the public to decide a 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winner. 
    • 1st Place - $75 gift card to a downtown business
    • 2nd Place - $50 gift card to a downtown business
    • 3rd Place - $25 gift card to a downtown business

Hosted by ChristmasVille

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event 1 event location_on Rock Hill, South Carolina, 29731

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Dates
Nov 27 8:00 am - Dec 25 11:00 pm
(GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
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Location
155 Johnston St, Rock Hill, South Carolina 29731, United States

“Hey guys! ChristmasVille here. Santa and his Gnomes have been working extra hard this year to make sure that ChristmasVille is not canceled. Yes... ChristmasVille is NOT canceled! ChristmasVille will actually be Nov. 27 – Dec. 25. This allows our guests to enjoy the festival in a safe environment. We are not able to encourage large groups of people at one time, so we are spreading... + More