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19th Annual Catlin Court Front Porch Festival & Old Towne Marketplace

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October 19
Historic Downtown



Enjoy autumn temperatures and great discounts at the 19th Annual Catlin Court Front Porch Festival and Old Towne Marketplace in historic Downtown Glendale on Saturday, Oct. 19.  The shops will turn inside out as they showcase hundreds of items on lawns and front porches from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Attendees can take advantage of the historic setting of downtown while the specialty shops offer demonstrations and performances throughout the day. Shop for unique holiday gifts, and perhaps a present for yourself, while participating in activities and socializing with family and friends. Some activities include make and take crafts for a nominal fee, a fashion show, live music and painting demonstrations.

Starting the day at the Glendale Visitors Center is encouraged to pick up a walking map and discount card for various stores. It is located at 5800 W. Glenn Drive, Suite 140.  Admission and parking are free. For more information, contact the Glendale Convention and Visitors Bureau at 623-930-4500 or visit You can also follow Glendale on and

Here is a list of activities, specials and discounts at participating merchants. Check in for updates at
(activities and specials are subject to change without notice)

Front Porch Festival & Old Towne Marketplace
Discounts, Offers & Activities

Bears & More
7146 N. 58th Drive
Activity: Paint a Pet Rock for $2 (Proceeds To Benefit The Glendale Police Department K-9 “Ronin's Bench” Project.  Jewelry By Heather

Blue House
5807 W. Myrtle Ave.
Activity: Debut of Their New Scent Bar. Make Your Own Custom Body Sprays and Bath Salts. Enjoy several demonstrations throughout the day and the Grand Opening of Grungy Gals

Cottage Garden I & II
7142 N. 58th Ave.
7162 N. 58th Ave.
Activity:  Come Back Buddy Band and Fashion Show

Country Maiden
7146 N. 58th Ave.
Activity: Hosting World Famous Artist Billy Jacobs for a Signing

Glendale Flowers
7145 N. 58th Drive
Activity: Bow Making - $5

It's Vintage Charm
7142 N. 58th Drive
Activity: Make and Take Bookmarks at 11 A.M., 12:15 and 1 P.M.

The Open Door
5836 W. Palmaire Ave.
Activity: Live Cello Music and Painting Demonstrations By Kristi
Papa Ed's Ice Cream
7146-B N. 58th Ave.
Activity: Make and Take Ice Cream Cone Bird Feeder - $2 (Proceeds to Benefit the Glendale Fire Department Crisis Response Team)

Shelley’s Specialty Desserts
 5845 W. Palmaire Ave.
Activity: Pumpkin Treats Galore Including Gluten Free (See Store for Pricing)

Shoppe On The Corner
7163 N. 58th Drive
Activity: Girl Scout Craft Activity (Nominal Fee)
Vintage Green
7146 N. 57th Drive
Activity: Vendors and Demonstrations on the Front Lawn

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