America’s Cup: List Of Vendors & Event Schedule

October 16, 2015

[Updated] After months of planning and preparation work, the America’s Cup festivities are set to kick off this weekend with sailing action on the water, and a wide variety of activities planned on land, include booths and exhibits from dozens of local vendors.

In describing the land activities the promotional flyer [PDF] said, “The Our Bermuda Festival and Event Village, along Front Street, offers a family-friendly programme of events as well as evening activities, a live music concert and a chance for visitors to enjoy the America’s Cup experience.

“Front Street will feature the exciting Our Bermuda Festival, which will be open to the public daily. The festival will be distinctly Bermudian with dozens of exhibitors, food vendors, sailing, live commentary, fireworks, sailor Dock Out Show, AC talk show, a concert, kid activities, entertainers and more, offering the very best of the Island.”

The event schedule, which has been extracted from the full promo flyer [PDF], is below:

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Update: To add to the above, according to a subsequent press notice we got, there should also be fireworks tonight at 8.30pm and the “Red Bull Skydive Show” at 1.30pm on Sat & Sun at the Fan Zone.

The list of vendors, as provided by the organisers, is below:

  • Lisa-Anne Rego – giclee and lithopraghic prints
  • Confections -AC-branded sugar cookies
  • Ashley’s Lemonade Stand – fresh squeeze lemonade and bottled water
  • Llewellyn Emery – Bermuda Cedar art, gifts and souveniers
  • Dandesign [Daniel/Deanne DeSilva] – original paintings and photographs; prints & notecards; wooden Bermuda-themed birdhouse windchimes and decorations
  • Saltwater Jewellery Design – hand-crafted jewelley design in Bermuda seaglass, semi-precious stones, Italian Venetian glass etc.
  • Xquisite Treats – cupcakes and other dessert
  • Devil’s Isle Coffee – All Devil’s Isle coffee and related products. Cold brew, espresso, iced smoothies, whole coffee beans/grounds, full service coffee bar
  • The Authentic Bermuda Shorts [TABS] -TABS Bermuda Shorts, belts, socks and swim apparel
  • Jennifer Page – high-end children’s clothing, NS toys
  • Coral Coast Clothing – selling men’s dress shirts, men’s swim trunks, men’s t-shirts, tote bags and bracelets
  • Rebecca Little – contemporary hand-made jewellery using precious metals and gemstone; designs are inspired by Bermuda’s architecture
  • Bermuda National Gallery – contemporary art installation [sailing themed] by local artist William Collieson
  • Aroma- candles, body oils, incense, reed diffusers
  • Jill Amos Raine- original watercolour paintings, limited edition prints and notecards, Bermuda scenes
  • Jo-Ann Pully -pressed Bermuda flower and foliage
  • Alex & Pete’s Bermuda Artisan Ice Cream – Bermuda artisan ice cream
  • Bermuda Cedar Gifts-selling Bermuda cedar gifts – pens, pencils, wine stoppers, small boxes, coffee scoops, razors and shave sets, etc
  • Salt Spray Soap Co.- made-in-Bermuda soaps and body butters
  • Lifestyles- licensed and trademarked approved American Cup bags, umbrellas, metal-ware
  • Graham Foster and Diana Higgenbotham – signed lithographs
  • Vineyard Vines
  • Alexandra Mosher studio jewellery
  • Portofino Restaurant
  • Sweet Saak Bakery- cinnamon buns & breads also offering soups and our homemade hot cocoa
  • Wild Wing Wednesday -A variety of chicken wing flavours along with boneless wings and french fries.
  • Bermuda Bistro at the Beach -BBQ theme Hot Dogs, Hamburgers, Sliders, French Fries and Mac n Cheese.
  • Sensational Delights Vending Services – fish and chicken dinner etc
  • Island Spice – authentic local and Caribbean dishes
  • Bermuda Restaurants Ltd. / Rosa’s Cantina – Rosa’s Award-Winning Fish Sandwich and chicken wings
  • Amigos de Casa Açores de Bermuda Ltd. – Portuguese donuts made from scratch in front of the customer and served hot off the fryer
  • CoolLicks Ice Cream Truck – soft-serve and hard ice cream
  • cRave-popcorn, cotton candy, slushies, soda, juice, water
  • Dandy Donuts-Hot, made-fresh mini-donuts
  • Four Star- pizzas, Glaze donuts, chicken wings & tenders, fish, fries, rice, beverages
  • Navi Delytz Home Bakery – cake pops and other assorted baked goods
  • Hotdog Delight Party Rentals – hotdogs, popcorn, snowcones, cotton candy and fruit smoothies
  • Funtyme & 14/68 Entertainment Ltd. – funcastles
  • PlayGames Entertainment – inflatable slides and kids games
  • Rhona and Gina – face & body painting, air brush tattoos
  • Sun Kissed Hair Braiding and Inkless Tattoos – henna tattoos, glitter and metallic tattoos and hair braiding
  • Toy Express – kiddie rides
  • Twilight Entertainment -mobile zipline and fun castles

Update: The ACBDA said, “Additional vendors are three MEF restaurants [Blu, Cafe 4 and L’Oriental] and America’s Cup Dark ’n Stormy Bars by Gosling’s in the Fan Zone, Red Bull Bar, BMW displays, Bermuda Tourism Authority Social Media Box, and booths by BIOS, BUEI, Bermuda Sloop Foundation and Andrew Simpson Sailing Foundation.”

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  1. Terry says:

    Hope everyone has a great time.

    I hope the time and effort put into this pays off for the vendors.

    Amazing.

    • I hope so too, considering a $600 vendor fee meaning if someone is selling their goods for $10, they need 60 sales to get out of the red and if they sell for less, well. So the $22,000 fee that the vendors paid out will go towards the offset of the $77 million that they already gave, Mmmm.
      And the concert closes at 12:am, reminds me when the queen used to come on tv when it signed off , so those who are not ready to go home will pay another $100 to party to 3:00am.
      Gotta love it’

      • navin johnson says:

        gotta be killing the PLP types like you that Bermuda is finally coming out of your mess…..get on board

  2. Rockfish#1and#2 says:

    Will there be a fireworks display this evening?

    • Rockfish#1and#2 says:

      Disregard above message—–just received the update.

  3. ImJustSayin says:

    Yup you can purchase a hot dog or hamburger for $6. OMG!!

    • They HAVE to charge that much, for the $600 vendor fee, 100 people purchase and they’re out of the red, then they can work on the profit.

  4. Rick says:

    I wouldn’t worry about the food vendors as most sold out of many items last night and I expect more of the same today. Retail vendors should do better today as we will ease into the night with sailing last night was simply an EXPLSION !!

  5. One should be more concerned about the turn-out considering the weather today :-(