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NuLu Summer Fest 2024

Join us on East Market Street for some fun in the sun during NuLu Summer Fest taking place onSaturday, July 13, 2024!

WHEN: Saturday, July 13, 2024
WHERE: 600, 700, and 800 blocks of East Market Street
TIME: 12 - 7pm 

NuLu's annual summer celebration, NuLu Summer Fest, will return to the 700 & 800 blocks of East Market Street on Saturday, July 13 from 12 p.m.-7 p.m. with surf-inspired tunes, a watermelon eating contest, tie-dye station, limbo contest, putt-putt, pickleball, summer yard games, local food trucks, 80+ vendors, and a tiki bar from Crowler Catering, featuring the winning cocktail from Clash of the Cocktails. Admission is free to NuLu Summer Fest.

NuLu Summer Fest Stage Schedule:

Logan Leet:
12:00 p.m.-1:30 p.m.

Atomic Groove Band:
2:00 p.m.-3:30 p.m.

Watermelon Eating Contest:
3:30 p.m.-4:00 p.m.

Chuck and the Get Down:
4:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.

Limbo Contest:
6:30 p.m.-7:00 p.m.


Preceding Summer Fest is Clash of the Cocktails, NuLu's Cocktail Competition!

CONGRATS to Eron Plevan & Tartan House!
Our Clash of the Cocktails Judge's Choice winner

Preceding NuLu Summer Fest is Clash of the Cocktails, which will take place at Galaxie Bar on Tuesday, July 9, 6 p.m.-9 p.m. Ten bars, four judges, two chances to win $500; Clash of the Cocktails is a tiki-inspired cocktail competition where bartenders from NuLu bars and restaurants will demonstrate their cocktail skills to a panel of judges while guests sample the competitors' entries alongside appetizers and entertainment. The Judge's Choice winner will receive a $500 cash prize, and their cocktail will be featured at the on-street bars during NuLu Summer Fest. Clash of the Cocktails will offer limited tickets for sale to the public for $85 each. 

The public will have the opportunity to select the best cocktail during The People’s Choice Competition, July 5th-July 12th at the competitors’ bars and restaurants. Voting will take place through DO502. The winning cocktail will be announced during Summer Fest and the People's Choice winner will receive a $500 cash prize.  

NuLu Summer Fest FAQs

When is NuLu Summer Fest?

July 13th, 2024. 12-7pm

Are animals allowed in the festival?

Only service animals are allowed. We DO NOT allow pets. We have informed our security officers to politely escort people who bring their pets out of the festival.

Does it cost anything to attend?

No, we are a FREE festival for you to enjoy all the activities and music. Vendors are set up and many will be selling their locally or regionally handcrafted items. Food and drinks will be available at a number of locations. Beer, wine, and cocktails will be available for cash or credit card. ATMs will be set up throughout the festival.

Where can I park?

There are several side streets in the area that have free parking on the weekend as well as surface lots. Please be sure to check the meter before leaving your car to be sure payment is not needed. Some surface lots will require payment.

What type of food will there be?

There is a variety of food to choose from. We try to offer something for everyone.

Where can I get the music line up?


How can I become a sponsor?

If you would like to find out how you can sponsor, you can email

How do I become a vendor?

Vendor sign-ups for NuLu Summer Fest 2024 has passed.

Is this a kid friendly festival?

Yes! There will be several activities for all to enjoy.

Does NuLu Summer Fest take credit cards?

Most vendors accept credit cards, however we will have several ATM’s in the area if you prefer to pay with cash.  This saves the vendors a little money.  Individual vendors can choose to take cash or cards.

Have Questions? Email us!

Trevor Cravens, Event Coordinator
Click here to email Trevor

Katie Meinhart, NULU Business Association President
Click here to email Katie

For all PR/Media inquiries:

Lauren Hendricks, Cambium Marketing
Click here to email Lauren

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