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The Atlantic Antic, A Brooklyn Street Fair

Near Barclays Center, Atlantic Center Mall, Brooklyn Heights


The wonderful, diverse, festive street fair known as the Atlantic Antic stretches along almost two miles of Brooklyn's centrally located artery, Atlantic Avenue. The entire street is closed to traffic, making way for food vendors, stalls selling clothing, artwork, jewelry, pottery, tshirts with Brooklyn flair and more. Local restaurants and bars set up stalls in front of their businesses offering special deals. Look for great bands and music, dance performances, speeches and raffles. This is fun for the whole family.

Atlantic Antic At-a-Glance

Where: Enter from many directions; this street fair stretches along Atlantic Avenue from 4th Avenue in Boerum Hill to Hicks Street in Brooklyn Heights.
Nearest subways: 2, 3, 4, 5, N, or R to Borough Hall; 2, 3, 4, 5, B, D, M, N, or R to Atlantic Terminal; A or C to Hoyt/Schemerhorn; F or G to Bergen
When: Sunday September 29th, 2013 (Usually the first Sunday in October, calendar depending), 10am to 6pm
Phone: (718) 875-8993
Started: 1974, by the AALDC, or Atlantic Avenue Local Development Corporation, held the first ever Atlantic Antic in 1974. The fair's success has made it a lasting tradition.

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