Sunshine Festival attracts large crowd

Upcoming events for the summer in downtown Vernon include the Avenue Market every Friday

Downtown Vernon hosted one of the most well attended Sunshine Festival’s yet June 20.

The Downtown Vernon Association estimates more than 15,000 people attended the event.

“The weather was perfect for the event this year,” said Hailey Rilkoff, with the DVA.

Upcoming events for the summer in downtown Vernon include the Avenue Market every Friday from 4 to 8 p.m. until Sept. 18, Jammin’ in Justice Wednesdays from noon to 1:30 p.m. July 8 to Aug. 26 and Civic Sounds Thursdays from 7 to 9 p.m. July 9 to Aug.