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The Altos de Chavón Fall Fest is only days away! We have united with all the local shops and restaurants to bring you amazing discounts and surprises you cannot miss! The restaurants will offer one-day only brunch menus, mimosas, and even live music which we’ll fill you in on tomorrow. In addition to awesome FREE activities for the kids, the stores are presenting new collections as well discounts, exclusive Fall Fest merchandise, workshops and even special guests! Since Halloween is officially the following Monday, the restaurants and shops are giving out candy for Fall Fest’s Trick-or-Treat, and we recommend bringing the kids along to visit all the various establishments. Plus, the pop up market will have a lovely selection of fall and winter plants on display by Costa Farms as well as plenty of merchandise great for gifts! See a breakdown of all the vendors available this Sunday, October 30th:
As most of you already know, Emilio Robba is a famous Parisian designer with collections all over the world, one being right here in our artistry town of Altos de Chavón. This Sunday during Fall Fest Emilio, Robba Art Studios will have a sneak peak of its beautiful new collection and amazing discounts on selected pieces! We’re talking 25-40 % OFF! If you’re planning on redecorating this holiday season, now’s the time to shop. Check them out this Sunday!
Contact: Nicole Dickson (809) 523-3333 ext 5353 / (829) 918-1268, [email protected]
La Tienda Gift Shop, located directly below Café Marietta in Altos de Chavón, revolves around the artist lifestyle, and they work with local designers, artists, graphic designers and graduates from the Altos de Chavón School of Design, as well as the Altos de Chavón workshops to create very unique products. This Sunday, in participation with our Fall Fest spirit, they’ll be decorating their hallways with folkloric Halloween decorations, and as we advised they will be giving out candy to all the little ones who visit the store. In the front from 10am-12pm, La Tienda will have a ceramic demonstration with one of their experienced artisans and exclusive, ONE DAY ONLY T-shirts with Fall Fest designs being sold for only US$10!
Contact: ext. 2050 (La Tienda) & ext. 5353 (Emilio Robba).
Everett Designs carries an vast collection of rare 17th and 18th century silver and gold coins, and their ‘Treasure Coins’ collection features coins ranging from ½ Real to 8 Real. In honor of their beautiful coin collection, this Sunday you and your kids will be able to meet a pirate! How exciting! That same day, Everett Designs will be presenting their newest collection of exquisite jewelry; great for gift-giving this holiday seasons, or as an early gift to yourself! Who says you can’t?
Jenny Polanco Project
Jenny Polanco has always been a huge cultural and art advocate. As soon as you walk into the store, you’re able to see by the pieces on display how passionate she is about local talent. This Sunday, take home one, or more, of these amazing finds by taking advantage of the superb discounts, up to 50% OFF! She will also have two guest brands: Madame Blanco who makes beautiful cement art pieces, and “La Buena Fé” with woodworking.
Contact: (809) 951-1899
This store, from the building next to el Mercadito, has a wonderful collection of hand-embroidered designs, like dresses, shirts, and handkerchiefs. An artisan will be at Fall Fest to show us how they embroider their merchandise, and they will have discounts on select pieces. So pass by, get to know their work, and meet one of numerous artisans who work with them.
Contact: Ext. 5337
Museo del Ambar
The Amber and Larimar Museum, as the name suggests, specializes in Amber and Larimar jewelry. The entranceway to this special shop-museum welcomes you with displays and information on the history and creation of Amber and Larimar; the fascinating story behind every piece of beautiful jewelry on sale in the store. This Sunday, they will be launching a new collection that is modern, hip and trendy, in addition to discounts on select merchandise!
Contact: Ext. 5066
Altos de Chavón Fall Fest Bazaar
La Jaiba Bazaar
Clothing and accessories brand with a focus on a cool and casual style, La Jaiba Bazaar will also be making temporary henna tattoos that last from 6 to 15 days.
Cabana is a fantastic place to shop for cute fashion accessories – such as necklaces, purses, and even beach bags, but they also has a great selection of clothing, perfect for taking your Caribbean style out and about in Casa de Campo!
Onda Brasil Beachwear
Onda Brasil Beachwear is an online multi-brand store that brings us the best in Brazilian beach wear. A must see collection, you can gear up for this season’s hottest beach looks.
SorMed Fine Arts
SorMed Fine Arts is one of oldest schools of decorative arts of Santo Domingo with more than 22 years of experience, founded by Soraya Medina de Spitaleri. They provide workshops in plastic art and painting for children, teens, ladies and gentlemen, no matter the age. They will be here in Altos de Chavón Fall Fest featuring wood pieces decorated with various styles of painting that represent authentic Dominican decor, or serve as unique gifts for loved ones this holiday season. They will also have a Henna Tattoo artist in their booth.
Specializing in sunglasses, Fufú Lalá has a wide variety of designs, styles, and sizes. If you need a new pair, or want to add another look to your collection, we suggest giving this booth some extra inspection this Sunday in the Altos de Chavón Fall Fest.
La Tiendecita by Yanira Tapia has a colorful selection of ladies clothing for all occasions. Don’t pass the opportunity to see their racks of varying styles, colors, and patterns here in Chavón, this Sunday.
Ready for some very unique jewelry? The one and only, LeBam Joyas has pieces representing emojis and custom made necklaces! See all of what’s on display at their booth at Fall Fest.
Dominican Perfumes is a brand of high end craft proudly dreamed, designed and produced in the Dominican Republic. They have various products, such as Eau de Cologne, solid perfumes, body splash, perfumes, skin care and more!
Seek & Find
Handmade driftwood decor made in the Dominican Republic. Beautifully handcrafted pieces, Seek & Find’s collection includes everything from a pen to large wall art.
Patricio Correa is an artist dedicated to crafting pieces made of recycled wood and painted in vibrant bright colors. What makes his work even more interesting is that they are all fish sculptures. He has presented his work in various places, such as the Centro Leon in Santiago and in Agora Mall.
Corno r.d., as you might have been able to deduce from their name, works with horns. They design and make wooden objects with bone and horn accents. From keychains to elaborate necklaces you will find an array of products to catch your attention.
Clarlin is a well known silversmith and artisan who is based in La Romana: she has collaborated with us on many occasions in her article series Sparkling Tips, and now has recently made a video tutorial explaining how she fashions a silver ring! She will be with us this Sunday showcasing her products in the Altos de Chavón Fall Fest. Ask her any questions to learn the art of silversmithing!
In December 2011, the first Dominique Calderón shop was opened within the facilities of the Hotel Santo Domingo. She specializes in handcrafting jewelry of Amber, Larimar, Silver and many other precious materials. Her styles are great for gift-gifting, and her artwork makes for a lovely complement to your home or office decor.
Los Tejedores is a project about linking the tradition of weaving with natural materials with a contemporary design novelty. They work in Santo Domingo with Dominican and Haitian artisans.
Altos de Chavón Fall Fest 2016
Don’t miss the chance to rediscover Chavón!
Where: Altos de Chavón
When: Sunday October 30th, 10:00am-6:00pm
What: Brunch, mimosas, bazaar market, and fun for the kids!