Here’s Where to Get Tickets for Darien EMS-Post 53 Memorial Day Food Fair

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Darien EMS-Post 53 announced it will begin pre-selling admission tickets for its annual Memorial Day Food Fair outside select stores and restaurants starting May 10.

— an announcement from Darien EMS-Post 53

“Make this annual Darien tradition a breeze when you arrive following the parade with your tickets in hand! No waiting in line. Get right to the fun!” said Gayle Close, co-chair of ticket sales for the Post 53 Food Fair.

Actual 2019 photo Post 53 Food Fair

Post 53 members gear up to sell tickets for the annual Food Fair. From left: John Reynolds, Erin Edgar and George Kroll. This photo replaces an earlier one that was incorrectly sent by Post 53’s publicist.

“Thanks to select local retailers, tickets to the Fair will be on sale over the next few weeks,” Close said. “We are grateful to our retail partners for their ongoing support allowing us to set up shop outside their doors.”

“The Fair has become a real community tradition, fun for the whole family. And it’s also a great way to support the important work of Darien EMS-Post 53,” she said. “When you see tickets on sale, we hope you’ll take a moment to support us, and then come by on Memorial Day to join the fun!”

Tickets are $5.00 each and

Where to Buy Them

Tickets will be sold by young adult Post 53 members outside these locations:

  • May 10: Heights Pizza and Tengda Asian Bistro Darien
  • May 11: Danny’s Cycles, Darien Sport Shop, Dunkin Donuts, Jake’s Place, Ring’s End and Wild Birds Unlimited
  • May 12:  Palmer’s Market and Vavala’s Deli & Catering
  • May 17: Height’s Pizza
  • May 18: Bodega Taco Bar, Splash Car Wash, Johnny’s & Company, Nielsen’s Florist & Garden Shop, Ring’s End, Stop & Shop at Noroton Heights Shopping Center and Vavala’s Deli & Catering
  • May 24:  Tengda Asian Bistro Darien
  • May 25:  Caffe Nero, Dunkin Donuts, Palmer’s Market, Stop and Shop Goodwives Shopping Center and The Goose American Bistro and Bar

Ticket sales give people a chance to talk with Post members to learn more about Darien EMS-Post 53 services and programs, in particular the National Stop the Bleed event being held at Post headquarters on May 19.

Founded in 1970, Post 53 provides emergency medical services to the Darien community at the highest level of excellence, using Darien High School students, adult volunteers and paramedics.

The members of Post 53 are committed to achieving and maintaining the highest level of training and skill in providing pre-hospital care and transport to the citizens of Darien.

Post 53 is recognized locally and nationally as one of the finest emergency ambulance services in the United States, for its consistently high quality of pre-hospital emergency care.

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