Holiday Safety Fair


THANKS TO ALL WHO MADE THE 2019 HOLIDAY SAFETY FAIR A GREAT SUCCESS! PLANS ARE ALREADY UNDERWAY FOR THIS EVENT IN 2020!

On Thursday, December 5, 2019, from 4:00pm-8:00pm, Pitt County Emergency Management (PCEM), hosted the first-ever Holiday Safety Fair, at the Alice F. Keene District Park, located at 4561 County Home Road in Greenville.

The Fair is a FREE, full family event open to the public, with activities and safety information for all ages from child to adult.  Over a dozen partner agencies and private vendors are planned to participate, with activities including:

  • “Toucha-Truck” featuring over a dozen emergency vehicles
  • Seasonal fire safety & personal health displays
  • Food vendors, including hot coffee / chocolate   
  • Crafts and free art projects
  • Live music
  • Petting Zoo
  • Photo opportunity with Santa in His special “Sant-Ambulance”

BENEFIT: Additionally, the event will served as a collection point for donations of new and unwrapped toys, for the benefit of children with special medical needs at the Howell Center in Greenville.  Donations were not required to attend, but gladly accepted.

Agencies and Vendors Onsite included:

  • SAFETY: PCEM, Pitt County Public Health, Pitt County Sheriff’s Office, Pitt County Community Schools & Recreation, NC Highway Patrol, State Medical Assistance Team (SMAT), Greenville Utilities, Bell Arthur EMS, Eastern Pines FD, Grifton PD, Grimesland FD, Pactolus FD, Red Oak FD, Winterville Community FD, Winterville PD, and more…
  • FOOD: Skylight Inn, The Biscuit & The Bean, Smash Waffles, and Anita's Taqueria Food Truck.
  • ACTIVITIES: It’s a Zoo Life, Painted Peacock, Dean Daughety & Adrian Watts