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VGF Timeline & FAQs

VGF Schedule


The Village Green Fair is the Parent's Association's largest community building and fundraising event. It is a two-day event packed with excitement and fun for all members of the Collegiate Community. To maximize your enjoyment, please consider these FAQs: 

1. Where is the Village Green Fair, and Who Can Attend? 

The Village Green Fair is located on the Lower School Field and surrounding areas, including Estes Gym, West Gym, Jacobs Gym, the Jim Hickey Track and the Ropes Course. There is a lot of ground to cover and many activities to enjoy, so plan to make a day of it! While VGF primarily appeals to our Lower School and Middle School students, we welcome all members of our Collegiate community and their guests and especially encourage Middle and Upper School students and their parents to volunteer at VGF to make it an excellent experience for our younger Cougars! 

2. What Types of Payment are Accepted at VGF?

Different forms of payment are accepted for different VGF products and event registrations. Please view this table for specific payment information. Please note that the Parents' Association does not issue refunds or returns. 


Village Green Fair Payment Information

The Village Green Fair is the Parents’ Association’s largest fundraiser. Different types of payments are accepted depending on the timing, location, and item(s) being purchased. The PA does not issue refunds or accept returns. Questions? Contact our VGF chairs.

VGF Ticket Cards, Pre-Purchased Items,  Event Registrations, and Fair Events

Pre-Order on PA Shopify Shop

Friday Frolic

Day of Fair

VGF Ticket Card

Credit Card or Shop Pay Only

Cash or Student Charge Only

The Garden Shoppe

Cash, Credit Card, or Student Charge

Friday Frolic Boxed Lunch

Not Available for Sale/Pre-Order Only

Raffle Tickets

VIP Parking

Honor Signs

Cake Walk Pre-Made Cake

VGF T-Shirts and Hoodies

Dodgeball Registration

Ropes Course Registration

Collegiate’s Got Talent Registration

Fun Run Registration

8th Grade Fun Night Registration

Classy Cougar


Cash, Credit Card or Student Charge

Shops on the Green

Cash or Credit Card Only

Concessions Tent, Bake Sale, and Lunch Tent


Cash or Student Charge Only


3. What is Friday Frolic?

Friday Frolic is held on the Friday before Fair Day (Saturday) and is designed for the adults in our community. We encourage all parents, guardians, grandparents and our community friends to pre-order a boxed lunch to enjoy under the Big Tent on the Lower School campus. 

The Classy Cougar, Shops on the Green and the Garden Shoppe are open during Friday Frolic for your shopping enjoyment! 

You can also pick up pre-ordered Fair Ticket Cards, Fun Run Packets and Garden Shoppe plants during Friday Frolic.


4. What is the Classy Cougar? 

The Classy Cougar is VGF's consignment sale, which features a wonderful array of toys, books, sports equipment, household items and clothing like Collegiate spirit wear, cotillion and special occasion clothing, and much more!

 It is located in West Gym and is open during Friday Frolic and on the day of the Fair (Saturday). 


5. What is 8th Grade Fun Night?

8th Grade Fun Night is held the evening before Fair Day (Saturday) on the Lower School field and is a special opportunity for the 8th Grade Class to experience some parts of the Fair before everyone else! 

Come for the food and games, stay for the prizes and dancing! 


6. What are the Shops on the Green and The Garden Shoppe?

The Shops on the Green and The Garden Shoppe are two opportunities for the adults in our community to have fun at VGF! 

Shops on the Green features various local vendors selling their products. It is located in Estes Gym and is open on Friday and Saturday of VGF. 

The Garden Shoppe is located on the Lower School field and is the pick-up location for beautiful pre-ordered plants. The Garden Shoppe also offers some day-of sales on Friday and Saturday. Shop early for the best selection! 


7. Is VGF Rain or Shine? 

VGF happens rain or shine! In the event of poor weather, our carefully formulated Rain Plan will be enacted, and the Fair will be held! The Rain Plan will be communicated to the community ahead of the Fair. 


8. What is NOT allowed at VGF?

Solicitors are not allowed on the Collegiate campus at any time, including during VGF. All other Collegiate School rules apply at VGF. 

Children should not be left unattended at VGF, and parents are asked to ensure that their children follow school rules and respect our vendors and volunteers. 


9. VGF sounds like a lot of work! How can I help?

VGF is a fantastic event requiring many parent volunteers to make the day fun for everyone. Sign up to volunteer at the top of this page. Interested in being a sponsor of VGF?Contact our VGF chairs.


10. Where can I find more information about VGF?

Each Collegiate family will receive a Village Green Fair Packet in the mail and via email in early March. While this website is the best source of information about the Village Green Fair, the VGF Packet is another great resource about this fun-filled, two-day event! Still have questions? Contact our VGF chairs.

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