Soupstock Music & Arts Festival, our favorite local community event is BACK! We are so excited to see the announcement! Dates have changed from their usual mid summer fest to Sept 29 & 30!
Expect us there vending our one of a kind handmade Hoopla Hoops!
The kitchen this year is fully stocked with TWO live music stages, an awesome interactive Kids Zone, vendors galore, food trucks, lots of soup AND chili, and so much more!
Check out the Facebook event page HERE!
Grab a spoon and enjoy!
Anywhere else you wanna see us? Let us know!
Come find us among the fishes this month when we make our annual return to the one and only Mystic Aquarium!
We are so excited to hit the road and head north to return to one of our favorite gigs of the year! Miss Sarah and Miss Marisa can be found Feb 18 12pm-2pm creating our famous Hoopla Zone for all of the Aquarium’s guests!
Well it is officially cold weather out there and Holidays are rolling in so you know what that means! ❄️
It’s time to celebrate with a Holiday Pop-Up Shop this Sunday!
You can find us at The Glass Source Stained Glass Studio in Seymour, CT THIS Sunday December 17th from 11 AM to 3 PM.
We are so excited to be teaming up with so many wonderful small local businesses to spread some holiday cheer! Make sure to stop in and get the gifts you need for the ones you love!
See you Sunday!
We are so excited to get moving on Holiday Markets!
We are making our way around state Hoopla Hoops in hand! Find us in Danbury, Windsor, Woodbury and Seymour through the next few weeks!
Below is a list of all the details you need to find us and get your hoop on this holiday season!
We look forward to seeing you!
Dear Hoopla family & friends,
We have had quite the adventure with The Hoopla
Shop in the past 3 years. We are proud to say that we opened the Northeast’s first (hula) hoop shop.
With the opening of The Hoopla Shop, Celebrate Shelton was born and the creation of our Downtown Handmade Market. It’s where we met over 250 handmade artisans over the course of 3 years, co-hosted over 45 markets, and built a shop filled with love, a sense of community, and a whole lotta hoops.
Our small, but mighty team has evolved, but this is where Alexandra Capaldo and Lauren Dev began. Also, Marisa Caron and Sarah Murphy have been by my side since the day we opened and continue to take this journey with me every step of the way.
After our busiest summer of programming, we have decided to close our little hoop shop to start focusing on our next adventure. We are confident in our choice and have no doubt this was the best decision we could have made as a team!
To everyone who has supported us along the way, who attended markets, bought one or several hoops, thank you so much and keep it coming!
We are formulating the best ways to get your Christmas hoops to you and we will be announcing the holiday markets you can find us at this season later today!
Again, thank you. We will be celebrating our 7th year in business this April and we get the warm fuzzies every single day because we love what we do and are so lucky to spread the Hoopla Love. ❤️
Nicole & The Hoopla Gals
Hope you have your costumes ready, your LED batteries charged, and your plans set in class because it is almost Halloween! What a fun time of year to dress up, get spooky and enjoy yourself. Not to mention it has been such perfect weather to hoop in, not too hot, not too cold.
Maybe you are running behind on a costume though, and that truly can be scary! Well don’t worry, here are some hoop related costumes to keep you festive and in the spin!
A classic is a circus performer, most hoopers have this outfit in their closet! 🎪🤹🏻♀️
A lion tamer, with a hoop as a prop for your lion to jump through. Get yourself a fancy tailed jacket, a stuffed tiger and your hoop, and you are good to go! 🦁⭕️
Another classic is Sonic the Hedgehog. He is always collecting rings and a small yellow hoop is the perfect way to include your prop with your outfit! 🏅💙💛
Maybe nautical costumes are more your style, a dolphin trainer is another easy one to pull off, with just a wetsuit and a stuffed dolphin and you are all set to hit the trick or treats!🐬
We here at BringtheHoopla wish you a very Happy Halloween! Be safe and have fun!
We are so excited to be back in the swing of things! We have fitness classes running in both Fairfield and Shelton! And our Happy Hooping classes are popping up all over Connecticut!
It has been such a great year, and the best summer Hoopla has ever seen. As we enter into colder months we can’t help but be grateful for the fantastic year we had. We want to thank everyone that booked us this summer and are looking forward to seeing you all again next year!
But don’t forget, just cause it’s a little chilly doesn’t mean we are flying south for the winter! You can still book us for parties, community events, corporate events and anything else you think could use some our signature Hoopla Fun.
Here’s to a Happy Fall Season and for new adventures on the horizon! As always, we sending our love!
It is that lovely time of year! It’s Back-To-School Time!
We are excited to return to classes this month! We have two running at Shelton Community Center and one running at the Fairfield Cont. Ed.! Kids and Adults!
Shelton Community Center Classes
Starting September 20th Pre-Registeration Required
Sign Up in Person at 41 Church Street Shelton, CT 06484
Fairfield Continuing Education
Starting September 26th Preregistration Required
Sign up Online — Click HERE For Registration and More Info
And don’t forget to BringtheHoopla into your school today by booking a BEFORE or AFTER school program!
As we enter into August, we reflect on our amazing summer! Although it’s not over yet it seems like we have accomplished so much in such a small time.
From Mayfest to Soupstock, beach clubs and summer camps we have been all over the map. We are so blessed to spend every day doing what we do, especially this year and in busiest summer ever!
This weekend it keeps rolling as we do our interactive programming at Downtown Sounds Summer Concert Series this Friday August 4, at Veterans Memorial Park in Shelton and as well as vend SoNo Arts Festival.
Our own Hoopla Summer Camp is also on the way for this month. Running the 14th to the 18th of this month we are very excited for a full week of Hoopla.
We love you all, thank you for continually making our dreams livable!