Each year, the festival features family oriented contests and activities, a 5k run, special presentations about the film and regular appearances by living cast members from the movie.
Featuring Cast Members
- Karolyn Grimes (“Zuzu Bailey”)
- Jimmy Hawkins (“Tommy Bailey”)
- Donald & Ronald Collins (“Young Peter Bailey”)
- Mary Owen — Donna Reed’s Daughter
- Monica Capra Hodges — Frank Capra’s Granddaughter
- John Kuri — Son of Emile Kuri, Set Decorator, “It’s a Wonderful Life”
Additional Presentations By:
- Brian Rohan as Jimmy Stewart/George Bailey
- Michael Willian, Author, “The Essential It’s a Wonderful Life”
- Sal St. George, St. George Living History Productions, Home of Celebrity Museums & Destinations
- Pamela McColl, Author, “Twas the Night: The Art and History of the Classic Christmas Poem”
And . . .
- Mrs. New York 2023 — Chloe Rosen