FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J. — A strolling magician, a stilt walker, carnival rides and more are on tap this weekend at the annual Franklin Lakes Town Fair, Sept. 18-19.
The event kicks off from 6 to 10 p.m. Friday with rides and food on DeKorte Drive in front of Borough Hall. It continues on 11 a.m. Saturday with vendor boots and a Girl Scouts bake sale until 5 p.m. Then there's food and rides until 10 p.m.
Food vendors include Island Fusion Grill and Smoothies, Kara Kakes, Johnny Zeppoli, Carmelo's Brick Oven Pizza and Noah's ice cream truck.
The Mayors Wellness Campaign is offering a $5-off coupon towards the purchase of a Friday night unlimited ride wristband to the first 50 attendees who sign the Franklin Lakes Living Healthy pledge.
The community stage will be highlighting local dance studios, gymnasts, karate studios and bands. The Saturday music schedule:
- 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. 17 North Band
- 1 to 1:30 Justin Wood - Circus Performer
- 1:30 to 1:45 p.m. Ethos Spa
- 1:45 to 2 p.m. Dance Design
- 2 to 2:30 p.m. Wyckoff School of Dance
- 2:30 to 3 p.m. Black Belt America
- 3 to 3:30 p.m. Rising Phoenix
- 3:30 to 3:45 p.m. Ethos Spa
A shuttle bus, provided by Toll Brothers and Stop & Shop, will run in a loop to and from the fair -- with stops at the Recreation Center on Pulis Avenue, the Franklin Avenue Middle School, Franklin Lakes United Methodist Church and the VFW parking lots.
Event Gold Sponsors include TD Bank, Express Scripts and BD.
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