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Community Fest

Ewing Community Fest is back after a brief hiatus!  Community Fest is an annual community celebration hosted by Ewing Township, the Ewing Public Schools and The College of New Jersey in early fall where residents come together for a celebration of community and fun.   The event is free and open to the public!

Community Fest 2017

The 2017 Township of Ewing Community Fest will take place on Saturday, September 23 from 10am to 4pm at the College of New Jersey.   Community Fest is run in partnership with with TCNJ and the Ewing Schools.   The Village is easily accessible from all parking lots.  

Address: 2000 Pennington Rd, Ewing, NJ 08618 (Directions)
Directions on Campus: From the entrance on Rte. 31, bear right.  Ewing Community Fest will be located at the green across from Campus Town and adjacent to parking lots 3 & 4.

Entertainment Schedule

  • 10:00 AM–11:00 AM
    DJ Barry Friedman
  • 11:00 AM
    Ewing High School Marching Band
  • 11:30 AM
    Welcome/Opening Ceremony
  • 11:45 AM-1:15 PM
    Jonathan Savage and the Classic Rockers
  • 1:30 – 2:00 PM
    Parkway Elementary School Singers
    Antheil Elementary School Choir
  • 2:15 – 3:30 PM
    Jonathan Savage and the Classic Rockers
  • 3:30 – 4:00 PM
    DJ Barry Friedman

    Event Mainstays

    • Community Fest Village
      This mainstay of the event features vendors offering crafts and goods that will help give you a good start on your holiday shopping.  
      Stop and chat with the your friends and neighbors in local community groups to learn more about how they make a difference in our community and how you can, too. 
    • Food Court
      Take a break from the festivities in the Community Fest Food Court  where restaurants will serve up some of your favorite treats and culinary delicacies.  
    • Kid Zone
      Look for inflatable rides for kids similar to those that appeared at past Community Fests, including a super slide, rocky mountain, UFO laser tag and crayon bounce.
    • Ewing Bike Ride
      Join the Ewing Green Team for a healthy outing to start of the day on their 3rd Annual Bike Tour while raising money to support prostate cancer awareness and research.  The Tour, being run in collaboration with the Recreation Department,  runs from 8:30 to 11 am.  The event will start and end at Campus Town at The College of New Jersey. The theme for this year’s ride is “Bike Riding for a Healthier You.”  Police escort is provided.  This ride is adults 18 and older.  The ride registration fee is $20 until Sept. 16 and $25 after. All persons registering by Sept. 16 will receive a T-shirt. Day-of-event registration begins at 8 a.m.  The ride is limited to 50 riders so pre-registration is recommended.   


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    If you would like to reserve a space for your business or organization, please fill out and submit the Vendors/Crafters application form. For more information about reserving a space, please contact Joan Pageau at 609.771.3142 or Kim Macellaro at 609.538.7609 or call the Community Fest Hotline at 609.771.3262.

    The deadline for receiving applications has been extended to Friday, September 15th, 2017. 

    Forms

    Acknowledgements

    The Township of Ewing gratefully acknowledges the contributions of the township-based businesses which helped make this day possible.  

Municipal Building: 
2 Jake Garzio Drive
Ewing, NJ 08628
 
(609) 883-2900 
 M-F: 8:30am - 4:30pm

Senior & Community Center: 
999 Lower Ferry Road 
Ewing, NJ 08628 
(609) 883-1776 
 M-F: 8:30am - 4:30pm

Jack Stephan Way (Brush Drop-off): 
M-F: 7:30am - 2:30pm 
 Sat: 7:30am - 2:30pm

Scotch Road (Public Works): 
Bulk and Electronic Items 
M-F: 7:00am - 3:00pm 
 Sat: 7:00am - 2:30pm

Ewing Animal Shelter 
4 Jake Garzio Drive 
 (609) 771-8076

Ewing Police 
2 Jake Garzio Drive 
 (609) 882-1313

Ewing Branch Library 
61 Scotch Road 
 (609) 882-3130

Rental Property Concern Hotline: 
 (609) 323-1177

Ewing Public Schools 
2099 Pennington Road
Ewing, NJ 08618
P: (609) 538-9800
F: (609) 538-0041

Weather Central 
Courtesy of PHVFC 
phvfc.org/Weather.html


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