The Montgomery FunFest on Sunday, September 10 promises a day of fun with more than 100 booths showcasing local businesses, art, contemporary crafts, culinary delights, helicopter rides, walkabout balloon, games of chance, live entertainment, expanded inflatable rides and games area for children. The third annual community festival is free at the Princeton Airport from 12-5 p.m. Last year’s event had over 10,000 attendees.
The opening ceremony will feature the Montgomery Township High School band performing the Star-Spangled Banner, remarks by Montgomery Township officials and Jean Robinson, president of the Montgomery Business Association and FunFest Chair. The MHS Drum line will then lead the march to the festivities.
“Our goal is to create a town tradition that residents won’t want to miss. We appreciate that so many local business members, restaurants and community organizations contribute to the event’s success,” said Robinson, who is also executive director of Volition Wellness Solutions. “Last year’s FunFest enabled the MBA to award five $1000 scholarships to graduating MHS students Carly Conway, Michael Lynch, Kelly Anderson, Tyler Gallagher and Griffen Kingkiner. We hope our success this year will allow us to award even more scholarships.”
Food vendors will serve a variety of culinary delights including bratwurst, funnel cakes, BBQ, gyro, falafel, hot dogs, wood fired pizza, calzones, Stromboli, ice cream, kettle corn and award-winning cupcakes. The Radio 101.5 Van will entertain and host contests with prizes from 1-3 p.m. School groups, local taekwondo clubs, and dance studio students will perform. FunFest will also feature live music from local bands Acoustic Road, The Shaxe, RockXchange and GoodWorks.
Attendees will enjoy games of skill, children’s activities, helicopter rides, rock wall and inflatable obstacle courses. In addition to fire trucks, planes, helicopters, and classic cars on display, attendees can end the day test driving the latest models of Honda, Audi or Volkswagon. The MBA will be selling merchandise and many will be offering free gifts.
FunFest is produced by the MBA comprised of “Shop Local” area businesses, which include many Montgomery residents. Platinum Sponsors are Honda of Princeton, Audi Princeton and the Princeton Packet. Silver Sponsors include Montgomery Pediatric Dentistry, Analar Corporation, Volition Wellness, Princeton Airport and Frank Veronsky Photography. Sponsorships in-kind are provided by Montgomery Township, Hilton Realty, Rambling Pines Day Camp, Blooms of Montgomery and Witherspoon Media Group.
To learn more visit www.MontgomeryFunFest.com, www.facebook.com/MontgomeryFunFest, and Twitter with the hashtag #MontgomeryFunFest.