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Has anyone ever been to this: http://www.italianamericanfestival.com/ ?

amv Sep 25, 2008 02:15 AM

Wondering if it's worth an hour trip...

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    cranrob RE: amv Sep 25, 2008 05:26 AM

    We go to this every year. I'm not sure it's worth an hour's drive, but it is fun. There are lots of food vendors, including local restaurants and purveyors that set up (Mamma Rosa's, Pete's Steakhouse, Porfirio's, Peoples Bakery to name a few), and there is also "Carnival Food". There is a couple of stages for music and performances, rides, etc.

    1. equal_Mark RE: amv Sep 25, 2008 08:00 AM

      What/where is it?

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        RGR RE: equal_Mark Sep 25, 2008 08:17 AM

        The complete name is The Mercer County Italian American Festival.


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          BeeZee RE: equal_Mark Sep 25, 2008 11:01 AM

          It's held at Mercer County Park in West Windsor
          Very popular with the locals, but I don't think it's worth an hour drive

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          jethro RE: amv Sep 26, 2008 07:47 PM

          Hopewell Valley Vineyards also sets up shop, so you can grab a good glass of wine and walk around. There's also a beer vendor. The food is excellent, and if you have kids, they have a wrist band day for them to ride the rides all day for one price (limited rides/games, however). We go every year & I think it's worth the trip.

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