Gathering Of The Vibes
July 23-26, 2009
Several types of passes are available for the festival, such as a $180 camping or non-camping weekend pass, and a $60 single day non-camping pass.
This summer, Gathering Of The Vibes will be hosting bands and musicians over the course of four days. Among others, Keller Williams, Guster, and State Radio will be there. This festival is great for adults as well as children. Camp grounds are available for RVs, vans, and tents. Bathrooms and showers are available on the campsite. It is encouraged to bring all necessary camp gear if you are camping such as tents, sleeping bags, several days clothes, tapestries or tarps for shade, and rain gear for precaution. Other standard items such as bug spray, flashlights, fun games, and of course musical instruments like guitars and drums are encouraged. Bring coolers for your own food, or buy food at the festival. Do not bring glass bottles to the campsite, as they are dangerous and prohibited.
Tickets, full band list, and more information are available online at: www.gatheringofthevibes.com
Tickets can also be ordered by phone at: (203) 908 – 3030
Barnum Festival: Wing Ding Parade for Kids
July 20, 2009
8:30 am for registration
11 am start of the parade
Noble Avenue, Bridgeport
A great festival for kids! This festival is a parade in which participating paraders help to decorate floats, carriages, and wagons. If decorating isn’t your style, come dressed up in a costume and simply participate in the parade. After the parade, entertainment will follow with magicians, jugglers, acrobats, and even clowns performing tricks and amazing the eye. Along with these performers, arts and crafts, games, and even face painting are all included in the entertainment. This event is free!
Visit www.barnumfestival.com for more information, and other festivals this summer.
Norwalk Oyster Festival
September 11-13, 2009
Veterans Memorial Park (42 Seaview Avenue)
East Norwalk, CT
This festival is the ideal festival to celebrate the end of the summer. This festival is sprawling and huge, and great for the whole family. The festival boasts tents and booths full of delicious international food, barbecue, and plenty of activities geared for kids such as arts and crafts, rides, and games. The festival includes entertainers and special competitions awarding more than $20,000 of prizes. The festival runs for three days, and the hours are:
Friday: 6pm – 11pm
Saturday: 11am – 11pm
Sunday: 11am – 8 pm
(Sunday includes “Family Day Specials” which will get you reduced admissions, reduced prices on rides until 2 pm, and special prices on kids food.)
For more information, contact: (203) 838 – 9444