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Families Enjoy the 88th Feast and Carnival of St. Sebastian

August 21, 2014 at 5:00 PM

MONTCLAIR, NJ – Opening day of the 88th St. Sebastian’s Feast and Carnival was met with excitement and fun for the entire family on Wednesday.

Kavenly Field, ;located at the corner of Walnut and Grove Street in Montclair was brightly lit during the nighttime opening festivities.  In addition to music and a vast array of food vendors, families enjoyed the rides, games and face painting.  The newest ride, the ‘Ring of Fire Roller Coaster’ was a main attraction.

Dori Christmas attended opening day with her family to celebrate her son's 12th birthday.  She said, "The kids had a blast at the carnival.  We were pleasantly surprised that there were attractions and rides suitable for all ages, from my six year old to my teen daughter." 

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Lasting until Sunday, August 24 at 10PM, the St. Sebastian’s Feast and Carnival at 3:30 pm.  The procession of the statue of St. Sebastian will begin at 3:30PM at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church and go throughout Montclair, where it will culminate at the feast at 6:30 pm.

The carnival lasts from August 20-August 24 and the hours are: Wednesday, August 20 - Friday, August 22 from 5-10PM and Saturday, August 23 - Sunday August 24 from 3-10PM.

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