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Franklin Day Festival Seeks Participants and Sponsors for September Event


SOMERSET, N.J., August 1, 2015 – The Franklin Township Franklin Day Festival Committee is inviting entertainers, food vendors, exhibitors of non-food items, crafters and business services to participate in the second annual Franklin Day Festival on Saturday, September 19.  The committee is also looking for event sponsors. Participants must register by September 5 to reserve a space.

The Festival drew over 5,000 attendees in 2014 and a larger crowd is anticipated this year due to added attractions. The Festival to be held in popular Colonial Park will showcase a diversity of talent, children's programs and activities. In addition, the 2015 event will include a classic car show and expanded games and attractions for children.

The Festival will feature programs geared toward adults, children and families with upbeat music to get the crowd moving and dancing. The event is located across from the children’s playground. Visitors are encouraged to bring lawn chairs and blankets for a picnic in beautiful Colonial Park. 

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The Franklin Day Festival is on Saturday, September 19 from 11- 6 p.m. at Colonial Park (Lot C), Somerset, N.J.  Email for registration information and additional event information.  

CONTACT: Tiffany L. Delaney, Special Projects Manager, Township of Franklin, 732.873.2500 x6427,

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