PARAMUS, NJ – The L.E.A.D. Fest Carnival kicks off Thursday night at Westfield Garden State Plaza.
This year’s carnival will run from May 30 to June 9 in the mall’s parking lot and feature food, over two dozen rides, a midway and several special unlimited ride ticket deals.
On weekdays, hours will be from 5 to 11 p.m. and on weekends, it will run from noon to 11 p.m.The admission donation is $3 daily, unless otherwise noted, according to event organizers.
The annual event benefits the Paramus L.E.A.D. (Law Enforcement Against Drugs) curriculum in schools. In 2015, L.E.A.D. took over New Jersey’s D.A.R.E. as the state’s anti-drug and violence programming.