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Franklin Tonwship: Exhibitors and Volunteers Needed for Franklin Day Festival

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SOMERSET, NJ - If you have a business or organization, or just want to give back to the community, then the township is looking for you. 

The 4th Annual Franklin Day Festival is scheduled for September 23, from noon to 5 p.m, and there is still limited space available for food, retail, and service vendors.

Volunteers are also needed to help run activities on the day of the festival.

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“Last year was a great success with 10,000 people attending this fabulous outdoor event," Councilwoman Rozalyn Sherman (D-Ward-2), founder, and coordinator of the event said. "We still have a few spaces open for exhibitors who want to meet and greet the residents of our wonderful community."  

More than 150 vendors are expected to attend, including 20 food trucks. A classic car show will be part of the myriad of totally free activities for the entire family.

This year’s event will feature exciting activities geared toward the entire family including live music, and dance performances showcasing Franklin’s diverse community.

The event will also include a vast array of totally FREE activities for children such as a petting zoo, pony rides, bubble soccer, mini golf, games and municipal vehicles to explore.

Visitors are encouraged to bring lawn chairs and blankets for a picnic in the park while enjoying the Festival events.

Space for commercial enterprises and non-profit organizations is still available. 

For an exhibitor application click here.

Or call Bob Futcher at 732-873-2500 ext 6428 to discuss volunteer opportunities.

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