NEWTON, NJ - The Town of Newton and the Greater Newton Chamber of Commerce are joining together to celebrate the Newton Day Festival on Saturday, June 8, 2019. This will be a fun-filled and special day for the community with activities including a new Dog Costume contest and Hamster Ball races.
Beginning at 10:30 a.m. and running until 4 p.m. Spring Street will be filled with vendors and non-profit organizations offering fun and unique shopping opportunities. The DJ – RC Mixers will be on hand again to entertain the crowd. Mad Science will take the stage at noon and Rizzo’s Reptiles will present a program at 2:30 PM.
At 4:30pm the festival moves to Memory Park. Music will be provided by MUSHMOUTH performing from 6:00pm until the fireworks begin. New this year will be Hamster Ball races, held from 5:30 to 7:30, $5 per person.
The best dog costume will be judged in categories representing a character in a book, a tv show, and a movie. One winner in each category receiving a gift package valued at $50 for Maxwell & Molly’s Closet.
Sugar Swet Farms will provide a petting zoo. According to organizers, people attending Newton day will be able to enjoy the usual games and contests for the children to enjoy along with Bouncy-House Land featuring several large inflatable’s and carnival games, all free for the children and family to enjoy. Food Vendors offering Hamburgers, Deep Fried hotdogs, Cotton Candy, Hot Pretzels, Kettle corn, Lemonade, and more and carnival goodies will be available all evening.
At dusk, this year’s Fireworks display will be like no other as the town has increased the funding to provide a more spectacular display than in years past featuring low-aerial pyrotechnics.
In addition, the Newton Day Committee along with the Town of Newton has decided that this year’s display will be in honor of Lexi Faye. A special section of the fireworks will be dedicated to Lexi in between the main display and the grand finale, with fireworks done in her favorite color of white.
Greater Newton Chamber of Commerce Newton Day organizers encourage area residents to come out to enjoy a full day and evening of fun in Newton.
The rain date is June 15.