FLEMINGTON, NJ – Organizers of this year’s Corn, Tomato and Beer Festival have released its schedule of activities.

The festival will be held from noon to 8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 4. on Stangl Road here, which will be closed to traffic.

The festival includes a food contest; local craft beer offerings; music headlined by CC Coletti; kids’ activities, including free train rides; a ninja obstacle course; a drone race demo, and the “big reveal” of 40 colorful Adirondack chairs built by Hunterdon Polytech students and painted by local artists.

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More than 100 vendors will be part of the event, with 18 restaurants and eateries participating. The festival will include three music stages, eight musical acts, two magicians, a petting zoo, rock climbing wall, bounce house, pony rides and more.

Admission is free, with some activities requiring a $5 donation that benefits the Flemington Fire Department.

Schedule:

  • Noon-5 p.m. – Rock climbing wall ($5 donation required)
  • 1-2; 3-4; 5-6  – Antique fire truck rides
  • 1; 2:30; 4       – Black River & Western Railroad rides (kids under 12 free)
  • 12:30; 3         – Paw Patrol Meet & Greet
  • 1:30               – Conrad the Magician Show
  • 2:30               – Police dog demo
  • 2:45               – “Hands Across Stangl” human chain by Girls on the Run
  • 3                    – Drone race demo
  • 4                    – Restaurant contest and “Let’s Sit Together” chair ceremony
  • 5-8                 – CC Coletti concert

Flemington Community Partnership, which sponsors the festival, promises it will also include “unlimited fun.”