ROSELLE PARK, NJ - Professional artists and performers from Roselle Park and the New Jersey/New York area came out this past Saturday for the 5th Annual Roselle Park Arts Festival.
The Juried Art Walk featured dozens of artists and artisan crafters all exhibiting and selling their work and featured live musical performances by Bernard (Pretty) Purdie, Crescent City Maulers, ScreenAge Band, Brian Beckford, and others.
Live performances by Dancers Pointe, Sharon Sutera Belly Dance, Park Karate, East-West Dance School, Fusion Dance, Planet Dance, ZCO Dance Company, Step University, and Rahway Dance Theatre did not disappoint those who came out for the event.
Live paintings by street artists and glass blowing demonstrations were set up along with hands-on activities for children and adults alike that gave something for everyone to enjoy.
Food trucks included El Lechon de Negron, Uncle Louie G's Italian Ice, Kettle Corn, Kreme Bar, Maize-Arepas, Dee's Hot Dogs, El Rancho Dorado, and Romeo's Oriental BBQ.
This years festival featured the first Accessible Arts Area that included adapted activities in music/art/dance for those with motor, physical, cognitive, developmental, or sensory challenges and Fast Passes.
Art was also on exhibition by the students of Roselle Park School District.
For more information on the Roselle Park Arts Festival go to www.rplovesarts.org.
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