FANWOOD, NJ -- The annual Fanny Wood Day celebration on Sunday, Sept. 15, brought out a big crowd that sampled international foods, listened to great music, and participated in numerous competitive eating contests.

Highlights included the Fanwood Bagel Toss, Pizza-eating (Nick's Pizza), Tot-cho eating (Fanwood Grille), ice cream eating (Rocko's) and spaghetti & meatball eating (Fabio's). Also on the agenda was the annual bubble gum blowing contest and water balloon toss.

There were also rides and face-painting for the kids and Sheelen’s Bistro Beer Garden & Oyster Bar for the adults. 

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"Fanny Wood Day is one of our signature events," Mayor Colleen Mahr told TAPintoSPF. "It's great to see such a big crowd on a beautiful day." is Scotch Plains-Fanwood’s only free daily local news source. Sign up for our free daily eNewsletter and “Like” us on Facebook and twitter @SPF_TAP. Download the free TAPinto App for iPhone or Android.