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South Orange Village Food Stroll and Pub Crawl on Sunday, May 7

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The South Orange Food Stroll & Pub Crawl is back! On Sunday, May 7, SOVCA hosts its second annual South Orange Food Stroll & Pub Crawl, a tasting event that showcases the diverse restaurants and unique retailers in our Village Center. With the purchase of a wristband, you'll stroll and sample delectable bites and beverages from local eateries and taverns. 

Join us on Sunday, May 7, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. for the annual South Orange Food Stroll & Pub Crawl. Stroll and sample delectable bites and beverages from local eateries and taverns including:

FOOD STROLL
Ariyoshi
Ashley Marketplace
BGR South Orange
Bunny's Sports Bar
Cold Stone Creamery
The Dancing Blende
Noodlefan
Pandang
Papillon 25 
The Snug at Ricalton's
Tito's Burritos & Wings
Town Hall Deli
Village Diner

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PUB CRAWL
Bunny's Sports Bar
Papillon 25
The Snug at Ricalton's

IN STORE SPECIALS
Cafe Word Bookstore
Kitchen a la Mode
Mod Studio
Pet Wants SOMA

CLICK HERE for the stroll map with a complete list of what the businesses will be sampling.

The South Orange Food Stroll & Pub Crawl is graciously sponsored by Natalie Farrell of Weichert Realtors.

Here's how it will work: participating restaurants will set up tasting stations inside their stores. In order to taste your way around the Village, you must purchase a wristband that will give you access to over one dozen restaurants sampling their fabulous food and stores who will be offering great discounts and promotions! 

Advance sale wristbands can be purchased for $20 each, and only $5 for kids 3-8. Children age 2 and under are free.

Wristbands that are purchased in advance through our website can be picked up the day of the event, Sunday, May 7, beginning at 3 p.m.at the corner of Sloan St. and South Orange Avenue. Wristbands can also be puchased at The Dancing Blender, Kitchen a la Mode and at Sparkhouse. Sales of wristbands at these 3 locations will be cash only. Wristbands cost $25 the day of the event, so it saves you money to buy them in advance! 

We'll be providing maps of all the participating businesses to all the attendees that you can use to walk around the Village to ensure that you don't miss one morsel. To top it off, our participating restaurants who have liquor licenses will have special drinks for sale just for this event! That's why we're calling it a Food Stroll AND Pub Crawl.
 

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