Summit, NJ – Celebrate Summit’s rich history and culture on Sunday, October 18 at Summit Heritage Day, co-sponsored by the City of Summit and Summit Community Programs. All are welcome to enjoy a full afternoon of cultural foods, live performances, historical displays, and much more.

Summit Heritage Day will begin at 2 PM on Summit’s Village Green with a variety of cultural dance and singing performances, including Irish, Greek, Peruvian, and Ecuadorian to name just a few. Event-goers will also be encouraged to sample from a variety of cultural foods at one of the many food trucks: Summit Thai, Taqueria Authentica, The Summit Meat House, Pizza Vita, The Eatery, and more.

Throughout the afternoon, event-goers may explore Summit’s history as they visit with historical characters, browse through displays set up by various City and non-profit organizations, or even add a piece of their own family history to the historical timeline billboard.   

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A Summit Heritage Day trivia bee will test Summit students, grades 4 – 7 in their knowledge of Summit history, beginning at 3 PM on the auxiliary stage. Interested students may still sign up with the DCP. The afternoon will end with the American Band Stand Review in concert on the main stage.

Summit’s Village Green is located at 356 Broad Street. For more information or to volunteer with Summit Heritage Day, please contact the Summit DCP at 908-277-2932, visit us online at, or email David Guida at