MONTGOMERY, N.J., August 20, 2019 – Art, music, amusement rides, games of chance, obstacle courses, and festival foods are among the many thrills in store for 10,000 expected patrons at the fifth annual Montgomery FunFest on Sunday, September 15. The community festival is free at the Princeton Airport from 12-5 p.m.
Organized by the Montgomery Business Association, the festival will feature more than 130 vendors, including local businesses, non-profits, artists and food concessions. Attendees can ride in a helicopter, climb a rock wall, attempt the triple slide and other amusements. Fire trucks, planes and classic cars will also be on display.
“Montgomery FunFest has a tradition of bringing together the best of our community to create a dynamic, profitable event for all to enjoy,” said Jean Robinson, president of the MBA, FunFest Chair and executive director of Ivy Counseling Group, an event sponsor. “We maximize attendance by involving local businesses, student organizations, science clubs, and local martial arts and dance studios to create a fun day for the entire community.”
The Montgomery High School Band and Dance Team will kick-off the event at 11:45 am in the Welcome Tent. Entertainment includes live music from local bands Fitz and the Cats, The Shaxe and GoodWorks. Additionally, the festival will showcase performances by local organizations and businesses
All day amusement wristbands are $20 (excludes Rock Wall and Wrecking Ball amusements). The MBA uses profits from FunFest to award $1000 scholarships to graduating high school seniors from the Montgomery High School.
VIP Parking will be sold for $15 cash the day of the event and $5 parking is available in the grass on Airpark Road. Free parking is available across the street from the Princeton Airport at the Wall Street Office Park. Shuttle Buses will ferry attendees from the FREE parking area to the Welcome Tent.
Handicap Parking is limited and only available to those with a handicap placard who are physically unable to take the Shuttle Bus.
FunFest is produced by the MBA comprised of “Shop Local Montgomery” businesses. Major sponsors include Packet Media Group, 1st Constitution Bank, Montgomery Pediatric Dentistry, Frank Veronsky Photography, Honda of Princeton, The Montgomery News, Princeton Airport and Ivy Counseling Group.