Village Fair Days to grace Green July 28-29
Published 12:00 am, Monday, July 10, 2017
The Greater New Milford Chamber of Commerce will hold its 50th annual Village Fair Days July 28-29 from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. each day on the Village Green.
Offerings include live entertainment, bingo, bouncy houses, a food court and almost 200 vendor and community booths.
An opening ceremony, featuring a ribbon cutting and the crowning of the king and queen, will be on July 28 at 10 a.m.
The kids’ fun run will be held July 28 at 6 p.m. Three races will be offered: for ages 4 and under, for ages 5 to 8, and for ages 9 to 12.
Registration will be held at the Chamber/Village Fair Days booth that day from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
The annual 8-Mile Road Race and 5K will be offered July 29 at 8:30 a.m.
Other offerings include an Amber Alert Child Identification Program in town hall July 28-29 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; an old-fashioned pie-eating contest July 29 at 4:30 p.m.; and music July 28 by the Blue Yodels from 3 to 4:30 p.m. and Perfect Timing Band from 7 to 10 p.m., and July 29 by Joe Coscina from 2:30 to 3 p.m. and Future Tense from 7 to 10 p.m.
New attractions this year include four activities on Bank Street: a New Milford High School Booster Club dunk tank July 28 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.; a car show July 28 from 4 to 8 p.m.; a touch-a-truck event July 29 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.; and the farmers market July 29 from 4 to 7 p.m.
Also new this year is a “Five Gets You Fifty Plus” contest.
Eligible individuals will have an opportunity to input a five-number combination for a locked box.
If the code unlocks the combination, the individual will win the prizes inside.
The contest will run from July 28 from noon to 7 p.m., followed by a second chance to win a prize July 29 at 8 p.m.
Admission to the fair is free.
Handicapped parking will be available behind town hall at 10 Main St.
Pets are not permitted at the fair.
For more information, visit www.newmilford-chamber.