2017 Bayfest in Somers Point is Apr. 29

20170419-map of somers point njThe 29th annual Bayfest returns to Somers Point this Saturday.

Billed as the largest single-day festival in South Jersey, the free event offers a full day of music, food and family fun.

More than 50 crafters will set up shop along historic Bay Ave. They’ll be joined by 40 food vendors serving up festival favorites like kettle corn, fudge and crabcakes.

Festivalgoers can also enjoy live performances from country musicians, The Rhythm Wranglers, soul rockers, Atley Moon and the Say Somethings, Celtic pipe and drum ensemble Nae Breeks, Grateful Dead and Bob Dylan tribute band Dead Reckoning and cover band Generations.

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For the kiddos there will be there games, a goldfish toss, plus a sand art station. They can also get hands on with sea life in the Atlantic City Aquarium touch tank.

What began as a way to celebrate Earth Day has evolved to raise funds for community projects such as new public playground equipment and improvements to the local park. Today, environmental groups still attend Bayfest in order to help educate the public and improve ecological awareness.

Saturday, Apr. 29, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. (rain or shine) – Bay Ave., Somers Point, NJ.

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