The Bergen Business & Civic Association (BBCA) announces the 20th Annual Bergen Park Festival and Parade on Saturday June 13, 2009.
Events begin at 11am and concludes with a fireworks show after dark. “For the last 20 years the Bergen Park Festival has been a tremendous family-fun event for the entire area. I encourage everyone to stop at the park on the Saturday June 13th and enjoy the festivities” stated Anne Sapienza President of the BBCA. “This event is made possible by local business sponsors, the BBCA, and countless community volunteers” Sapienza concluded.
The park opens at 11am for the “Classic Car Show” and at noon the kick-off parade begins at the Fire Hall. The festival includes multiple craft vendors, pony rides, kid’s activities, food vendors, and live music all day in the park. Clor’s will be catering a Pulled Pork BBQ Dinner beginning at 4pm and tickets will be on sale at the Main Tent.
Back from popular demand this summer is Bossy Bingo sponsored by the Bergen Grange. The biggest crowd pleaser, this game appeals to the big gamblers and the good sports. This year the grid contains 100 squares and tickets are $5 a piece contact Michele in the Bergen Town Hall for more information.
The live entertainment this year will include the Panloco Steel Drum Band, sponsored by the Byron-Bergen Public Library at 2pm and our local John Cummings 00’ graduate of Byron-Bergen High School will be performing with his band “Something Else” between 6-10pm. Following the music will be a magnificent fireworks display, so don’t forget to bring your lawn chair and come join the fun at the Bergen Park Festival!
For more details please call Michele Smith, Bergen Town Clerk at (585) 494-1121. Ext. 1