Canal Day Music & Craft Festival

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Canal Day Music & Craft Festival

August 23rd, 2014
Hugh Force Park
170 W. Central Ave., Wharton, NJ 07885

Event Description

You're Invited! The Canal Day Festival is an old time country fair that celebrates the heritage of the Morris Canal and its contributions to the development of the communities along its banks. The festival is now in its 39th year. Come to a day of free family fun featuring over 100 unique craft vendors, great food, and educational events.

Learn about New Jersey history by taking a Morris Canal guided walking tour provided by the Canal Society of NJ and visit the newly restored Lock 2 East. Experience life on the Canal first hand by traveling down the waterway on a free boat ride or prove your prowess by paddling a kayak. Learn about local and exotic wildlife. Experience the art of blacksmithing, visit a civil war encampment or lay back and enjoy listening to over 10 of New Jersey's best musical performers.  End the day with a fantastic fireworks display.

Event is from 10 am - 5 pm. Admission is Free.