Saturday and Sunday, September 21 & 22, now in its 19th year, brings fresh and exciting family friendly venues for 2019. Over 20,000 visitors attend Margate Fall Funfest, a true celebration of the season, our beautiful bayfront, and the friendly spirit of the people of Margate!
Funfest is loaded with new entertainment and activities including music, games, back-bay nature tours and educational exhibits. Vendors from throughout the region will be offering food and crafts. The area’s represented bars and restaurants will be alive with visitors and the fun kicks off on Saturday, Sept. 21 from 11 am- 6 pm and continues through Sunday the 22 from 11am-5pm.
A dozen musical bands will be featured on the main stage, playing everything from rock, to country, to reggae. Visitors will also enjoy Steve and Cookie’s Annual Dog Show, featured guests and new and exciting activities. These are just some of the many highlight’s visitors can expect to find along Amherst Avenue, between Decatur and Coolidge Avenues. NEW is the addition of Flat out Fishn’ Charters back bay boat ridesand a two-day BAGGO Bag Toss Tournament. Children and adults are able to participate in this family fun competition to win cash prizes!
Featured entertainment this year on the 95.1 WAYV Kid’s Stage will be games and magicians, performing jaw dropping shows with comedy and audience participation. Crafts from over 65 juried artisans offering a wide variety of handmade crafts including; wood designs, pottery, fall décor, culinary artisan products and unique jewelry. All of this will be in addition to a character parade, children’s gymnastics and yoga demonstrations. Past special guests have included the Phillie Phanatic, Miss New Jersey and others.