SpringFest Kicks off Street Fair Season April 10, 2016

SpringFest Poster 2016Winter gives way to spring as Nyack prepares for the Nyack Chamber’s 30th annual SpringFest street fair, set for Sunday, April 10th in the heart of Nyack on Main Street and Broadway from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm, rain or shine. Admission is free.

Families and fun-seekers shouldn’t miss this unique event, featuring over 340 vendors with something for everyone ― jewelry, art, photography, collectibles, antiques, quality handmade crafts, unique gifts and much more. Not to mention the great shops and restaurants that will be participating with special offers. The fair will also feature live entertainment, plus great food, outdoor dining and activities for the kids.

NEW THIS YEAR:  kids of all ages can join the circus for a day, taking in Amazing Grace CIRCUS! shows and trying out tightwire walking, silk climbing and juggling with help from the circus performers. The free shows are set for 1:00pm and 3:00pm in Memorial Park.* Popcorn, cotton candy and juggling equipment will be available for purchase to complete the circus experience.

SpringFest sponsor School of Rock – Orangeburg will be offering a full line-up of music from local bands (recruited by event manager Mark Mangan) beginning at 11:00 am and continuing until 5:00 pm.* Performing live on the School Of Rock Stage on Main and Cedar streets:

11:00am          Former Oingo Boingo guitarist Jeff Rubin: Sets throughout the afternoon
12:00pm          Nyack’s own Riverskye Band: Original, melodic, soulful rock
1:00pm            School of Rock: Future rock stars of America!
2:00pm            Slick Trixie: Motown to Top 40 and everything in between
3:00pm            Tony T Group: With actor, entertainer, vocalist Louis Vanaria; meet Louis after the performance
4:00pm            The Old No.7 Band: Blues, bluegrass, rock, R&B: performing together 30 years

While grown-ups groove to the music, the fair will offer plenty for the younger set, with kids’ games and bouncy houses in the Main Street parking lot.

Special offerings from local merchants, service providers and not-for-profits will add zest, as well as interesting opportunities for practical shoppers. Shoppers and foodies should look for Nyack Chamber member restaurants and merchants offering enticing mid-week “Here All Year” specials aimed at bringing visitors back to explore the many charms of this eclectic village.

“SpringFest is a great tradition in Nyack,” says Scott Baird, President of the Nyack Chamber. “For 30 years, this fair has marked the beginning of the warm season’s vibrant, outdoor cultural life in Nyack. It speaks volumes about our Village: Nyack is a great place to live, work, do business — and have fun.”

Booth information is available from Woodwill Corporation at 631-234-4183.

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