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Mercer festivals highlight cultural heritage

Sep 04, 2014 10:26AM, Published by Community News Service, Categories: Community, News



Mercer County Park Festival Grounds is set to host four cultural heritage festivals in September and October.

Festivals scheduled to take place on the grounds are the Mercer Irish Fest, Italian American Festival and Mercer County Cultural Festival. Mercer County Park Festival Grounds are loacted on Old Trenton Road in West Windsor.

The fourth annual Mercer Irish Fest is scheduled for Sept. 6 and 7. Festival hours are 12 to 10 p.m. Saturday and 12 to 8 p.m. Sunday.

The festival, sponsored by the Trenton Irish Heritage Association, a nonprofit organization, will features entertainment for all ages, vendors of Irish goods, cultural education and performances by local bands.

Admission is $5.

More information is online at merceririshfest.com.

The 15th annual Italian American Festival of Mercer County is scheduled for Sept. 26, 27 and 28 at Mercer County Park Festival Grounds.

The three-day extravaganza, organized by the Mercer County Italian-American Festival Association, features a piazza of Italian food, an Italian market, a heritage pavilion with more than 200 displays of memorabilia of famous Italian-Americans and other products, a bocce area, a cultural theater, folk dancers and singers, big band music, opera, known performers, amusement rides and a fireworks display.

Festival hours are set for 3 to 11 p.m. Sept. 26; 12 to 11 p.m. Sept. 27; and 12 to 9:30 p.m. Sept. 28.

Admission is $5 for adults and $4 for senior citizens; children 12 and under can attend for free.

More information is online at italianamericanfestival.com.

The annual Mercer County Cultural Festival is set to cap off the season 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Oct. 11. The festival celebrates diverse cultures through traditional food, live music and dance performances, and also feature artists exploring their heritage in their art and crafts.

Interested vendors should call (609) 278-2712 or email culturalfestival@mercercounty.org.

Admission and parking are free.


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