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8/29/2014 - New Kid Activity Areas, ‘Crafters Nook’ and a Live Radio Broadcast Highlight Hamilton’s Annual Septemberfest - Sept 14th


New Kid Activity Areas, ‘Crafters Nook’ and a Live Radio Broadcast Highlight Hamilton’s Annual Septemberfest 


Whether it is new activity areas for your children, a Peddlers Village-style crafters’ area for adults or a live radio broadcast from a local station, this year’s Septemberfest has something to offer for the entire family.

Mayor Kelly Yaede is inviting residents to enjoy this year’s Septemberfest on Sunday, September 14th from 11 am to 5 pm in Hamilton Township’s Veterans Park.

Celebrating its 32nd year as Hamilton’s largest and most popular community-event, residents and visitors can enjoy vendors, exhibitions, food, entertainment, children’s activities and much more.

“Septemberfest is one of our community’s most popular events and is an annual tradition in Hamilton,” explains Mayor Kelly Yaede. “With some exciting new features for our children and families, this year’s Septemberfest will be another great celebration for our residents and visitors to enjoy.”      

Two special Kid Activity Zones will be offered inside Veterans Park’s Klockner Rd. and Kuser Rd. entrances. 

Returning to the Klockner Rd. end of the park with new and different exhibits will be:

ü  the popular Touch-a-Truck exhibit where children can step inside various vehicles

ü  a Fire Truck ‘Bouncy’

ü  Face-Painting

ü  a children’s Slide

ü  a Petting Zoo

ü  and an Antique Automobiles display


The Kid Activity Zone on the park’s Kuser Rd. side will feature:

ü  Several Amusement Rides tailored for younger children,

ü  a Rock Climbing Wall

ü  and other attractions    


Additionally, the park’s Whitehorse-Hamilton Square Rd. entrance will offer a Pony Ride for children to enjoy.


But fun activities will not just be for children, as the park’s Yardville-Hamilton Square Rd. side will offer several activities for adults to enjoy, such as:


ü  “Crafter’s Nook” - a Peddlers Village-style crafters area

ü  a special “Shop Hamilton” vendor section

ü  Musical entertainment

ü  and a large Food Court  


Throughout the event, WPST (94.5 FM) will have a live radio station broadcast.

Parking will be available in several locations to accommodate the crowd of attendees, such as at Steinert High School (2900 Klockner Rd., Hamilton, NJ 08690), Grice Middle School (901 Whitehorse-Hamilton Square Rd, Hamilton, NJ 08610) , and the Ancient Order of Hibernians (Msgr. Crean Division #1) Hall (2419 Kuser Rd., Hamilton, NJ 08690).  Transportation for these parking areas into the park will be provided throughout the event.  Additionally, to assist attendees with special needs, handicapped-accessible parking areas will be offered on both the Kuser Rd and Klockner Rd entrances to Veterans Park.  

For questions or further information about Septemberfest, individuals can contact the Hamilton Township Recreation Division at 609.890.4028.  

In the event of inclement weather, the rain date for Septemberfest will be September 21st.