CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – Middle Township will host its 18th Annual Harvest Festival on Saturday, Oct. 24 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The downtown area of Mechanic Street near Township Hall will be abuzz with family fun for all ages. With over 120 vendors, Harvest Fest will feature food, crafts, entertainment, amusement rides, balloon artists, pumpkin decorating and more. The event will also include special appearances between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. by SpongeBob and Hello Kitty.
A costume contest for children up to age 10 will take place from noon to 1 p.m. Pets will have a chance to showcase their costumes in a contest from 3:30 to 4 p.m. All costume contest participants must pre-register at the festival’s ticket booth.
“The Annual Middle Township Harvest Fest has become a ‘save the date’ event for thousands of folks every year. This year’s Harvest Fest, on Oct. 24, will be bigger and better than ever,” said Mayor Tim Donohue. “Look for more food, craft vendors, rides and fun family activities. I want to recognize the hard work of our Recreation Department, Public Works Department and all the volunteers who make this an event we can all be proud of each year.”
The Harvest Fest rain date is Sunday, Oct. 25 from noon to 5 p.m.