By The BAY
Margate's annual Fall Funfest By The Bay, now in its 19th year, brings fresh and exciting family friendly venues for 2018. “Margate Fall Funfest is 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. 22 from 11 am- 6 pm and continues through Sunday the 23 from 11am-5pm.
A dozen musical bands will be featured, 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 highlights visitors can expect to find along Amherst Avenue, between Decatur and Coolidge Avenues.
A featured entertainer this year on the 95.1 WAYV Kid's Stage will be Magician Joe Holiday performing his jaw dropping show with comedy, audience participation and magic. Crafts from skilled artisans offering a wide variety of handmade crafts including; wood designs, pottery, fall décor, culinary artisan products and unique jewelry.
Free transportation will be available for festival goers and will run from the parking area at the Eugene A. Tighe School, located at the cross streets of Essex and Amherst Avenues, down to the drop off areas at Coolidge and Decatur Avenues.
Music Lineup (On the 100.7 WZXL SOUND STAGE between Jefferson & Madison Ave.)
12-12:50pm - Either Way (Rock)
1-1:50pm - Trinidelphia (Mixing American and Caribbean Styles, jazz, sasla
2-2:50pm - Scott Kirby (Nationally Travelled Singer Songwriter, Radio Margaritaville)
3-3:50pm - The Burnsiders (Reggae)
4-4:50pm - Mountain Waves (Indie Rock)
5-5:50pm - Atley Moon (Motown)
8-11:00pm - Funfest After Dark! Free concert by May Tequila Orchestra.
10:00am - Terrapin Turtle Release-Boat ride seating limited (Ray Scott’s Dock)
12:00 - 4:00pm - DJ Crazy Train performing Under-the-Sea style music, Flippy the 6 foot fur covered flounder will be there to visit with the kids
12:00pm - Princess, Inc. presents The Jubilee Jumpers "Jumping At The Shore"
1:00 – 3:00pm - Miss New Jersey 2018, Jaime Gialloreto
2:00 – 4:00pm - Turtle Singer songs and facts about turtles (at the grass stage right by Ray Scott)
4:30pm - Eco Kayak Tour (admission)
Music Lineup: (On the 100.7 WZXL SOUND STAGE between Jefferson & Madison Ave.)
12-12:50pm - Originaire - (2017- Winner of AC Weekly's Nightlife Awards -"Best Original Band"
1-1:50pm - The Brandon Ireland Band (Classic Rock, hot guitar)
2-2:50pm - Dan Barry Music (Acostic Singer Songwriter)
3-3:50pm - Stone Mt Road (Bluegrass)
4-4:50pm - Drops of Jupiter (Music of Train)
11:30am - Registration for 22nd Annual Dog Show *at Steve & Cookie’s By The Bay
12:00pm - Atlantic City Police Department K-9 Unit Demo
1:00pm - Dog Show
12:00-1:00pm - Phillie Phanatic
1:00-3:30pm - Character Parade, Autographs and Pictures with Cinderella, Batman, Mr. Incredible, Buzz Lightyear, Captain America
On the 95.1 WAYV Kid’s Stage:
(Monroe & Amherst Ave.)
Joe Holiday Friendly Family Magic - Sat. 12:30pm & 3:30pm, Sun. 12:30pm & 3:30pm
Bright Stars Gymnastics, Blake’s Gymnastic’s, Students of Suzie Neustadter, Miss NJ Senior America, and much more……
Schedule subject to change or cancellation