Celebrate Fremont's 50th Anniversary Blog: Fremont's 23rd Annual Festival of the Arts

Thursday, August 03, 2006

Fremont's 23rd Annual Festival of the Arts

It’s that time of the year again –Fremont Chamber of Commerce’s 23rd Annual Festival of the Arts - the only place to be this weekend! This mega extravaganza is touted to be the largest free street festival west of the Mississippi with an anticipated attendance of over 300,000 visitors!

Talk about a good time for everyone – there is Something for Everyone! How about tasting some great local wines? There’s going to be a Wine Tent for your tasting pleasure! Music, you say? Check out the smooth sounds of R & B to classic Mowtown to Country and beyond; the entertainment will have people dancin’ in the streets.

Feeling hungry? Wanna a great linguisa sandwich? How ‘bout some sushi? Lumpia? Hot dog? Strawberry shortcake? With over 40 different food booths there is something for everyone – ummm, yummy! What’s great about the food is that local non-profit and service groups do some serious fundraising; so every bite you take is helping to do good in the community. Come with a BIG appetite.

There’s going to be a huge Kidzone for the kiddies. Be sure to check out the very popular Firefighter Combat Challenge – that has firefighters from all over the U.S. and Canada competing to show who is the fittest of the fit – get ready to be wow’ed! There’s plenty of arts over 700 booths of artisans displaying an incredible variety of crafts and arts.

Course we’ll be there – come by and check out our Celebrate Fremont booth. We’ll have our famous Art Car and lots of information about all of our activities. Let’s have a chillin’ time at the Festival of the Art! See ya there!