Thank you to everyone, who made the festival awesome this year – click here to find our pixs and more. See you in 2016.
2015 Info: The Merrick Chamber of Commerce Fall Festival will be here Friday through Sunday, September 25, 26, 27. It’s a great chance to not only catch up with friends and neighbors – but to check out all the local businesses and services that Merrick has to offer.
From our variety of retail shops, business/medical professionals and community organizations – so many will be on display, sharing information about what services they offer. Get a taste of the town from many of Merrick’s restaurants who’ll be cooking up a storm all weekend.
Friday night the annual event opens with rides on the carnival midway. Saturday and Sunday the street fair closes down Merrick Avenue from W. Loines Avenue (at RS Jones/Purick Park), south to Sunrise Highway. Proceeds from this annual event go towards lighting up the town during the holiday season.
The opening ceremony will take place on the showmobile (11 a.m. on Saturday) at intersection of Smith Street and Merrick Avenue with a performance by the Calhoun Choir under the direction of Sanford Sardo.
Here is the full schedule of entertainment at the Town of Hempstead Showmobile, it will be located at the intersection of Merrick Avenue and Smith Street.
11:00 a.m. – Calhoun High School Choir – opening ceremony
12:00-1:00 p.m. – Bad Dog
1:30-3:00 p.m. – Jim and Chuck
3:30-4:30 p.m. – Elvis (aka Steve Mitchell)
11:00 – 1:00 p.m. – The Parade
1:30 – 2:30 p.m. Robbie Rosen
3:00-5:00 p.m. – Playback
The Merrick Chamber of Commerce Fall Festival has grown over the years and is now a must-stop for many crafters and artisans from all over the east coast. Be sure to stop by and check out many of the unique items available for sale.
Carnival rides by Newton Shows and live entertainment will be ongoing throughout the weekend. At the gazebo, near Broadcast Plaza, throughout the weekend will be activities from Mad Science LI and a children’s Magic Show with Mark. Live music will also be performed at the north part of the fair sponsored by RS Jones Restaurant.
Commuters should note that LIRR parking will be limited beginning Wednesday, September 23.
So much fun is planned, and more is being scheduled. Stay tuned to the Merrick Chamber of Commerce Facebook (facebook.com/merrickchamber) page for updates, changes and more information. You can also get more info at www.merrickchamber.org by email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 516-771-1171.