Cliffhanger Productions and the East Rutherford Civic Pride Association have teamed up once again for the 8th Annual East Rutherford Columbus Day Festival on October 9, 10, 11 on Park Avenue between Union Avenue and Orchard Street.

This year will be a three-day event of street vendors, festival food, beer gardens, children’s entertainment and live music, even a cannoli-eating contest! The festival opens Friday night with New Jersey rock band, The Shots featuring the Bergen County Firefighters Pipe Band. Saturday kicks off at 11AM with the Columbus Day parade starting at Noon on Herman Street and Paterson Avenue and ending at the festival on Park Avenue.  Saturday, catch the hilarious Uncle Floyd Vivino and comedian Jeff Pirrami, with musical entertainent by Abyss.  Sunday the festival wraps up with America’s Rock and Roll FUN-Omenon, The Nerds. Kids can enjoy endless entertainment including rides like the Giant Slide and the Spinner, carnival booths, Cliffhanger Productions’ costume character musical revue and more.

The festival will run from 5:00-11:00 pm Friday, 11:00-10:00 pm Saturday and 11:00-7:00 pm Sunday.

Coming Soon … Entertainment Schedule