Freedom Festival, the area’s biggest family-friendly 4th of July celebration, is back
Freedom Festival 2019 is Mercer County's biggest family-friendly celebration heading into the Fourth of July weekend — brought to you by WSPT and New Jersey 101.5.
It's happening on Saturday, June 29, 2019 at Mercer County Park in West Windsor, New Jersey The event runs from 3 to 11 p.m.
The annual event features the LARGEST fireworks display in Mercer County, and fun for the whole family.
ATTRACTIONS, EVENTS AND CONTESTS
• JAKE MILLER: Meet and greet rapper, singer and songwriter Jake Miller, on hand for autograph signings. Space is extremely limited, click here for more details on how you can meet Jake.
• WIENER DOG RACE: We've teamed up with Dogs & Cats Rule to help you show that pup off to the world. Yeah, we're hosting a Wiener Dog Race at Freedom Festival 2019 in Mercer County Park on June 29. The race will get underway at 5 p.m. Every dog in the race will receive a bag of dog food just for participating. Our winner will get three months worth of dog food! Register for the Wiener Dog Race here.
• BABY RACE: Starting at 6 p.m., it's a Diaper Derby, presented by Farmer's Insurance. The winning family will take home a $150 VISA gift card. Register for the Diaper Derby here.
• RUTGERS GEAR: Stop at the New Jersey 101.5 tent and spin the Rutgers Athletics Prize Wheel to win Rutgers gear and tickets to the Rutgers Scarlet Knights vs. UMass Minutemen at Highpoint.com Stadium on Friday, Aug. 30 at 7:15 p.m.!
• NINTENDO SWITCH: Get your ride tickets at the Window Nation Ticket Window and enter to win a Nintendo Switch
• JENNIFER LOPEZ TICKETS: Stop by the 94.5 PST tent for your chance to win tickets to see J.Lo's It's My Party Tour on July 20 at the Wells Fargo Center, courtesy of Peruzzi Mitsubishi.
SCAVENGER HUNT! WIN $200 TO RUTH'S CHRIS
Get the WPST app or the NJ 101.5 app for your chance to win a $200 gift card Ruth’s Chris Steak House. Runners up will get a $100 Panera Gift Card and a $50 Starbucks Gift Card. Just complete easy, fun activities at Freedom Festival.
Winners will be announced from the stage at 9:30 p.m. just before fireworks (winners do not need to be present).
All day, we'll be rocking from the stage at Mercer County Park.
3 to 5 p.m.: DJ Avi
5:30 to 7:30 p.m.: Cherry Crush
7:30 to 9:30 p.m. The Jump Off
9:30 to 9:50 p.m. (approximate) FIREWORKS! Fireworks
10 to 11 p.m.: The Jump Off
FOOD AND DRINK
More than 20 food trucks and vendors will on site throughout Freedom Festival.
WPST and NJ 101.5 PERSONALITIES
On site will be WPST's Carmen (3 to 5:30 p.m.)., Dave & Kayla (5 to 7:30 p.m.), Chris and Joe (7 to 9:30 p.m.) and Tiffany (9 to 11:30). Also joining are New Jersey 101.5's Steve Trevelise (5 to 7 p.m.) and Dennis Malloy (from 7 to 9 p.m.).
We'll have vendors from throughout New Jersey! Registrations are still open. For more information email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tickets for carnival-style rides will be available on-site at Freedom Festival. Watch this space for updates on prices soon.
Freedom Festival is free to attend, but there is a $5 price to park.