St. George Waterfront Festival in Staten Island – Saturday, August 6, 2011

Discover Staten Island as we celebrate its 350th Birthday!

FREE outdoor fun, including:

  •  On-Stage Musical Entertainment
  •  Fun activities for the WHOLE FAMILY
  • Local Artists Showcase
  •  See a variety of Macy’s Parade Balloons up close, and bring your camera to take photos!
  • Visit representatives from Staten Island’s Cultural Attractions as they showcase their venues

// Watch the exciting PIZZA EATING CONTEST! \\

 Also enjoy:

  • Shopping along the St. George Esplanade

  •  Tasting “The BEST of Staten Island” at various food vendors

  • After all that fun, end the night with a BANG with the FREE FIREWORKS SHOW!  Fireworks start at 9pm! 

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS:

  • Art Exhibit on Ferry Terminal Promenade/with music
  • Cultural Organizations
  • Ethnic Food Vendors
  • Craft and retail vendors
  • Plant/flower market – Fred Ariemma

ACTIVITIES

  • Macy’s Balloons
  • Stage Entertainment
  • Pizza Eating Contest (next to stage)
  • Loom Weaving -Kente Clothe Weavers from Ghana
  • Historic Richmondtown Re-enactment
  • NYC Fire Department
  • Face Painting
  • Sand Art
  • Balloon Sculpting
  • “Living history presentations” at the Si350 table Meet and Greet:
  • 1:30 George Washington
  • 2:00 Cornelius Vanderbilt
  • 2:30 Civil War Recruiter
  • 3:00 Civil War Wife
  • 3:30 Butter Churning (Farmer’s Wife)
  • 4:00 Lighthouse Keeper

STAGE ENTERTAINMENT

  • 1:00-1:45 p.m. – Band: Bob Wright & Harbortown (Songs about Staten Island)
  • 2:00 -:2:15 p.m. – Century Dance Complex (dancers & drummers)
  • 2:30-2:45 p.m. – David Suarez & Viktor Payan (Mexican Folk Singers)
  • 3:00-4:00 p.m. – Country Music Sensation “Loren”
  • 4:30-5:00 p.m. – Red Storm Drummers
  • 5:30-6:00 p.m. – Pizza Eating Contest
  • 6:30-7:30 p.m. – Band: “A Sound Affair”
  • 8:00-9:00 p.m. – Band: “Silas Knight”
  • 9:00 p.m. Fireworks

FOR MORE INFO: www.statenislandusa.com   |  www.visitstatenisland.com

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