Family Fun this Weekend at Peddler’s Village Summer Food & Music Festival

Looking for something to do this weekend? Peddler’s Village in nearby Lahaska is hosting its Summer Food & Music Festival on Saturday and Sunday, and it’s jam-packed with live entertainment, kid’s activities, and food vendors.

Visitors can eat and drink their way through food trucks, eateries, tasting rooms and restaurants to the tune of live rock n’ roll and big band music culminating in a final two-hour performance on the main stage each night.

It all takes place this Saturday, June 23, from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., and on Sunday, June 24, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Admission and parking are free, and the event takes place rain or shine.

Food trucks on Saturday include Dump N RollEmpanada LadyZaikka on WheelsDonutNVMobile Mardi Gras, and Kona Ice. Sunday food trucks are Dump N RollEmpanada LadyDeLorenzo’s The BurgDos Hermanos TacosCheezenPhyllodelphia, and DonutNV.

Themed food tents are also featured, and organizers recommend grabbing a corn dog at the Carnival Tent, peel ‘n eat shrimp with a side of Bay Fries at the Eastern Shore Tent, or a meatball sandwich at Taste of Little It

The band lineup is surprisingly extensive. On Saturday, catch Rendition Jazz Band, Eric Mintel QuartetElvis is in the Village!Let’s Play Today with Lolly & YoYo, Galena Brass Band, The Mango Men, Toby Mochel, Elvis is in the Village!, Them As Is, and Tino & Ashley Band.

On Sunday, check out Nassau Brass BandThe Overtones Duo, Toby Mochel, Let’s Play Today with Lolly & YoYoBazmati Vice, Jersey Harmony Chorus, Spinning Straw Duo, Galena Brass BandGive & Take JugglersThe Giant Flying TurtlesTony Alosi and The Big Chill.

Activities for kids include Give & Take Jugglers, face painting, Crystyles Airbrush Tattoos, Bubble Music play area, moon bounces, outdoor games, a velcro wall (ages eight and up) and the train ride.

Local residents not attending may wish to avoid Route 202 near Lahaska this weekend, as sizeable crowds are expected.


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