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Mum Festival Carnival 2013 Photo (c) Minna Reid

The Mum Festival Committee, in keeping with this year’s theme of “Home is Where the Heart Is,” is so very proud and excited to announce this year’s Mum Festival Schedule.

The Mum Festival has been an epic fall festival in Bristol’s history. Once known as the Mum City, Bristol was famous for this colorful flower, and through the years proud Fall festivities were put on by residents for all in the region to enjoy! This year’s Festival will run from September 21 st – 24

This year’s Festival will run from September 21 st – 24 th and will feature a carnival, dozens of vendors from area businesses, crafters, local producers, restaurants, food trucks, community organizations, non-profits, and museums, in addition to games, children’s programming, adult beverages, all-day live music and entertainment, a car show and so much more!

“The all-volunteer Mum Festival Committee has been working very hard to bring together another great instalment of the Mum Festival this September”, said Jack Ferraro, Mum Festival Chairman. “This year’s

“This year’s Festival is filled to the brim with activities and is shaping up to be bigger, and better than ever. Why go out of town, when you have something for everyone, right in your own back yard, including one of CT’s premier parades.”

The Mum Festival schedule is as follows:

On Thursday, September 21 between 5:00 – 9:00 pm.:

Open Ceremony – Ribbon Cutting by 2017 Mum Festival Grand Marshall Brittany Decker, Home Town Hero, 18 Piece Jazz Band, Carnival & Midway 5pm – 9pm,  Adult Beverage Garden Sponsored by the Bristol Blues – “Blues & Brews”, Food Truck Extravaganza and Fireworks at 9:15 pm.

On Friday, September 22 between 5:00 – 10:00 pm:

Friday Night at the Movies (Outdoor Movie), Carnival  Midway  from 5pm –10 pm, another Adult Beverage Garden Sponsored by the Bristol Blues – “Blues & Brews” Food Truck Extravaganza.

On Saturday, September 24 between 12:00 noon and 10:00 pm there will be a full Festival blowout:

100+ vendors

Food trucks, vendors & restaurants!

Live music entertainment

An Arts Walk

Adult Beverage Garden Sponsored by the Bristol Blues – “Blues & Brews”

Carnival & Midway 12 noon – All Day

Operation PEACE robotics 12 noon – All Day

Face painting – 12 noon – All Day

Choo Choo Train 12 noon – All Day

Touch a Vehicle (Trucks, Trains, Cars, Planes & Boats!) – 12 noon – 4 pm

Dunk Tank – 12 noon – 5 pm

Petting Zoo – 1 – 7 pm

Pumpkin Painting – 12 noon – All Day (till supplies last!)

Mum Fest Photo Frame – 12 noon – All Day

Home Depot Kids Building – 12 noon – All Day

Witch’s Dungeon Film Figures – 12 noon – All Day

Live Painting at Arts Walk – 12 noon – All Day

A Book for Every Child Storytelling – 12 noon – All Day

Pony Rides – 1 pm – 5 pm

Car Show by the Bristol Auto Club – 1 pm – 4 pm

Hay Rides – 2 pm – 7 pm

Band of Heroes Characters

Horse & Carriage Rides – 4 pm – 7 pm

On Sunday, September 24 Between 12:00 – Closing — 6:00 pm — offers another full Festival blowout:

100+ vendors

Food trucks, vendors restaurants!

Live music entertainment

Arts Walk

Adult Beverage Garden Sponsored by the Bristol Blues – “Blues & Brews”

Mum Parade @ 1:30 PM led by our Grand Festival Marshal Brittany Decker!

Carnival & Midway: 12 – 7pm

“As September approaches, Festival excitement is building and we ask the community to help support this effort by not only planning on attending but by considering donating to help off-set the costs of putting on this community focused event” added Ferraro. “We continue to seek donations and sponsorships for the Festival and appreciate everyone’s support.”

“We continue to seek donations and sponsorships for the Festival and appreciate everyone’s support.”

To donate and support the Mum Festival click here.

For more information on the 2017 Mum Festival & Parade please click here.

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