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Charter day

Schedule

May 21, 2022
Downtown Basking Ridge
12PM - 6PM

MAIN STAGE ENTERTAINMENT

12:00pm - Opening Ceremony
12:20pm - Tree House
12:40pm - The Pettet Sisters
1:25pm - Gotta Dance
2:00pm - Harper Lovey & the Waitlist
2:45pm - GSCYMCA
3:20pm - Jamestown Duo
4:10pm - Basking Ridge Indian Community
5:00pm - Blue Suburban Skies

HENRY STREET

DJ & Activities
1:00pm & 3:00pm - Magic with Mark
2:00pm - Hunterdon Harmonizers
4:00pm - Kids in Motion

OAK STREET SCHOOL FIELD

Rides & Amusements

STROLLING ENTERTAINMENT THROUGHOUT

Event Information

Coordinated by the Department of Parks & Recreation, Charter Day is an annual event which celebrates the history and 1760 Charter of Bernards Township and showcases community groups, businesses and talent.  The event is held on the 3rd Saturday of May from 12pm – 6pm in the Downtown Basking Ridge area. 

The event features:
  • a street fair with area businesses, school groups, non-profit organizations, local artisans and food vendors.
  • entertainment including musical and dance performances, demonstrations, strolling magicians and more.
  • a student art exhibit and the Essence of Bernards photography exhibit. 
  • historical displays at the Brick Academy.
  • and amusement rides and games for children of all ages.

For more information on the event or performance inquiries, contact the Parks & Recreation Department a 908-204-3003 or recreation@bernards.org.   Student artwork is collected through the Township’s public schools.  To participate in the photography exhibit visit the Parks & Recreation Department’s main page for more information.  Our event map and schedule of entertainment is posted in early May. 

Vendor Information

SET UP INFORMATION WAS EMAILED TO ALL PARTICIPATING VENDORS.

Join us in 2023!  Applications are mailed on/about the first week of February to all prior year participants and those who have submitted a Vendor Interest Form for the current year. 

Complete application packages cannot be sent or returned via email.  Vendor space is limited and sells out quickly!  Applications are accepted on a first come, first paid basis in accordance with residency-based registration start dates.  Call 908-204-3003 with questions.