Celebrating 28 years, the Branford Festival will kick off entertainment for the whole family on Friday from 4:45 p.m. to 10:30 p.m., Saturday from 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. and Sunday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. This festival will have a Father’s Day Road Race, car show, baking contest, various food vendors, souvenirs and the summer jazz concert.
In addition, this year the 2nd Annual “Branford’s Got Talent” search. With an American Idol style, this singling competition is open to all ages of Branford residents. Finalists will perform on the Main Street stage on Saturday, June 16. The winner will receive a $200 Visa gift card and a trophy.
Branford festival caters to children all day lone with tickets for rides at $1 and a special ticket rate of 40 tickets for $35 all weekend long.
The food vendors offer a variety of grub for everyone’s tastes. The Rotary Club, the Italian American Club, Exchange Club, Lions Club, Jack’s Concessions, Thai Taste and other vendors will offer delicious foods like nachos, Italian ice, Thai food, pancakes, meatball subs, pizza, steak sandwiches and much more.
Since 1985, Branford Festival has always been synonymous with Father’s Day weekend in Branford. Every year, Branford is transformed into a festival of crafts, activities, food and live music right near our Connecticut apartments.