LYNDHURST, N.J.– Hundreds of people of all ages lined the street and Town Hall Park in Lyndhurst to celebrate the opening night of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel's 25th annual Italian-American Festival.
Rides, carnival games and vendors were set up along Delafield Avenue.
There were plenty of Italian specialties – Italian ice, zeppole, and meatball parm heroes – for sale.
Every hour, a 50/50 raffle drawing is scheduled to take place. The super 50/50 will be drawn after the last concert on Saturday.
There was also "Music Under The Stars" courtesy of Eaglemania, an Eagles tribute band. Voyage, a Journey tribute band, performed afterward.
The free festival will run through Saturday:
Friday – 6-10 p.m.
Saturday – 5-11 p.m.
Live music will continue:
- 7:00 p.m. – Tusk (Fleetwood Mac tribute band)
- 9:00 p.m. – The Duprees
- 7:00 p.m. – Beginnings (Chicago tribute band)
- 9:00 p.m. – Mike DelGuidice & Big Shot (Billy Joel cover band)
- 7:00 p.m. – The Vogues
- 9:00 p.m. – The Stylistics
A mass in honor of Our Lady of Mount Carmel is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Sunday. A procession will carry the statue down Copeland Ave., 10th Street, and Sanford Ave. following the mass.
Town Hall Park is located at 299 Delafield Ave.
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