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Revere ready to debut fall festival

REVERE —  The Fall Festival, the first of its kind in Revere, is being debuted as a celebration of the city’s cultural and economic renaissance, according Mayor Brian Arrigo’s office. The event was also designed to celebrate the revival of downtown Revere and local businesses.

The festival, by the Revere Parks and Recreation Department, will be Saturday, Sept. 23 from 1  to 7 p.m. on Broadway.

Various activities for all ages include street performers, local food, various vendors, a beer garden with selections from local breweries, lawn games, and musicians and comedians. Part of Broadway from Park Ave. to the corner of Fenno St. will be closed starting at 10 a.m. for pedestrian traffic.

The celebration will also feature a Family Zone behind City Hall with family friendly entertainment and activities. Meanwhile, more than 25 local vendors will be set up on Broadway along with multiple food trucks, including Roxy’s Grilled Cheese.

The main stage will be located near the American Legion with a DJ, some comedians, and finally several musical performances.

Businesses interested in sponsoring the Fall Festival should contact the Parks and Recreation Department at 781-286-8190 or [email protected]

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