redbankgreen was there to capture the event in pixels, right down to the spectacular fireworks finale. Click ‘read more’ for additional photos. (Photos by Mariah Woodbury. Click to enlarge.)
Hundreds of Fair Havenites spent the afternoon and evening in the open air of Fair Haven Fields Saturday, enjoying the fourth annual Fair Haven Day, an event begun in 2012 to commemorate the borough centennial.
Kids limboed, danced to the Jukebox Criminals and built ice cream sundaes; adults enjoyed a range of culinary offerings, as well as beer and sangria; and the whole thing was capped once again with a spectacular fireworks show.
redbankgreen was there, camera in hand, to capture the vibe for those who missed it, or just want to relive it. (Photos by Susan Ericson. Click to enlarge.)
What started as a way to celebrate Fair Haven’s centennial two years ago appears to have settled into an annual tradition, as the borough threw a townwide party in Fair Haven Fields Saturday, capping a day of food and music with a spectacular fireworks show. redbankgreen was there, natch. (Photos by Susan Ericson and Dan Natale. Mouseover to pause slideshow.)fh day 061414 8061414 fh day5061414 fh day061414 fh day2061414 fh day3061414 fh day6061414 fh day7061414 fh day9061414 fhday8061414 fhday10061414 fhday11061414fh day4fh day 061414 1fh day 061414 2fh day 061414 3fh day 061414 4fh day 061414 5fh day 061414 6fh day 061414 7fh day 061414 9fh day 061414 10fh day 061414 11fh day 061414 12fh day 061414 13fh day 061414 14fh day 061414 15fh day 061414 16fh day 061414 17fh day 061414 18fh day 061414 19fh day 061414 20
They liked it so much in their town’s centennial year that they decided to do it again. The residents of Fair Haven threw themselves a townwide picnic Saturday, a day of food, music and community under the sun that ended with a smashing fireworks show. redbankgreen was there, natch. Recognize any faces?
On a perfect summer day, Fair Haven celebrated its first century as an independent borough in classic American style Saturday: with a parade, a townwide picnic, and a breathtaking fireworks show that capped it all off in electrifying color and sound.
“Eat your heart out, Red Bank,” one man shouted during the finale at Fair Haven Fields.
Here are 100 photos from the daylong event by redbankgreen. And here’s to a great second century, Fair Haven.