Sun, Sand, Food and Music:
Misquamicut Fallfest is Back for year 8!
Platinum Presenting Sponsor Foxwoods Resort Casino
& Presenting Sponsor Westerly Hospital
Platinum Media Sponsor 102.3 The Wolf
Music Headliners “The Atlanta Rhythm Section” plus Rockwell Amusements with Ferris Wheel, Rhody’s Red Nose Circus acts and Knockerball! Elsa and Anna perform!
Westerly – The beach season continues at Westerly’s Misquamicut Beach. The 8th Annual Misquamicut Fallfest weekend follows the incredible success of the past seven years of festivals, which attracted over 10,000-15,000 visitors each from Rhode Island, Connecticut and nearby states.
Misquamicut Fallfest kicks off a jam-packed weekend of live music, rides, tons of great local food trucks, knockerball, fire juggling, karate demo’s and more on Friday, September 14th at 5pm. Music by David Tessiers Band of All St Stars and Never Enuff rock the stage all night Friday. From then, until 5pm Sunday, September 16th, Fallfest features high-gear entertainment including a Saturday Night headline set from Atlanta Rhythm Section who will perform all of the hits, a Ferris Wheel ride and activities for the whole family.
Besides a full line-up of entertainment in two areas, the Fallfest features FOUR HUNDRED FEET OF FANTASTIC MOUTHWATERING FOOD TO FEAST ON, with Food Truck Rodeo Carnival Fare and a cornucopia of seafood, a chock-full midway of rides and games including Ferris Wheel, knockerball, rock wall, and a Classic Car Show with “The Doc” Saturday 11-3 presented by 102.3FM The Wolf. There's so much going on including Magic Shows, Keifers Martial Arts and Rhody’s Red Nose Circus just to name a few.
What: Amusements, fire juggler, music headliners perform all weekend including Atlanta Rhythm Section, local bands, over a dozen fantastic food vendors, 40 plus commercial vendors, rides, knockerball, The Cryers, arts and crafts, Princess Anna and Queen Elsa and much more! Admission is $8. Parking is FREE. Children under 4 are free.
Where: Misquamicut State Beach, Westerly
When: Friday, September 14th from 5pm - 11pm;
Saturday, September 15th from 11am -11pm;
Sunday, September 16th from 11am - 5pm.
Who: Hosted by the Misquamicut Business Association (MBA) and Town of Westerly
How: Purchase General Admission tickets online at Eventbrite.com. General Admission tickets also available at the gate for $8. Kids under 4 free, free parking. Headline concerts included in general admission. Special reserved seating also available for Atlanta Rhythm Section concert only.
Shop, Drink, Eat, and Much More
Over a dozen food vendors will be on hand to serve local festival favorites from chowder to sausage and peppers, fried dough, bacon delights, Del’s, cider and donuts, tacos, kettle corn, pizza and seafood dishes. It’s a virtual Food Truck Rodeo! In addition, dozens of crafters and commercial vendors will sell their wares. Home Depot will hold a workshop for children. Kids can enjoy performances by Rhody’s Red Nose Circus, The Magic of Larry and David, Simply Enchanted characters and face painting while adults can enjoy rides, crafts, candles, honey, shopping for handbags, t-shirts, jewelry, bamboo clothes, and housewares.
The Classic Car Show is hosted by “The Doc” on Saturday from11 until 3. Featuring People’s Choice awards and Best in Show Trophy with giveaways and personalities from 102.3FM The Wolf.
Rhody’s Red Nose Circus: NEW THIS YEAR!
Rhody’s Red Nose Circus performers all weekend in the demo area including fire dancers, hula hoopers, jugglers, clowns, LED performers, martial arts, aerialists, magicians, and dance troops.
Rock with your favorite music as Fallfest brings headliners to the Music Tent. Friday Night David Tessier’s Band of All-Star Stars kicks it off followed by local favorites Never Enuff. Saturday Black and White returns to Fallfest as well as Jose “Panman” Costa on the Steel Drums. There will be a debut performance from The Reminisants followed by The Atlanta Rhythm Section, best known for their 70’s and 80’s hits “Spooky” “So Into You” “Champaign Jam” and “Imaginary Lover” this Platinum selling band will rock the stage at 9pm. Sunday The Cryers, who have toured with just about every amazing act you can think of will perform as well as 102.3 The Wolf’s own Justin Harris.
Non-stop Family Fun
Walk the midway of world-class rides including the Ferris Wheel, Scrambler, kiddy rides and games. Children will love Face Painting, sand art and kids music. Those over 18 can even climb a rock wall. Martial Arts demonstrations by Keifer’s, a fire dancer, Amy the mime, Queen Elsa and more await!
All these activities and more take place at one of Rhode Island’s most beautiful spots, Misquamicut Beach. For further information on Fallfest Weekend contact 401-322-1026,Misquamicut Beach on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram