The 15th annual at Garden City returns to Seventh Street this Friday, June 8, from 6-10 p.m.
The celebration on the eve of the will feature dance groups, live music, family-friendly activities and a “Wing Off” chicken wing competition.
Five bands -- The Fivestone, Jerry & the Newcomers, The New Vintage Orchestra, Speak Easy and The Village Music Makers -- will entertain the crowd throughout the night. There will also be performances from students of Garden City’s and step dancers from the Fitzpatrick Academy of Irish Dancers.
The evening festival will include a poster contest, face painters and pony rides, plus carnival booths with prizes and a wide variety of food offerings.
The Belmont Festival is sponsored by the New York Racing Association, Inc. (NYRA), Long Island Plastic Surgical Group (LIPSG) and many members of the Garden City business community.
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