Open Space Pace Parade and Festival
WHERE: Freehold Raceway,
130 Park Avenue,
Freehold NJ 07728
(Monmouth County New Jersey Festivals.)
DESCRIPTION: The Open Space Pace Parade and Festival is a full day of fun and excitement including lots of food, vendor booths, racing, music and fireworks with parade starting at 10:30AM in downtown Freehold.
The Open Space Pace is a nonprofit organization with a mission to celebrate the horse, New Jersey’s official state animal, and to promote Open Space in New Jersey, our nation’s most densely populated state. The Open Space Pace raises funds in support of non-profit organizations that promote open space in New Jersey.
The Open Space Pace begins at 10:30 AM with a parade of horses from the Freehold Hall of Records to the Freehold Raceway. The parade also features the Freehold Township and Freehold Borough High School Marching Bands. Once at the racetrack, the festival begins with an opening ceremony followed by a wide variety of fabulous entertainment including a petting zoo, educational exhibits, live harness racing, vendor tables, food trucks and much more. Performing a concert at 3PM, will be After the Reign and the Eddie Tiesta Band! The Open Space Pace has entertainment and activities that cater to all ages, so bring the whole family for a day of free, fun-filled excitement!
The Open Space Pace is a perfect venue for many different special occasions and gatherings, including corporate parties, family reunions and many other types of social or professional gatherings. In the first three years the Open Space Pace has donated over $38,000 to equine and agricultural nonprofits. The Open Space Pace is an entirely free event thanks to the generosity made possible by its sponsors. We at the Open Space Pace greatly appreciate our sponsors and continue to seek additional supporters of any kind.
The event raises funds from sponsorships, ad journal sales, tailgate space sales and vendor both sales. If you wish to support the Open Space Pace, or obtain more information, please see contact information listed below.
We hope to see you at this free day of fun entertainment for the whole family!
The event is free to the public so we seek your support in the form of a sponsorship. Call 908-839-6564 for sponsorship opportunities.
Expected attendance is over 8,000.
All types of vendors wanted.
Please contact me as soon as possible while we still have booths available!
Booth space fees: 6’ x 8’ with or without electricity
- Vendors $150
- Food Trucks $300
- Non-Profits – Free
- Payment is due with application (call or email for application.)
EVENT CONTACT: Brett Taft at 732-577-4059
or email firstname.lastname@example.org