The Borough of Fanwood is proud to announce our 21st annual Fanny Wood Day. The celebration will take place on Sunday, September 18 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. in downtown Fanwood. People of all ages and interests are invited to attend.
This year’s Fanny Wood Day will feature live entertainment, a classic car show, vendors, a wide variety of activities. The event will include kid-friendly events such as a water balloon toss, scavenger hunt, and pet parade. Also returning from last year are the contests such as the pizza, ice cream and cream pie eating contests.
Here is the day’s schedule:
11 a.m. – Car Show, Vendors & Kids’ Areas Open
11:30 a.m. – Scavenger Hunt Begins
Noon – Opening Ceremony
12:15 p.m. – Fanny Wood Day Photo Contest Winners Announced, sponsored by Unity Bank
12:30 p.m. – Best Dressed Pet Parade, Sponsored by K-9 Resorts
1 p.m. – Live Entertainment
1:30 p.m. – Ice Cream Eating Contest
2 p.m. – Live Entertainment
2:30 p.m. – Water Balloon Toss
3:30 p.m. – Pizza Eating Contest
4 p.m. – Cream Pie Eating Contest Sponsored by Mara’s Café
The classic car show will be dedicated to the memory of classic car enthusiast, Don Wussler. Wussler was a dear friend of the Fanwood community who passed away this year. The show will feature classic cars of many different makes and models and will start at 11 a.m. on South Avenue, just east of Martine Avenue. There is no charge to enter a car in this show. Day of show attendees are welcome, however it is suggested that you pre-register your vehicle to help with planning.
Stay posted to this page for the full schedule and updates.
Get out your cameras, pull out your negatives and check your files, it’s time for the annual Fanwood Photography Contest!
This will be the sixth annual photography contest held in tandem with Fanny Wood Day. Photographers of all levels are invited to compete with their best images. While there is no requirement that submissions be of Fanwood subject matter, it will be one factor in the judging along with originality, emotional content and presentation.
All submissions must be framed and wired for hanging. They should be delivered to Borough Hall, 75 N. Martine Avenue, by 8 p.m., Thursday, September 8. Winners will be announced at Fanny Wood Day on September 18. To enter, print the application and instructions included below.