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Canal day is an old-time country fair that celebrates the Morris Canal, and its technological innovations that contributed to the industrial revolution and the development of Northern NJ. Learn local history. Come and enjoy free kayak rides, and narrated boat

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44th annual Canal Day Music & Craft Festival

August 24 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Canal day is an old-time country fair that celebrates the Morris Canal, and its technological innovations that contributed to the industrial revolution and the development of Northern NJ. Learn local history. Come and enjoy free kayak rides, and narrated boat tours on the canal, 10 bands performing on two stages, animal and old western cowboy shows, historical demonstrations, as well as 150 fine art and craft vendors. Step back in time while visiting a medieval tent village with sword fighting, axe throwing and 16th century period craft demonstrations. Visit two civil war re-enactments with small weapons and cannon firing demonstrations. End the day with a fabulous fireworks display. Admission is free. Off-street parking is available for $5.00.

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Date:
August 24
Time:
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Website:
http//:www.canalday.org

Venue

Wharton
180 West Central Ave.
Wharton, NJ United States
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Morris County, located 30 miles west of NYC, is home to some of America’s most important history and culture just waiting for you to explore. Start by walking in the footsteps of Revolutionary icons such as George Washington and Alexander Hamilton, then pick apples right off the tree at one of our verdant farms and end your day having a delicious dinner; discover how to make my weekend Morris County!
6 Court St. Morristown, NJ 07960
Phone: 973-631-5151
Leslie Bensley Photo of Jane Joe Executive Director at Morris County Tourism Bureau
6 Court St. Morristown, NJ 07960
973-631-5151 [email protected]