The Phillipsburg Area Chamber of Commerce Announces 32nd Annual Phillipsburg Ole Towne Festival

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PHILLIPSBURG, NJ – The Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce is celebrating its 32nd annual Ole Town Festival in Phillipsburg, New Jersey! This year’s festival takes place Friday, June 21st and Saturday, June 22nd. Both days will be jam-packed with festival favorites and fresh entertainment for attendees of all ages.


The 2019 Ole Towne Festival begins Friday, June 21st with a kick-off event at Shappell Park featuring live music, festival 5k Race, a classic car cruise, vendors, and more. Saturday, June 22nd offers extended hours at Walters Park with even more entertainment for the family, more bands to satisfy all musical preferences, children’s activities, local vendors, food trucks, carnival and pony rides, free hot air balloon rides, a hot dog eating contest, a magic show, free caricatures, and more. Of course, the festivities conclude Saturday evening with the highly-anticipated fireworks display.


Don’t miss this year’s Phillipsburg Ole Towne Festival and all the exciting attractions in store! Learn more at

Interested in participating as a festival vendor, sponsor, or volunteer? Contact Lauren Spence at for more information!

COST: No cost to attend Ole Towne Festival!


Friday, June 21st

5:00pm–9:00pm at Shappell Park (353 S Main Street, Phillipsburg, NJ 08865)

Saturday, June 22nd

12:00pm–10:00pm at Walters Park (1 Meyner Road, Phillipsburg, NJ 08865)


2019 Phillipsburg Ole Towne Festival

Entertainment Schedule

Friday, June 21, 2019 

Shappell Park 

5:00pm – 9:00pm                 Ole Towne Mini Car Cruise

5:30pm – 8:00pm                 Phillipsburg Railroad Historians Miniature Train Rides

6:00pm                                5k Race

6:00pm – 9:00pm                 Cunningham & Associates


Walters Park Baseball Field

6:00pm – 7:00pm                 Phillipsburg Fire Dept. vs. Washington Fire Dept. Charity

Softball Game


Saturday, June 22, 2019 

Walters Park Bandshell

12:00pm – 2:00pm              Bobby Clark Band

2:00pm – 2:30pm                 Balloons the Clown Stage Show

2:30pm – 4:30pm                 A Few Good Men

4:30pm – 5:00pm                 Jimmy’s Doggie Stand Hot Dog Eating Contest

5:00pm – 7:00pm                 The Large Flowerheads

7:30pm – 9:30pm                 Lucky 7


ALL DAY                               FREE Caricatures by Hal

ALL DAY                               Kids’ Craft Canopy presented by the Phillipsburg Education


ALL DAY                             Amusement Rides

ALL DAY                               Pony Rides

1:30pm – 3:30pm                 Balloons the Clown balloon art

5:00pm – 7:00pm                 FREE Unity Bank Hot Air Balloon Rides

9:30pm – 10:00pm             Fireworks!



About The Chamber:


The Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce’s mission is to improve the economy and quality of life in the Lehigh Valley Metropolitan Area. ​With nearly 5,000 members who employ more than 200,000, the Chamber is the largest in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, and in the top seven nationwide. Our thirty-plus affiliated chambers, councils and committees are On Every Main Street with more than 1,500 community focused volunteers who actively contribute, at the grass roots, to develop and achieve their respective and collective goals.

Information provided to TVL by:
Lauren Spence
Assistant Vice President, Easton Area Initiatives, The Chamber
The Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce