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'Frozen' characters head to the East Northport Festival


Disney's "Frozen" characters make an appearance at the East Northport Festival on Sunday, Sept. 13, 2015. Credit: Walt Disney Studios

The East Northport Chamber of Commerce will hold its 20th annual East Northport Festival today through Sunday, featuring rides, live music and a food court.

"The East Northport Festival was started as a way to promote the businesses of East Northport while simultaneously celebrating the community," Stuart Besen, Northport Village attorney and one of the event's founders, said in a statement. "There is so much to do. I personally look forward to it because it marks the beginning of fall and the new school year and you get to reconnect with so many people."

The event starts Friday, running from 6 to 11 p.m. Saturday it runs from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. and on Sunday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

The festival is held at John Walsh Park, near the corner of Pulaski and Larkfield roads.

The event will feature magic shows, a bicycle stunt show, and on Sunday, "Elsa," "Anna" and "Olaf" from the Disney movie "Frozen" will be on hand from 12 to 2 p.m. to entertain the kids.
Live musical performances will include Eagles tribute band Fast Lane tonight and 2U -- a U2 tribute band -- tomorrow night. Sunday night, the featured band will be Northport-based Just Cause.

Larkfield Road will be closed between Pulaski Road and Brightside Road for vendors and merchants during festival hours.


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