The Berkley Heights Mt. Carmel Society will hold their annual Feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel from Wednesday, July 14th, through Sunday, July 18th, located at the Mt. Carmel Field on Springfield Ave & River Rd.

The five day festival features a midway with carnival rides and games for all ages, live music, plenty of delicious food, beer & wine garden, and fun for the entire family!

Fireworks displays by Garden State Fireworks will be held on two nights with the Family Night mini fireworks display on July 15th at 9:30pm, and the famous Fireworks Spectacular on July 16th at 10pm.

Admission is charged on July 16th, and is $15 per person ($10 + fees on TicketBud.) Admission is free on all other nights.

Unlimited ride wristbands are available on July 14th, 17th, and 18th and are $30 per wristband/per night. Individual ride tickets are also available every night.

Entertainment at the 2021 festival will be DJ Thoro on July 14th, NXStage from 7:30-9pm on July 15th, Missing Pieces from 8-10pm on July 16th, Frank Raimondo at 7pm and the Smoked Rose Band 8pm on July 17th, and the Kids Music Showcase on July 18th.

July 16th Info

Parking will be off-site and Springfield Ave will be closed to traffic starting at 6pm. Shuttle service will be available from Columbia Middle School (directions) to the festival grounds from 6-10pm. Return shuttle service will be available after the event is over. Handicap parking will also be available at Columbia Middle School.

During the morning, there will be a processional parade starting at 8am through the streets of Berkeley Heights with the statue of the Blessed Mother and a marching band playing Italian American music. All are welcome to join the procession at any time throughout the route!

On the 16th, the festival grounds open at 6pm with the fireworks spectacular set to begin at 10pm. Admission is $15 per person, or $10 if you purchase tickets in advance at TicketBud (admission is free for children 5 and under.)

The festival benefits Our Lady of Mount Carmel Berkeley Heights, supporting Little Flower Church and local charities including The Brook Healey Foundation.