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Floral Park Welcomes Return of Annual Belmont Stakes Festival

By Eric Wing; Mark Bardack | 05/24/2013 01:03 PM ET

Floral Park will once again celebrate the final leg of the Triple Crown during the annual Floral Park Belmont Stakes Festival on Sunday, June 9 from 2 to 7 p.m.

Held one day after the 145th running of the Belmont Stakes at Belmont Park, the Floral Park Belmont Stakes Festival will bring an afternoon and evening of family-friendly activities, live music, food and other entertainment to Tulip Avenue. 

The event will include two stages of live music from a variety of bands and musical acts, including the RAKE, Hambones, Steel Wolf, Blue Eyed Soul, RVO Band, The Smith Band, and Petey Beatz DJ. The day will also feature performances by the Floral Park Memorial Florettes, Floral Park Memorial Long Island Sounds, Center Stage, and Danielle Seuling Zumba.

Additionally, a number of Floral Park restaurants and eateries will line the streets to offer culinary samples and tastings to festival attendees.

The festival will also include an art show from the Floral Park Art League, face painting, street performers, bounce inflatables and rides, among other family-oriented activities.

The Floral Park Belmont Stakes Festival is sponsored by the Floral Park Chamber of Commerce, The New York Racing Association, Inc., and the Village of Floral Park.

For more information about the Floral Park Belmont Stakes Festival, contact Floral Park Chamber President, Theresa Whalen at fpccpres@gmail.com.