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The 36th Annual Life. Be in it. Extravaganza is scheduled for Saturday, July 15th, 2017 at Mill Pond Park in Newington, Connecticut. The 36th annual Life. Be in it. Extravaganza will feature food vendors, musicians, entertainment, beer garden, fireworks, games and many other family-oriented activities. Over 100 vendors are expected to join us this year, including artists and crafters, non-profit organizations and civic groups, and local businesses. Admission and parking are free! The event will conclude with a spectacular evening fireworks display over Mill Pond Park.

List of Events:

Wednesday, July 12: Carnival opens from 5:00 - 10:00 p.m., Menchie's Frozen Yogurt and Family Tie-Dye Party at 6:30, Helicopter Rides from 6:00 - 8:00, NEW Build your own Helicopter project from 6:00 - 8:00

Thursday, July 13: Carnival from 5:00 - 10:00 p.m., NEW Stuff-A-Bear event from 5:30 - 7:30, Edythe and Harry Mandell Summer Concert Series featuring Coyote River Band from 6:00 - 8:00

Friday, July 14: Carnival from 5:00 - 10:00 p.m., Hot Air Balloon Rides from 6:00 - 8:00, Local Craft Beer Tasting and Concert in the Park featuring Shaded Soul from 6:00 - 8:00

Saturday, July 15: Full day event from 10:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.! Arts and crafts, non-profit and civic organization vendors, local businesses, food vendors, all-day entertainment on stage, beer garden, organized activities, carnival rides, and more! The day ends with one of the largest fireworks shows around at 9:30 p.m.!


Interested in becoming a vendor? 

Non-Profit Organization/Civic Groups - Click here!

Arts & Craft Vendors - Click here!

Food Vendors - Click here!

    Corporate Row - Click here!

    Sponsors - Click here!