Children’s Gala Kicks Off Family Fun at Harborfest

OSWEGO – The Harborfest Children’s Committee has planned another great schedule of family entertainment throughout this year’s festival.

The fun begins with the Children’s Gala on July 22.

The event runs from 6 to 7:30 p.m., rain or shine, at the Breitbeck Park Food Court.

Sponsored by the SUNY Oswego Office of Business and Community Relations, the theme for this year’s gala is “A Day at the Beach.”

A variety of activities are planned for children between the ages of 3 and 12.

There will be music, food, entertainment, arts and crafts, a photo booth and a T-shirt workshop.

Children are asked to bring their own white T-shirts or they can purchase one at the gala for $5.

Additional T-shirt workshops will be scheduled throughout the festival.

Children can wear their finished T-shirts in the children’s parade at 1:30 p.m. on July 25.

Admission for the gala is $5 per person and includes food and activities.

Tickets can be purchased at Mother Earth Baby on West Bridge Street, the Oswego City-County Youth Bureau in the Oswego County Health Complex at 70 Bunner St., or at the Harborfest Office at 41 Lake St.

Tickets are required and must be purchased in advance.

For more information about the gala, visit www.oswegoharborfest.com and click on the Children’s Events page under the Acts and Events tab.