Saturday, October 13 2012
NEW YORK SHOWCASE DAY KICKS OFF FALL FESTIVAL
ELMONT, N.Y. – Belmont Park will host a fall festival featuring a farmers’ market with local, autumn produce, hayrides, and a pumpkin patch on the final two weekends of the fall meet, Saturday and Sunday, October 20-21 and October 27-28.
The fun kicks off on October 20, New York Showcase Day, which features seven stakes races for New York-breds worth more than $1 million. The farmers’ market will be located in the backyard festival tent offering apples and pears from local farms for sale, along with chestnuts, pumpkins, assorted squash, cider, caramel apples and other items. In addition to the market, New York crafters and food purveyors will sell locally made products in the grandstand.
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