11:30 am – Live Music and Activities begin
1:30 pm – Guitar Bob performs Roots and Journeys
2:00 pm – Student Art and Essay Contest & Defender of Freedom Awards
American Flag Day Super-Patriot Singing Contest
3:30 pm – Story of Old Glory by the Somerville Elks
4:00 pm – Closing
Hey New Jersey – Bring out the entire family to…
- See historic military vehicles and modern SWAT vehicles
- Drill with NJ’s Revolutionary War Heard’s Brigade
- Cheer on our patriotic local singer/songwriters
- Enjoy the Bouncy House and carnival games
- Peer into the future with virtual reality gear at the AT&T exhibit.
- See historic reenactment demonstrations, and much more
Show your spirit wearing your most festive Reds, Whites, and Blues!
You Can Help
Bring the following items for Operation Jersey Cares to deliver to the Troops:
Bring your old cell phones to support Cell Phones for Soldiers
Worn American Flags will be Collected for Retirement by the American Legion
Learn about the historic Washington-Rochambeau Revolutionary Route running right through our community
Attention Raritan Valley Boy Scouts… American Heritage Merit Badge will be offered at 10am – see your Troop leader for details (and bring a blue card)
Event at Somerset County Courthouse, Main Street Somerville NJ
Directions to Courthouse
Event Starts at 11:30am and runs through 4pm
-check this site or our Facebook page for the rain date decision
Contact us: firstname.lastname@example.org
Flag Day Festival brings the patriotic Flag Day ceremony of the Somerville Elks to downtown Somerville for the whole community to enjoy through a committee of community volunteers from many patriotic organizations such as the Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, YMCA, John Basilone Parade Committee, American Legion and more.
Student Flag Art and Essay Contest
Congratulations to our 2015 winners!!