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CRANBERRY FESTIVAL CHATSWORTH NJ 2016
Dated: September 8 2016
THE 32ND ANNUAL CRANBERRY FESTIVAL 2016
OCTOBER 15 & 16, 2016
9AM TO 4 PM.... KEEP SCROLLING DOWN TO READ ALL
The Festival Committee of Chatsworth
for the benefit of the restoration & preservation of
the White Horse Inn.
The Cranberry Festival is a celebration of New Jersey's cranberry harvest, the 3rd largest in the United States, and offers a tribute to the Pine Barrens & Local Culture.
The main attraction is the diverse showing of many artists & craftsmen,
some of which will also be demonstrating their crafts as well as displaying them for sale.
Admission to the festival is FREE.
A donation of $5.00 will be accepted if you use our
parking area at the school located off of Second Street.
FESTIVAL HOURS: 9am to 4pm
Over 160 Arts & Crafts vendors are anticipated. Besides the main attraction of the
many artists and craftsmen, activities include the following:
*** Important Cranberry Festival Updates ***
Festival hours are from 9am to 4:00pm both days
There will be NO recipe contest this year.
There will be NO photography contest this year.
Breakfast will be served each morning between 6 and 11 am at the Chatsworth Volunteer Fire House.
White Horse Cafe:
Assorted Jams, Jellies, Breads, Baked Goods, and Cranberry Ice Cream.
The new attractions scheduled for this year's Cranberry Festival include:
The Information Booth. The booth will feature a brochure with a
brief history about Chatsworth and the White Horse Inn.
Wolves from the Howling Woods Farm, recently featured in Disney’s ‘Sorcere’s Apprentice’
They will be present both days during the festival.
Southern/Classic Rock Music will be provided by:
The Antique and Classic Automobile Show:
Featuring over 100 automobiles...the show runs from
9 am to 4 pm on Sunday
Over 35 Antique Dealers displaying articles from the period.
There will also be a Quilt Display.
To Order Festival tee shirts, sweat shirts, hats, and aprons:
Please call: 609-726-0006
The 19th century White Horse Inn is a familiar landmark as you pass through Chatsworth, the Capital of the Pine Barrens. Chatsworth is located in Woodland Township, Burlington County. It has an area of over 73,000 acres and with a population of approximately 2000 it is the largest township with the smallest population of any in the county. The early settlement of the area can be traced back to the late 1700’s. In 1760, iron bog ore deposits were being used to supply cannon balls in the Revolutionary War. Sawmills were built to supply materials as the population grew. In the 1820’s, settlers came from Ocean County and began farming the land. In the late 1800’s the town contained one church, two stores, one school, a wheelwright and blacksmith shop, a railroad station, and about 20 houses. The population was 389. It was in the late 1800’s that cranberries came into the picture. Blueberries were not cultivated until the late 1930’s.
From Philly: Rt 73S to Rt 70E to
Rt 72E-3 miles to Rt
563, follow signs. Total approximate time is about 1 hour.
From S. Jersey and Delaware: Rt 295N to Rt 70E to Rt
72E-3 miles to Rt 563, follow signs. Approximate time is
about 45 minutes once exiting from Rt 295.
From the North: NJ Turnpike South to exit 7;Rt 206S to
Rt 532E-take to second "stop" sign...this is downtown
Chatsworth. Approximate time from exiting NJT is about
From the North: Garden State Parkway south to exit 69,
Rt 72W to "Chatsworth" sign (left turn). Approximate
time from exiting GSP is about 25 minutes.
Parking is recommended at the school. Signs will
be posted and traffic will be directed. There is to be ABSOLUTELY NO PARKING ALONG THE SHOULDERS OF ROUTE 532! A donation of $5.00 is accepted for parking
Places to stay while visiting the Cranberry Festival:
Wading Pines Campgrounds, 85 Godfrey Bridge Rd. This is the closest facility, about 9 miles away
(15 minutes) It has rustic cabins for $70 per night/double occupancy. You may also camp in a tent or RV for $40-50per night/double occupancy. Free transportation to the festival is provided for all campers. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at(888) 726-1313
In Medford (about 20 minutes away)
The Mainstay Bed and Breakfast
45 South Main St.
Medford, NJ 08055
In Pemberton (about 20 minutes away)
Isaac Hilliard House Bed and Breakfast
31 Hanover St.
In Absecon (about 40-50 minutes away)
Marriott Seaview Country Club (800-228-9290)
Fairfield Inn Absecon/Atlantic City (800-228-2800)
Residence Inn Atlantic City Somers Point (800-331-3131)
Just a few other places to stay:
Absecon Econo Lodge (800-446-6900)
Comfort Inn North (800-228-5150)
Days Inn - Absecon/Atlantic City (800-325-2525))
Hampton Inn (800-HAMPTON)
Rodeway Inn (800-228-2000)
Backers Acres Campgrounds: 230 Willets Ave., Parkertown, NJ (800-648-2227)
Bayberry Bed & Breakfast: 117 Centre St., Beach Haven, NJ (609)492-5216)
Drifting Sands Motel: 119 E. 9th St., Ship Bottom, NJ (609-494-1123)
Haven Beach Motel: 11004 Long Beach Blvd., Haven Beach, NJ 08008
Engleside Inn Hotel & Restaurant: Engleside and Ocean Ave., Beach Haven,
The Island Guest House: 207 Third St., Beach Haven, NJ (609)492-2907
Sandpiper Motel: 10th St. & Long Beach Blvd., Ship Bottom, NJ
Spray Beach Inn: Ocean & 24th St., Spray Beach, NJ (609)492-1501
J.D. Thompson Inn Bed and Breakfast, 149 E. Main Street, Tuckerton, NJ 08087 (609) 294-1331
Sea Oaks Country Club
99 Country Club Drive
Little Egg Harbor, NJ
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