The City of Newark has been celebrating it’s birthday, September 22, 1955 — annually since incorporation. This year the theme is "Set Sail For Newark!"
The Newark Days - Set Sail For Newark! festival features a multitude of activities that are fun for the entire family.
A big Saturday parade, the "Newark Mile" race, multiple stages with top entertainment talent, arts & crafts, food and game booths, car-truck show, carnival, special theme areas, contests and fun children’s activities.
These events and more are enjoyed by over 100,000 people every year and during the 4 days – over 200 volunteers come together to make this a truly wonderful celebration of the City’s birthday.