The City of Newark has been celebrating it’s birthday, September 22, 1955 — annually since incorporation. This year the theme is "Be a Kid Again!!!"
The Newark Days - Be a Kid Again!!! festival features a multitude of activities. There is a big Saturday parade and the "Newark Mile" race. There are multiple stages with top entertainment talent, arts & crafts, food and game booths, car-truck show, carnival, special theme areas, contests and 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.