EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- The public is invited celebrate Columbus Day on Saturday and Sunday in East Rutherford.
The parade begins Saturday at noon, and steps off on Paterson Avenue at Hermann Street. The route continues to Park Avenue for the festivities.
Park Avenue will be closed so people can freely roam the streets enjoying food, vendors, free rides, a beer garden and free live music.
Live entertainment will be provided by The Shots with the Bergen County Firefighters Pipe Band; Group Therapy; Uncle Floyd; and Neil Thomas of White Tiger.
Sunday entertainment is School of Rock with special guest Josh Novello; Luke and the Troublemakers; and The Nerds.
Organized by the East Rutherford Civic Pride Association , the event is produced by Cliffhangers Productions and sponsored by numerous organizations.
Click here for schedules of band performances.