On Saturday October 5th Pearl River will celebrate the 7th annual Pearl River Day. The event includes 5 blocks of shopping, entertainment, informational booths, rides and food vendors. The event runs from 10AM-5PM with ample parking available throughout town. Details of the event can be found at www.pearlriverny.org.
The event will feature almost 100 shopping and food vendors and two stages of entertainment. Entertainment will feature the Pearl River’s Got Talent competition, sponsored by Better Homes and Garden Rand Real Estate in Pearl River, 8th Grade Science band, Michelle DeAngelis, The School of Rock, Dance Central Performing Arts Center, Verlin School of Irish Dance, Nyemchek’s Dance School, Shuko Kai Karate, PJ the DJ/Holt Entertainment and much more. The major sponsors of the event include Shop Rite of Pearl River, Mel’s Army Navy, The Pearl River Saloon, Verizon Wireless, and Mortgage Master, Inc.
In keeping with the family friendly reputation of the town, $15 wrist bands allow children unlimited day long access to all bouncy rides plus the opportunity to make sand art, paint a pumpkin, and more for one low price. The event is run by the Pearl River Chamber of Commerce, led by President Matt Reid and Pearl River Day Chairperson Michelle Worob. Michelle said, “We have more vendors and sponsors than past years thus far, so expecting a great turn out. The event continues to grow every year.” Funds raised throughout the event go to the beautification fund. This year in particular, funds will be devoted to redoing our holiday lights and installing new welcome signs to the town.