The 3rd Annual Filipino Festival is a free event!

It will be held at the Overpeck Bergen County Park in Leonia, N.J. on Oct. 3, 2015 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

It is located in the four towns in Bergen County, the largest recreational venue covering 805 acres.

Sponsored by TFC, ABS-CBN, 1st2nd Mortgage Company, Washington Dental Associates and Bodyworks, these companies are making a difference by giving back something for the community, the kind of attitude that the Filipino-American community are looking for to our Filipino owned businesses who in fact care about their market shares.

If only Filipino businesses contribute to make this kind of event, then they are better off because Filipinos will remember who are supporting for their own interest.

The event will be using the covered grass venue facing the state-of-the-art grass Amphitheater and also have all the amenities like sportsflex, Equestrian Center, Athletic fields with natural grass and artificial turf, fishing areas, children’s playground, canoe/kayak at the Overpeck Creek, observation deck, and five miles of walking, jogging and running trails and very accessible to public transportation and close to GWB and the NJT and Lincoln Tunnel.

The festival will feature Emmanuel Couture Fashion Show, choreographed by the dashing Fashion Designer Emmanuel Guinto of Old Bridge, N.J. who always couture for many women of essence.

His revealing fashion designs are from his series of runways he had been doing for many years reinventing the way Filipino women should wear.

His beautiful high profile models will showcase his fashion designs that is so breathtaking to watch considering the beauty of the models and the gowns that Emmanuel made to perfectness is just a total entertainment in fashion.

“I encourage everyone to join us at the festival because I guarantee you, you will be amazed with the venue we picked this year,” said Ludi Hughes, President of FAFI.

“The State-of-the-Art Amphitheater has excellent sound systems, spotlights, all electronic system are all ready to connect, men and women’s changing room, a loading track and all you see in the background is the beautiful Overpeck Creek and view of New York,” explained Rowena Aquino, the Chair for Entertainment Committee.

There will be food and non-food vendors so everyone can enjoy the different taste of Filipino cooking.

You can bring your own chairs and blankets while watching the cultural show which is scheduled to start from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

There will also be a balut eating contest.

Come join and celebrate the Filipino Heritage Month on Saturday, Oct. 3, 2015 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

For information about the festival and to acquire a non-food vendor booth, please call Ludi Hughes at 201.841.3070 or Rowena Aquino at 201.757.2568.

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