Cool Downtown footage from the 1955 Barnum Festival Parade. Chris Clark posted this on YouTube. From the estate of Edwin Moss, my great grandfather, this 16mm film has been in my family for years. I have included the full 33 minutes unedited for historical reasons. Most of the music features my great uncle and Bridgeport […]
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July 12th, 2014 · No Comments · Best of Bridgeport
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June 29th, 2014 · 2 Comments · Best of Bridgeport, News and Events
From Mike Mayko, CT Post: The Barnum Festival began with a blast of fireworks Friday night and ended Sunday afternoon with a boom–actually hundreds of booms, coming from all kinds of drums as the Great Street Parade marched along Park Avenue.
June 27th, 2014 · 2 Comments · Best of Bridgeport, News and Events
Check out Barnum Festival events: Friday, Skyblast Fireworks/Greater Bridgeport Symphony Pops Concert at Seaside Park. At 6 p.m., pre-concert entertainment by the Fairfield Counts Jazz Orchestra. GBS concert begins 7:30 p.m. Fireworks to follow. All free.
June 23rd, 2014 · No Comments · Best of Bridgeport, News and Events
Patrons jammed a variety of restaurants and pubs Friday night at the Barnum Pub Fest. Check out the events for Barnum Festival this week. Additional info here.
June 19th, 2014 · 4 Comments · Best of Bridgeport, News and Events
Join jugglers, sword swallowers and other circus-themed performers at the Barnum Festival Pub Fest this Friday starting at 5:30 p.m. featuring seven Downtown destinations offering reduced price Ringmaster-themed drinks, and light buffet at each venue. The evening starts at the Barnum Publick House, 1020 Broad Street and ends with the after party at the spectacular […]
June 11th, 2014 · No Comments · Best of Bridgeport, News and Events
Grab the kids, the grandkids, your neighbors, friends and favorite politician and head over to Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo Saturday morning for the Barnum Festival Wing Ding parade for children. Zoo admission is free until noon.
June 3rd, 2014 · 3 Comments · Best of Bridgeport, News and Events
Tickets are now on sale for Barnum Festival events at www.barnumfestival.com and ticketing partner The Bijou Theatre, 275 Fairfield Avenue. Event tickets for the annual salute to showman and entrepreneur P.T. Barnum can be purchased online 24/7 or by calling the Bijou Box Office, open Monday-Friday 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at (203) 332-3228.