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Performance by the Southern Rock Fest at the L.E.A.D. Fest State Fair at Mercer County Park
July 2 @ 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm$5 – $8
A concert by the Southern Rock Fest will be held at the L.E.A.D. Fest State Fair, an event hosted by Law Enforcement Against Drugs & Violence (L.E.A.D.), on July 2 at Mercer County Park in West Windsor Township, New Jersey. Tickets include admission to the fair, which will have food, rides and entertainment from June 24 to July 4.
The Southern Rock Fest will feature Southern Steel, a southern rock tribute group, The Kentucky Headhunters, who were declared ‘the great American rock ‘n’ roll band’ by Billboard Magazine and the Marshall Tucker Band, one of the major southern rock groups of the ‘70s.
The lineup will occur as scheduled:
Saturday, July 2:
Southern Steel: 3 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Kentucky Headhunters: 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Marshall Tucker Band: 8 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Please visit https://www.theleadfest.com/p/events/southern-rock-fest to purchase tickets, which range from $30 to $75 and include entry to the L.E.A.D. fair.
From June 24 to July 4 at Mercer County Park, the public can enjoy activities such as rides, a pie eating contest, a petting farm and entertainment by Granpa Cratchet and Robinson’s Racing Pigs, which are all included in the general admission price of $5 during the week and $8 during the weekend. Midway will be provided by Reithoffer Shows.
The fair will also have CowTown, an all-day exhibit containing an old-time creamery, in which attendees can participate in preparing a cow for milking by hand and experience the process of making butter, ice cream and cheese by using historic tools and machines.
A business vendor tent with various food and crafts will be set up during the weekends. To apply to be a vendor, please visit: https://www.theleadfest.com/p/vendors.
The hours are:
Monday – Friday: 5 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Saturday/Sunday/Holiday: 1 p.m. to 11 p.m.
To purchase discounted ride tickets and mega passes in advance of the carnival, please visit https://www.theleadfest.com/p/events/mercer-county-park, and for more about L.E.A.D. or to donate, please see https://www.leadrugs.org/.
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