The crowds headed to Kennedy Park on Saturday for the annual homage to summer and hello to fall in Somers Point, the Good Old Days Festival. Started by Bud Kern more than two decades ago, the gathering was intended to bring friends and neighbors together to enjoy music and food at the park after a busy summer.
Shuttle buses brought the crowds from remote parking all across the city to the park for food, crafts and live music.
Haley Turner and her 1-year-old daughter Finley hang out at the Good Old Days Festival on Saturday at Kennedy Park in Somers Point. To view more photos from the festival, check out the photo gallery at
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Civil Air Patrol member Liam Johnson, 14, of Egg Harbor Township explains how his drone works at Good Old Days in Somers Point.
Music is a big part of Good Old Days in Somers Point.
Winning prizes with vendors like Shore Medical Center was a fun part of Saturday’s events at Good Old Days. With Shore Marketing Director Brian Cahill is with Christopher Johnson and his family; Wife Jamie, and kids Kody, Arianna, Kingston and Kendra Stanhope after spinning and winning.
Somers Point volunteer firefighters at Good Old Days in Somers Point, from left is Anthony Kurasz, Gray Ayers, Andrea Ayers, Dan Ravese, Travis Zaydel and Robert Blaine.
Somers Point neighbors Danielle Woll and Karen and Rick Kincaid enjoy Good Old Days.
Good Old Days at Kennedy Park was a perfect place for families Saturday. From left is Haley Turner and her daughter Finley, Brittany Wallace, Kristen Bianco and her son Nathan, Joe Casicia and Evelyn Bianco with her dad Rob, all from Linwood.
The Flanigan family, Owen, Gina, Erin, Stefanie, Bernard, and Mark, all of Somers Point enjoy Good Old Days at Kennedy Park on Saturday.
Raelyn Simmons, 1, of Somers Point, enjoys playing in Kennedy Park during the Good Old Days Festival.
The crowds were heavy at Somers Point Good Old Days held Saturday in Kennedy Park.
Roman Martin, 2, and his mom Betsy of Egg Harbor Township enjoy Good Old Days in Somers Point.
Firefighter Dan Ravese at Good Old Days in Somers Point.
High School friends enjoy Good Old Days in Somers Point Saturday. The friends include Rich Kelleher of Berlin, Pat Bright of Somers Point, along with Tom Mursagno and Wayne Dilkes of Linwood.
Sweet rides and classic cars were part of Good Old Days in Somers Point.
Dean Hedelt of Egg Harbor Township, a member of the Somers Point Rotary Club serves up some fries at Good Old Days.
Shuttle buses brought the crowds to Good Old Days from remote parking locations across Somers Point on Saturday.
The crowd enjoys the music at Good Old Days.
Good Old Days emcee Greg Gregory made some new friends at Kennedy Park; Black Jack Cheerleaders Jess Brotherton of Buena, Alyssa Einher of Howell and Michaela Nehl of Northfield.
Eli Endicott keeps an eye on his little sister Violet.
Somers Point City Councilman Jim Toto and former Linwood City Councilman Alex Marino at Good Old Days at Kennedy Park.
Mike Owen and Bev Toto collect for Lawson’s Pride at Good Old Days Saturday. Lawson’s Pride helps Coast Guard families.
Hawkins Road performs at Good Old Days Saturday in Somers Point.
Future Somers Point firefighters Mason and Evan Tretina got some souvenir hats.
Dan Chenman of Linwood, Katie Fazio of Westfield and David Little, also of Linwood enjoy good food on a gorgeous day at Good Old Days in Somers Point.
Face painting was a popular part of Good Old Days in Somers Point Saturday.
No need to be thirsty at Good Old Days in Somers Point. From left is Dianne Bennett, Denice and Shawn Bennett and Darcey Pancari enjoying some suds.