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Street Fair Season begins!

One of my favorite things to do in New York City is trolling a street fair. It's a symbol for the start of summer here in the city : the smell of deep fried vendors, and the sight of vendors selling everything from ponchos to $1 jewelry to Pillow Pets.

Just simply walking block after block finding where it ends makes an unplanned day more exciting.

This Saturday is the start of another year of street fair season, which features not one but two street fairs!

The adults shouldn't have all the fun. The Tribeca Film Festival is hosting the Tribeca Family Festival full of musical performances, face painters, dancers, arts and crafts, and food from restaurants around the area!

And Herald Square will be the site of The Earth Awareness Day Fair. Carob nuggets anyone?

Tribeca Family Festival
Saturday April 30th, 2011
10AM - 6PM
Greenwich Street (between Chambers St and Hubert St)

The Earth Awareness Day Fair at Herald Square
Saturday April 30th
10AM - 6PM
Broadway (between 35th St and 38th St.)

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