Tuesday, September 13, 2016
Over 80,000 expected at rock festivals in Lakewood
If traffic is not bad enough, Lakewood township this month will be host to two rock festivals that will take place at first energy park in Blue claws stadium. The foodandtruck festival is two weeks away erev Rosh Hashana. From Sept 30th to October 2nd a 3 day festival expected to draw 50,000 people over the 3 days. A week later on Columbus day weekend Lakewood will again host another rock festival adventureinthepark October 8-9 headlined by major rock bands and rap artists. The former Police chief refused to grant a liquor license for the event citing violence breakout in a similar venue last year. The township vowed to have it overturned by the LIC. Lakewood police will patrol the perimeter of the events and Lakewood EMS will provide first aid services. Over the last few year that area has been developed with residential housing. Organizers say there will be no off street parking and it will be strictly enforced.
How much will this cost taxpayers?