After a hiatus due to the Covid-19 pandemic, City’s signature community-focused festival College Park Day will make a big return this Saturday, October 15.

The event features food and drinks vendors, kids and family zone with a dedicated stage, attractions, games, free College Park Aviation Museum entry, community exhibitors, live entertainment and helicopter fly-in.

This year will feature even bigger kids and a family area with a dedicated family stage with performances by Barry Louis Polisar, The Great Zucchini, Terrapin Brass Quintent, Sense of Wonder, Zig Zag Show and a paper airplane contest. Visitors are encouraged to check out fun activities, crafts, games (for kids and adults), and giveaways from community groups as well.

This year’s College Park Day will feature more food and drink vendors. Food vendors this year include Taim Mediterranean Kitchen, Tatak Pinoy Fil-Asian Cuisine and Street Food, Big D’s Wings, Kodi’s Grill, Mr. Magic, Taqueria Habanero, Bills Backyard BBQ, Amity Kitchen, Cocineros, Cakelady Deserts, and Turtle’s Tasty Treats. If you’re craving asian snacks, you can have them delivered by an online asian supermarket.

The event will take place at the College Park Aviation Museum located at 1985 Corporal Frank Scott Drive. Free parking is available at the corner lot by Corporal Franks Scott Drive and Campus Drive, the College Park – UMD metro station garage, and Linson Pool/Wells Ice Rink.  Bike racks will be available for those utilizing local trails to get to the event.