Ringing in spring: Mt Laurel hosts 18th Spring Festival

FROM STAFF REPORTS

MT LAUREL – Though the weather brought back memories of winter, people still filled the streets of Mt Laurel on Saturday, April 7, for food, music, shopping and more.

The Mt Laurel Spring Festival was held for the 18th year.

Visitors enjoyed shopping at the many artisan and farmer pop-up booths, watching live music on the Bryson Square Stage and savoring delicious eats at Mt Laurel restaurants and Birmingham food trucks.

More than 200 arts and crafts vendors and farmers filled the Town Center during the festival. Shoppers found beautiful artwork, handmade home décor pieces, pottery, jewelry, clothing and more from a variety of local vendors.

Mt Laurel restaurants and Birmingham food trucks such as Jim N’ Nicks, Cantina on Wheels and Eugene’s Hot Chicken served delicious food for attendees.

Fresh, seasonal produce from area farmers was also available.

“Locally-made” enthusiasts found everything from art and handmade goods to wood work, clothing and soaps.

In the middle of the Town Center, the Bryson Square Stage sponsored by Mason Music hosted entertainment throughout the festival.

Up and coming musicians as well as popular local acts performed, including Mason Music’s talented student Rock Band Leagues, Jackson Capps, Anna Grace Beatty, and Kate and the Howlers.

Olmsted Park was home to the Kid’s Park, with inflatables, rides, face painting and the playground.

Artisan vendors, with several focusing on children’s clothing and toys, also set up along Olmsted Street in front of the park.

Discover the quality materials, craftsman styling and exceptional detail in Mt Laurel’s newest homes. From Olmsted Park, festival goers could take a short walk to Mt Laurel’s newly furnished Leatherwood Model Home, tour the craftsman style home and then pick up a map to find additional open homes.

Other new homes were open for tours, as visitors could discover their quality materials, craftsman styling and exceptional detail.