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It Was A Great Weekend for the East Brady Riverfest

The verdict is in, and the consensus is that the 2022 East Brady Riverfest Street Fair was a great success. The weather was perfect and the crowds were superb.

The food was great, vendors were a plenty, and the music was perfect. All those who came had a wonderful time.

Here are a few photos submitted by Luanne at the All Stars Bar & Restaurant. All Stars was the host of this years and the center of the activities for the pig roast, games and entertainment.

(People filled the road on Kelly’s Way to view the East Brady Riverfest fireworks.)

The winners of the East Brady Riverfest contests/raffles were:

50/50 $286 - Lori Zarichnak

Bike Raffle - Jodie Beabout

Beautiful Baby Contest – Amelia Sue Baum

Parents - Kalab & Kylee Baum.

At 7:00 PM the 2022 East Brady Citizen of the Year was announced, and this year the honor went to Dan Markel, pictured below, center.

Dan has been a member of the Riverfest Committee for several years and has been an inspiration to others on the committee.

Dan Markel, is pictured here with Patty Johns (left) and Jason Hall, (right).


Danny is 26 years old and a graduate of Karns City High School and a graduate of Edinboro University with a degree in Sports and Outdoor Recreation Management.

Danny has served as the PA State Ambassador for the Muscular Dystrophy Association and has worked with several other organizations. He is currently a director at the Petroleum Valley Youth Center in which he has raised over $60,000 to make the camp handicap accessible.

Danny has never let his disease get in the way of achieving any of his goals. His kindness is genuine and his goal of, ‘Accessibility to All’, has been met head on with determination and fearlessness. Dan’s main goal is to promote awareness to the help the world be a kinder place to people with disabilities.

A welcome addition to the Riverfest were the Misty Lane Farms Horse and Carriage Rides and their Perfromance Horses.


You can still support the Riverfest by purchasing a raffle ticket for a chance to win $10,000, and 20 chances to win $500. $100 per ticket. The winner will be drawn on Sunday, September 4th with a live drawing on Facebook. Tickets are available at All Stars Bar and Restaurant, Nelson’s Hardware, Old Deli Bank and Riverfest Committee Members.

Here’s one of the may vendors that was

lined-up along Kelly’s Way.


The Riverfest Committee is very pleased the outcome of this year’s event and it has sparked good ideas for next year. The committee is also please with the support of their sponsors and the community. Bringing the parade back next year is on the top of the to do list. The committee says thank you and see you next year!

All Stars parking lot during the pig roast and entertainment by the band, Rustic Revelation.


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