After 6:00pm must be 19 years of age. All persons subject to search. Two (2) pieces of picture I.D. required. No outside beverage or beverage containers. Absolutely no smoking in the Bavarian Gardens. Bar operations and management has changed this year and the Town of Essex and the Essex Fun Fest committee no longer operates or manages the alcohol services at the festival.

Tokens or tickets from previous years will not be accepted at the tent this year, sorry.


Friday, July 3rd 8:00pm-1:00am

Saturday, July 4th 8:00pm-1:00am

Sunday, July 5th 11:00am-4:00pm


Fri Promo.jpg
Sat Promo.jpg
Sun Promo HORSESHOE.jpg
Sun Promo WRESTLING.jpg

Picture of the Essex Fun Fest Bavarian Gardens action in 2016, taken from DJ Rye's mix station. The tent attracts upwards of 1,500 people on Friday night and over 2,000 on Saturday night.