The long-awaited Essex Day Festival, arguably the most massive one-day event in town every year, is soon approaching.

A long day of fun, entertainment, food, musical performances, ceremonies, family-friendly activities and much more is in store for the 47th annual Essex Day. The event is free to the public and will be on Sept. 17 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. along Eastern Boulevard from the Mace Avenue intersection to Woodward Avenue in the heart of Essex.

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