Lawn Fete Season Returns in Clarence
All hail the return of lawn fetes in Western New York.
Hammerl Amusements announced plans to hold a "Grab and Go" carnival at the Eastern Hills Mall in Clarence.
The carnival will run for four days over Memorial Day Weekend, and guests will need to purchase tickets for three-hour time slots.
- The event will begin Friday May 28 from 6 to 9 p.m.
- On Saturday and Sunday May 29-30, the carnival will be open for three different time slots between 11 a.m. and 9 p.m.
- Monday May 31 will have two three-hour time slots available from 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
The carnival will feature rides, games and food.
WGRZ reports visitors can expect all the lawn fete food staples, including fried dough and waffles, cotton candy, candy apples, French fries, tacos, pizza, and more.
Currently, WGRZ reports guests will be asked to wear masks and social distance, but recent changes by New York State based on Center for Disease Control guidelines may change policies.
Organizers say they will have hand sanitizer stations located throughout the event space.
New York State is adopting the Center for Disease Control's most recent guidance regarding the use of masks and social distancing for people who have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19.
Yesterday, County Executive Mark Poloncarz said Erie County health officials would not be enforcing policies in businesses, instead leaving enforcement of recommended policies to the individual establishments themselves.
Many major retailers are now announcing what their maks policies will be, including Tops Friendly Markets, Trader Joe's, Wegmans, Target and more.