The 39th Annual Atlantic Antic takes place on Sunday, September 29th. This is the largest street festival in New York City. Over one mile in length, 10 blocks of Atlantic Avenue in Brooklyn will transform into an eclectic array of food, crafts, fashion, music and entertainment. More than 500 craft and food vendors, 100 local retailers and restaurants, and one block dedicated just to kids.
Many go-to favorites have returned for the 39th year. Waterfront Ale House will be featuring a 14-hour smoked brisket, as well as their pastrami and homemade mustard served on a pretzel roll. Table 87 Coal Oven Pizza will be serving their traditional Margherita pizzas, as well as their specialty square seasonal vegetable pizza. Brooklyn food favorites, like Mile End, Steve’s Authentic Key Lime Pie, and Red Hook Lobster Pound will also be in attendance, along with Sixpoint Brewery serving up the annual Antic Amber. New to the avenue is Free Range Wine, making their Antic debut featuring more than 200 wines.
The Kids Block is located between Boerum and Smith Street and features pony rides, face painting, and kids entertainment at The Moxie Spot, featuring Rolie Polie Guacamole and Liam the Magician. At Gumbo there will be a puppet show performed by ‘P for Puppets,’ and a One Woman Circus Performance by Lisa Lou.
MUSIC: The stage presented by Hank’s Saloon between Nevins and Third features bands including, Tri-State Conspiracy (NYC Ska), Brandi & The Alexanders (R&B), and Ill Be John Brown (Brooklyn alt-country). Returning acts such as faux-French rock band Les Sans Culottes and funk soul band The Get It will be at the Last Exit stage. The Winsor Terrors are at at the Chip Shop stage, and belly dancing on the Amer-Aba stage is presented by Eddie “The Sheik” Kochak.
For a complete schedule of stages and entertainment, visit www.atlanticave.org.