"Thank You Fest" takes place this weekend on Long Beach Island

“LBI Thank You Fest” will serve as a thank you to the 194 agencies, including the National Guard and Louisiana State Police that helped save Long Beach Island from Superstorm Sandy.



Food Network Star & Celebrity Chef Amanda Freitag will be making an appearance at the first responders BBQ on Saturday from 1 – 3 p.m.

As part of the "Stronger Than The Storm" initiative .... this event will feature all day live music, food, crafts and family fun through-out Long Beach Island.

On Friday the 14th, there will be live music at the 10th Street Waterfront Park in Ship Bottom from 4:00 PM until 10:00 PM.

On Saturday the 15th, there will be festivities and live music at Bayview Park in Brant Beach from 11:00 AM-8:00 PM.

On Sunday June 16th the celebration continues in Beach Haven with sidewalk sales outside of amusement park, Fantasy Island.

For more information, and for the festival's locations, please visit: http://lbithankyoufest.com/

The event runs from Friday, June 14th thru Sunday, June 16th ... 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.