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Posted on: August 30, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Family Fit Fest is back!

Family Fit Fest Flyer with event details

The Schuyler Family Fit Fest returns in 2022!

Join us for a free action-packed event of all things fun, health, and fitness for all ages. Enjoy live music, entertainment, health education, hands-on activities, freebies, and more than 25 vendors with resources and services from local businesses and non-profit organizations.

Register to get a bag for giveaways and a map for Strong Kids Safe Kids exhibitors. Then, complete activities at 12 of those booths and receive a free healthy snack.  

Main Stage Live Entertainment

  • Storytelling by Dutton S. Peterson (Odessa) and Watkins Glen Public Libraries
  • “Cardboard Explosion!” puppet show at 10:30 a.m. “Cardboard Explosion!” brings four original stories to life using nothing but cardboard and the power of your imagination. With help from the audience, puppeteer Brad Shur transforms simple cardboard shapes into elaborate puppet characters, then brings them to life right before your eyes. So get ready to outsmart dragons, choose-your-own superpower, and train adorable animal sidekicks in this fun, energetic, participatory show.


  • Air Methods Medi-Vac (weather-dependent)
  • Montour Falls Fire Department Ladder Truck
  • Watkins Glen International Pace Car
  • Smokey Bear and Vegetable mascots
  • Inflatable games
  • Air Brush Tattoos
  • Car seat checks and children’s IDs
  • Demonstration by Sheriff’s Dept. K-9
  • Crafts, obstacle courses and physical challenges, guessing games
  • Healthy snacks and more!

Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is the Fit Fest?
    • Event sponsored by Cayuga Health System in partnership with Schuyler County Public Health and Strong Kids, Safe Kids
    • Health and wellness tips for people of all ages along with food, entertainment and giveaways
    • Free and open to the community
    •  At the Montour Falls Fireman’s Festival Grounds, SR 224, from 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
  • What can someone expect at the Fit Fest?
    • 25-30 community organizations
    • Interactive, hands-on activities
    • Be sure to register when you enter the festival to get a bag for giveaways and a map for Strong Kids Safe Kids exhibitors
    • Do activities at 12 of those booths and receive a free healthy snack!

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