Barnum Festival Adds Cornhole to Its 2023 Schedule of Events

The Barnum Festival is calling all Cornholers to join the 2023 Festival by signing up for its inaugural Cornhole Tournament, scheduled for January 21st at the Sports Plex in Fairfield. Brian Estrada and Erik Marko, co-chairmen of the Cornhole tournament,… Read More

Willie McBride Jr Recharging the Barnum Festival Wing Ding

Willie McBride Jr, owner of WC McBride Electric in Bridgeport, plans to add a jolt to the Barnum Festival Wing Ding as it returns for the first time since 2019. The 2023 Wing Ding Chairman, McBride is a perfect fit… Read More

You Could Win $2500 At A Barnum Festival Event

Here’s how it works.  Attend one of the Barnum Festival events listed below.  After the start of the event we will spin the wheel to determine a five-digit number.  The first number spun will be the first number in the… Read More

2022 Barnum Festival Returns; Let the Fun Begin Again

After a two-year hiatus, because of the Covid pandemic, the Barnum Festival is back. Let the Fun Begin. In our 74th year, The Barnum Festival Ringmaster Frank T. Gennarini is anxious to launch the festivities for 2022. He was named… Read More

Barnum Festival Announces Frank T. Gennarini as 2020 Ringmaster

Milford Resident Frank T. Gennarini Named 2020 Barnum Festival Ringmaster Frank T. Gennarini was recently named the 72nd Ringmaster for the 2020 Barnum Festival at the Aquarion Headquarters in Bridgeport. A Festival volunteer since 1995, Gennarini, a Milford resident and… Read More