Get ready, . You're in for the Oak Fest to top all Oak Fests this summer.
The 2012 festival will span seven days—June 28 through July 4—making it the longest in the event's history. And there are rumors of a circus.
Yep. A circus.
But after what some might call a tumultuous run last year, some residents might be skeptical of the city's decision to extend the event. Last year's event atmosphere was punctuated with news of , followed by a
Last year, Patch spoke with , who said despite the instances, Oak Fest is truly safe for all those who attend. Officers are circulating through the crowds and around the grounds, Anderson said, keeping an eye out for those who might provoke a situation.
Some residents were unimpressed by last year's carnival, but bands like and brought out the crowds. And don't forget the food and fun—like a .
Is Oak Fest fun for you? Can that fun span a seven-day stretch?
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