Andover festival celebrates family fun

Contributing Writer

The annual two-day Andover Family Fun Fest thrilled young and old alike.

Thousands attended and the July 7-8 celebration, touring concessions and carnival games, arts and crafts, a classic car show, a silent auction, Bingo, running, walking and crawling contests, live music, magic and fireworks to top it all off.

His mother calls Lucas Crawford, 7, of Andover a “natural Spiderman.” Here he seems to bounce higher than the Andover water tower as he takes a turn on the trampoline during Andover Family Fun Fest carnival fun. Teams of tweens and teens take a turn playing Human Fooseball. The Old Kids on the Block (on far court) play-off against Too Legit to Hit during the July 8 Andover Family Fun Fest grass volleyball tournament. The Magic Bounce Fun Zone sprawled across acreage alongside Andover Elementary School and offers heaps of hopping fun for the little ones during the July 7-8 Andover Family Fun Fest. Photos by Sue Austreng The Andover Huskies marching band parades past carnival and concessions during the July 8 Andover Family Fun Fest parade. A pair of John Deeres lead a parade of tractors that also include Farmalls and International Harvesters as the Andover Family Fun Fest community parade makes its ways to city hall. The Andover High School Huskies dance team kicks it into high gear and promenades down Crosstown Boulevard during the July 8 Family Fun Fest community parade.
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His mother calls Lucas Crawford, 7, of Andover a “natural Spiderman.” Here he seems to bounce higher than the Andover water tower as he takes a turn on the trampoline during Andover Family Fun Fest carnival fun.