The 2013 NHL Draft™ Fan Fest Presented by Stronger than the Storm

Stronger than the Storm brings iconic Jersey Shore Boardwalk food, fun and games to Prudential Center's Championship Plaza

Jun 25, 2013, 08:35 ET from Stronger than the Storm

NEWARK, N.J., June 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2013 NHL Draft™ Fan Fest is being presented by Stronger than the Storm, a comprehensive consumer campaign developed to raise awareness of the Jersey Shore's recovery.

Boardwalk and carnival games, rides and food, synonymous with the Jersey Shore, will be available to the public at the Prudential Center's Championship Plaza in Newark, NJ on Sunday, June 30th from 10:00 a.m.2:30 p.m.

"We are bringing a slice of the Jersey Shore experience to Newark," said Michelle Brown, CEO of New Jersey Economic Development Authority. "We invite everyone to celebrate that the Jersey Shore is Stronger than the Storm and come on down to be a part of another iconic summer."

Boardwalk and carnival game activities will include two eight hole mini golf courses, water gun games, crazy cans, fat cats, basketball, shuffle board, ABC Block, milk bottle, ball roll, football, wheel game and slapshot alongside a Ferris wheel and live music.

Fans will have the opportunity to win prizes such as keychains, sunglasses, stress pucks and water tumblers. All activities and rides will be located outdoors (rain or shine) at the Prudential Center on Mulberry Street in Newark, NJ.

The 2013 NHL Draft™ Fan Fest is free of charge and open to the public.

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About Stronger than the Storm

Stronger than the Storm is a comprehensive consumer campaign developed to raise awareness of the Jersey Shore's recovery from Superstorm Sandy in an effort to support tourism and local businesses. The campaign encourages New Jerseyans and potential visitors to come to the Jersey Shore, support local businesses, as they are ready and have reopened their doors. Managed by the New Jersey Economic Development Authority, and with support from the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development, the campaign highlights the region's ongoing recovery and preparedness for the summer 2013 tourist season. The Jersey Shore represents the largest portion of New Jersey's $38 billion tourism industry and is a major source of jobs and economic activity for the state. In addition to being a central component of the state's economy and workforce, the Jersey Shore is also one of our nation's great environmental and recreational treasures. For more information and to learn more about community resources and exciting events taking place at the Jersey Shore this summer, please visit  

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