The annual New Haven Firefest was held downtown on the 2nd and 3rd of November. For many students, Firefest is one of the biggest events in New Haven. Firefest brings in many people from all over. It includes fire dancers, food and beverages, art shows, House of Fire and Ice, Burning Man, and many more events.
The students were asked what their favorite part about Firefest was.
“My favorite part about Firefest is that you can walk around with your friends and watch amazing things,” replied Grace White.
Barbara McDaris said, “Hanging out with friends.”
Lauralie Grater added, “Watching the Burning Man and spending time with my family.”
Next, the students were asked what their feelings were towards the food variety.
Grace White answered, “The food variety could improve because we need to see some new food options.”
“I missed the ‘Hillbilly Philly Cheese Steaks,’ but other than that, everything is perfect,” answered Carter Moeckli.
Ashlyn Beckmann said, “Great, but I feel like everything was a bit pricey.”
Finally, the students were asked why they would recommend this event to somebody else.
“I would recommend Firefest to somebody else because it is [an] amazing experience,” answered Grace White.
Ashlyn Beckmann added, “It is a great time-- just get out with friends, have lots of fun, and enjoy yourself.”
Barbara McDaris commented, “It is very fun and only occurs once a year.”
Firefest is a very big event in New Haven, and it seems to get bigger every year. Everybody is excited to see how it grows in the future and continues to bring excitement to our community.