8th annual Fordham Road Renaissance Festival and Street Fair held Sunday

(09/07/03) FORDHAM - The eighth annual Fordham Road Renaissance Festival and Street Fair was held on Sunday. The festival is considered the biggest street fair in the Bronx.

The event featured salsa and meringue bands on two stages. More than 100 merchants lined the streets, selling everything from food to healthcare plans. The festival was also part amusement park, making it especially popular with parents and their kids.

Fordham Road was jammed with people during the festivities. 125,000 Bronx residents were expected to attend the festival this year.

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