Festival in the Park fan?

The 44th annual Festival in the Park, in Freedom Park near uptown, is Sept. 18-21.

We're compiling a collection of comments from readers about the event for an upcoming story. If you're a regular with thoughts to share about why you love Festival in the Park, if you have tips that could help others maximize their festival experience – or even if there's a reason you make a point to avoid the whole affair – let us know in an e-mail to clt@charlotteobserver.com.

Subject line must read “Festival in the Park”; please include your name, hometown, and a daytime number. The Observer reserves the right to publish any and all submissions. Oh, and here's an incentive: One lucky reader will win a pair of movie passes via a random drawing!