Plans are lining up for the annual July Fest arts and entertainment celebration in Downtown Binghamton.

Bob Joseph/WNBF News [July 6, 2012][/caption]Thousands of people are expected for the 57th annual event July 5 to the 7th.

This year July Fest coincides with the annual Binghamton Music and Jazz Festival.

The event has traditionally featured artists showing and selling their wares as well as food and music but the music component has steadily grown over the past few years.

A complete schedule of events and featured musicians can be found at julyfestbinghamton.com.