Mishawaka Summerfest 2013

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When: 06/21/2013 - 06/22/2013

Location: Merrifield & Crawford Parks

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Mishawaka, Indiana

Website: http://mishawaka.in.gov/summerfest

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The 30th Annual Mishawaka Summerfest will be held at Merrifield & Crawford Parks Friday, June 21st from 12:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m., and all day Saturday, June 22nd, 2013. In celebration of the 30th anniversay, this year we are offering 30 distinct events and attractions.

Summerfest kicks off once again this year on Friday, beginning at noon, with food vendors and the arts and crafts booths open for business. Inflatables and games will be on the lawn for the kids at Crawford Park which will also include a petting zoo, pony rides, and pig races. As the day turns to evening, the musical entertainment begins with an exhibition from the Mishawaka High School Band followed by an evening of Blues music. The Bobby Lee Caldwell band takes the stage at 6:00pm with the Elwood Splinters Blues Band headlining the event at 8:00pm. Fireworks will follow the evening's concerts starting at dusk.


Start your Saturday with a Pancake Breakfast sponsored by the Mishawaka Lion's Club. The 5K Run / Walk begins at 8:00am from Mishawaka High School as does the Michiana MOPAR Club Car Show in Crawford Park. Craft & Food vendors, Commercial Vendors and the Service tents open at 9:00am followed by Kids Zone at 10:00am. 3-on-3 Youth Basketball, Pig Races, Karaoke, Historic Bus Tours, a Treasure Hunt and much more all take place throughout the day. Entertainment begins at 4:00 with the ever-popular local band Everyday People followed by Velvet Jones at 6:30pm. Stereovain finishes out the night starting at 8:30pm with fireworks to follow at dusk.


Friday
12:00 PM Info tent opens, Service Tent, Craft Vendors, Food Vendors, Local Business Row, Inflatables, Pony Rides and Petting Zoo, Canoe carving Merrifield / Crawford
Racing Pigs show Crawford Park
2:00 PM Racing Pigs show Crawford Park
4:00 PM Racing Pigs show Crawford Park
5:00 PM MHS High School Band exhibition/performance Merrifield Park
6:00 PM Bobby Lee Caldwell (Blues) Main Stage
Racing Pigs show Crawford Park
Beverage Garden open (6p-10p)
8:00 PM Elwood Splinters Blues Band Main Stage
10:30 PM Fireworks starting at dusk Merrifield Park

Saturday
7:00 AM Pancake Breakfast w/music Merrifield Tent
Info tent opens
7:30 AM Pre-registration for Jr. Basketball tourney Crawford Park Courts
8:00 AM 5k Run / Walk (leaves from Commons Area / Wenger St.) Mishawaka High School
Car Show Crawford Park
Anna Burden acoustic performance Merrifield Tent
9:00 AM Craft Vendors, Food Vendors, Local Business Row, Service Tents open Merrifield / Crawford
5K ceremony and awards Merrifield Tent
10:00 AM Historic Bus Tour (leaves from Niles Ave) Crawford Park
Twin Cities Concert Band Performance Main Stage
Kids Zone Opens, Inflatables, Petting Zoo and Pony Rides Crawford Park
3-on-3 Youth Basketball Tournament Crawford Park Courts
Caledonia Kilty Pipe Band Merrifield Tent
11:00 AM Ballroom Dance Exhibition Ice Rink Venue
12:00 PM Racing Pigs show Crawford Park
Kid’s Boot Camp @ the Kids Zone Crawford Park
Middle Eastern Dance Performance Ice Rink Venue
Volleyball Demo Crawford Park
1:00 PM Cookie Contest Judging and awards Merrifield Tent
Karaoke Competition Main Stage
2:00 PM Historic Bus Tour (leaves from Niles Ave) Crawford Park
Racing Pigs show Crawford Park
3:00 PM Treasure Hunt (Splash Pad) Crawford Park
Battell Line Dancers Ice Rink Venue
VIP Swim and Food (Invitation Only) Merrifield Pool
4:00 PM Everyday People Main Stage
Beverage Garden open (4p-10p)
Racing Pigs show Crawford Park
6:00 PM Velvet Jones Main Stage
Racing Pigs show Crawford Park
8:30 PM Stereovain Main Stage
10:30 PM Fireworks starting at dusk Merrifield Park