Festival in the park: "summertime... it's festival time!"


Festival in the Park is always the 2nd weekend in June, which makes it Friday and Saturday, June 9th and 10th of 2017! These two days will feature fun, food, and entertainment in downtown Clarion, including a pancake breakfast, vendor fair, 5K run, music in the park, and a town parade! See ad below for a full list of events!

Still looking to get involved in this year's Festival? Find out how you or your business can participate below:

  • Parade Entry: Does your business or organization want to be featured in this year's parade? It is free but you must complete an application to be included in the lineup! Deadline is June 1st! Download application.
  • Craft Vendor: We are accepting craft and in-home business vendors for our vendor fair on Saturday! We only allow one vendor from each in-home business category. Please call to check availability. Deadline is June 1st! Download form.
  • 5K Participant: Run/walk our 5K on Friday night at 7pm. Pre-registration and event day registration available. Download form.
  • Volunteer: We can always use great volunteers! If you will have any spare time on June 9th or 10th and can lend a hand, please let the Chamber know! Call 515-532-2256!

This year we will also be releasing a series of videos leading up to Festival in the Park to keep residents and festival-goers up-to-date on what we have planned! Happy viewing!

Video #1 reminds you of the dates, June 9th and 10th, and shares with you our theme for 2017: "Summertime... It's Festival Time!" (Giveaway has expired.)

It's our second video leading up to Festival, which is less than one month away! Take a look at our logo and make sure to congratulate our Grand Marshal for this year's parade, Duane Asbe!

 

Festival Parade on Saturday morning

Festival Parade on Saturday morning

2016 Chairs, Staci Schnittjer, Town & Country Insurance, and Sherri O'Brien, First State Bank, get advice from 2015 Chair Larry Guth, Mister G's.

2016 Chairs, Staci Schnittjer, Town & Country Insurance, and Sherri O'Brien, First State Bank, get advice from 2015 Chair Larry Guth, Mister G's.

Food and craft vendors in Gazebo Park

Food and craft vendors in Gazebo Park

"It's something we look forward to every year. Growing up in Clarion, it was fun to show my children what we experienced. There's always something new to anticipate; yet the parade, the entertainment, and crafts in the park, keep my childhood memories alive. We can hardly wait."     - Jen T,