At the band shell at 5 p.m. on Friday night in Dutch and English. Boy Scout Troop 157 will be official color guard.
This event is free and open to kidsan d families of all ages. Applications are available on online.
FOOD AND CRAFT VENDORS
Vendors increase by at least 10% every year. The festival boasts more than 120 vendors this year.
TOUCH OF DUTCH PARADE
A community tradition since the early 70’s. Starts at 10 a.m. Saturday.
The TNB Cornhole will bring the boards and bags will fly during our 3rd Annual Cornhole Tournament on Saturday. $30 per team, double eliminations, cash payout. Located in the Beer Garden (must be 21). Registration at 12:30 p.m, bags fly at 1 p.m.
The Indiana Ballet Theatre donates its time and talent to bring an authentic Dutch dance to the Parade and Festival.
“INDIANA HISTORY ON WHEELS”
A free exhibit dedicated to Indiana’s automotive and racing heritage. A 53-foot double-expandable semi-trailer and stateof- the-art traveling exhibit.
AUTHENTIC DUTCH PASTRIES
The DeMotte Christian Schools deliver authentic Dutch goodies on Saturday including Banket, Almond Bread and Chicago Girl Cookies. Oliebollen is fried fresh on-site while you wait.
Cars, trucks and bikes are invited to participate in Saturday’s car show. $20 per entry and spectators are free. This event is organized by Thunder Road with top 3 awards in up to 22 classes including Best of Show, Best Engine, Best Interior and Best Paint.
LIVE FREE CONCERTS (BAND SHELL)
Crawpuppies headline on Friday night from 7-9 p.m.. And on Saturday, Stairwell 6 will perform from noon-1:30. Bump Fuzzy from 2-3:30, NAWTY from 4-6 p.m. and Jimmy Sarr will take the stage from 7-9 p.m.
Bounce Houses with an obstacle course, games for our youngest guest to teens and adults too!
Enjoy a cold beer or ale on Friday from 5pm-9pm and Saturday from noon- 10 p.m. served by the Knights of Columbus volunteers.
Everyone looks forward to our famous fireworks at the end of the show on Saturday! It’s the biggest show in Jasper County and sponsored by NIPSCO. FREE PARKING – Lots of handicap and elderly parking available.
Spin & Win all types of goodies at the Chamber booth! Chamber members donate their services and merchandise for giveaways every 30 minutes. More than $500 in Dutch Guilder “money” that can be spent at vendors.