Your Popcorn Festival celebration begins the Saturday after Labor Day underneath the William E. Urschel Pavilion which will be held Saturday, September 10th, 2022. The Festival features entertainment and activities for the whole family. Test your skill in the Hot wheels Race of Champions, see who will take home the title of Cutest Baby, or catch a live performance!
Your favorite local restaurants and non-profits will be serving both lunch and dinner all throughout downtown. Enjoy a nice meal during your lunch break, take the family out for the day and support those in the community! Patrons are encouraged to allow plenty of time to reach the festival via shuttle busses – follow the signs. Certain fees apply for parking downtown.
POPCORN FESTIVAL SCHEDULE:
– Saturday, September
7:20 AM – Popcorn Panic 5M Run and 5K Walk
8:00 AM – 6:30 PM – Over 250 Craft, Food and Fine Arts Booths Open
7:30 AM – Lit’l Kernel Puff Race
8:00 AM – 6:30 PM – Poppin Play Zone, corner of Michigan and Indiana Ave
10:00 AM – Popcorn Parade –
11:30 AM – 6:30 pm – Beer Garden Open
11:30 PM – Main Stage Entertainment
12:00 PM – 5pm – Michigan Ave Dance party
6:30 PM – Festival Closes
MAIN STAGE MUSIC SCHEDULE: TBD
Porter Health Amphitheater at Central Park Plaza
11:30 AM – The Insiders
1:15 PM The Crawpuppies
3:00 PM – Mike & Joe
5:00 PM The Spazmatics
For More info call: (219) 464-8332
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