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Gnadenhutten hosting 'Fireworks Festival'

Published: June 21, 2017 12:00 AM

GNADENHUTTEN -- The Gnadenhutten Fireworks Festival will be held at Grove Park starting on Thursday, June 29 through Sunday, July 2.

The Festival will kick off with the Festival Queen, Jr. Miss Firecracker and Little Miss Firecracker contests at Indian Valley High School on Thursday at 7 p.m.

Events scheduled for Friday include:

3 p.m. - Midway opens

3 p.m. - Pet parade, sponsored by Red Rock Rebels 4-H Club.

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6 p.m. - Baby contest, Jr. Parade Marshal contest winners announced.

6:30 p.m. - Talent show (registration at 6 p.m.), sponsored by Tusc Family Dental of Gnadenhutten.

7 p.m. - Youth 3-on-3 basketball tournament (registration starts at 6:30 p.m.).

7 p.m. - Ninth annual Tomahawk Trot 5K run/walk (registration starts at 5:30 p.m. at the park).

7-10 p.m. - Bingo.

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8 p.m. - Little League games under the lights.

10 p.m. - Midway closes.

The Gnadenhutten Firewords Festival and Kustom Kemps of Ohio will present the annual car, truck and motorcycle show a Heck's Grove Park on Saturday, July 1 with registration being from 9 a.m.- 11 a.m. rain or shine.

The registration fee is $10 and the top 15 trophies plus six judged trophies will be presented for the best Chevy, Ford, Mopar, truck, street rod and best of show.

Trophies will be presented at 1 p.m. with a 50/50 drawing, dash plaques and door prizes available, as well as concession stands and chicken dinners.

All vehicles are welcome to participate in the parade following the car show.

For more information call Corey and Debbie Rehard at (740) 492-0326.

Other events on Saturday include:

9 a.m. - 3 on 3 basketball tournament (registration begins at 8:30 a.m.).

11 a.m. - Gnadenhutten Lions Club chicken barbecue.

2 p.m. - Fireworks Festival Grand Parade.

3 p.m. - Midway opens.

6-10 p.m. - Lincoln Way Band, sponsored by John Hursey Memorial, Tony Mart and Tents of Grace Cafe.

6-10 p.m. - Bingo

8 p.m. - Auction of Festival plate and mugs and a signed Billy Jacobs picture.

10 p.m. - "Country Fantasy in the Sky" fireworks display.

11 p.m. - Midway closes.

A community church service at the Town Hall on Sunday at 10:30 a.m. will conclude the festival.


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