the 42nd Annual
August 14 - 16, 2014
"Honoring our Farmers for 2013"
The 2014 Popcorn Festival opens with the Popcorn Parade in:
Three Days of Family Fun, Food, and Free Entertainment
2 0 1 3 P h o t o s A r e N o w A v a i l a b l e !
New Exciting Events
Let your baby have the opportunity to enjoy to festival activities as well. This diaper dash, your baby will be given the opportunity to race against another babies and see who gets to the finish line first. This will take place in front of the main stage. Your baby will be crawling on a carpet piece that is laid down on the street. Diaper Dash will follow the tractor pull and before the baby parade on Saturday afternoon.
POPCORN RECIPE CONTEST:
Have a great POPCORN RECIPE- well we want to try it and tell our community about it. Bring you eatable recipe to the information booth before 6:00 p.m. We will have our parade judges try each recipe and decide WHO has the "best" popcorn recipe. The winner will be announced along with the parade winners. Please note: your dish must have a recipe card with it, so we can put it on the web site. Good Luck!!
POPCORN EATING CONTEST:
Who doesn't like popcorn? This event will be on Saturday Afternoon time TBD but bring your appetite and go against other popcorn fans to see who can finish their box of popcorn first!
POPCORN SCULPTURE CONTEST:
Calling all creative crafters! Make a sculpture out of real popcorn and submit it to the Town Hall by 4 pm Thursday afternoon. Your creation will be on display at the information booth where patrons will vote to decide who is the most creative.
Come be part of the fun, there is something for everyone!
Popcorn Festival contributors:
- Ferguson/Glancy Funeral Home
- Fincannon Ford
- Hemmick Hardware
- iAB Financial Bank
- Marion General Hospital
- Modern Machine & Tool
- Van Buren Lions Club
- Weaver Popcorn
Chili and Hot Dog Dinner made possible with the generosity of:
Custom Repair and Fabrication
10938 E 200 N, Van Buren, IN 46991
Daniel Chenoweth, (260) 388-1974 - Justin Martin, (260) 228-1126