the 44th Annual

Van Buren Popcorn Festival Logo

August 4 - 6, 2016
2016 Theme


Spaghetti Dinner

Thanks to the AZB Sorority Beta Alpha Chapter for sponsoring the Spaghetti Dinner to help fund the Van Buren Popcorn Festival.  And thanks to all who came to make this event a great success!


The 2016 Popcorn Festival opens with the Popcorn Parade in:

Three Days of Family Fun, Food, and Free Entertainment

2014 Photos
2014 Photos

Tenderloin Supper

Show Me Grant County

Pedal Tractor Pull

Popcorn Festival contributors:


Marion Surgical Management

Thanks to Marion Surgical Management for sponsoring the Royality Contest.

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Festival Highlights:

The Nation's First Popcorn Parade!
- since 1973 -

Kernel Klassic 5K Run

Fincannon Memorial Car and Motorcycle Show

Baby Parade

Bed Race

Free Entertainment Nightly

Big Wheel Race

Pedal Tractor Pull

Pet Parade

Royalty Contest

Scarecrow Contest

Car-Oke Contest


And Much More!

Van Buren, Indiana

"Popcorn Capital of the World"

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