2016 Popcorn Festival Schedule

August 4 - 6, 2016

The 44th Popcorn Parade, opens the 2016 Popcorn Festival.
 Join us Saturday morning for the 29th Annual "Kernel Klassic" 5K Walk/Run sponsored by Weaver Popcorn.
The Fincannon Memorial Car and Motorcycle Show held Saturday 4:00pm till 7:00 pm.
Great Free Entertainment on the Popcorn Stage nightly
Community Scarecrow Contest
Games
The Information Booth will be selling Pop Weavers Microwave Popcorn

Thursday, August 4, 2016

4:00 - 10:00 p.m.    Boy Scout's Popcorn Tent Open
6:30 p.m.    2016 Popcorn Parade
Parade Marshal - Weaver Popcorn
National Anthem - TBA
Guest MC- TBA
8:00 p.m.    Popcorn Parade Winner Announcements - Popcorn Stage
8:15 p.m.    Crowning of the Festival Royalty - Popcorn Stage
8:30 p.m.    "TBA" - Popcorn Stage

Friday, August 5, 2016

4:00 - 10:00 p.m.    Boy Scout's Popcorn Tent Open
5:00 p.m.    Bicycle Parade
5:15 p.m.    Pet Parade
5:30 p.m.    "TBA" - Popcorn Stage
6:30 p.m.    "TBA" - Popcorn Stage
7:30 p.m.    "TBA" - Popcorn Stage
9:30 p.m.    "Car-E-Oke Qualifying" Fincannon Ford - Popcorn Stage (18 and older)

Saturday, August 6, 2016

7:00 - 11:00 a.m.    Firemen’s Pancake Sausage Breakfast - Van Buren Fire Station
7:30 - Kernel Klassic 5K Registration
8:00 a.m.    Kid's Fun Run - 10 years and younger
8:30 a.m.    Kernel Klassic 5K Walk/Run
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.    Boy Scout's Popcorn Tent Open
12:00 noon    Kids Karaoke (up to 17)
2:00 p.m.    Big Wheel Race - Big Wheels furnished (sign up at 1:30)
3:00 p.m.    Pedal Tractor Pull - Tractors furnished (sign up at 2:30)
4:00 - 7:00 p.m.    Fincannon Memorial Car & Motorcycle Show
5:00 p.m.    Baby Parade
5:15 p.m.    Diaper Dash
5:30 p.m.    "TBA" -  Popcorn Stage
6:30 p.m.    "TBA" - Popcorn Stage
7:30 p.m.    "TBA" - Popcorn Stage
9:15 p.m.    "Grand Prize Drawings" - Popcorn Stage
9:30 p.m.    "Car-E-Oke Championship" Fincannon Ford - Popcorn Stage
10:30 p.m.    "Street Dance with DJ"

Download 2015 Brochure (.pdf file).
"TBA" - To Be Announced.
Schedule subject to change.
(updated: 9/26/15)

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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

Games

And Much More!

Van Buren, Indiana

"Popcorn Capital of the World"

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