2015 Popcorn Festival Schedule

August 6 - 8, 2015

The 43nd Popcorn Parade, opens the 2015 Popcorn Festival.
 Join us Saturday morning for the 28th 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
Beer's and Jessop's Amusement Rides and Games
The Information Booth will be selling Pop Weavers Microwave Popcorn

Thursday, August 6, 2015

4:00 - 10:00 p.m.    Boy Scout's Popcorn Tent Open
6:30 p.m.    2015 Popcorn Parade
Parade Marshal - tba
National Anthem - Wade Shemwell
"2014 Car-E-Oke Contest Winner"
Special Guest - 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.    "Harness Family Band" - Popcorn Stage
9:00 p.m.    "tba" - Popcorn Stage

Friday, August 7, 2015

4:00 - 10:00 p.m.    Boy Scout's Popcorn Tent Open
5:00 p.m.    Diaper Dash
5:15 p.m.    Baby 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 Semi Finals" - Popcorn Stage (18 and older)

Saturday, August 8, 2015

7:00 - 11:00 a.m.    Firemen’s Pancake Sausage Breakfast - Van Buren Fire Station
7:30 - 8:30 a.m.    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.    Pet Parade
5:15 p.m.    Bicycle Parade
5:30 p.m.    "tba" -  Popcorn Stage
6:30 p.m.    "tba"
7:30 p.m.    "tba" - Popcorn Stage
9:15 p.m.    "Grand Prize Drawings" - Popcorn Stage
9:30 p.m.    "Car-E-Oke" Finals - Popcorn Stage
10:30 p.m.    "Street Dance with DJ"

"tba" - To Be Announced.
Schedule subject to change.
(updated: 2/4/15)

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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

Carnival Rides

And Much More!

Van Buren, Indiana

"Popcorn Capital of the World"

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