2014 Popcorn Festival Tentative Schedule

August 14- 16, 2014

The 42nd Popcorn Parade, opens the 2014 Popcorn Festival.
 Join us Saturday morning for the 27th 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 14, 2014

4:00 p.m.    Beef or Chicken Noodle Dinner till 9:00 p.m. - Lions Club, Sponsored by AZB Sorority
4:00 p.m.    Scouts Popcorn Tent Open till 10:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m.    "tba" - Popcorn Stage
6:30 p.m.    2013 Popcorn Parade
Parade Marshal - tba
National Anthem - tba
Special Guest - tba
8:00 p.m.    Popcorn Parade Winners' Announcement - Popcorn Stage
8:15 p.m.    Crowning of the Festival Royalty - Popcorn Stage
8:30 p.m.    "tba" - Popcorn Stage

Friday, August 15, 2014

4:00 p.m.    Beef or Chicken Noodle Dinner till 9:00 p.m. - Lions Club, Sponsored by AZB Sorority
4:00 p.m.    Scouts Popcorn Tent Open till 10:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m.    Diaper Dash
5:45 p.m.    Baby Parade
6:30 p.m.    "tba" - Popcorn Stage
9:00 - 11:00 p.m.    "Car-Oke Contest" - Popcorn Stage (18 and older)

Saturday, August 16, 2014

6:00 a.m.    Firemen’s Pancake Sausage Breakfast at Fire Station till 11:00 a.m.
7:30 a.m.    Kernel Klassic 5K Registration till 8:30 a.m.
8:00 a.m.    Kernel Klassic Fun Run - 10 years and younger
8:30 a.m.    Kernel Klassic 5K Walk/Run - Sponsored by Weaver Popcorn
11:00 a.m.    Scouts Popcorn Tent Open till 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m.    Childrens Biblical Festival - Van Buren UMC Old Fashion Games and Prizes - United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall
12:00 noon    Beef or Chicken Noodle Dinner till 9:00 p.m. - Lions Club, Sponsored by AZB Sorority
12:00 noon    Kids Karaoke (up to 18)
2:00 p.m.    Big Wheel Race - Big Wheels furniished (sign up at 1:30)
3:00 p.m.    Pedal Tractor Pull - Tractors furnished (sign up at 2:30)
4:00 p.m.    Fincannon Memorial Car and Motorcycle Show till 7:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m.    Pet Parade
5:30 p.m.    "tba" -  Popcorn Stage
6:00 p.m.    "tba
7:00 p.m.    "tba" - Popcorn Stage
8:00 p.m.    "Car-Oke Sing Off" - Popcorn Stage
9:00 p.m.    Grand Prize Drawings - Popcorn Stage
9:00 p.m.    "tba"  - Popcorn Stage
10:30 p.m.    "Live Street Dance" - Popcorn Stage

"tba" - To Be Announced.
Schedule subject to change.
(updated: 3/5/14)

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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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