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Caldwell Fireman's Festival
From July 25, 2013 6:30 pm until July 27, 2013 11:00 pm Save to calendar
Posted by Becky
Categories: Fairs and Festivals
The Caldwell Fire Dept. 61st Annual Fireman’s Festival will take place July 25-27 on the Caldwell Courthouse Square. The Festival kicks off Thursday, July 25th, with the 4-H parade starting at 6:30 *NEW TIME** The Merchants drawing will be held on Thursday night this year at 9:00pm and 10:00pm. Tickets for these drawings will be Proof of Purchase tickets given to you when you purchase items from any one of fireman’s stands. The more you times you buy the more tickets you will receive.
On Friday July 26th, there will be a 5-K run which will start at 7:00pm. Anyone Interested should contact Dugan Hill at 509-0683 or 732-2831. The COOL CASH drawing will be drawn at 10:00pm. Tickets for this drawing can be purchased at any one of our Fireman’s stands.
There will still be a raffle for any merchandise that is donated, and the Merchants drawing will change from Friday night to Thursday night and remain at the same times, 9:00pm and 10:00pm. The Cool Cash drawing will be held on Friday night at 10:00. There will be BIG cash prizes given out this year due to our local merchants purchasing Festival Sponsorships. The Cool Cash tickets must be purchased at our Fireman’s stands in order for you to be entered into the drawing to win. If your business would like to purchase a sponsorship or donate merchandise please contact Scott Stritz at 740-509-1186.
Rides will open at 6:00pm on all three nights and the Saturday Matinee will open at 1:00pm and end at 4:00pm. Arm bands will only be available for Thursday and the Saturday Matinee.
****The child for who the arm band is to go on is to be present when purchased****
Ticket booths will be open at the following times: Thursday night 5:30pm, Friday night 5:00pm, and Saturday night 5:00pm. The Saturday Matinee will open at 12:30.
**Parade Info** Saturday July 28th, starting at 6:00pm will be the crowd favorite. The Fireman’s Parade. Line up and last minute registration for the parade is at the South Gate of the Fairgrounds (by Mc Donald’s and the Community Center) starting at 4:00pm. You cannot enter the North entrance to register. To enter this year’s parade, Parade Chairman Ryan Starr along with Darich Leister has set up a parade link at www.caldwellfire.com. Click on the link and you will be able to submit your information and a number will be assigned. There is another link on the home page as well that you can click that will show the parade line up. When you arrive at the fairgrounds, let the registrar know the number and you will be shown to your spot.
Plenty of good food including hamburgers, sloppy joes, hot ham and cheese, kielbasa, bahama mama sausage, ice cold lemonade, pizza, ice cream, popcorn and other food items will be available.
Games and bingo tent, 5 card stud, hi-lo table, Fireman’s Joes and the kiddy casino and take your chances.
Anyone interested in helping in any of our stands, please call your fireman.
Any questions or other info you can contact Chairman Jason Niswonger @ 740-732-5840. Questions concerning the parade should be directed to Parade Chairman Ryan Starr at 740-509-2263.