The festival area is for families to participate before, during, and after the parade with a carnival, children’s petting zoo, children’s stage show, the Clyde Ellis race car show provided by the Central Auto Racing Boosters, and various other activities. This area located in the parking lot at the corner of Howell and 18th Street is designed for children. Enjoy a tasty funnel cake, a root beer, popcorn, a sandwich, a sausage, ice cream, whatever may be your favorite fair treat along the concession row. The festival area carries on the tradition of our founder, Mickey Finn, by being an area for children to enjoy their day!
The festival area and Carnival open at 10:00 A.M. on Snake Saturday. The Carnival also opens on Friday evening at 5:00 P.M. weather permitting.