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Mill Pond Festival                 

The annual Mill Pond Festival in Union Mills is held on the fourth weekend in August (except the 2012 festival was held a week earlier).  The Mill Pond Festival was expanded from two to three days in 2010.  In 2013, the Mill Pond Festival was held on Friday August 23 at 6PM through Sunday August 25 at 4:30PM.  A $1.00 parking donation is requested for continued park improvements.

The Union Mills Conservation Club Mill Pond Festival would like to express their thanks to
all who came and enjoyed the 2013 festival at Mill Pond Park.

Here's the information regarding the 27th Annual Mill Pond 2013 Festival.  The 28th Annual Mill Pond 2014 Festival will be similar.

Activities                 

  • Marksmanship Competitions: Skeet Shoot & BB-Gun Target Shoot (3 age groups)

  • Train and Pony Rides plus Canoeing

  • Golf Shoot-Out on the Pond & Volleyball

  • Bozo Dunk Tank

  • Ca$h Drawing & BB-Gun Drawing (See NEWS for Pictures)

  • Model Airplane Aerial Display (northern-most ball field)

  • Tractor Pulls & Car / Motorcycle Show

  • Games and Bouncies for kids

  • Beer Garden with Live Entertainment

  • Little League Tournament (Saturday)

  • Little League Chicken Dinner (small pavilion on Saturday)

  • Lions Club Hog Roast (small pavilion on Sunday)

  • Bethel Presbyterian Church Pie Sales

  • Church Service (Sunday)

Schedule                 

ALL TIMES SUBJECT TO CHANGE

SATURDAY August 17th

8:00 AM

Skeet Shoot (upstream of the pond)

FRIDAY August 23rd

6:00 PM Golf Cart Rally starting at 6 PM near the park entrance on Water Street.
Your safety is our concern, golf cart drivers under 16 years of age should not be driving golf carts on the street.
All these open at 6 PM: Beer Tent, Craft Booths, Food Booths & Kiddie Rides

8:00 PM - Midnight

Live entertainment on stage by the Foot Five

SATURDAY August 24th

8:00 AM

Skeet Shoot with Skeet Shoot Finals to Follow
BB-Gun Target Shoot

9:00 AM

Little League Tournament
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM Golf Shoot-Out (Pond)
10:00 AM Parade from the Fire Station
10:30 AM Opening Ceremony
These open at 10:30AM: Craft Booths, Food Booths, Canoeing, Kiddie Rides & Games
11:00 AM Kids Tractor Pull Sign-Up
Adults & Kids Sign-Up for Tug-O-War
Little League Chicken BBQ
Noon Co-Ed Volleyball
Beer Tent Opens
Noon - 1:30 PM Live entertainment on stage by Scott Rosenbaum
12:30 PM Kids Tractor Pull
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM Live entertainment on stage by Nuts and Honey
2:30 PM Kids Tug-O-War followed by the Adults Tug-O-War
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM Live entertainment on stage by Hoosier Highway
Dusk FIREWORKS !!  A boot collection will be taken by the Fire Department as you leave the park to help defray the expenses of the fireworks.
9:00 PM - 1:00 AM Live entertainment on stage by Pointin' Fingers

SUNDAY August 23rd

7:00 AM - 11:00 AM

AYCE Pancake+ Breakfast (Clubhouse)
8:00 AM BB-Gun Target Shoot

8:00 AM - Noon

Car / Motorcycle Show Check-In
10:00 AM Church Service
ALL AREAS OPEN
10:00 AM - 2:30 PM Golf Shoot-Out
10:30 AM Car / Motorcycle Show Begins
11:00 AM Lions Club Hog Roast (small pavilion)
Food Concessions Open
Noon Beer Tent Opens
Noon - 4:00 PM Live entertainment on stage by Jesse Lee Three Band
2:00 PM Car / Motorcycle Show Judging
3:00 PM Golf Shoot-Out Finals
Car / Motorcycle Show Winners Announced
4:00 PM Winners announced for Cash Raffle & Golf Shoot-Out
4:30 PM Closing of the 27th Annual Mill Pond Festival

Note:

  • Only handicapped visitor golf carts allowed in the festival area.  All others are to be parked behind the clubhouse.

  • Food and beverages will be available throughout the Saturday evening fireworks.  Traffic will not be allowed in or out of the park one-half hour before the fireworks begin.

  • The park will close at 1:00 AM after the adult dances and at 5:00 pm on Sunday.

  • NO PETS ARE ALLOWED!

  • No water shooting devices allowed.

  • Bicycles must be parked.

  • NO CARRY-IN BEVERAGES OR COOLERS IN THE PARK.

  • No weapons or snap/cap guns allowed.

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