Union Mills (Indiana) Conservation Club


Mill Pond Festival                 

The annual Mill Pond Festival in Union Mills is usually held on the fourth weekend in August.  The Mill Pond Festival was expanded from two to three days in 2010.  In 2016, the Mill Pond Festival will be held on Friday August 26 starting at 6PM through Sunday August 28 at 4:30PM.  A $1.00 parking donation is usually requested for continued park improvements.

The plans for the 30th Annual Mill Pond Festival follow:   (Currently trying to confirm if the Shotgun Skeet Shoot has been canceled.  The Skeet Shoot is on according to; https://www.facebook.com/TheMillPondFest )  Note: The BB-Gun shooting range will definably be included this year!

2016 Schedule                 


FRIDAY August 26

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 Garden, Craft Booths, and Food Booths  (& Kiddie Rides ?)
7:00 PM Corn Hole Tournament begins

SATURDAY August 27

8:00 AM

Skeet Shoot Pre-Qualification
BB-Gun Shooting Range (or little later ?)

9:00 AM

Little League Tournament Begins
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM Golf Shoot-Out (Pond)
10:00 AM Parade from the Fire Station to the Mill Pond Park.
10:30 AM Opening Ceremony
These open at 10:30AM: Craft Booths, Food Booths, Canoe Rentals, Kiddie Rides & Games
11:00 AM Kids Tractor Pull Sign-Up
Little League Chicken BBQ
Noon Co-Ed Volleyball
Beer Garden Opens
Noon - 1:30 PM Live entertainment on stage by Scott Rosenbaum  (Beer Garden)
12:30 PM Kids Tractor Pull begins
1:00 PM Skeet Shoot Finals
1:30 PM - 4:00 PM Live entertainment on stage by Nickel & Dime (YouTube Playlist)
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM Live entertainment on stage by After Math
Dusk FIREWORKS over the pond !!  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 Dick Diamond & The Dusters

SUNDAY August 28

7:00 AM - 11:00 AM

AYCE Pancake+ Breakfast (Clubhouse)
8:00 AM BB-Gun Shooting Range

8:00 AM - Noon

Car / Motorcycle Show Check-In
10:30 AM Car / Motorcycle Show Begins
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM Golf Shoot-Out
11:00 AM Lions Club Hog Roast
Food Concessions Open
Noon Beer Garden Opens
Noon - 4:00 PM Live entertainment on stage by Jesse Lee Three Band (Beer Garden)
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, BB-Gun & Golf Shoot-Outs
A 2016 Commemorative "Red Ryder" BB-Gun will be awarded to a random participant and trophies presented to the highest scores in 3-age groups.
4:30 PM Closing of the 30th Annual Mill Pond Festival


  • 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 water shooting devices allowed.

  • Bicycles must be parked.


  • No weapons or snap/cap guns allowed.

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