Day in the Park begins with a 5K Race and 1-Mile Fun Run for participants of all ages. The 5K starts at 8:00 a.m., immediately followed by the Fun Run. For more information, click here.
The festival officially kicks off at 9:00 a.m. when guests can revel in a variety entertainment acts on Mason Park's main stage including dancing, blues, rock, country and local show choirs. For more information on entertainment, click here.
After enjoying the performances, patrons can stroll the oak-lined paths and purchase hand-crafted goods from over 50 regional vendors. All artists and craftsmen may participate in the juried booth competition where they can win up to $750. Interested vendors must complete this registration formby Friday, April 25, 2014.
Children's activities will delight the young with the many supervised crafts, pony rides, face painting and fun jumpers. Attendees can admire the Student Art Competition, which features works from pre-school through high-school aged students. Students from public, private and home-schooled children may participate.
Additionally, festival concessionaires will offer a tantalizing array of food including hamburgers, corn dogs, barbecue, chicken-on-a-stick, funnel cakes, ice cream, lemonade and soft drinks.