2019 Heritage Days Festival Schedule of Events

JUNE 19-22
12:00 noon to 4:00 p.m.
WHAT IS IT? - The Huntington Historical Society, 315 Court St. Identify 20 historical objects on display.
 
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 19

5:00 to 10:00 p.m.
POOR JACK AMUSEMENTS – Cherry Street. Amusement rides and games for the entire family. Height restrictions on some rides.
7:00 p.m.
LITTLE MISS & JUNIOR MISS HERITAGE DAYS PAGEANT – Crestview Middle School. Girls age 5 to 12 will compete for the title of Little Miss or Junior Miss Heritage Days.
 
THURSDAY, JUNE 20
 
8:00 a.m.
51st CHIEF OF THE FLINT SPRINGS TRIBE BREAKFAST - Historic Forks of the Wabash, 3011 W. Park Drive. Chief Richardville Room. Reservations are required
5:00 to 7:00 p.m.
ROTARY STRAWBERRY FEED - PAL Club, 2099 Riverside Dr. All you can eat strawberries, shortcake, ice cream and whipped cream.
5:00 to 10:00 p.m.
POOR JACK AMUSEMENTS – Cherry Street. Amusement rides and games for the entire family. Height restrictions on some rides.
 
FRIDAY, JUNE 21
 
4:00 to 11:00 p.m.
POOR JACK AMUSEMENTS – Cherry Street. Amusement rides and games for the entire family. Height restrictions on some rides.
5:00 to 9:00 p.m.
HERITAGE DAYS CAR, TRUCK & BIKE SHOW - Registration from 3:00 to 6:30 p.m. Enter at intersection of Jefferson and Park Drive. Live music from The Moon Cats.
7:00-10:00 p.m.
THE MOON CATS SOCK HOP - Jefferson and Franklin streets around the Courthouse. Dress in’60s style garb, bring a lawn chair and dancing shoes.

SATURDAY, JUNE 22
 
7:00 to 10:00 a.m.
ANNUAL BISCUIT, SAUSAGE AND GRAVY BREAKFAST - Moose Lodge, 390 Frontage Road. Sausage gravy with biscuits, potatoes and coffee.
10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon
56th ANNUAL HERITAGE DAYS PARADE - Begins at the corner of North Jefferson and MacGahan streets, travels down North Jefferson, East Park Drive and Warren, then back to Jefferson where it ends at Etna Avenue. Judges located at Rotary Centennial Park.
 
12:00 noon to 11:00 p.m.
POOR JACK AMUSEMENTS – Cherry Street. Amusement rides and games for the entire family. Height restrictions on some rides.
1:00 p.m.
HUNTINGTON COUNTY TRIVIA - Huntington County Historical Museum, 315 Court St. Free will donations are accepted. Seating is limited so call 356-7264 to reserve your spot.
3:00 p.m.
PULLING FOR RILEY – KIDDY TRACTOR PULL - New location at Huntington North High School, 450 MacGahan St. Registration/weigh-in at 2:30 p.m.
3:00 to 7:00 p.m.
KIDS FUN ZONE - New location at Huntington North High School. Free camel / pony rides, petting zoo, bounce houses, carnival games and face painting.
3:00 to 8:00 p.m.
HUNTINGTON COUNTY DISASTER TEAM CAR & TRUCK SHOW - West side of Huntington North High School, 450 MacGahan Street (Enter on MacGahan Street).  Registration 3:00 to 6:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.
STRUT YOUR STUFF AT THE FORKS - Historic Forks of the Wabash, 3011 W. Park Dr. Two showings of a far out variety show of all ages and for all ages.
5:00 to 10:00 p.m.
HOT AIR BALLOON FESTIVAL - FEATURING: ONE-EYED JACK - Huntington North High School. Concessions by local groups.
5:00 to 8:00 p.m.
ARCHERY TAG, OBSTACLE RUN AND HOVER BALL - West end of Huntington North High School and Central Christian Church.
Dusk
BALLOON GLOW - Huntington North High School. Bring the kids and cameras for a spectacular show of giant glowing aerostats with a special appearance by the One-Eyed Jack balloon.
 
SUNDAY, JUNE 23
 
12:00 Noon – 5:00 p.m.
POOR JACK AMUSEMENTS – Cherry Street. Amusement rides and games for the entire family. Height restrictions on some rides. Wristband special.
1:00 to 3:00 p.m.
BEAR HUNT - Izaak Walton League grounds on Hauenstein Road. Children search for stuffed bears hidden throughout the club’s grounds. Lunch included.
2:00 p.m.
HARTA’S 4TH ANNUAL BICYCLE POKER RIDE - Starting and ending at Schenkel Station. Registration begins at 1:00 p.m. A slow paced 6.5 mile ride on completed sections of trail and low traveled city streets with stops at five city parks to pick-up cards. Helmets required.
6:00 to 8:30 p.m.
JeFFFest - 400 block of Jefferson Street in downtown Huntington. Hear fabulous music, eat fun food and bid on fine art. Eric Clancy Jazz will entertain the crowd.