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Mt. Vernon River Days

September 9, 2016 - September 11, 2016

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River Days is held right on the Ohio riverfront downtown Mt. Vernon, Indiana.  The festival is held to remember the rich historic heritage enjoyed by the Ohio River town, which this year will celebrate its 200th birthday! This year the tradition will continue with family favorite events, entertainment, and of course the scrumptious 40+ food booths.

Friday
Opening ceremonies kick off on Friday afternoon by the American Legion Post #5, followed by a full day of historical demonstrations and displays, various musical entertainment, and the Little Miss and Mister pageant that evening.

Saturday
Saturday has a full day of entertainment and historical events along with the mouthwatering Smoke on the Ohio BBQ contest and awards as well as a new event that was added in 2015, the Kids Hamburger Grill on the Ohio competition, bike show, pet parade, tractor display, clowns, and the list goes on.  Saturday comes to an end with a concert by the local Wolfgang Orchestra and Chorus followed by the ever popular firework display by the local Lions Club.

Sunday
On Sunday, the day begins with a non-denominational worship service on the riverfront followed by more entertainment to include the Classic Car  Show sponsored by the Pony Express Mustang and Classic Ford Club.  A special treat this year is the Torch Relay which will take place on Sunday, 09/11/2016, at the courthouse between 11:30-12:30.  Closing ceremonies for River Days is 2:30 on Sunday.

For more information and specifics of the entertainment/activities go to http://mtvernonriverdays.wikispaces.com or follow us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/pages/Mt-Vernon-River-Days.

Details

Start:
September 9, 2016
End:
September 11, 2016
Cost:
$0.00
Event Category:
Website:
http://mtvernonriverdays.wikispaces.com

Organizer

Kay Kilgore
Phone:
812-483-2922
Email:
event@mtvernonriverdays.com
Website:
mtvernonriverdays.com

Venue

Mount Vernon Riverfront
110 E Water St.
Mount Venon, IN 47620 United States
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