Festival in the Park

May 17 to 19, 2019 
in Ballou Park (760 West Main Street)

  • May 17, 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.
  • May 18, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • May 19, 1 p.m. to 6 p.m.

2019 Entertainment Schedule

Friday, May 17
6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. - The Stallions
8 p.m. - 10 p.m. - Dirt Road Scholars

Saturday, May 18
10 a.m. - 11 a.m. - Will Gunnell and The Country Side
11 a.m. - 12 p.m. - Old Skool Band
12:30 p.m. - 2 p.m. - Sonic Boom
2:30 p.m. - 4 p.m. - Jerry Wilson and the Rockin' Soul Band
4:30 p.m. - 6 p.m. - Flaming Blue Iguanas
6:30 p.m. - 7:45 p.m. - Maggie Baugh
8 p.m. - 10 p.m. - Matt Boswell and the Hillbilly Blues Band

Sunday, May 19
1:30 p.m. - Presentation of Colors; American Legion Post No. 29
1:35 p.m. - National Anthem; Kyla Lipscomb
1:40 p.m. - Harmony 'N' Faith Gospel Singers
2 p.m. - Introduction of of Master of Ceremony; Jacqueline Hairston
2:05 p.m. - Jermaine Parker; Pastor of Smith Baptist Chapel, Pelham NC
2:15 p.m. - Spiritual Highlights
2:30 p.m. - 3:25 p.m. - "Celebrate;" mass choir
3:30 p.m. - The Anointed Jackson Sisters
4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. - Luther Barnes and the Sunset Jubilaires

2019 Children's Area - Medieval Faire

Friday, May 17
4:15 p.m. and 6 p.m. - Fire Performer, featuring Meli Markham (Stage 1)
4:45 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. - Blacksmith Demonstration
5 p.m. and 7 p.m. - Pirates of the Piedmont (Stage 2)

Saturday, May 18
10 a.m., 11:45 a.m., 2:45 p.m., 5:15 p.m. - Medieval Story Telling (Stage 2)
10:15 a.m., 12 p.m., 3 p.m., 5:30 p.m. - Fire Performer, featuring Meli Markham (Stage 1)
10:30 a.m., 12:15 p.m., 3:15 p.m., 6 p.m. - Pirates of the Piedmont (Stage 2)
10:45 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 3:30 p.m., 6:15 p.m. - Blacksmith Demonstration
11 a.m., 1:15 p.m., 4:15 p.m., 7:15 p.m. - Medieval Combat Demonstration
11:30 a.m., 2:30 p.m., 5 p.m., 7 p.m. - Live Jousting Tournament (Arena)

Sunday, May 19
1 p.m., 2:45 p.m., 4:30 p.m. - Fire Performer, featuring Meli Markham (Stage 1)
1:30 p.m., 3:15 p.m., 5 p.m. - Pirates of the Piedmont (Stage 2)
1:45 p.m., 3:30 p.m., 5:30 p.m. - Blacksmith Demonstration
2 p.m., 5 p.m. - Live Jousting Tournament (Arena)
2:30 p.m., 4:15 p.m. - Medieval Combat Demonstration

Vendors - As always, Festival in the Park will feature crafters row and a fine arts area. Interested vendors can download applications below.
Arts and Craft Vendor
Commercial Vendor Application
Community Agencies/Non-profits
Fine Arts Vendor
Food Vendor Application
Specialty Market Vendor

Student Art Show - This year's Festival will feature a Student Art Show for students in grades 6 - 12. Categories include Painting (multiple mediums), Drawing (multiple mediums), Photography, and Computer Graphics.

Interested students can download an application here.

Festival in the Park - Tickets go on sale next month for Racin' and Tastin', Festival in the Park's only fundraiser. Be sure to check out the web page.