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Posted on: May 18, 2023

Festival In The Park offers three days of fun

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Danville’s springtime Festival in the Park opens Friday, May 19, in Ballou Park, which is located at 760 West Main St. This year’s three-day event once again features arts and crafts, children’s rides and activities, and music.

Festival hours are 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Friday, May 19; 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Saturday, May 20; and 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday, May 21.

Friday night will be open mic night from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.

On Saturday, the entertainment begins at noon with Kuumba Dance, followed by the T.C. Carter Band at 1 p.m., Papa Thump at 2:30 p.m., The Bogeys at 4 p.m., The Old 97 Band at 6 p.m. and Cody Bradley at 8 p.m.

On Sunday, performing will be Dominique Prunty, Vicky Wilson and Divine Host at 1 p.m.; Divine Favor at 1:30 p.m.; Tru-Way at 2 p.m.; D. Morton & Gifted at 2:50 p.m.; and The Mickens at 4:30 p.m.

Entrance into the park and the concerts are free; there will be a cost for rides and vendors.

The full lineup can be found at

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