Muskegon Heights Festival In The Park Schedule of Events

Andrew Trzaska | June 11, 2012

Events scheduled for Muskegon Heights Festival In The Park, Wednesday, June 13 through Saturday, June 16 at Rowan Park and elsewhere in the city:

Wednesday, June 13, 2012:

1:00 p.m.                                     Park Opens
1:00 p.m.                                     Food and Youth Vendors
1:00 – 11:00 p.m.                      Carnival Rides and Activities
5:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m.            Beer Tent Open

Thursday, June 14, 2012:

1:00 p.m.                                     Park Opens
1:00 p.m.                                     Food and Arts & Crafts Vendors
1:00 – 11:00 p.m.                      Carnival Rides and Activities
5:30 p.m. – 12:00 a.m.             Gospel In The Park (feat. Michigan Nightingales – Kalamazoo, MI + Gospel Believers – Grand Rapids, MI)

Friday, June 15, 2012:

1:00 p.m.                                     Park Opens
1:00 p.m.                                    Food and Arts & Crafts Vendors
1:00 p.m.                                    Food Giveaway @ Muskegon Heights Farmers Market
1:30 – 3:00 p.m.                       Senior Citizen Picnic
1:00 p.m. – 2:00 a.m.              Beer Tent – feat. Stepping Contest + DJ Ray J
5:00 p.m.                                     Chess Tournament – First Round
6:30 p.m.                                     All White Jazz feat. R&B Sensation Sunshine Anderson (Tickets $12.50 in advance, $15 at door)

Saturday, June 16, 2012:

7:30 a.m.                                    5K Run/Walk Registration
8:00 a.m.                                   5K Run/Walk Start
9:00 a.m.                                   Mayor’s Breakfast (City Hall Council Chambers)
10:00 a.m.                                 Parade Line-Up (Broadway and Waalkes)
11:00 a.m.                                  Festival In The Park Parade
1:00 p.m.                                    Food and Arts & Crafts Vendors, Health Awareness Booths
1:00 p.m.                                    Carnival Rides + Children’s Activities
1:00 p.m.                                    Beer Tent Open
1:00 – 9:00 p.m.                      Music at Rowan Park
2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.             Fashion Show (Gardenia Crump, Urban Apparel & Chocolate Factory)
3:00 p.m.                                    3 on 3 Basketball Tournament (by Men & Women of Character)
3:00 p.m.                                    Chess Tournament – Round 2
6:30 p.m.                                    Music feat. Bigg Robb (Tickets $12.50 advance, $15 door)
9:00 p.m. – 2 a.m.                    DJ Shabadoo @ Beer Tent

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Happening near Festival In The Park on Saturday, June 16:

Muskegon County Museum of African American History Presents:

Celebration with Festival (after the parade)

1:00 p.m.: Music, Gezbo by Halle Potts
2:30 p.m.: Movie: “The Life of Frederick Douglas”

All ages invited.

7 E. Center Street, Muskegon Heights
More more info: 231-739-9500

Andrew Trzaska

103.7 “The Beat” – local government beat reporter and political analyst