Fishers Freedom Festival lineup announced


The 26th Fishers Freedom Festival has announced its 2014 Schedule of Events which includes fireworks, a 5K event, live music, UFO Major Run Disc Dog Tournament, children & teen tents, scuba diving, dunk tank, two parades, climbing wall, water balloon launch, teen dance, street dance and more. The dates of the free event are June 28 and 29. With over 50,000 attendees from all over the U.S., the family event hosts hundreds of art & craft sites, business booths, food vendors, and free games booths. There will be a wide range of events and activities and most will take place rain or shine.

New this year is a 220 foot zip line and also a photo booth. Both will be available from 12 P.M. to 6 P.M. on Saturday and 12 P.M. to 4 P.M. on Sunday.

 Located at Roy G. Holland Park in Fishers, the Festival begins June 28 at 6:15 A.M. with the 5K event registration and run beginning at 8 A.M. The free Kiddie Run registration starts at 8:45 A.M. and is open to children nine years and younger. Opening Ceremonies start at 10 A.M.

The festival continues on Sunday, June 24th at 8 A.M. with the disc dog and firefighter combat challenge competition registrations. The Children’s Parade will begin at 10:00 A.M, the Main Parade will be at 4:00 P.M., live music by “Big Daddy Caddy” band at 6:30 P.M. and the fireworks occur at dusk.

The Fishers Freedom Festival started in 1989, as one-day community gathering to celebrate Independence Day. The mission of the Fishers Freedom Festival is to encourage fellowship through civic partnerships and citizen involvement by creating a safe environment, developing needed community services, promoting family integrity and striving to improve the quality of life for every resident by investing in human potential.

Volunteers and sponsors are still needed. For more information on volunteering or about the festival, visit, email [email protected], visit 8591 East 116th Street in Fishers or call 595-3195.

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