WAKEFEST
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

Suitable for:  Adults, Children, Families

People Dancing at Color Run

8 AM

It's a 5K Fun Run!  Join the fun and kick off the day with a little jog.    The Race will kick off from GRAVES PARK.  Bag pick up time starts at 7:15 AM with the race kicking off at 8.  Runners are asked to bring a non-perishable donation for the food bank.  The first 75 runners get a free SWAG BAG!  

Suitable for:  Adults, Children, Families

Cost:  FREE

Eggs in Bowl

8 AM

WAKEFEST BREAKFAST at the Fire Hall

Join us for a delicious breakfast of champions! Enjoy a delicious and hearty egg bake and fancy up your french-toast-sticks before making the most of your day at WAKEFEST!  

Suitable for: Adults, Children, Families

Cost:  $5 suggested donation

Horn Section

10 AM

WAKEFEST PARADE!

Join us for a good  old-fashioned parade with marching bands, floats, and candy!  Do you want to join the huballoo, too?  Click on the link below to register your group and join the fun!

Suitable for: Adults, Children, Families

Kids Playing Carnival Game

10:30 AM - 3:30PM

STREET FESTIVAL - Vendors and Kids Activities

It's the best street festival of the year!  Check out all the food, craft, and quality items our vendors have to offer.  Bring the whole family for the fun.  Kids Activities include LASER TAG*, GAME TRUCK*, BOUNCY HOUSES* , OBSTACLE COURSE*, as well as a variety of street games, old-fashioned "pedal pull", and other fun activities for the entire family!

Suitable for:  Adults, Children, Families

Cost: FREE / *$3 for unlimited activities

Cheeseburger

10:30 AM

Wakefield Youth Rec BURGER BATTLE!

Create WAKEFEST's BEST BURGER AND WIN CASH PRIZES!  Participants in Grades 3 - 6 are invited to compete in 2-person teams. Participants must bring their own table, utensils, and table/booth decorations for the contest.   Wakefield Youth Rec will provide the hamburger and grills, but it will be the participants' job to bring all the fixins' for their burgers!  Cash prizes for 1st and 2nd place burgers, and best decorated table/booth! 

Cost is $10 per 2 person team!

Vintage Cars

12 PM - 3PM

CAR SHOW

Bring your classic vehicle to Wakefield on Saturday, August 21 for a Show and Shine from 12:00 to 3:00 p.m. There is no entry fee to enter and dash plaques will be given to the first 50 entrants. Pre-register online or register beginning at 10:00 a.m. the morning of the show. Trophies for People’s Choice and Registrant’s Choice.

Suitable for: Adults, Children, Families

Cost:  Free

Apple Pie

12 PM - 3PM

Pie & Ice Cream Social at the American Legion

Salem Church is hosting a Pie Sale and Ice Cream Social at American Legion from Noon to 3PM. Please come and have a piece of pie with or without Ice Cream. You can also purchase whole pies to take home!

Suitable for: Adults, Children, Families

Cost:  Prices vary!

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2 PM

2022 Wakefield Youth Rec Cornament!

 Grab your buddy and get signed up for a friendly competition of corn hole!  Teams are encouraged to sign up by Noon on the day of the event.  Corn hole boards will be set up on Main Street near Sidelines.  The competition starts at 2 p.m. sharp.  Cash prize for the winners.

Suitable for: Adults, Children, Families

Tractor Repair and Refurbishment

2 PM

TRACTOR PEDAL PULL

Could you be the pedal pull champion? Try your hand at the WAKEFEST PEDAL PULL and you could win a prize!  Perfect for kids 12 and younger.  THIS ACTIVITY IS FREE!

Suitable for: Children, Families

Grilling Meat

5 PM

BBQ Cook-Off!

It's an all you can eat COOK-OFF!  Enjoy a smorgasboard of  delicious chicken wings and pork ribs done-up right by talented local cookers.  It's a competition - so get a taste of what everyone has to offer and help decide who should be the king of the BBQ!  Your ticket to the BBQ includes admittance to the live music event!

Suitable for: Adults, Children, Families

Cost: $20 in advance/$25 at door

 
Man Playing Guitar

5:30 PM - 11:30 PM

We've got a line up of great music for WAKEFEST!  Enjoy the great tunes all night long!  Your ticket for WAKEFEST includes both the BBQ, live music, and entry to the Beer Gardens!

  • Chad and Amy Duo

  • Prodigal Sons

  • Tara Vaughn's SHE ROCKS show - HEADLINER

  • One more band to be announced soon!

Cost: $20 in advance/$25 at door