2019 Schedule of Events

 

Friday Schedule of Events


10:00 am - Chamber of Commerce Ribbon Cutting

Corner of Jefferson & Main St.

10:00 am - 9:00 pm - Festival Information Booth 
Corner of Jefferson & Main St.


10:00 am - 9:00 pm - Optimist Youth Art Show

Fountain Park

 

11:00 am - 9:00 pm - Peony Festival Art & Vendor Show

Fountain Park​

11:00 am - 9:00 pm - Photo Booth by Vividly Unique Photography
Fountain Park

 

11:00 pm - 9:00 pm - Food Vendors Open

S. Jefferson Street

4:00 pm -5:00 pm Tattoo Contest Registration

Jefferson St. /Central Ave. intersection

4:00 pm 8:00 pm - Peony Festival Board Concession Stand Opens

Fountain Park

4:00 pm – 9:00 pm – Chair-ity Auction – Silent Auction

Fountain Park

4:00pm - 9:00pm -  Peony Patio - Adult Beverages

On S. Jefferson St. 
Featuring Land Grant Brewing Co.'s

 

4:00 pm - Car Show Registration

W. Main Street & N. Jefferson St. 

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm Tattoo Contest Judging

Jefferson St. / Central Ave. intersection

 

6:00 pm 9:00pm - Peony Festival Car Show

W. Main Street & N. Jefferson St.

 

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm - Friday Night Concert
featuring Turn It Up

The Lynyrd Skynyrd Tribute Experience

 

Named for the famous opening utterance in Sweet Home Alabama, Turn It Up pays tribute to the legendary Lynyrd Skynyrd. This band is dedicated to the authentic sound that was instrumental in bringing southern rock to the masses. You will be taken on a memorable southern journey performing all of your favorite Lynyrd Skynyrd hits.

Brought to you by the Van Wert County Foundation

Saturday Schedule of Events
 7:30 am - Peony Festival Board Concession Stand
Open for Breakfast

9:00 am - 11:00 am - Kid’s Free Fishing Derby

YMCA Camp Clay

  

10:00 am - 5:00 pm - Optimist Youth Art Show
Fountain Park
 

10:00 am - 9:00 pm - Festival Information Booth 

Corner of Jefferson & Main Streets

10:00 am - 7:00 pm - Chair-ity Silent Auction  
Fountain Park

10:00 am - 8:00 pm - Art & Vendor Show
Fountain Park

10:00 am - 8:00 pm - Photo Booth by Vividly Unique Photography
Fountain Park

11:00 am - 1:00 pm - Jerry Smith Memorial Historical Wagon Ride

Central Ave. / Washington St.

  "Fountain Park ~ Stage Entertainment"

10:00 am - YOGA in the Park

led by the YMCA

FREE participation

11:00 am - Kim Hohman's Danceworks


12:00 pm - D.O.N.N.A
Disciplining Our Naught Natured Animals

A demonstration of Dog Obedience by 

Donna Klinger

 

11:00 am  – Chalk the Walk in Fountain Park

with the YWCA

 

11:00 Fountain Park ~ Gazebo Entertainment
"A Showcase of Young Talent"

11:00 am - Myia Etzler

12:00 pm - Gabrielle Emerick

1:00 pm - Griffen Waltmire

2:00 pm - Tyler White

 

11:00 am - 3:00 pm - Caricature Drawings

by Darlene McCartney
 Fountain Park

 

11:00 am – 3:00 pm – Free Children’s Activities, Games & Inflatables

Children's games sponsored by YWCA

Central Ave.
 

11:00 am - 3:00 pm - Super Heroes in the Park

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11:00 am - 4:00 pm - Peony Festival Garden Tours

& Pretty Porch Contest

Various Locations (see brochure)

11:00 am - 9:00 pm - Food Vendors Open

S. Jefferson Street

 

1:00 pm - 5:00 pm - Van Wert County Jubilee Flower Show

Wassenberg Art Center
 

​4:00 pm - 9:00 pm Peony Patio - Adult Beverages

On S. Jefferson St. 
Featuring Land Grant Brewing Co. 

4:45 pm - Chad Thatcher 

sings the National Anthem

Van Wert County Courthouse

5:00 pm - Peony Festival Grand Parade

Main Street to Burt Street

4:00 pm - Peony Festival Board Concession Stand
Open for Dinner

 

6:30 pm - Registration Opens -  Buckeye State Sanctioned
 Pedal Tractor Pullers
St. Jefferson St.

 

 

 

 

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm - Saturday Night Concert

Fountain Park Stage
featuring
Kaitlyn Schmitt & the Move

 

"We're just a couple dudes and chick that like to party and rock your faces off! We consider ourselves a variety band, we play music of all sorts. Country, pop, 90's R&B and just a dash of rock and roll. "

7:00 pm – Chair-ity Auction Winners Announced

7:30 pm -  Buckeye State Sanctioned Pedal Tractor Pullers St. Jefferson St.

Sunday Schedule of Events

12:00 pm - 3:00 pm - Peony Festival Garden Tours

& Pretty Porch Contest

Various Locations (see brochure)

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm - Van Wert County Jubilee Flower Show

Wassenberg Art Center