2016 Wolcott Summer Festival

We are looking forward to visiting the 48th Annual Wolcott Summer Festival, on Monday, July 4, 2016.

The Annual Wolcott Summer Festival started in 1969 when the town of Wolcott experienced several disastrous fires and some of the citizens pondered on how to perk up the town’s spirit. “Why not a festival like we had in 1961 to celebrate the town’s Centennial.” July 4th was suggested and what would be better than to celebrate our town and the birthday of the United States at our festival. It was done! And Wolcott Summer Festival began…

Visit their Facebook Page at

www.facebook.com/WolcottFestival

Wolcott Festival Website

This annual festival features a classic car and a tractor show, and live music on stage. This year featuring one of my favorite bands, the Groove Catz.

The Groove Catz on stage at Wolcott

General view of the show

A general view of the car show by cjp02 on http://www.flickr.com

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2015 July 4th events

Here are a couple of the many local events, to celebrate July 4th.

7th Annual
Wolcott Summer Festival

Saturday, July 4, 2015

Welcome to the 47th Annual Wolcott Summer Festival. It all started in 1969 when the town of Wolcott experienced several disastrous fires and some of the citizens pondered on how to perk up the town’s spirit. “Why not a festival like we had in 1961 to celebrate the town’s Centennial.” July 4th was suggested and what would be better than to celebrate our town and the birthday of the United States at our festival. It was done! And Wolcott Summer Festival began… http://wolcottfestival.com

July 4 – 47th Annual Wolcott 4th of July Car Show. 308 N Burke. Fee $20. Registration 8am-11am, Special Appointed Judge (not involved in show) 10am, Awards 2pm. Top 30 pre 1980 and Top 10 post 1980. Best of Show Car, Best of Show Truck . Motorcycles welcome. Food and craft vendors, carnival rides, petting zoo, live music, 4th of July parade, and fireworks after dark. For more information contact Steve Scheherhorn (219) 613-4773 http://wolcottfestival.com/

This is a decent car show, and tractor show. They usually have good music, this year they feature the Groove Katz, one of my favorite local bands http://www.groovecatz.com/

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July 4, 2015 – ( New Richmond Indiana ) Hickory Hoosiers and Charioteers will have a show Registration is 10am-1pm Awards Top 25 and Dash plaques Food, games and Fireworks at dusk. Info John Rose 765-362-9497

The firework display is pretty good, for such a small community. https://www.facebook.com/pages/New-Richmond-Fireworks/234028223283593

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And of course, the Covington July 4th Festival is ongoing, see the other post on this site, about the parade https://aroundourarea.wordpress.com/2015/06/26/2015-covington-in-4th-july-parade/