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Festival of the Fish JUNE 14TH – JUNE 16TH 2013
Fireworks at the Festival of the Fish!
Festival committee seeking sponsors for the event.
Vermilion's Festival of the Fish is one of the largest festivals in the area. Every year the City of Vermilion celebrates the sea on a grand scale with parades, boat parades, races, pageants, contests, food, entertainment, markets and much more. This is a "don't-miss" event of the year each Father's Day Weekend.
On Friday young girls vie for the coveted title of princess or queen in one of the largest festival pageants in the county. Dozens of animals walk in the annual pet parade. Kids games take place at the gazebo.
Friday kicks off at noon as the Midway opens with lots of delicious foods and spectacular craft vendors. Fox 8's own Dick Goddard will be on hand to start the Pet Parade on the Main Stage at 12:30 pm. The Princess Pageant begins at 2:30 pm with Opening Ceremonies following about 6:00 pm. The Queens Pageant begins at 6:30 pm. Colin Dussault's Blues Project Band starts on the Main Stage at 8:30 pm and will play until 11pm. Don't forget to join us on Main Street at Dusk for the First Every Fish Festival Fireworks Display!! On Saturday the day kicks off with a 5K run and 1-mile walk sponsored by the YMCA and a Sand Castle Contest at Main Street Beach. The Crazy Craft Races take place at 1 pm on the Vermilion River. The event is open to all, so all you need is some imagination to build whatever kind of vessel inspires you. Also don't forget to sign up the Pizza Eating Contest on the Main Stage at 3pm. And enjoy the musical styling of Color Wheel who will perform on the Main Stage from 7p-11p.
The annual Lighted Boat Parade takes place at dusk on the Vermilion River on Saturday enjoy the wonderful boats as they move from the Port Authority docks to the break wall.
The Annual Father's Day Parade steps off at 12:30 pm on Sunday. Don't miss the wet and wild Firefighters Water Fight immediately following the parade. Also help us close out the festivities by enjoying the wonderful music of the Summer of 65' band on the Main Stage from 2:30-5:00 pm.
Food, entertainment, vendors and beverages each day beginning at noon in Victory Park.
- Lighted Boat Parade
- Crazy Craft Race
- Queens Pageant - Princess Pageant
- 5K Run
- Sand Castle Contest
- Vendors, Entertainment, Food
- Exchange Park Market Place Crafts and Collectables
- Father's Day Parade
- Pet Parade
- Firefighters Water Fight
New to the Festival of the Fish this year!!! Pizza Eating Contest Sponsored by: Dominos Pizza
Rt. 60 (Main St.) between Rt. 6 (Liberty Avenue) and Ohio Street, in the center of the historic downtown Vermilion, Ohio.
For more information, call the Vermilion Chamber of Commerce at (440) 967-4477 or e-mail at email@example.com.
FOR INFORMATION CALL VERMILION CHAMBER AT (440) 967-4477.
Please see the following Craft Vendor Informational sheet. This information sheet can not be used to enter the festival you must email a picture of your set up and items you sell to firstname.lastname@example.org once your craft has been accepted/approved into the festival a full contract will be mailed to you to be filled out and sent …
Interested in being a sponsor? The Vermilion Chamber of Commerce and the Festival of the Fish Committee are currently seeking Sponsors for the 2013 Festival of the Fish Fireworks display. Fireworks will be held Friday, June 14, 2013 to kick -off the Festival of the Fish weekend festivities. The Fireworks Fund needs around $15,000 for …