NEW 2016 LOCATION:
top of the hill near Hughes Park, Prospect Street


July 8, 9 & 10, 2016

Click here for application forms.

Previous Years' Results: 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015

Notices and Information
New Parade Route

Parade Line up will be on College Street Extension. The route will turn right on to Park Ave., following Park Ave., Prospect Street, right on to Walnut and exiting down the hill on Kerr Ave. Parking will be limited to the ball field side of the street along the parade route.

Parking Locations

Parking areas will be located in the grassy lot between Buena Vista St. and Campbell Ave. and in the grass below the ball fields (off College Street Ext.). Parking at Hughes Park will be limited to Saturday. Parking along Park Ave. and Prospect street will be limited to the ball field side of the street to allow for the parade route. Please watch for and follow signs.

Hughes Park Pavilion Restriction

Use of the pavilion and parking area in Hughes Park is not available on Sunday. The pavilion has been rented by a private party. Please be courteous.

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Events are tentative as we continue to add to this year's festival.
Please check back closer to the festival date for a finalized schedule.
Thank you to the
Emlenton
Civic Club
and these sponsors:

Event Sponsors
Advertising Sponsors

Amy's Closet, Inc.

Clarion Rod & Gun Club

Community Christian
Day Care

Emlenton Outfitters
& Canoe Livery, Inc.

Emlenton Storage, LP

Fisher's Greenhouse, Inc.

Heeter's Self-Storage, Inc.

Hickman Lumber Company

Identity Studio and Design

PA State Representative,
R. Lee James

PA State Senator,
Scott E. Hutchinson

Riverstone Lounge & Grill & NightClub

The Singing Sparrow Designs


All Weekend
Summer Festival Photo Contest
All weekend
NEW: Open to anyone! No Categories, no age limits or skill level, just go for it! Photos must be taken at this year's festival. Submit your photo by July 31st, 2016 to photocontest@emlentonpa.com. Any prizes will be awarded at next year's festival where they will be on display during the festival. Emlenton Summer Festival may use photos in the promotion of the festival. Don't forget to tag us if you're on Instagram! @emlentonsummerfest • #emlentonSF16
Area-wide Trash & Treasure Sales
8am-5pm
Limited printed maps will be available at the festival on Friday. 2-day sales are indicated by * on the map.
Click here to view the interactive yard sale map.
Click here to download the map with sale listings.
10am-Noon - Kahle Lake North Shore
The Fishing Derby is open to any child ages -toddler to age 16. Fishing Starts at 10am at the North Shore of Kahle's Lake. Arrive before 10am to register. The derby starts promptly at 10am and ends at Noon. ..read more
Firemen's Strawberry Social
11am-? - Firehall (Main Street)
Hot sausage sandwiches, hot dogs, hamburgers, french fries, sloppy joes, drinks and of course strawberry shortcake!
Food and Craft/Novelty Vendors
Noon-Dusk - Hughes Park
For info about, applications, fees, availability, please visit our downloads page.
Model Airplane Demo
6pm - Cemetery Ball Field
Hill Top Flyers R/C Club will be hosting an airplane demo in the Cemetery Ball Field (Dotter Road, Kerr Ave.)
6pm - Veterans Field
AC Valley vs. Union
Lumberjack Show
7:15pm - Corner lot of Grove and Prospect
NEW to the 2016 Summer Festival Lineup! Professional Lumberjack show, Kids' Interactive Lumberjack Camp and Chainsaw Carving. Fun for the whole family! Visit Lumberjack Enterprises at lumberjackenterprises.com.
Starting at 8am - Veterans Field
The Emlenton Summer Festival will once again hold it’s annual Softball Tournament. This is a single-pitch, double-elimination tournament. Teams will be notified after drawing of their first scheduled game time. Game and field rules will be announced and posted on game day. Parking for the tournament will be in the grass below the field. Download Entry Form and Rules.
In the event of rain, tournament will be held on Sunday, July 10th.
Yard Sales
9am-?
By chance. 2-day sales will be indicated by *.
Emlenton VFD Sausage & Food
11am-? - Firehall (Main Street)
Kids Scavenger Hunt
Noon - Hughes Park
Open to all children 12 years of age and younger. Sponsored by Emlenton Area Ambulance Assoc.
Food and Craft/Novelty Vendors
Noon-Dusk - Hughes Park
For info about, applications, fees, availability, please visit our downloads page.
HO Scale Model Train Display & Model Car/Truck Display
Noon-4pm - Donaldson Motors, River Ave.
Petting Zoo
12:30-4:30pm - Hughes Park
Crawford Center Businesses Open House
1pm-4pm - Hill Street
Kids Bike Race
1pm - Hughes Park (Registration at 12:30pm)
Ages: 12 and under. To participate you MUST wear a helmet (not provided) NO EXCEPTIONS. Bicycles with training wheels will NOT be allowed.Click here to download the registration form. You must pre-register to get a t-shirt. Pre-register by calling Sarah at 724-867-0201 or 814-227-6600 with child's name and age. You must speak with Sarah to be pre-registered.
DJ Best Entertainment
1pm-8pm - near the pool
Lumberjack Show
1:30pm - Corner lot of Grove and Prospect
NEW to the 2016 Summer Festival Lineup! Professional Lumberjack show, Kids' Interactive Lumberjack Camp and Chainsaw Carving. Fun for the whole family! Visit Lumberjack Enterprises at lumberjackenterprises.com.
Pennsic - Medieval warfare demonstration
2pm - Hughes Park
Baby Beautiful Contest Winners Announced
2pm - near the pool
Think you have the cutest baby? Enter him or her in our annual Baby Beautiful Contest. Voting is held at the Emlenton IGA, and the winners will be announced Saturday during the festival by 2:00 pm. Click here to download the entry form. Contact Tina at 724-867-0191 for more information.
2:30pm - Basketball Courts (Prospect St.)
Rules: Must be under the age of 14 to enter. You must have your own frog or share with a friend. Frogs not provided. Once frog is placed on pad you may not ..read more
Lumberjack Show
4pm - Corner lot of Grove and Prospect
NEW to the 2016 Summer Festival Lineup! Professional Lumberjack show, Kids' Interactive Lumberjack Camp and Chainsaw Carving. Fun for the whole family! Visit Lumberjack Enterprises at lumberjackenterprises.com.

From Millan.Net
4:30pm - Mineral Springs Park
The Summer Festival's Rubber Duckie Race. Follow Main Street/PA-38 North. The park is located just outside of town. We will start at the walking bridge. ..read more
Summer Festival Parade
6pm - Top of the Hill
Sponsored by the Emlenton Volunteer Fire Department.
NEW PARADE ROUTE: Parade Line up will be on College Street Extension. The route will turn right on to Park Ave., following Park Ave., Prospect Street, right on to Walnut and exiting down the hill on Kerr Ave. Parking will be limited to the ball field side of the street along the parade route.
Drogonfly Balloons
6pm-9pm
Lumberjack Show & Interactive Camp
7pm (after parade) - Corner lot of Grove and Prospect
NEW to the 2016 Summer Festival Lineup! Professional Lumberjack show, Kids' Interactive Lumberjack Camp and Chainsaw Carving. Fun for the whole family! Visit Lumberjack Enterprises at lumberjackenterprises.com.
DJ Best Entertainment
7pm-9pm - near the pool
Fireworks by Pyrotecnico
Dusk
BBQ Chicken - Emlenton Echoes 4-h
Sunday
9am - Hughes Park
Registration and Starting Line are located at Hughes Park on top of the hill by the ball fields. The out-and-back rolling course will be run on paved and gravel ..read more
10:30am (approx.) - Hughes Park
The Mini-Marathon is for kids ages 7-12. Children 7-9 will compete in a 1/4 mile run. 10-12 year olds will run a 1/2 mile race. The race will take place at Hughes Park after the adult 5k. Registration will be at Hughes Park (near Emlenton Pool) at 10am. Each participant will receive a finisher's medal.
Noon-4pm - Prospect Street
The Cruise is open to any car, truck, or bike. Registration starts at 10:30am on Prospect Street. Look for the signs! Dash plaques ..read more
HO Scale Model Train Display & Model Car/Truck Display
Noon-4pm - Donaldson Motors, River Ave.
Food and Craft/Novelty Vendors
Noon-4pm - Hughes Park
For info about, applications, fees, availability, please visit our downloads page.
Lumberjack Show & Interactive Camp
1pm - Corner lot of Grove and Prospect
NEW to the 2016 Summer Festival Lineup! Professional Lumberjack show, Kids' Interactive Lumberjack Camp and Chainsaw Carving. Fun for the whole family! Visit Lumberjack Enterprises at lumberjackenterprises.com.
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