We are proud to announce our schedule of events for 2022’s Heart of Ohio USA Days Festival! Dates are Thursday through Saturday, June 16th, 17th, and 18th! Thursday at 5 pm is the opening time for “Kid’s Night”! Our fabulous new rides will be opening up for everyone to enjoy, no matter what age you are! At 7 pm will be the Annual Little Miss Liberty & Little Uncle Sammy Pageant! Watch for details on how to enter later this spring! At 7:30 we welcome back Remy & Friends! He was enjoyed a lot last year with his many talents of magic, ventriloquism and more! All new tricks and characters this year! All who attended loved the performance from the tiny tots, to elementary school age, to high school and adult!
Friday the festival again opens at 5. Taking the stage at 6 is Acoustic Horizon singing many of your favorite hits from the past. At 8 pm get ready to do some bubble gum rocking to the one and only Ohio Express with Tim Corwin, the king of bubblegum! You’ll remember rocking to “Yummy Yummy Yummy” and “Chewy Chewy”, their two gold records and their many other charting hits. They are also in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame! Saturday is the big day of course beginning at 11 with the annual parade. Parade theme and info to be announced later. Following the parade the Centerburg High School Band will do their annual patriotic concert! At 1 the Princess Party returns to the stage, this year with Ariel, the Little Mermaid and Snow White! After the singalong and dance party they will retire to the shady roadside park to talk with all the little ones and take pictures with them until 5 pm! Also at 1 registration begins for the State of Ohio sanctioned kid’s tractor pull with the pulls beginning at 2! At 5 pm the lovely Jamie Sagle will take the stage playing guitar and singing for you. At 6 welcome Centerburg’s own Matt Simmons Band for all you country fans out there! At 8 the hard rock artistry of Rumspringa takes the stage! They are currently in the running to be QFM’s official band! They have performed at 1834 Midway Tavern here in Centerburg and play all over the Columbus area! The fireworks show will conclude the big day at 10 pm.
Of course, there are lots of rides to try out, watch for notice of bargain priced pre-sale ride wristbands soon! And no worry, there will be all the yummy fair food you are craving! Mmmm, can’t you just taste the salt and vinegar fries, blooming onion, fried veggies, funnel cakes and all the goodies to choose from! Stay tuned for more posts as the event draws closer! Let’s hope the rain has stopped by then!