After hot dogs and chips at Farmers Savings Bank, the children rode bikes, scooters, toy cars and other vehicles from the parking lot to the courthouse, where a variety of games and activites and a magic show were waiting for them.
Friday’s events continued at Riverside Park, with music, activities and the annual Party in Pink 5K.
Saturday, June 23 – Riverside Park
11:00 AM-3:00 PM – FFA Petting Zoo & Pony Rides
Noon-3:00 PM – Kids Crafts
Noon-4:30 PM, 6:30-8:00 PM – H&H Inflatables
Noon-4:00 PM – Dunk Tank
1:00-3:00 PM – Free Bingo
1:00-4:00 PM- Ginger the Clown & RU Racing
Noon – Be the Change REFIT Demo
12:30 PM – Joan Cooling Dancers
1:15 PM – Davia Herger
2:00 PM – Pizza Hut Pizza Eating Contest
2:10 PM – Joan Cooling Dancers
3:00 PM – Sam Thompson
5:30 PM – Parade: “Celebrating our Vinton Volunteers”, Line up will begin at the Benton County Fairgrounds at 4:30 PM. The parade will start at the Fairgrounds and continue north down 2nd Ave, turn west on 6th, continue three blocks and turn north on B Ave, continue to 4th St and will turn going east. Parade is held rain or shine.
7:00 PM – Community Band: local musicians treat us to some big band sounds!
7:25 PM – National Anthem, Announcements & Presentations
7:45 PM – Live Music! “Twice on Sunday”, one of Kansas City’s premier cover bands loves a party! Their super high-energy performance will be bringing Vinton its clever blend of music from today mashed with iconic tunes from decades past!
Dark – Spectacular Fireworks! by Bar Y Pryos, these fireworks are legendary and the largest in this area! The show will start around 9:45 PM. In the event of rain, fireworks will be held Sunday, June 24.
See more photos of Thursday’s events HERE.