Western New York's Dairy/Ag Festival

located in the heart of "dairy country" where Route 219 & Route 39 meet.

Event Schedules

Theme: “GOD BLESS OUR FARMERS”


NOTE: LOCATION-SPRINGVILLE GRIFFITH INSTITUTE HIGH SCHOOL GROUNDS, 290 NORTH BUFFALO STREET

Note: No alcoholic beverages on school grounds

  Revised April 26, 2017

                                                                          

FRIDAY, JUNE 2

7:00am – 3:00pm – “Drive Your Tractor to High School” Day/FREE Safety Inspections

5:00pm – 11:00pm  - Kiddie & Teen Rides by American Amusements

5:00pm – 11:00pm   -  Food Court  (large assortment)

5:00pm – 11:00pm    - Civil War Encampment along back driveway (inside fence) off Eaton St.

5:00pm – 11:00pm    -NEW- Craft & Trade Shows OPEN FRIDAY

 

MUSIC TENT – LIVE ENTERTAINMENT to include:

5:00pm – 6:00pm – Dark Road Duo

6:00pm – 7:00pm –  Bob Muhlbauer

7:00pm – 8:00pm –  Backwoods Cloggers

8:00pm – 11:00pm – Famous “Elvis Tribute Artist” Terry Buchwald

9:00pm – Winners of the 50/50 Drawings announced in the music tent.

 

SATURDAY, JUNE 3

9:00am – 11:00pm – Festival Grounds open to the public

10:00am – 1 1/2 Hour Plus Festival Parade (theme: “God Bless Our Farmers).   Parade announcer locations at  *front porch of the Warner Museum, *at Main & Mechanic Sts. (Judges Stand)  *across from Fiddler’s Green Park.   Parade Grand Marshal is Marty Wendel, owner of Wendel’s Poultry,  Maple and Chicken BBQ Farm in East Concord.

 

FARM TENT (inside)

9:00am – 6:00pm –  Mother/Child Rest Area in FARM TENT, sponsored by Faith Baptist Church – ALSO,

- Lots of FARM ANIMALS (in the farm tent and on the grounds)

- Local Organization Booths – hand outs, presentations including quilt displays & demos

- 1pm - WNY DAIRY OF DISTINCTION AWARDS  (front of tent)

- 1:15pm -Meet the Erie County Dairy Princess and Ambassador Candidates followed by the

     CROWNING of the  2017/2018  Erie County Dairy Princess & her Court.

Free Milk Punch following the crowning.

 

SATURDAY ONLY - Check out the BUFFALO & ERIE COUNTY’S NEW BOOKMOBILE parked near the FARM TENT noon to 3:30pm only.  It is a new WiFi equipped BOOKMOBILE designed to bring books, eBooks, and fun reading services to the public.  Don’t miss it.

 

“PAST, PRESENT, FUTURE”  FARM EQUIPMENT SHOW

Sponsored by Lamb & Webster And  LandPRO Equipment from  9:00am to 10:00pm – Antique & New Farm Equipment on display at the back driveway, across from the fenced in track.

 

INSIDE FIELD TRACK FENCE

Noon to 5pm – Penelope, the Donkey  (the kids will love her)

Noon to 3 or 4pm – Springville Griffith Institute School Bus Display  (promoting School Bus Safety for Children)

12:30pm – Kempo Karate (Student Demo)  Don’t miss it!

1:00pm to 10:30pm – “KIDS VENTURES”,  hourly contests & lots of fun events plus light show  (sponsored by Assembly of God Church)

2:00pm AND 5:00pm – BOSSIE BINGO  (sponsored by F.F.A)

 

DIRECTLY BEHIND THE HIGH SCHOOL (inside Main Entrance)

9:00am – 6:00pm – Chamber of Commerce Trade Show,  Festival Information available in Chamber Booth, along back driveway.

9:00am – 6:00pm – Huge Art & Craft Show outside the fenced in Track across from back school parking lot.

 

FOOD COURT (lots of variety) – main entrance to Grounds behind the high school.

Open noon to 10:30pm – picnic tables available

2:00pm - PIZZA EATING CONTEST in food court

 

INSIDE FENCE ALONG INGERSON DRIVE (off Eaton St.)

Civil War Encampment.  Experience “military” life during the Civil War Days. Check out their cannon.

 

CIRCLE BEHIND THE HIGH SCHOOL

Noon – 2:00pm – 4:00pm – 90 minute Historic TROLLY TOURS (approx. 60 to 65 “history” locations) with tour announcer, around Village of Springville plus Cemetery “War Tours” & Chamber “Butter Churning” event,  etc. – pick up and return near the high school’s back circle.  Tram sponsored by Erie County Fair.

 

FUTURE FARMERS OF AMERICA (FFA) activities in main entrance food booth building and nearby areas. 

10:00am – 7:00pm – Food stand specials including ice cream.

11:30am until gone – Wendel’s Chicken Barbecue

1:30pm – Ice Cream Eating Contest (prizes). Sign up before 1pm, there are limited spots; ages 5-7, 8-11, 12-15, 16 and up.

 

BEHIND THE FOOD COURT:

11:00am – 10:30pm – Kiddie & Teen Amusement rides and Games by American Amusements, ALSO Food Court & Ice Cream Stand from back driveway to Amusement Rides). Picnic tables available.

 

DOWD ROAD (across from the Springville Elementary School on North St.):

11:00am – start sign-ups for 11th Annual Horseshoe Tournament, sponsored by Concord Horseshoe Pitching Assoc.

Noon – 4:00pm – 11th  Annual Horseshoe Tournament & winners announced.

 

COMMUNITY PARK – Little League Baseball Tournament, all day.

 

SOUTH BUFFALO ST. VILLAGE SWIMMING POOL – BASKETBALL PARK – Springville Boys and Girls Club – Saturday afternoon BASKETBALL COMPETITIONS

 

PUBLIC SKILL CONTESTS:

1:30pm – Ice Cream Eating Contest in front of FFA food stand (sponsor). Sign up before 1pm.

2:00pm – Pizza Eating Contest in food court, sponsored by Salvatore’s Pizza  (sign ups @ 1pm,  age limits: 7-10, 11-13, 14-17)

 

LIVE ENTERTAINMENT UNDER THE MUSIC TENT: 

Noon – 2:00pm –  Ozone Rangers – Bob Muhlbauer

2:00pm – 3:00pm –  Down Home Country Cloggers

3:00pm – 5:00pm -  Springville Jazz Band (Bill Cocca)

5:00pm – 6:00pm –  G.I. Elementary School Chorus (Donna Benstead)

6:00pm – 8:00pm –  Ken Cornell & The Poor Boys 

8:00pm – 10:30pm – Gene Hilts & the Rustic Ramblers

8:00pm  -  Announcements including 50/50 Winners, on stage

10:30pm – FIREWORKS AERIAL DISPLAY seen behind the high school, including Cannon “kick off and ending” of fireworks

 

SUNDAY, JUNE 4

 

BACK CIRCLE – behind the High School

10:00am – to noon – CLASSIC & ANTIQUE CAR SHOW & TRUCK REGISTRATION behind the High School (at circle)

Noon to 5:00pm – CLASSIC  & ANTIQUE CAR SHOW

Sponsored by Emerling Ford – Trophies awarded between 3:00PM & 4:00PM

 

1:00pm – 3:00pm – 90 minute Historic TROLLY TOURS (approx. 60 to 65 “history” locations) with tour announcer, around Village of Springville – pick up and return near the high school’s back circle.  Tram sponsored by Erie County Fair.

 

FOLLOWING EVENTS ON FESTIVAL GROUNDS -   Noon to 5:00pm :

 

*  The Festival Committee is planning on collecting the  PUBLIC’S  FAVORITE RECIPES for a 2018  COOKBOOK publication NEXT YEAR in celebrating our 30th Festival Anniversary.  DEPOSIT your favorite RECIPE(s) with your name on them, in a labeled box near the Music Stage, at this year’s festival.    Collection will be all weekend.

 

* ARTS & CRAFT SHOW

 

*  CHAMBER TRADE SHOW

 

FARM TENT sponsored by Faith Baptist Church (just inside the entrance gate):

Noon – 5:00pm – Kids’ Farm activities including “corn” box & farm toys,  plus Farm,  Local & School  Organization Displays

Noon – 5:00pm –  Enjoy FARM ANIMAL PETTING under the tent,  featuring lots of farm animals.

ALSO - Mother/Child Rest Area (plus free gift give aways to the Public)

 

ALONG THE END OF BACK DRIVEWAY by Track area

Noon – 5:00pm – New & Antique Farm Equipment Show focusing on “past, present & future” equipment, sponsored by Lamb & Webster and LandPRO Equipment.

 

MUSIC TENT – 

10:00am – 11:30am – Faith Baptist Church Services. Beautiful MUSIC presented by “Sounds of Praise” by the Old Time Baptist Church in Hamburg – DON’T MISS IT!

Noon – 2:00pm –   Nip & Tuck with Dave Tucker

2:00pm – 3:00pm – Two Rustic Ramblers  (Gene Hilts & Howard Buck)

3:00pm – 5:00pm – Paul Zittel and Pure Country  PLUS SQUARE DANCING!

5:00pm – 50/50 Winners announced, under the Music Tent.

 

 

ALL TIMES AND DATES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE!

 HANDICAPPED access parking – back school driveway (Ingerson Drive) entrance off Eaton St.

NEAR BY parking lots  -     front of High School,  290 N. Buffalo St.