Heritage Days Schedule

Heritage Days Announces Schedule, July 12-13

The 36th Annual Heritage Days Festival, Mount Vernon’s biggest summer festival, will take place Friday and Saturday, July 12 and 13, with a theme of “Rock ‘n’ 80s!”

The event is produced by the Mount Vernon-Lisbon Community Development Group (CDG) in partnership with the Lester Buresh Community Wellness Center, the Mount Vernon Alumni Association, the Mount Vernon Community School District, the City of Mount Vernon and several other local organizations.

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Friday, July 12

5-8:30 p.m. Bouncy houses, food trucks, live music and beverages for sale (Lester Buresh Community Wellness Center)

5:30 p.m. Kids Fun Run (Martha Parsons Activities Center – MAC)

6:30-8:30 p.m. Centennial Season Celebration – 100 years of Theater at MVHS (Mount Vernon Community School District Performing Arts Center)

At Dark Live Drone Show (MAC)

Saturday, July 13

8-10 a.m. MVHS Alumni and Community Breakfast (High School Commons)

9 a.m.-3 p.m. Heritage Days Car Show (First Street East)

10:30 a.m. Heritage Days Parade (line up at (9:30 a.m. at Cornell College Small Athletic and Wellness Center) Address: 835 1st St W

11 a.m.-1 p.m. Family Fun Zone–free event includes Bouncy House (Memorial Park)

11 a.m.-Midnight Beverage Tent (First Street West)

11:30 a.m.-midnight Food Vendors (First Street West)

11:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Carnival games and inflatables (First Street West, in front of old fire station)

11:30 a.m.-9 p.m. Alumni Reception (First Street Community Center lawn)

Noon-10 p.m.   Lions Club Bingo Tent (First Street West)

Noon Dance Arts Iowa performs (First Street West stage)

1:30-5:30 p.m. Mount Vernon Wrestling Team Bean Bag Toss Tournament (First Street West)

5:30-7:30 p.m. ‘80’s Theme Night, including games, music and prizes (Mount Vernon Community Pool)

5:30-8 p.m. DJ Music (First Street West)

8 p.m.-midnight Live music with Slap ‘n’ Tickle (First Street West)

9-11 p.m. Movie Night “Honey, I Shrunk the Kids” (Mount Vernon Community Pool)

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