The 2017 Harlan Days Festival is Starting to Take Shape

Local volunteers are hard at work and the 2017 Harlan Days Festival is starting to take shape. This summer we will celebrate the 70 th annual Harlan Days in support of Harlan Park. The festival will include arena shows, carnival rides, parade, sports tourneys, live music, great food, and much more. Don’t miss the fun and mark your calendar for August 3, 4 & 5. Make it out early and get a good seat in the festival arena for some great 2017 shows. Thursday night we are proud to host ‘ICAR’ Go-Kart Racing Series out of Fort Wayne’s Baer Field Speedway. Friday night the ‘Bricker Barrel Racing Company’ will put on a fun night of horse racing and showmanship. And for the Saturday night main event you won’t want to miss for the first time in the tristate area ‘DEMO DERBY SOCCER!’ Details to be released, but imagine smash-em crash-em cars, an 8’ foot soccer ball, and 2 excavators all battling for the cash prize! Don’t miss the best summer festival shows in the area. Gates open at 7:30 each night. Just $5 and kids under 5 free! C’ya in August 3, 4 & 5....

Take the Mini-excavator Challenge Harlan Days

So you think you can run a Mini-excavator huh? Well, regardless if you think you know how or want to know how, this weekend will be your chance at Harlan Days. It’s just $5 per attempt, with prizes going to the best time each night. Of course you don’t have to compete for time, you could just pay to have bragging rights that you’ve run heavy equipment. Thurs 6pm-10pm, Fri: 6pm-10pm, and Sat: 11:00am-10:00pm. All proceeds go directly to park. Sponsored by Bobcat of Fort Wayne...

Teen Dance with DJ Dallich

Yet another new event for 2016 is our Teen Dance, hosted by DJ Jason Dallich. The dance will be located inside the park pavilion on Saturday August 6th at 7pm. Admission is $5/person. Spread the news and show your coming via the Facebook...

DJ Dallich OPEN MIC Contest

Another new event for 2016 is DJ Dallich’s OPEN MIC contest. Bring your instrument or other talent to showcase or sing karaoke. All musical & talent styles are welcome but must be family friendly. All ages welcome! Starts August 4th at 7pm in the Shelter House. No charge admission for open mic. $20 entry fee per individual to participate in the karaoke contest. Cash & prizes to be awarded to the top 3 places- cash amounts & prizes yet to be determined. Drinks available for purchase....