Rent a Booth to Display Arts, Crafts, & Merchant Wares

Do you have arts, crafts, or other products to sell? Want to get exposure for your business where you can interact, demonstrate and have a casual conversation with people interested? Then we invite you to come display your art, crafts, and merchant’s wares at our 70th annual Harlan Days festival, held in a tent at the Harlan Community Park. The festival dates and hours are Thursday, August 3 (5pm-10pm), Friday, August 4 (5pm-10pm), and Saturday, August 5 (10am-10pm). The price for booth space inside the tent is $45 for all three days (same as last year). There are also limited outdoors spaces, without power, for $25. (See full updated announcement for details.) Please download the full announcement for more details or contact Vicki Schaber with additional questions and if you wish to rent additional space. Please submit all applications on or before Friday, July 7th, 2017: Mail-in Application or PDF Form to...

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....

2016 Harlan Days Raffle Winners!

And the winners are… 2016 Chevy Spark – Spencer Mumma of New Haven Spencer (above right) recieves the keys to his new car from Dan Miller. $500 Tire Gift Certificate – Eric Seely Savage 220 Bolt-Action Shotgun – Tony Nieuwlandt, Harlan 43″ LG, 1080p, LED, HDTV – Louise Delagrange, Woodburn HVAC Gift Certificate to Korte – Jeff Stieglitz, Harlan Cherry Hill Golf Package – Kevin Ruckman, Auburn Stihl Gas Trimmer – Margie Pineda, New Haven $100 Gift Certificate to Harlan Café – Nate Snyder, Woodburn $100 Gift Cetificate to Grabill Hardware – Todd Lothamer, Harlan 3 piece Diamond Jewelry Set – Robert & Margaret Quinn, Columbia City Thanks again to our sponsors: Gold Sponsors: Dutch Made Kitchens, Kelly Chevrolet, and Springfield Enterprises Silver Sponsors: BF Goodrich Ft. Wayne Plant/Discount Tire, John Klopfenstein Furniture & Flooring, Marco’s Pizza of Leo, Sportsman’s Cove of Leo, Star Homes Bronze Sponsors: Central States Enterprises of New Haven,  Cherry Hill Golf Course Package for 4 with Cart, Eicher Concrete, Grabill Hardware, Harlan Cabinets, Harlan Cafe, Horizon Bank, Ken-Feld Group, Korte Does-It-All, NAPA Auto Parts (Grabill), Andy Miller – Realtor for Century 21 Bradley Realty, Thompson & Thompson Law Office, Walts/ABC Auto, Van & RV...

How to WIN a Free Harlan Days Tshirt

Thanks to many area business sponsors, there will be 570 “Harlan Days 2016” Tshirts available to win at the festival, this year! The free Tshirts come in sizes from Youth Small to Adult 3XL & there are about 36 different shirt/ink color combinations! This could be YOUR YEAR TO WIN!! HERE’S HOW TO WIN: Go to Harlan Days on August 4,5, & 6, 2016. Visit the Headquarter’s Tent & ask for a Free Tshirt signup slip. Legibly fill out the signup slip & return it to a HQ tent volunteer. That’s it! You’re now entered for every Free Tshirt drawing for that night! Your entry stays in the bucket the whole night. So, only sign up ONCE per night. On Saturday, you may sign up once from 11:00 a.m. to 4:30pm. Names will be dumped at approximately 4:35pm & then you may sign up ONCE again for the period of 4:45pm-9:29pm. You can win one tshirt per day! Drawings for winners are every half hour; from 6pm to 9:30pm on Thur & Fri, & from 11:30 a.m. to 9:30p.m. on Sat. Winners names are announced over the park loudspeakers- so LISTEN closely for your name. If you’re one of the winners at that drawing, come to the Headquarter’s tent within 45 minutes to choose your shirt: pick your favorite area business or your favorite colors! NOTE: The winner must be present to win. Shirt will not be given to someone else sent to the tent “for” the winner. The winners at the 9pm & 9:30pm drawings will have 30 minutes to claim their shirt. Claim times & other Rules are subject to...