Calendar

May
5
Fri
Smokin’ On The Water
May 5 – May 7 all-day

Smokin’ On The Water 

Thursday

10:00 am

Set up of BBQ and Vendor booths Begin

Set up of Tractor Show Begins

8:00 pm

Set up of booths Ends for the Day

Attention:

Set up of booths will resume at 7:00 am on Friday & at 7:00 am on Saturday.   Set up of booths will close at Noon on Friday and at 9:00 am Saturday.  All set up activities should be completed prior to the opening of the festival each day.

NOTE:  No in and out traffic of trucks and other automobiles during the open hours of the show.  Also, no early departures / booth closings without the express approval of the organizer.  (These would only occur for emergencies, or for special circumstances that have been cleared prior to the event.)

Friday

9:00 am

KCBS Meat Inspections for Saturday’s BBQ Contest Begins

Noon

BBQ Festival Opens

Flag Raising Ceremony Begins

Antique Tractor Show Opens

Food Booths Open

Craft Fair Opens

Merchandise Vendors Open

Carnival Opens

5:00 pm

KCBS Cooks’ Meeting for Day 1 (Saturday) Contest Begins

  1. in Praise Auditorium

6:00 pm

Live Music – John Kogge and the Lonesome Strangers

  1. On Stage (Outdoors)

9:00 pm

Flag Lowering Ceremony Begins

Festival Closes for the Evening

Saturday

9:00 am

BBQ Festival Opens

Flag Raising Ceremony Begins

Antique Tractor Show Opens

Food Booths Open

Craft Fair Opens

Merchandise Vendors Open

Carnival Opens

Garden Tractor Weigh Ins Begin

KCBS Meat Inspections for Sunday’s BBQ Contest Begins

10:00 am

Garden Tractor Pulling Begins

KCBS Cooks’ Meeting for Day 2 (Sunday) Contest Begins – in Praise Auditorium (If needed)

10:30 pm

KCBS Judges Registration Begins

  1. in Praise Auditorium

11:00 am

Live Music Begins – The Joy River Band – On the Porch (Outdoors)

12:00 pm (Noon)

Day 2 KCBS BBQ Contest Judging Begins

    12:00 pm – Chicken

    12:30 pm – Pork Ribs

    01:00 pm – Pork

    01:30 pm – Beef Brisket

    02:00 pm – Anything Butt

    02:30 pm – OBR Mystery Meat

    04:00 pm – Awards Ceremony

4:00 pm

BBQ Contest Awards for the Day 1 (Saturday) Contest are Presented

(In Praise Auditorium)

6:00 pm

Flag Retirement Ceremony Begins – Troop 40 – in the area between the cabins and the school

7:00 pm

Live Music – Edge of Addiction (Southern Rock) – On Stage (Outdoors)

9:00 pm

Flag Lowering Ceremony Begins

Festival Closes for the Evening

Sunday

9:00 am

BBQ Festival Opens

Flag Raising Ceremony Begins

Antique Tractor Show Opens

Food Booths Open

Craft Fair Opens

Merchandise Vendors Open

Car/Truck/Bike Show Registration Opens

9:30 am

Church Services Begin

    –  in the Yellow Meeting House

10:30 am

KCBS Judges Registration Begins

  1. in Praise Auditorium

11:00 am

Live Music Begins – David Wayne (Nashville Recording Artist) – In front of the Store, and near the Outdoor Stage

12:00 pm (Noon)

Day 2 KCBS BBQ Contest Judging Begins

    12:00 pm – Chicken

    12:30 pm – Pork Ribs

    01:00 pm – Pork

    01:30 pm – Beef Brisket

    02:00 pm – BBQ Sauce

    02:30 pm – Anything Butt

    03:00 pm – Showmanship

    04:00 pm – Awards Ceremony

12:30 pm

Car Show Registration Ends

Car Show Judging Begins

03:00 pm

Car Show Awards Ceremony Begins

BBQ Judging Concludes

04:00 pm

BBQ Contest Awards for the Day 2 (Sunday) Contest are Presented

(In Praise Auditorium)

5:00 pm

Festival Closes

May
28
Sun
The 3rd Annual UCDC Duck Regatta!
May 28 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Jun
3
Sat
2 Annual U.C. RUNS OVER HEROIN 5K RUN/WALK
Jun 3 @ 9:00 am
Jun
30
Fri
Liberty 4th of July Festival
Jun 30 – Jul 2 all-day

June 30th, July 1st, &  2nd 2017

ON THE COURTHOUSE SQUARE

Liberty, Indiana

FAMILY FUN, FOOD & CRAFTS

NO ADMISSION – ALL EVENTS RAIN OR SHINE

VENDOR BOOTHS OPEN: Set up 4:00pm Friday to Clean up 4:00pm Monday

  • FRIDAY June 30th

5:00pm to 7:00pm – 

4:00pm to 11:00pm Beer garden (SONS OF THE AMERICAN LEGION)


 

5:00pm to 8:00pm – GRILLED CHICKEN DINNER at American Legion                  

6:00pm – WATERBALL CONTEST by area fire departments                                          

This is “wet & wild” don’t miss it!!!

 Fastival

7:00pm To 11:00 PM Entertainment

 

  • SATURDAY July 2nd

 6:00am to 11:00am – PANCAKE BREAKFAST at Liberty Firehouse

8:00 am to 9:00 Liberty 2016 LIBERTY 4TH OF JULY BIKE SHOW Registration

 

 8:05am (walkers) /8:30am (runners) –  37th ANNUAL FREEDOM RUN.         Registration starts at 7:15am in front of courthouse. The route goes         from         Liberty to Brownsville (4.7 miles).

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9:00am to 1:00pm – ANNUAL BOOK SALE at the Library
10:00am – until sold out – PIE SALE at the Log Cabin by Historical Society


11:00am to 5:00pm – KIDS CORNER –free crafts, games & fun for kids

 

12:00pm to 4:00pm – HISTORIC DEPOT MUSEUM in Liberty open to public

1:00pmHula-hoop-contest Hula

        2:30pm- FRECKLE CONTEST- Who has the most freckles

  • Tribute to God, Our Country & Veterans

4:00pm –Patriotic Baby Contest

4:30pm – REGISTRATION for Line of Freedom with organizers

6:00pm – CEREMONY including prayer, music, 21 Gun Salute, Balloon                  

  Release, Taps, LINE OF FREEDOM (by American Legion & VFW).

7:00 pm – 4th of JULY PARADE ON UNION STREET

                        Lead by 2016 UC Grand Marshal

 

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        7:30pm- 10:30pm – FREE CONCERT for everyone By:  Edge Of Addiction

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  • SUNDAY July 3rd
  • 11:00am to 2:00pm- Chalk Art Competition Design a wonderful piece of Patriotic Art

 

 11:00am – until sold out – PIE SALE at the Log Cabin by Historical Society

Monday July 4th

11:00am to 1:00pm   Photo’s at photo booth
FESTIVAL SPONSORED BY

UNION COUNTY DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION
5 West High St., Liberty, IN  47353 ● Phone: 765-458-5976

E-mail: unioncodc@etczone.com   ●   Web site:  www.ucdc.us                                         

Interested in becoming a vendor at this event?

2016 Liberty 4th of July Vendors Application

PARADE-ENTRY-FORM-2016

 

 

Jul
22
Sat
Union County 4-H Fair
Jul 22 – Jul 27 all-day