Calendar

Welcome to Fremont

Chamber Staff Members

Karen Baird                     Executive Director

Christina Postema            Membership Director

Sherry Heiss                    NBFF Coordinator 

The FACC Board of Directors and Staff would like to thank the volunteer NBFF Committee Members for their dedication and hard work throughout the year to make the Festival a success and fun for everyone.

Stephanie Walker…………………….Chairperson/Parades

Ben Blamer……………………………..Entertainment

Jesse Wolfson………………………….Car Show

Susan Gilliland………………………..Baby Events

Judi Boes………………………………..Youth Events

Kerri Wiseman………………………..Queens Court

Julie Ward………………………………Queens Court

Fonda Spaulding……………………..Arts and Crafts Show

Bridgette Hintze………….…………..Social Media

Nic Cramer……………………………..Non Events 

Information Booth

Fremont Area Chamber of Commerce Office

7 E. Main St. – 9 am to 5 pm, Wednesday – Friday

                   

 

 

 

 

Festival FYI 

Spectrum Health Gerber Memorial 1st Baby Born:

One lucky baby will be born at Spectrum Health Gerber

Memorial Family Birth Center during

the week of Festival. The family

whose new addition arrives on or

after our “top secret” chosen date and time, will be crowned

2017 NBFF 1st Baby Born and will be presented with over

$750.00 worth of amazing prizes just for being born!

 Blue Announcement Boards:

Watch the announcement boards for daily events and up to date information. Announcement boards are sponsored by Lakeshore Signs.

Locations:

• The corner of Merchant & Main

• The corner of Mechanic & Main

• The corner of Division & Main

• Veterans Memorial Park Main Stage Area

• Kids Zone

 PA Announcements:

Listen Wednesday thru Saturday, four times per day, at approximately 8:30 am, 11:00 am, 3:00 pm, and 5:00 pm. The announcements will be broadcast over an expanded PA system in the downtown area. These announcements bring special attention to area businesses, activities, and events.

 NBFF Golf Carts:

Be sure to watch for golf carts being driven around Downtown during the Festival. The drivers will be able to provide you with information and directions relating to the 2017 Festival.

 Golf Cart Sponsors

· Flor-Dri

· Fremont Insurance Company

· GreenStone Farm Credit Services

· ACE Communications

· Spanky’s Pizza

· Weller Auto Parts

· Compass Driving School

The White Insurance Agency’s Community Stage:                          

Stop by and join us for great entertainment and kid’s events at Main & Division.

 Kohley’s Water Misting Stations

You are sure to enjoy cooling off at one

of our NBFF Cool Zone misting stations

located on Main Street!

 

Crafters and Artists bring you one of a kind items. This is a wonderful place to shop! Location: Veteran’s Memorial Park
Star Party @ Stephen F. Wessling Observatory
Jul 18 @ 8:30 pm – 11:00 pm
Don’t miss out on this night of star gazing. Entry fee- $5-Adults, $2-Children 17 and under. In cooperation with Newaygo County Dark Sky Astronomers. Location: Stephen F. Wessling Observatory            [...]
Jul 19 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Brought to you by Newaygo County 4-H and Fremont Area District Library. Location: On Sheridan St. across from the Fremont Area District Library
Jul 19 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Location: On the East End of Main Street in Fremont City Hall
Jul 19 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Join us for arts & crafts and games! Location: The White Insurance Agency Community Stage
Jul 19 @ 10:30 am – 2:00 pm
Join us for an afternoon of fun for children 0-12 years old. Children will enjoy fun, hands on activities, crafts, food demonstrations, and more! Stop by to say hello to your local Law Enforcement Officers[...]
Jul 19 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Pay one price, all you can ride for $17.
Jul 19 @ 2:00 pm
Put your tossing skills to the test. For Children ages 3-14. Location: The White Insurance Agency Community Stage
Jul 19 @ 3:00 pm
Bring your special turtle and race to the finish line! For Children ages 3-14. Location: The White Insurance Agency Community Stage
Jul 19 @ 3:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Kids of all ages, join Tamarac for kid-friendly, Latin-inspired cardio dance routines. Location: Veterans Memorial Park Main Stage
Jul 19 @ 4:00 pm
Bring your best jumping frog to put it to the test and see if your frog will out jump the rest! For Children ages 3-14. Location: The White Insurance Agency Community Stage
Jul 19 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Test your throwing arm and raise money to support Fremont Public Schools Suicide Prevention, and Anti-Bullying Programs. Location: West end of downtown Main Street by Fifth Third Bank
Jul 19 @ 4:15 pm – 4:45 pm
Bring the entire family and join Tamarac for Fit Family! Get your family moving in this FREE fitness class for all ages. Location: Veterans Memorial Park Main Stage
Jul 19 @ 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Stop by the Koffee Kuppe Café any time on Wednesday for your coupon to receive $2 off the midway during Wednesday evening pay-one-price. Location: 46 West Main Street
$1 per person minimum donation is all you need for this fun filled picnic! Enjoy a classic summer picnic and fun for kids of all ages. Don’t miss out on this great event. Location: Veterans[...]
Jul 19 @ 5:00 pm
Enjoy a variety of fun and wacky water balloon tossing games. For children ages 3-14. Location: The White Insurance Agency Community Stage
Jul 19 @ 5:30 pm – 6:00 pm
This special parade is for the young (ages 12 and under) and the young at heart and features pets, walkers, bikers, groups, floats, and costumes. The theme is “Storybook Land”. Registration begins at 4:45pm, judging[...]
Memberships are available for purchase at the door. Location: Fremont Public Library, Main Street at Merchant Ave.
Jul 19 @ 7:00 pm
The Northwoods Brothers Wheater and sons, Dean, Doug and Rich, all of Fremont, with Gordon Bushen, son Mark Bushen of White Cloud, longtime friend, Mike Hubert of Hesperia, and third generation brother, Joe Wheater, claim[...]
Location: Fremont Public Library, Main Street at Merchant Ave.
Jul 20 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Sales and bargains through-out Fremont!
Jul 20 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
The park and midway are closed to the public to allow special needs children with a disability or debilitating illness to enjoy the carnival at their own pace. Activities include entertainment, games, carnival rides, and[...]
Jul 20 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Plan to visit the Farmer’s Market where you’ll find fresh produce, flowers, honey, baked goods, crafts, and more! Location: On the East End of Main Street
Jul 20 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Location: On the East End of Main Street in Fremont City Hall
Jul 20 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Location: The White Insurance Agency Community Stage
Jul 20 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Businesses, Organizations, and vendors set up in the streets to share their products and services with Festival visitors! Come down and see what they have to offer. Location: East End of Main Street by Fremont[...]
Jul 20 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Ten rides for $10.00.
Qualifying for the Pro, Novice, Senior’s, Women’s, Classics, Kid’s divisions and Free Daily Tournament. $1 per game. Proceeds go to Tracy’s Gang from Fremont/MS Society of Michigan and the Meijer State Games of Michigan. Location:[...]
The biggest bubble in this event wins! Contestants ages 6-10, with a Jr. Division ages 11-14, everyone gets three tries to blow their best bubble. Gum will be provided. Location: The White Insurance Agency Community[...]
Jul 20 @ 3:00 pm
Pennies and other prizes will be up for grabs in a pile of sawdust and wood chips. For Children ages 2-4 & 5-10. Location: The White Insurance Agency Community Stage
Jul 20 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Location: The White Insurance Agency Community Stage
Jul 20 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Test your throwing arm and raise money to support Fremont Public Schools Suicide Prevention, and Anti-Bullying Programs. Location: West end of downtown Main Street by Fifth Third Bank.
To submit an entry, stop by the Festival Office located in the Fremont Area Chamber of Commerce at 7 E. Main Street, to get a bib, and decorate the bib in any fashion you wish.[...]
Jul 20 @ 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Pay one price, ride all night! All you can ride for $20.
Kids 4-6 years old, and a Jr. division for kids 7-9, will compete in some of the coolest obstacles around. Location: The White Insurance Agency Community Stage
Jul 20 @ 5:45 pm
Join us for the original bed race where beds on wheels are raced down the street. We provide the beds, you provide the FUN! This event is open to both businesses and the public. Five[...]
Jul 20 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Performing an acoustic variety, dynamic vocals, and melodic harmonies. Location: The White Insurance Agency Community Stage
Playoffs begin for the Free Daily Tournament. Location: One East Main Banquet Room
Jul 20 @ 6:15 pm – 7:00 pm
Join Tamarac for a full-body drumming workout that combines cardio, conditioning and strength training. Location: Veterans Memorial Park Main Stage
Jul 20 @ 6:15 pm
Teams of 4 compete in various relay events. This fun-filled event is for the athletic and not-so athletic. Contact the Festival Office for pre-registration information. On-site registration begins at 5:30pm. Location: Main Street by the[...]
The Baby Photo Contest winners will be introduced. Come meet the New 2016 Prince and Princess. Location: Veterans Memorial Park Main Stage
Jul 20 @ 8:00 pm
Pick out your favorite song, dress up like the artist, bring props, or whatever you need for a great lip sync performance. All ages are welcome for this family friendly event. Pre-registration is required by[...]
Jul 20 @ 9:30 pm
–STARTS AT DUSK– THE SANDLOT. Bring your lawn chairs and blankets and enjoy this FREE movie! Scotty Smalls moves to a new neighborhood with his mom and stepdad, and wants to learn to play baseball.[...]
Jul 21 @ 6:00 am – 7:00 am
Join Tamarac for a high-intensity class and push your functional strength, endurance and agility to the limit with interval and circuit training. Location: Veterans Memorial Park
Bring the kids, their bikes, and their helmets for FREE, hands-on bike riding activities to teach and promote bike safety. A fun event for kids 4-12 years old. Registration starts at 8:45, and all participants[...]
Location: Fremont Public Library (Main Street at Merchant Ave.)
Jul 21 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Sales and bargains throughout Downtown Fremont!
Jul 21 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Location: On the East End of Main Street in Fremont City Hall
Jul 21 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Location: The White Insurance Agency Community Stage
Qualifying for the Pro, Novice, Senior’s, Women’s, Classics, Kid’s divisions and Free Daily Tournament. $1 per game. Proceeds go to Tracy’s Gang from Fremont/MS Society of Michigan and the Meijer State Games of Michigan. Location:[...]
Jul 21 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Gerber Life, a Nestlé Company, is with you every step of the way, for over 45 years Gerber Life has provided affordable insurance protection to more than 1 million families in the United States, Puerto[...]
Jul 21 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Start healthy with Gerber, a Nestlé Company, with over 85 years of helping parents raise happy, healthy babies. Stop by their booth and talk to representatives from the Gerber Parents Resource Center. They are happy[...]
Jul 21 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Pay-one-price, all you can ride for $17.
Jul 21 @ 1:00 pm
Kids ages 6-10 & Jr. Division for 11-14 year olds get a chance to test out their hips and see who can keep going the longest. Every child receives a prize for participating. No pre-registration[...]
Jul 21 @ 2:00 pm
It’s a test of skill to ring a 2-liter soda bottle. Every child will receive a prize just for participating. For ages 3-10 and a Jr. Division for ages 11-14. No registration is required. Location:[...]
Jul 21 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Test your throwing arm and raise money to support Fremont Public Schools Suicide Prevention, and Anti-Bullying Programs. Location: West end of downtown Main Street by Fifth Third Bank
Jul 21 @ 5:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Pay One Price, Ride all night! All you can ride for $20.
Don’t miss the chance to see the 2017 National Baby Food Festival Queen crowned, as she is chosen from a group of three impressive young ladies on the court. Location: Veterans Memorial Park Main Stage
Jul 21 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
This band covers 6 decades of music, from the 1950’s to present, Classic Rock, Country, and Blues. Be sure to stop by the Main Stage and check them out. Location: Veteran’s Memorial Park Main Stage