Festival FYI

Welcome to Fremont

On behalf of the Fremont Area Chamber of Commerce (FACC), welcome to Fremont and the 27th Annual National Baby Food Festival! Our Festival is made possible with the help and support of many local businesses, organizations, volunteers, and the City of Fremont. Enjoy our city’s unique stores and restaurants while visiting. Thank you for coming 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.

Ben Blamer……………………………..Entertainment                                                                                                            Community Stage                                                                                                      Adult Shows

Jesse Wolfson………………………….Car Show

Susan Gilliland………………………..Baby Events

Judi Boes………………………………..Youth Events

Kerri Wiseman………………………..Queens Court

Julie Ward………………………………Queens Court

Cheryl Burdick…………………………Parades

Stephanie Walker…………………….Parades

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

Bridgette Hintze………………………Social Media                                                                                                              Kid’s Events

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

· Spanky’s Pizza

· Newaygo County Museum and Heritage Center

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!

 

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10:00 am 4-H Petting Zoo
4-H Petting Zoo
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
10:00 am Fremont Area Community Foundation’s Kid’s Zone
Fremont Area Community Foundation’s Kid’s Zone
Jul 19 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Join us for arts & crafts and games! Location: The White Insurance Agency Community Stage
10:00 am Gerber Federal Credit Union Rock ‘n Rest
Gerber Federal Credit Union Rock ‘n Rest
Jul 19 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
A cool, quiet place to feed, change, and rest with your baby. Location: On the East End of Main Street in Fremont City Hall
10:30 am ChoiceOne Bank’s Kid’s Expo
ChoiceOne Bank’s Kid’s Expo
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[...]
12:00 pm Midway Opens KID’S DAY
Midway Opens KID’S DAY
Jul 19 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Pay one price, all you can ride for $17.
2:00 pm Bean Bag Toss
Bean Bag Toss
Jul 19 @ 2:00 pm
Put your tossing skills to the test. For Children ages 3-14. Location: The White Insurance Agency Community Stage
3:00 pm Turtle Race
Turtle Race
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
4:00 pm Frog Jumping
Frog Jumping
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
4:00 pm Paulsen Heating & Cooling Dunk Tank
Paulsen Heating & Cooling Dunk Tank
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
4:15 pm Fit Family
Fit Family
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
5:00 pm Koffee Kuppe Café $2 off Midway Wednesday
Koffee Kuppe Café $2 off Midway Wednesday
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
5:00 pm The TrueNorth Community Services Picnic in the Park!
The TrueNorth Community Services Picnic in the Park!
Jul 19 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm
$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[...]
5:00 pm Water Balloon Toss
Water Balloon Toss
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
5:30 pm NBFF’s Kid’s Parade & Bike Decorating
NBFF’s Kid’s Parade & Bike Decorating
Jul 19 @ 5:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Featuring special guest Ronald McDonald as the Grand Marshal! Don’t miss this very special parade for kids ages 12 and under featuring pets, walkers, bikers, groups, floats, and costumes. The 2017 theme is “Fun &[...]
6:00 pm Friends of the Fremont Library ‘Members Only Sale’ Used Book Sale
Friends of the Fremont Library ‘Members Only Sale’ Used Book Sale
Jul 19 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Memberships are available for purchase at the door. Location: Fremont Public Library, Main Street at Merchant Ave.
7:00 pm Christian Music Night
Christian Music Night
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[...]