Events

2018 Events

Join us July 18th - 21st as we celebrate 28 years of summer fun at the National Baby Food Festival. The festival offers FUN for all ages!

More information coming soon! 

Jul 19 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Join us Thursday July 19th and Friday July 20th from 9am to 4pm for our Farm and Flea Market. This new event will feature flea market vendors as well as farmers market vendors. Sponsored by …
Jul 19 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
 
Jul 19 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Sales and bargains throughout Fremont!
NBFF Special Kid’s Day @ Veterans Memorial Park
Jul 19 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
The park and Midway are closed to the public on Thursday, July 19 from 9am – 1pm to allow special needs children with a disability or debilitating illness to enjoy the carnival at their own …
Jul 19 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
A cool, quiet place to feed, change, and rest with your baby. Sponsored by Gerber Federal Credit Union
Kids Zone @ The White Agency Community Stage
Jul 19 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Stop by to make a souvenir craft, and fun and games. Sponsored by Dura Automotive, Nieboer Electricc, Inc, and the Gorsky Family.
Jul 19 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Ten rides for just $10.
NBFF Open Pinball Tournament @ The Fremont Moose Lodge
Jul 19 @ 12:00 pm – 9:00 pm
We are back for another year… but with a new venue! The new venue is the Fremont Moose Lodge. This year we are an official Meijer State Games event. Our divisions will include Pro, Novice …
Bubble Gum Blowing Contest @ The White Agency Community Stage
Jul 19 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
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.
Penny Scramble @ The White Agency Community Stage
Jul 19 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Pennies and other prizes will be up for grabs in a pile of sawdust and wood chips, For children 2-4 and 5-13.
Martyn Towers-Comedian @ The White Agency Community Stage
Jul 19 @ 3:30 pm – 4:00 pm
 
Oh Do Kwan Martial Arts @ The White Insurance Agency Community Stage
Jul 19 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
 
Baby Bib Decorating Contest @ The White Agency Community Stage
Jul 19 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
To submit an entry and get a bib to fashion as you wish, stop by the Festival Office, located in the Fremont Area Chamber of Commerce at 7 E. Main St. Return the bib and …
Jul 19 @ 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Pay one price, ride all night! All you can ride for $20.
Jr. Obstacle Course @ The White Agency Community Stage
Jul 19 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Complete in some of the coolest obstacles around. For kid’s 4-6 years old and a Jr. division, 7-9 years old.
Team Games @ Main Street
Jul 19 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Teams will compete in three different events for the athletic and for the not-so-athletic at 5:30 pm on Thursday, July 20, 2018. This fun event is a great way to promote camaraderie and friendly competition …
Bed Race @ Main Street
Jul 19 @ 5:45 pm – 6:45 pm
Gather a team of five people together on Thursday, July 19, 2018! One team member will ride on the bed and the other four will be the bed “pushers”. Teams will be racing against each …
Jul 19 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Come join us on Thursday, July 19th, 2018 at the amphitheater in Veterans Memorial Park for the ultimate Lip Sync Battle! This battle welcomes individuals of all ages. Registration is open to the first 10 …
Jul 19 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
 
Tamarac’s Pound @ Main Street
Jul 19 @ 6:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Join Tamarac for a full-body drumming workout that combines cardio, conditioning and strength training. Sponsored by Tamarac
Huntington Bank’s Baby Photo Contest @ The White Agency Community Stage
Jul 19 @ 7:45 pm – 8:45 pm
Bring in, or mail a current photo of your pride and joy to Huntington Bank – Baby Photo Contest (2 West main St) for the chance of them to become this year’s National Baby Food …
Karaoke – Sponsored by Neiboer Electric @ Veteran's Memorial Park Main Stage
Jul 19 @ 8:15 pm
To follow photo contest
Tamarac’s Outdoor Bootcamp @ Tamarac's Backyard
Jul 20 @ 7:00 am – 8:00 am
Join Tamarac for a high-intensity class and push your functional strength, endurance and agility to the limit with interval and circuit training. This class is free and you do not need to be a Tamarac …
Jul 20 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Bring the kids, their bikes, and their helmets for FREE, hands-on bike riding activities to teach and promote bike safety. Sponsored by: Chemical Bank
Jul 20 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Join us Thursday July 19th and Friday July 20th from 9am to 4pm for our Farm and Flea Market. This new event will feature flea market vendors as well as farmers market vendors. Sponsored by …
Jul 20 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
 
Jul 20 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Sales and bargains throughout Fremont!
Jul 20 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
A cool, quiet place to feed, change, and rest with your baby. Sponsored by Gerber Federal Credit Union
Kids Zone @ The White Agency Community Stage
Jul 20 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Stop by to make a souvenir craft, and fun and games. Sponsored by Dura Automotive, Nieboer Electricc, Inc, and the Gorsky Family.
Gerber Products Company & Gerber Life Insurance Booth @ On the corner of Main and Division
Jul 20 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Stop by their booth and talk to representatives.
Jul 20 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Pay-one-price, all you can ride for $17.
NBFF Open Pinball Tournament @ The Fremont Moose Lodge
Jul 20 @ 12:00 pm – 11:00 pm
We are back for another year… but with a new venue! The new venue is the Fremont Moose Lodge. This year we are an official Meijer State Games event. Our divisions will include Pro, Novice …
Hula Hoop Contest @ The White Agency Community Stage
Jul 20 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Kids ages 6-10 and 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.
Pop-Ring Toss @ The White Agency Community Stage
Jul 20 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 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.
Matt Emerick @ The White Insurance Agency Community Stage
Jul 20 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
 
Jul 20 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
 
Abigail Belanger @ The White Insurance Agency Community Stage
Jul 20 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
 
Jul 20 @ 5:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Pay one price, ride all night! All you can ride for $20.
Bill Bendon-Comedian @ Veterans Memorial Park Main Stage
Jul 20 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
 
Queen’s Court Crowing @ Veterans Memorial Park
Jul 20 @ 6:45 pm – 7:45 pm
Don’t miss the chance to see the 2018 National Baby Food Festival Queen crowned, as she is chosen form a group of three impressive young ladies on court. Sponsored by: Shelby State Bank. Flowers by: …
Alan Kazam @ Veterans Memorial Park Main Stage
Jul 20 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
 
Caleb Hansen @ The White Insurance Agency Community Stage
Jul 20 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
 
Chris Cook Memorial Run @ Fremont High School
Jul 21 @ 7:30 am – 8:30 am
The race originated in 1973 and has been run ever since. The Chris Cook Memorial became part of the National Baby Food Festival in 1986. Both courses start and finish at the new high school. …
Fremont Farmer’s Market @ Marketplace Pavilion
Jul 21 @ 8:00 am – 1:00 pm
 
Jul 21 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Sales and bargains throughout Fremont!
Searching Sagittarius @ Stephen F. Wessling Observatory, 6523 W. Baseline
Jul 21 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
 
Chris Cook Kid’s Fun Run @ Fremont High School
Jul 21 @ 9:30 am
This race for kids 12 and under, and it is a 1/2 mile fun run/walk. Starting at Fremont High School. Registration form  Pick up race numbers and T-shirts between 8:00 – 9:15 am on the …
Jul 21 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
People are lining the sidewalks, you can hear a band in the distance, and the streets are covered in priceless works of art created by YOU. Be along the Sheridan Street parade route before the …
Jul 21 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
A cool, quiet place to feed, change, and rest with your baby. Sponsored by Gerber Federal Credit Union
NBFF Open Pinball Tournament @ The Fremont Moose Lodge
Jul 21 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
We are back for another year… but with a new venue! The new venue is the Fremont Moose Lodge. This year we are an official Meijer State Games event. Our divisions will include Pro, Novice …
Jul 21 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
This year’s parade theme is “the Nifty 50s” and will feature nearly 100 entries including the newly crowned 2018 NBFF Queen and her Court, floats, marching bands, color guards, entertainers, clowns, and much more on …
Car Show @ Main Street
Jul 21 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Let the good times roll! Join us for the NBFF Car Show featuring 20 different classes of classic cars, merchandise vendors, entertainment, and more on Saturday, July 21st at 11am – 4pm following the Grand …
Jul 21 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Pay-One-Price. All you can ride for $20
Bring your basketball game to the Fremont Community Recreation Center on Saturday, July 21, 2018! This co-ed event has been organized into age divisions of grade school (5th grade), middle school (6th – 8th grades), …
Jul 21 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Presented by Gerber Life Insurance. “We’re with you every step of the way.” The motto for Gerber Life Insurance Company is the background for this popular event. Several heats are run where every baby is …
Landheer Insurance’s Cupcake Challenge @ The White Agency Community Stage
Jul 21 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Put your baking skills to the test and enter this cupcake challenge on Saturday, July 21st, 2018! The catch, you have to use “Gerber Baby Food” as at least one ingredient. The entries must be delivered …
Jul 21 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
 
Compass Credit Union’s Baby Food Eating Contest @ The White Agency Community Stage
Jul 21 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Baby food eating is one of the signature events of the Festival. The contest is open to ages 7-12 and a Jr. division for 13-15 year olds. They will compete in pairs while the “feeders” …
Mane St. @ Veterans Memorial Park Main Stage
Jul 21 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Mane St. will be preforming on the Main Stage from 4:30pm to 6pm on Saturday, July 21st. They are a classic rock and country band.
Jul 21 @ 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Pay one price, ride all night! All you can ride for $20.