Ferryville fun-filled event to leave spectators in a Daze
A busy and noisy day is in store for everyone in Ferryville on Saturday, July 26. The day begins at 9 a.m. with Market in the Park featuring Amish goods, produce and variety of products in Sugar Creek Park. Also at 9 a.m., many antique tractors will be arriving at Ferryville Community Center to register for the antique tractor pull.
From noon to 4:30 p.m., the Eighth Annual Antique Tractor Pull begins for all to enjoy. To register for the Antique Tractor Pull, go to www.ferryvilletractor.com. The Antique Tractor Pull is hosted and organized by the Ferryville Antique Tractor Association with raffle tickets on sale now. Raffle Tickets can also be purchased at the event.
All raffle items will be on display and raffle tickets are available all day at the Community Center. These raffle items will be drawn and winners announced at 9 p.m. The Ferryville Tourism Council 50:50 raffle drawing for $500 is at 9 p.m. also.
Also beginning at noon, all children will be able to participate in the kids games in the Fire Department. Food and beverages will be available at the Community Center provided by Freeman Lutheran Church and adult beverages by the Ferryville Fire Department and First Responders.
Transportation to the Market in Sugar Creek Park will be available via tractor and wagon. A variety of venders are available at the Market with Amish quilts, baskets, local produce, baked goods and more.
At 4:30 p.m. activity will move down town where the restaurants will all have food specials. Starting at 6:30 p.m., Sportsman’s Bar & Grill will have live music featuring “Long Haul Road Show” playing until the start of the fireworks. A DJ will be on stage from 10 p.m. until closing.
Fireworks start at dusk. The show around is put on each year by Mike and Roberta Callaway and staff of Cheapo Depot/Fireworks Outlet and also sponsored by Ferryville Vision and Promotion Board with donations by the entire community.