*This is a tentative schedule and events are subject to change.*
To learn more about this year's NEW events, check out our Events page.
FRIDAY, AUGUST 4TH
4pm-8pm Open Market and Arts & Crafts
4pm-9pm Food Vendors
4pm-8pm Garden Club Flower Show
4pm-7pm Live Remote with K96 WKFM
4pm-6pm Live Remote with 97.7 WGGN
4pm-5pm The Lonely Nights-Main Stage
4pm Hoops Shoot Contest
5pm Homerun Derby
5-5:45pm Magician Remey and Friends - Main Stage
6pm Beautiful Baby Contest-EMS Gymnasium
7pm Queen's Contest - EMS Gymnasium
7:45pm Introduction of Citizen of the Year-EMS Gymnasium
8pm Little Prince & Princess Contest-EMS Gymnasium
8pm-11:00pm Sunset Strip(80's Rock) - Main Stage
SATURDAY, AUGUST 5TH
11am Open Market/Food Vendors/Arts & Crafts
9am Bake & Rummage Sale - Community Center
10am-12pm Car Show - REGISTER TODAY!
10am-6pm Garden Club Flower Show
11am-4pm Mini-golf at Berlin Library
11am Kiddie Tractor Pull
1:30pm Basket Festival Grand Parade with Little John
2:30pm Introduction of Visiting Queens and Royalty and Little John - Main Stage
2:30pm Parade Awards Distributed after Queens Intro.
2:30pm Meet and Greet with Little John
3pm Edison Band Concert
4pm Kids Water Fight, Hosted by the Berlin Township Fire Dept.
4:30pm- 5:15pm Dodgeball Game* EMS Gymnasium
4pm Chalk Drawing Contest
5pm Corn Hole Tournament
5pm Kid's Frozen T-Shirt Contest
5:30pm-6pm Food Eating Contests - Wings, Pizza, Pie
6-8pm The Locals(classic and current pop) - Main Stage
7pm-10pm Festival Fun Night Dance* (4th-8th GR.)- EMS Gym/Cafeteria
8pm- 11:00pm Kentucky Thunder(country)- Main Stage
10:15pm Bicentennial Fireworks Display
11am-11:00pm Beer Tent
11pm 50/50 Ticket Drawing-Main Stage
SUNDAY, AUGUST 6TH
7am - 12pm Pancake Breakfast at the Berlin Township Fire Hall #1
9am 5k Race at h Berlin Township Fire Hall #1-Registration starts at 7am
Noon Berlin Township Bicentennial Birthday Bash-Berlin Township Fire Hall #1
Friday, August 4th - 3pm.-11:00pm
Saturday, August 5th - 11am-11:00pm
* For children participating in the Dodgeball Game and the Festival Fun Night Dance, a Waiver/Permission Slip signed by a Parent/Guardian is required for participation. Waivers for both events will be available at the Committee Tent and at the entrance of each event.
If you are interested in volunteering to assist with any part of the 2017 Basket Festival, feel free to contact any one on the festival committee, fill out the volunteer form located here, or attend one of the Basket Festival Committee Meetings on the First Monday of each month.