~A Berlin Heights Summer Festival~

Basket Festival

Join us August 3rd and 4th for

the 2018 basket festival! 

*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.


4pm-8pm         Open Market and Arts & Crafts

4pm-9pm         Food Vendors

4pm-8pm         Garden Club Flower Show

4pm-6pm          Live Remote with K96 WKFM   

4pm-6pm          Live Remote with 97.7 WGGN

4pm                   Hoops Shoot Contest

5pm                   Homerun Derby                   

5-5:45pm          Magician Gordon Russ - Main Stage

6pm                   Beautiful Baby Contest-EMS Gymnasium(ages 0 to 48 months)

7pm                   Queen's Contest - EMS Gymnasium

7:45pm              Introduction of Citizen of the Year-EMS Gymnasium

7:45pm              Little Prince & Princess Contest-EMS Gymnasium

8pm-11:00pm    The Lonely Nights(Rock and Roll) - Main Stage

4pm-11:00pm    Beer Tent


11am                      Open Market/Food Vendors/Arts & Crafts

9am                       Bake Sale-Historical Society

10am-12:30pm     Car Show - REGISTER TODAY!-Biltz Automotive

11am-6pm             Garden Club Flower Show

11am                       Kiddie Tractor Pull and Coloring Contest at Delight's

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 and Demo, Hosted by the Berlin Township Fire Dept.

4pm                             Chalk Drawing Contest

4:30pm- 5:15pm    Dodgeball Game* EMS Gymnasium 

5pm                        Corn Hole Tournament 

5pm                        Kid's Frozen T-Shirt Contest

5:30pm-6pm         Food Eating Contests - Wings, Pizza, Pie

6-8pm                    Matt Goodrich(Country music) - Main Stage

7pm-9:30pm          Festival Fun Night Dance* (4th-8th GR.)- EMS Gym/Cafeteria

8pm- 11:00pm       Rutherford County(Country)

10:15pm                  Fireworks Display

11am-11:00pm        Beer Tent

11pm                       50/50 Ticket Drawing-Main Stage


7am - 12pm           Pancake Breakfast at the Berlin Township Fire Hall #1

9am                       5k Race at the Berlin Township Fire Hall #1-Registration starts at 7am

Noon                     Berlin Township Bicentennial Birthday Bash-Berlin Township Fire Hall #1


Friday, August 2nd - 3pm.-11:00pm

Saturday, August 3rd - 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 2018 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.