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What's Happening Friday at PrairieFest

Jun 12, 2014 08:34PM ● By Steven Jack

Friday is kids day at PrairieFest. Photo courtesy the PriarieFest Facebook page.

Friday is all about the kids at PrairieFest. 

Something fun is planned for just about every minute of the day, including unlimited carnival rides from 12 to 4 p.m. with the purchase of a $20 wristband. 

The weather forecast is calling for sunny skies all day with a high of 75. Couldn't be a more perfect for a day at the fest! 

Check out some of these highlights:


As We Grow Preschool Wheels Go 'Round Let the little ones get up close with big-size vehicles from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.

Getting Excited About Science Show Head to the Children's Stage for this science show at 11 a.m. and again at 4 p.m.

Laura Doherty & The Heartbeats Make your way to the Main Stage for for some music the kids will love from noon to 1 p.m. 

Go Baby Go Diaper Derby Do you think you have the fastest crawler in town? Check in begins at 4:30 p.m. at the Children's Tent.


Fox River Academy Rock Ensemble Check out some of our local talent on the Main Stage from 4 to 4:45 p.m.

OFEE 5's BBQ Fundraiser Join the Oswego Foundation for Educational Excellence for their annual PrarieFest fundraiser in the Hospitality Tent from 4 to 7:30 p.m. 

Flag Retirement Ceremony The Knights of Columbus Hall is the location for this annual ceremony from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. 


Modern Day Romeos These regional favorite will hit the Main Stage with their blend of 80's favorites, 90's gems, and the top hits of the 2000's from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Rusted Root 
Top-selling national recording artists combine acoustic, rock and world music. They've sold more than 3 million records worldwide. Check them out on the Main Stage at 9 p.m.


7:00 – 5:00PrairieFest Softball Tournament, Prairie Point Park
9:00 – 4:00PrairieFest Quilt Show
9:30 – 11:30As We Grow Preschool Wheels Go 'Round
10:00 – 5:00Free Petting Zoo

10:00 – 11:00Gymnasts Demonstration, Main Stage
11:00 – 4:00Free Pony Rides
11:00 – 11:45Getting Excited About Science Show, Children's Stage
11:00 – 8:00Expo Village
Noon – 10:00
Carnival, Unlimited Wristbands 12-4
12:00 – 1:00Laura Doherty & The Heartbeats, Main Stage
12:30 – 3:30Kids Connection PaintaPalooza, Children's Stage
12:30 – 4:00Oswegoland Gymnastics Obstacle Course, Hospitality Tent
4:30 — 5:30  
4:00 – 4:45
Go Baby Go Diaper Derby, Children's Tent
Getting Excited About Science Show, Children's Stage
4:00 – 4:45Fox River Academy Rock Ensemble, Main Stage
4:30 – 7:30OFEE 5's BBQ Fundraiser, Hospitality Tent
5:00 – 5:45Spotlight and Voice Activated Acappella, Main Stage
6:30 – 7:30Flag Retirement Ceremony, Knights of Columbus
6:30 – 8:30Modern Day Romeos, Main Stage
9:00 – 10:30Rusted Root, Main Stage