Hot Dog Festival

2017 FRANKFORT HOT DOG FESTIVAL EVENTS SCHEDULE– click to download

  

EVENTS SCHEDULE
Friday, July 28 & Saturday, July 29, 2017

Friday, July 28th

11:00 am

Official Hot Dog Festival Tent & Big Taste Grille Opens – Main Street
Variety Show by Clinton County Youth Theater – Main Stage (11:15-noon)
Art & Book Sale – Frankfort Public Library Book Sale – Friday & Saturday from 9 am – 5 pm
TPA Park Petting Zoo Opens – visit our local zoo animals – E. Washington Street

History on Wheels – Frankfort’s Hot Dog Festival is among the first stops for a one-of-a-kind history experience dedicated to Indiana’s automotive and racing heritage. The new mobile museum will be free and open to the public daily, July 28 through 29, from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. The 53-foot double expandable semi-trailer will be located in Frankfort’s downtown Courthouse Square. The Indiana Historical Society’s (IHS’s) History on Wheels traveling exhibit is making its way to the festival, courtesy of Frankfort Main Street, Inc., and sponsor NHK Seating.

YMCA Kids Carnival – check out our newly designed Puppy Park – new games, bounce houses and fun for the entire family
Q Skatepark Presents– Open skateboarding – calling all skateboarder to come join us for open skate -11-12:30

12:00 pm

Live remote with Randy & Scott with RadioMom – Clinton Street

Clinton Prairie Motorsports – Started by a group of seven Clinton Prairie High School students and a teacher mentor, Clinton Prairie Motorsports is working to promote STEM programs within our school. As participants in Purdue’s “M-STEM3” program, we are utilizing the school’s unused workshop equipment and involving students from multiple disciplines (Machinery, Math, Physics, Public Relations, Art, Videography, Web Design, etc.). Our goal is not only to race in the Student Karting World Finals on May 16 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway but also to provide students with hands-on experience in multiple career fields.

12:30 pm

Red Barn Comedy Club
Frisbee Dog Show – Trainer Bill Marion and crew will perform amazing tricks & catches – North Courthouse lawn

1:00 pm

Q Skatepark Presents – Beginner skate lesson – learn from professional skaters like Michael Gage; foot positioning, pushing off, turning etc.

1:30 pm

Cover UP…Life is aHead! – Bike safety event – 1:30-3:30 – Goodwin Funeral Home parking lot. First 200 children will receive a free bicycle helmet and a chance to win a new bike. Frankfort Police Department will be educating children on bicycle safety.

2:00 pm

Blue Chips movie – Skanta Theatre – Frankfort Public Library – popcorn & water will be served.

2:30 pm

Frankfort’s Got Talent Show Competition – top two in each age category(Pre-K; Elementary, Middle School, High School & Adult) move on

3:00 pm

Q Skatepark Presents – expect jaw dropping tricks like Top Gun, Shove it, crooked grind, ollies. Boxes, rails, spine, jersey barrier wedges and more for our skateboarding enthusiast. Don’t miss the shows, demos and skate clinics.

Frisbee Dog Show – Trainer Bill Marion and crew will perform amazing tricks & catches – North Courthouse lawn

4:00 pm

Hot Dog Festival Beer Garden – open from 4 – 10 pm
Youth Tennis – open play and skills activity – 4-7 pm – Main Street
Firefighter Training Show – learn what local firefighters do every day to keep your family safe – W. Washington
Frankfort High School Summer Sings – under the direction of Matt Denniston
Q Skatepark Presents – open skateboarding

5:00 pm

Re/Max Hot Air Balloon Tether Rides – Prairie Creek Park – get a great view of the entire festival from high above the ground. Some restrictions apply. 5-7 pm.

5:30 pm

Flannel Jane – Flannel Jane fully immerses listeners in a nostalgic experience, with a song list comprised of some of the most fun and energetic rock songs from the early to late 90s. Whether you are the 30 something reliving college days or the now 20 year-old reminiscing childhood memories, we will provide you with the sound track of some of your favorite rock songs of the 90s. Flannel Jane brings together 5 local music veterans from the greater Indianapolis area, with an impressive collection of touring/ recording accolades that include: 6 UK tours, a 2014 Asian tour opening for Chris Daughtry, a BBC Abbey Road recording session/ appearance, record deal, and the list goes on.

6:00 pm

Q Skatepark Presents – expect jaw dropping tricks like Top Gun, Shove it, crooked grind, ollies. Boxes, rails, spine, jersey barrier wedges and more for our skateboarding enthusiast. Don’t miss the shows, demos and skate clinics.

Escape/Self Defense Karate demos – Main & Clinton Street
Clinton County Sheriff K9 Demonstrations – come out and watch our K9 officers in action – North Courthouse lawn

7:00 pm

Q Skatepark Presents– Open skateboarding – calling all skateboarder to come join us for open skate -11-12:30
Pickleball – come and check out the sport of pickleball from 7-9 pm – Main Street
Frisbee Dog Show – Trainer Bill Marion and crew will perform amazing tricks & catches – North Courthouse lawn

7:30 pm

Greg Rhodes – a Nashville recording artist and singer/songwriter born and raised in East Central Indiana. Greg has toured the Midwest for over a decade, sharing the stage with national acts Cook & Belle, Dierks Bentley, Joe Diffie, Trick Pony, and Jessica Andrews to name a few. Greg showcases a diverse range of music in his set list, from classic hits such as “Crazy” by Patsy Cline to current and chart topping Country/Pop, listeners of all ages are drawn to the stage for one entertaining and memorable show!

8:30 pm

Cook & Belle – recording artist, singer, songwriters have opened for such artists as Lonestar, Rascal Flatts, Dierks Bentley, Sarah Evans, Trace Adkins, Joe Nichols, Scotty McCreary, Charlie Daniels, Billy Currington, and Bret Michaels. Cook & Belle’s song list consists of country, 60’s & 70’s and originals.

Saturday, July 29th
7:30 am

Kids Fun Run – ages 10 and under – E. Clinton Street

8:00 am

5K Bun Run /Walk – get your buns mov’in as you relish the beauty of the day –E. Clinton Street
“Slam in the Streets” – Nighthawk Wrestling Tournament registration opens – W Clinton Street
Hot Dog Doubles Tennis Tournament – Frankfort High School Tennis Courts – contact Bud Wainscott a 210-373-9118
Coach Kids Breakfast – Biscuits & Gravy– Main Street Hot Dog Tent

9:00 am

Art & Book Sale – Frankfort Public Library Book Sale – Friday & Saturday from 9 am – 5 pm
Curt Day Memorial Horseshoe Tournament – Dorner Park 858 S Clay Street

9:30 am

4th Annual High Flying Hot Dog Street Vault – Street vaulting competition – W. Clinton Street
3rd Annual Coach Kids Corn Hole Tournament – 9 am bracket reveal – 9:30 start – Main Street
2nd Annual Bun Fun Bike Ride – Family bike ride – E Clinton Street
2nd Annual “Slam in the Streets” Wrestling Tournament – ISWA sanctioned wrestling tournament – Pee-Wee thru Junior

10:00 am

Doxie Derby Registration – Dachshunds from all over will be competing to be the fastest doxie in Indiana! – no previous racing experience necessary all Dachshunds WELCOME! Registration from 10-11 am. Derby starts at 11
Bowser Bash Hot Dog Car Show – classic car show, music, fun and awards – East Clinton Street

Live Remote with WILO/Shine 99 – join us in front of the Iron Block building with guests, giveaways and festival highlights until noon

10:30 am

StampedE  – let’s kick this beautiful day off with some great music brought to you by a local 4-piece male group that play a mix of country and classic rock music.

11:00 am – Festival Hot Dog Tent Opens

9th Annual Frankie’s Doxie Derby – Dachshunds from all over will be competing – no previous racing experience necessary all Dachshunds WELCOME!
Artists Demo’s – audience gets a chance to make and take a product – Main Street
RC Demolition Derby – Russell’s RC Derby Barn will host a Remote Control Demolition Derby – E. Clinton Street
Q Skatepark Presents– Open skateboarding – calling all skateboarder to come join us for open skate -11-12:30
Petting Zoo – Washington Street
Karate Kid Tournament – Main & Clinton Street

History on Wheels – Frankfort’s Hot Dog Festival is among the first stops for a one-of-a-kind history experience dedicated to Indiana’s automotive and racing heritage. The new mobile museum will be free and open to the public daily, July 28 through 29, from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. The 53-foot double expandable semi-trailer will be located in Frankfort’s downtown Courthouse Square. The Indiana Historical Society’s (IHS’s) History on Wheels traveling exhibit is making its way to the festival, courtesy of Frankfort Main Street, Inc., and sponsor NHK Seating.

Clinton Prairie Motorsports – Started by a group of seven Clinton Prairie High School students and a teacher mentor, Clinton Prairie Motorsports is working to promote STEM programs within our school. As participants in Purdue’s “M-STEM3” program, we are utilizing the school’s unused workshop equipment and involving students from multiple disciplines (Machinery, Math, Physics, Public Relations, Art, Videography, Web Design, etc.). Our goal is not only to race in the Student Karting World Finals on May 16 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway but also to provide students with hands-on experience in multiple career fields.

12:00 pm

Frisbee Dog Show – Trainer Bill Marion and crew will perform amazing tricks & catches – North Courthouse lawn

12:30 pm

Agility (all dogs) – introduce Fido to the great sport of Dog Agility – Courthouse lawn
Firefighter Training Show – learn what local firefighters do every day to keep your family safe – W. Washington
Frankfort High School Band – led by Mr. Jason Hutton – main stage

1:00 pm

Q Skatepark Presents – Beginner skate lesson – learn from professional skaters like Michael Gage; foot positioning, pushing off, turning etc.

1:30 pm

Movie – Frankfort Public Library

2:00 pm

Top Dog Competition – test your canine handling skills with this handler and mans’ best friend competition
BC Bluegrass Band – bring your family and enjoy toe tapping wholesome bluegrass music – main stage
Harry Potter Party – Teen section of the Frankfort Public Library – come in to take some wizarding classes, get a few magical treats, and a costume contest. This event is open to Harry Potter fans ages 8 – 18 from 2 – 4 pm
Arty Party – Amanda Keller will host at the Frankfort Public Library – come in and create your own work of art!

3:00 pm

Karate Kid Tournament – remember the Karate Kid movie? Come see the action live – Main & Clinton
Firefighter Training Show – learn what local firefighters do everyday to keep your family safe – W. Washington
Q Skatepark Presents– Open skateboarding – calling all skateboarder to come join us for open skate -11-12:30

3:30 pm

Frisbee Dog Show – Trainer Bill Marion and crew will perform amazing tricks & catches – North Courthouse lawn

4:00 pm

Frankfort Hot Dog Beer Garden – open from 4- 10 pm
Jordan Bennett – Main Stage
Luring Lessons (all dogs) – learn the fun, adrenalin pumping sport of luring. Your dog will love it as much as you do!
Youth Tennis – open play and skills activity – 4-7 pm – Main Street

5:00 pm

Re/Max Hot Air Balloon Tether Rides – Prairie Creek Park – get a great view of the entire festival from high above the ground. Some restrictions apply. 5-7 pm.
Q Skatepark Presents – expect jaw dropping tricks like Top Gun, Shove it, crooked grind, ollies. Boxes, rails, spine, jersey barrier wedges and more for our skateboarding enthusiast. Don’t miss the shows, demos and skate clinics.

6:00 pm

Q Skatepark Presents– Open skateboarding – calling all skateboarder to come join us for open skate -11-12:30
Clinton County Sheriff K9 Demonstrations – come out and watch our K9 officers in action – North Courthouse lawn
Escape/Self Defense Karate demos – Main & Clinton Street
Called – Faith Family Church Worship Team.

7:00 pm

Frisbee Dog Show – Trainer Bill Marion and crew will perform amazing tricks & catches – North Courthouse lawn
Q Skatepark Presents – expect jaw dropping tricks like Top Gun, Shove it, crooked grind, ollies. Boxes, rails, spine, jersey barrier wedges and more for our skateboarding enthusiast. Don’t miss the shows, demos and skate clinics.
Pickleball – come and check out the sport of pickleball from 7-9 pm – Main Street

8:30 pm

Martin Family Circus – just as one might imagine a circus to be – upbeat, unexpected, accomplished, and exciting – Martin Family Circus aims to bring that same joy and a room full of fun with their heartwarming and lively “music that makes you smile!” This self-contained vocal-driven melodic band of 2 parents and 4 kids packs a punch with their rich stack of family harmonies in a soaring blend, which Rolling Stone magazine calls “exuberant.” Representing four generations of musical heritage. Martin Family Circus delivers soulful family harmony, steeped in traditional roots.