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Fryburg Mayfest Kicks Off Today with 5K Fun Run, Corn Hole Tournament, Karaoke Contest, and More

Friday, May 24, 2019 @ 12:05 AM

Posted by Joanne Bauer

Check out the parade, fireworks, a tailgate party, and much more at Mayfest in Fryburg, PA on Saturday, May 28.FRYBURG, Pa. (EYT) – The Annual Fryburg Mayfest two-day celebration will kick off today

This year’s theme is “United We Stand.”

Many of last year’s favorite attractions will return along with a few big surprises for this year.

Here is a glimpse of what is in store over the two-day event:

(2018 5k Fun Run/Walk and Parade Photos Courtesy Bob Fitzsimmons)

Friday, May 24

The Fryburg Sportsman Club will hold a Fish Fry from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

At 4:30, there will be dinner at PJ’S Country Market.

A karaoke contest with Master Blaster starts at 5:00 p.m. and will run until about 7:00 p.m.

Corn Hole Contest

Friday will also include a Corn Hole Tournament at the Washington Township Volunteer Fire Department, which will be held in memory of Dick Kapp, with proceeds benefiting Alzheimer’s Association.

Registration begins at 6:30 p.m., and the event starts at 7:00 p.m.

This event is rain or shine, as it will be held inside.

The cost is $25.00 per team.

First, second, and third places will be awarded.

For more information, please contact Missy Amsler at 814-354-2879.

5k Fun Run/Walk

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Fun Run 1

The 5k Fun Run/Walk will begin at 7:00 p.m. at St. Michael’s Church in memory of Ariana Evans.

The race starts and ends in front of St. Michael’s Church.

Race day registration will be available.

Saturday, May 25

The fun will continue on Saturday, May 25, from 8:00 a.m. to dusk with a rummage sale, craft show, tractor show, car cruise, parade, games, food, and much more.

Free hayrides will be available throughout the day to transport visitors to all of the events.

Bruce Wilson Memorial Car Cruise 2019

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Registration is from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

The registration fee is $3.00 per vehicle.

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The show is over at 1:00 p.m.

For more information, click here.

(Car Cruise Photos Courtesy Melanie Ward and Bob Fitzsimmons)

United We Stand Parade

This year’s Maybugs:

1st Place: Savannah Black & Noah Montana

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2nd Place: Ella Bauer & Ethan Siegel

3rd Place: Louella Dolby & Logan Heppinger

Watch for the Maybug kids in the parade!

It begins at 3:00 p.m. and will travel through Fryburg and Marble.

Click here for registration information.

Here are some scenes from last year’s parade:

2018 Parade Photo- Venus Evangelical's AWANA Float

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The 2019 celebrations will conclude with a fireworks display at dusk presented by Rizer.

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Mayfest is sponsored by the Washington Township Community Association, which was formed to promote the heritage of Fryburg and Marble by bringing families and friends together in celebration.

For more information and a complete schedule of events, visit www.fryburgmayfest.com.


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