2019 Festival Hours

Midway – Food Alley- Merchant Tents- Entertainment Stage

*5 pm – 10 pm Wednesday, June 12th & Thursday, June 13th

*4 pm Festival will open for special needs families on Wednesday 

5 pm – 11 pm Friday, June 14th

Noon -11 pm Saturday, June 15th

Nightly Raffle Drawing each evening at 9pm

We have many items to be given away, sign-up at the information booth, 1 ticket per person (must be 18 or over) and must be present to win.



Check out other events happening during the week of the festival HERE

Handicap & Elderly shuttle service available throughout the week!

Schedule & Events are subject to change, please check back often for updates!

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Papa & Tim Holmes will be our Emcee’s for the week!

Wednesday, June 12th

4:00 pm – 6 pm Open for special needs families (free rides for anyone with special needs)

5:00 pm Festival Opens- Meet & Greet with Tommy Beezley ( Race Car Driver)

6:00 pm Opening Ceremonies Boy Scouts, Fire & Police Department, Legion Color Guard with Alyssa Enright singing the National Anthem

6:00 pm – 6:45 pm Miss Turtle Days Check-IN (near stage)

6:15 pm Saluting Turtletown Hero Presentation & Announcements (Parkview Stage)

7:00 pm Miss Turtle Days Begins (Parkview Stage)

8:00 pm Anna & Elsa from Frozen Stage Show, Meet & Greet until 10:00 pm following announcement of winners from Miss Turtle Days (Parkview Stage)

9:00 pm FREE Raffle drawing give away (must be 18 or older & present to win)

Thursday, June 13th

5:00 pm Festival Opens- $15.00 Ride Wristbands

& Military & First Responder Family Night $10.00 ride wristbands (must have proper ID)

6:00 pm Announcements, Recoginition of Exclusive Sponsors, Saluting Turtletown Hero Presentation (Parkview Stage)

9:00 pm FREE Raffle drawing give away (must be 18 or older & present to win)

6:30 pm -10 pm Cadence takes the stage -Country/Rock Duo

Friday, June 14th

5:00 pm Festival Opens – Ride Wristbands $17.00

4:30 pm Churubusco Fire Station Fish & Tenderloin Dinner (at Fire station)

6:00 pm Announcements & Saluting Turtletown Hero presentation (Parkview Stage)

6:00 pm – 6:45 pm Turtle Race Registration (Park Basketball Court)

7:00pm Frankie & the Bananas takes the Stage (classic rock)

7:00 pm Turtle Races Begin( Park Basketball Court)

9:00 pm FREE Raffle drawing give away (must be 18 or older & present to win)

9:45 pm – 11:00 pm Salas takes the stage (music laser light show)

Saturday, June 15th

7:00 am 5k/10k Registration at Churubusco Elementary

8:00 am 5k/10k Begins

VFW Pork Burger (w/fried egg available) & Brat Sales (33 & W Washington St)

9:00 am – 10:45pm Parade Line up at BRC (589 S Main St Churubusco 46723 )

Whitley County Chalk Walk (Chocolate Turtle Parking lot 33 & 205)

10:00 am Alyssa Enright will be performing at the Parade Judging area (uptown W Washington St)

11:00 am Parade Begins (South to North Main st. turn off at Egolf st end at School Parking lot)

American Legion Post #157 1/2 Chicken Sales $7.00 (at the American Legion)

12:00 pm Festival Opens Wristbands $12.00 till 5

1:00 pm – 3 pm Kid’s Day at the Festival -HELD BY AREA CHURCHES ( Diamond #2)

1:00 pm – 4 pm Marks Ark Petting Zoo

1:00 pm – 4:30 pm FREE Bike Raffle Sign up at information booth( 16 and under must be present to win, 20 bikes to be given away) Drawing at 5.

5:00 pm FREE BIKE GIVE AWAY ( Must be 16 or under & present to win )

6:00 pm Recognize parade winners & Saluting Turtletown Hero presentation (Parkview Stage)

7:30 pm TBC – The Band Cheyenne takes the stage (Country Band)

9:00pm FREE Raffle drawing give away (must be 18 or older & present to win)

10:30 pm Fireworks display by Camtor Pyrotechnics

Thank you to the Boy Scouts for Shuttle Service & Trash Pick-UP!