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 Founders Festival Schedule 

Saturday, September 17, 2022

All Day Events

Rest,  Eat & Listen Zones


Relax, enjoy food from several food truck choices, and enjoy live entertainment.

Located in the Museum West Lot  & on Miami Street near Visit Wabash County

Run, Walk & Float Event


This First Annual Event is brought to you by Wabash County Solid Waste Management, this new event lets you

choose your preferred method to enjoy the Wabash River & the River Trail. This is not a competition but rather an

opportunity to spend some time on the Trail or the River. Throughout the day, festival attenders can board the

bus at the Paradise Spring Historical Park Entrance to be taken to a drop off point where they can stroll, run, bike

or stake a portion of the trail, leading them back to the festival.   


More details coming about the "Float" portion of the event. 

Paradise Spring Historical Park 

Living History Event & Vendors 

9 am - Raising of the Colors 

More details to come! 

5 pm - Lowering of the Colors 

Wabash Carnegie Public Library

Story Walk 

9 am to 2 pm - Kids Activities & Goodies

September Story: TBA

Wabash County YMCA Dunk Tank 

9 am to 3 pm - Museum West Parking Lot

Bring your pitching arm and take a shot at dunking a local "big shot"

Donations support future festivals.

Kid Zone & Family Programming


Enjoy fun, kid-specific activities all day in the Kid Zone. 

Miami Street near Visit Wabash County

Downtown Wabash, Inc.’s Farmers Market

9 am to 1 pm

Honeywell Center North Parking Lot 


Art in the Alley Walk

Visit the Downtown Wabash Alley Walk to see several local artists LIVE

as they create works of art. Bid to Win Your Favorite.

Donate to Vote for the People's Choice. 


Artisans, Vendors, &  Food Trucks*

9 am - 3 pm 

Shop at unique booths and delicious food trucks on East Market Street.

*Food trucks will be spread throughout the Festival area. 


Downtown Business Special Events

& Sidewalk Sales

Visit your favorite downtown shops for great deals and steals. 

Founders Festival Parade 

3 pm 

Get your spot early along Canal and Market Streets to enjoy nearly

100 Entries in the Wabash County Founders Festival Parade. 




























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