Middlebury Summer Festival 2016

Friday & Saturday, August 12 & 13

Join us for the 48th annual Middlebury Summer Festival. Bring your family to meet old friends and new, enjoy live music, festival food, crafters, children's activities and more!

Festival Highlights

The largest small town Parade in our area!
Free entertainment & live music
3-on-3 Basketball Tourney on Saturday
Road Run & Walk on Saturday  
Food and craft vendors      
Free children's activities and more!                                 

Food Vendors

Blooming Onions         Kettle Corn                      Shaved Ice
Lemon Shake-Ups       Cotton Candy                  Smoothies
Greek Food                  Ice Cream                       Hot Dogs
Pulled Pork                   Old Fashion Sodas         Iced Coffees


Boys and Girls Club         African Artwork                 Tastefully Simple
Pampered Chef               Purses and Totes               31
Usborne Books               Shower Gifts                      Middlebury Parks Department         Middlebury Historical Museum



Thank you to our
2016 Sponsors! 

First State Bank
American Legion Post 210
Das Dutchmen Essenhaus
Edward Jones Middlebury
Lagwana Printing, Inc
Harding’s Market
Century 21 Landmark
Dr. Craig Yoder DDSPC
Hawkins Water Tech Inc.
Miller-Stewart Funeral Home
Hoosier Tae Kwon Do
Element Masters
Forks County Line Store
Greencroft of Middlebury
Crystal Valley Dentistry
Middlebury Community
Historical Museum
Schwartz Law Office
Miller Insurance Agency
Bill’s Collision
Dr. Cripe, Dr. Stevens, Dr. Stickel
VRT, Inc
Hilltop Restaurant
First Federal Savings Bank
First State Insurance
Lake City Bank
L&W Engineering
Mullet’s Garage and Auto Sales
Mechanical Man
Middlebury Animal Clinic
Old Hoosier Meats
Michiana Tree Service
Legacy Home Furniture
Middlebury Hardwood Products
Akins Excavating
Clayton Homes
Cultur Inc
Grand Rental
Surf Wireless



Festival Schedule


10:30 am - 9:00 pm  - Memorial and East Parks, downtown Middlebury



Food Vendors Open

Checkmark Sallie
Acoustic duo featuring a blend of
rock, pop, country, and top 40 hits

Garden Tractor Pull              
Held by Elkhart County Garden Tractor Pullers

Kids Games!
A variety of games and prizes for kids.

Dr. Jones and The Remedy
Classic rock from the late 60s to the early 80s

Vendors will remain open until 9 pm

10:30 am                         

5:00 pm – 6:30 pm                            

6:30 pm        

6:30 pm – 7:45 pm                                   

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm             





Entertainment Tent


Railroad Street

Beside Fire Station on Bristol Ave

Entertainment Tent                                                                                                                                                                                                       


7:00 am - 9:00 pm  - Memorial and East Parks, downtown Middlebury


Pancake & Sausage Breakfast
(All you can eat) Sponsored by
First United Methodist Church

ECBOR Classic 5K Registration  

ECBOR Classic 5K Run Starts

ECBOR Classic 5K Walk Starts

8th Annual Fishing Tournament
Registration begins at 9 am, fishing
from 9:30-11, with open fishing until noon.

Coordinated with the Middlebury Parks Dept.

3-on-3 Basketball Tournament

Vendors Open

Northern Lights and Starlights
Award winning Northridge High
School Show Choirs

Festival Parade
Sponsored by First State Bank of Middlebury

Following the Parade: Hoosier Tae Kwon Do

Steve Vaught - Magician

A band founded by Northridge Teachers

Dance and party band

Vendors will remain open until 9 pm

7:00 - 10:30 am            


7:30 - 8:15 am                   

8:30 am                               

8:45 am  

9:00 am


9:00 am    

10:30 am

11:00 am

1:00 pm

3:00 pm

5:30 - 6:30 pm

7:00 - 9:00 pm



East Park      


Across Bristol Ave from Fire Station

Across Bristol Ave from Fire Station

Across Bristol Ave from Fire Station                              


Bristol Street

East Park Basketball Courts

Route goes from Middlebury Elementary
to the library

Entertainment Tent                         
Entertainment Tent

Entertainment Tent



2016 Middlebury Summer Festival Parade Entries

Interested in entering a unit in the parade?

1. Download application, map and information for parade entries:

2. Complete all info and send as an attachment to: middleburyfestivalparade@gmail.com, or
print out form and mail to: Middlebury Festival Parade, 210 Greenfield Dr, Middlebury, IN 46540.

Questions? Call (574) 312-0394

4th Annual ECBOR Road Runs 5k

Walk or run, pet friendly. $30 pre-registration, $35 day of run, $20 under 18 years old.


Questions? Call Toni Bontrager (574) 849-2222

3-On-3 Basketball Tournament

Registration is now open! Download the registration form here (or get the form from InMiddlebury magazine) and return the completed form to LaGwana with registration fees.

This event is designed for all ages. Middlebury Summer Festival and your local organizers want all participating youth and adults to have a positive, fun experience. In order for this to happen we ask that all coaches and parents play a spectator’s role only. 

Please note that inappropriate language and/or behavior directed at players or officials will not be tolerated. Only one warning will be given. If the incident reoccurs, the adult involved will be asked to leave. Please help make this a positive event. Thank you in advance for your cooperation; we look forward to seeing you.

Click here to get info on sponsoring the 2017 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament.

The 2017 Summer Festival will be August 11 & 12, 2017