Huntertown, Ind. (WANE) — Huntertown Heritage Days kicked off its 2023 festival season Friday as circus shows took over the Huntertown Family Park.

Packed with events for all ages, Heritage Days offers families an event to welcome anyone to Huntertown history. This year the Huntertown Family Park celebrates 10 years adding an extra special spin on the festival

Here are some photos of the ongoing festivities;

  • Heritage Days 5K
  • Heritage Days 5K
  • Heritage Days 5K
  • Heritage Day Parade
  • Heritage Day Parade
  • Heritage Day Parade

While the festival is short, it is also sweet, offering interesting events all day Saturday and a kids-focused Sunday calendar. Here is a schedule of events for the weekend;

Friday, August 11

Circus Shows (Huntertown Family Park) 4:30pm & 6:30pm
Whoa, Man! (Huntertown Family Park) 8-11pm 
Lion’s Club Fish Fry (Huntertown Family Park) 4:30-7:30pm 
Fireworks at Dusk (Huntertown Family Park)

Saturday, August 12

5k Race (West side of Huntertown Elementary) 8am
Parade (Old Lima Rd from Cedar Canyon to Woods Rd) 11am
Soarin’ Hawk Raptor Rehab Presentation (Huntertown Family Park) 1-3pm
Huntertown Community Market (Huntertown Family Park) 12-4pm 
Car Show 12:30-3pm (Huntertown Fire Dept)
Circus Shows (Huntertown Family Park) 12:30, 2:30, 4:30 & 6:30pm
Bake Walk (Huntertown Family Park) 2pm & 4 pm 
Miller’s Mobile Music (Huntertown Family Park) 7-11pm 

Sunday, August 13 – Kid’s Day!

Circus Shows (Huntertown Family Park) 11:30am, 1:30 pm & 3:30pm
Animal-Grams Petting Zoo & Pony Rides 11-2pm
Cornhole Tournament (Huntertown Family Park) 12pm 
Kid’s Woodworking Workshop (Huntertown Family Park) 12-2pm
Face Painting (Huntertown Family Park) 2-5pm