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    Dike Watermelon Day

    August 9, 2019 - August 10, 2019

    This is a community celebration including several family-friendly events! Friday nights activities kick off the weekend with Water Ball Fights courtesy of the Dike Fire Dept at 6:30 PM, followed by a Free Family Movie Night showing “Incredibles 2” on the high school lawn and live music with the Wicked Andersons at Slice. Saturday’s events include a softball tournament, the Phil Kruger Memorial 5k Run/1 Mile Walk, Little Mr & Miss Drawing, Kiddie Tractor Pull, Fish & Duck Pond, Face Painting, Kids Fit Games, Inflatable Games, Food Vendors, “Touch-A-Truck”, Belt Sander Races, Main Street Market, Parade, Free Watermelon, Bags Tournament, Family Pool Party, live music with The Chocolate Crackers at Lynch’s Pub, fireworks and more! Don’t forget to wrap up the weekend with Worship & Picnic Park on Sunday morning starting at 10:30 AM – bring your own lawn chair.

    Parade is at 3 PM. Entries should gather at 2 PM at the south end of Dike on Front Street, next to Landus Coop. There is no entry fee and no advance registration required. However, the parade organizers reserve the right to refuse entry to any float they deem inappropriate. Parade route from Front St is North on 2nd St. to Monroe, east to Main St., then south to State St..

    Free Watermelon is available directly after the parade on East State Street by Dwyer’s.

    Fireworks begin at 9:30 PM on the Fox Ridge Golf Course.


    August 9, 2019
    August 10, 2019
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