Dixie Day Festival and Arts & Craft Show
- Is this a Free Event? Yes
- Venue: Downtown North Webster
- Dates: July 27, 2019
- Address: 102 S. Morton St. North Webster, IN 46555
- Phone: (574) 834-7076
- Website: Visit Website
- Email: E-mail
- Wheelchair Accessibility: Yes
The 11th annual Dixie Day Festival & Artisan Fair will be held all day, Saturday, July 27, in downtown North Webster along SR 13, West Washingon street, at North Webster Town Park and at the Mermaid Festival Grounds, two blocks west of the downtown stoplight.
North Webster-Tippecanoe Township Chamber of Commerce hosts the festival to honor the landmark sternwheel paddle boat, the Dixie, with a special event. It also encourages everyone to visit North Webster.
The Dixie Boat has been cruising Webster Lake every summer since 1929 and attracted more than 13,000 riders last season
Dixie Day Festival is a dream come true with a list of activities and events that continue to grow. Extra Dixie cruises will be added for Saturday afternoon of the festival as well as the regular evening cruises.
The festival features a juried arts and crafts fair for local and regional artists to sell their works, an antique tent, novelty, direct sales and food vendors, a car, truck, motorcycle and tractor show, a vintage snowmobile show and a sanctioned 5K run and walk.
The boat show has proven to be a big hit with the Dixie Day Festival crowd. It is an area dealers boat show with many models on display. It will be held at the Mermaid Festival grounds on West Washington Street on July 26 and July 27.
A free schedule of events and a map can be picked up the day of the festival from the North Webster Chamber of Commerce information tent at the corner of South Main and East Washington streets in front of The River Coffeehouse.
Visit the charming and friendly local shops and restaurants while you are in town. Come back to enjoy all that North Webster and the surrounding area have to offer anytime.
For more information on the Dixie Day Festival, visit www.northwebster.com or check the chamber Facebook page. Vendor applications are available online.
Free parking is available behind the North Webster Church of God, 306 N. Main St.