Festival Schedule

FRIDAY, JULY 12

5:00 – 10:00 pm                      
Fun Zone Inflatables
- Experience all the festival fun with interactive inflatables, family-friendly attractions, and much more!  Purchase a daily inflatable pass or individual tickets for the Quad Power Jump. Want boundless fun for the entire festival? Purchase a weekend wristband and enjoy unlimited inflatable entry! Location: Houston Street

5:00-8:00 pm
Quad Power Jump- A multi-station system that combines the fun of trampoline and bungee jumping in one event! The Quad Power Jump allows up to four participants at one time to jump and accomplish gravity-defying maneuvers like flips and somersaults. Participants are safely buckled in with a comfortable harness system. You’ll spin, you’ll twist, you’ll scream with delight! Please note that the Quad Power Jump has a weight limit of 210 lbs.

5:00 – 8:00 pm                      
Golf Challenge
6 balls for $5!  Take your shot at chipping a golf ball onto a green floating in the Depot Museum pond.  Win exciting prizes for landing on the green and for making a hole-in one.

5:00 – 11:00 pm                    
Food Booths Open

5:00 – 11:00 pm                    
Beer Garden Open

5:00-8:00 pm
Paddle Boats- 
Enjoy the beauty of the Fox River with a special festival rate of $7 per 30 minute rental. 

6:00 – 8:00 pm    
Karma Committee-
Karma Committee is a fresh new band hailing from Chicago. Combining Pop, Dance, R&B, Rock and Hip Hop, this is a dance party you don’t want to miss! This is a great high energy tribute to the greatest artists and icons from the 90s through today, playing smash hits from Justin Timberlake, Lady Gaga, Ed Sheeran, Bruno Mars, and more!  

6:00 - 9:00 pm
2nd Fridays-
Batavia MainStreet is hosting a Boo Boo Days revival as part of 2nd Fridays and the Batavia Park District’s 50th Anniversary! Downtown businesses will have special clearance items, overstock, and deeply discounted prices for the savvy bargain hunter. Location: Downtown Batavia

6:00-9:00 pm
Depot Museum Open-
Check out the Batavia-themed exhibits and collections. Location: 155 Houston Street

7:00 pm
Tug-of-War- CANCELED
In the 1970s, the annual Tug of War event was a Boo Boo Days tradition. Join the fun at this Throw Back Program event and see which team is the strongest! Register behind City Hall starting at 6:30 pm. Presented by Batavia MainStreet. Location: Appleton Park

9:00 – 11:00 pm                    
7th Heaven-
The band has been heard on more than seven radio stations in Chicagoland.  This show features their hits, “Stoplight,” “Better This Way,” and “Sing.”  Known for their famous “30 Songs in 30 Minutes” medley from the 70’s and 80’s, 7th Heaven has been an entertainment staple for 30 years.  Playing 250+ shows per year, with an average of 100 outdoor events, 7th Heaven has earned the right to say, “We’ve seen a million faces and rocked them all!”   

SATURDAY, JULY 13

8:00 am – Noon                    
Batavia Farmer’s Market –
Enjoy the changing bounty of the season in downtown Batavia with vegetables, fruit plants, cut flowers and baked goods from local growers. Presented by Batavia MainStreet. Location: River Street

9:30 – 10:30 am             
Frog Lady-
Come meet the Frog Lady as part of the annual Pet Parade! Visit with live reptiles and amphibians with a hands-on display designed to educate festival attendees about this incredible group of animals. The public is invited to touch and hold many of the reptiles featured at this free event! Location: Near the Main Stage

10:00 am – 6:00 pm             
Craft and Vintage Market–
Shop small! Check out more than 30 booths of art, crafts, and vintage goods from local crafters and small business owners. Presented by the Batavia Depot Museum.

10:00 am                           
Pet Parade
– Invite your furry, or not-so furry friend to this unique parade! The first 50 registered participants will receive a complimentary “doggie bag” to take home. Interested participants must register near the Main Stage from 9:15 – 9:50 am. Pets can win ‘best overall’ in five categories: Best Kisser, Best Trick, Highest Jump, Best Costume, and Most Unusual. Sponsored by Batavia Animal Clinic.

11:00 am-8:00 pm
Paddle Boats- 
Enjoy the beauty of the Fox River with a special festival rate of $7 per 30 minute rental. 

11:00 am - 11:00 pm            
Food Booths Open

Noon- 1:00 pm
Talent Show-
Come watch Batavia’s finest as they show off unique skills and talents at this Throw Back Program event! Enjoy 10-12 acts of family friendly entertainment? Interested in signing up? See details here. Location: Main Stage

Noon - 6:00 pm
Depot Museum Open-
Check out the Batavia-themed exhibits and collections. Location: 155 Houston Street

Noon – 11:00 pm                   
Fun Zone Inflatables- Experience all the festival fun with interactive inflatables, family-friendly attractions, and much more!  Purchase a daily inflatable pass or individual tickets for the Quad Power Jump. Want boundless fun for the entire festival? Purchase a weekend wristband and enjoy unlimited inflatable entry! Location: Houston Street   

Noon- 8:00 pm
Quad Power Jump- A multi-station system that combines the fun of trampoline and bungee jumping in one event! The Quad Power Jump allows up to four participants at one time to jump and accomplish gravity-defying maneuvers like flips and somersaults. Participants are safely buckled in with a comfortable harness system. You’ll spin, you’ll twist, you’ll scream with delight! Please note that the Quad Power Jump has a weight limit of 210 lbs.                                    

Noon – 11:00 pm                 
Beer Garden Open

Noon – 8:00 pm                   
Golf Challenge
 6 balls for $5!  Take your shot at chipping a golf ball onto a green floating in the Depot Museum pond.  Win exciting prizes for landing on the green and for making a hole-in one.

1:15-2:15 pm
Ukulele Circle- Enjoy the soft sounds of the ukulele while listening to some of your favorite songs.

3:00 – 5:00 pm                      
The Paul and Jay Duo  -
A unique musical act that caters to a wide variety of events. From night clubs to corporate parties, weddings, to private celebrations, they are an all-inclusive, sing-along, clap-along, interactive musical group that you and your guests will thoroughly enjoy.  Their playlist includes a variety of songs that will make you sing and applaud! They perform your favorite acoustic rock, Indie, 80's, classic rock, blues, disco, alternative rock and many current hits too.  Paul and Jay will have you laughing, cheering, singing, and dancing all night long!

3:30 -5:30 pm                       
Sidewalk Chalk Drawing Contest-
All ages are welcome to show off their artistic talents and compete to win Best in Show or People’s Choice. Sponsored by the School of Art. 
Location: South Riverwalk Plaza  
     
4:00 pm                                 
Diaper Derby
- Enter your little one in this exciting “crawling race” for babies 6 - 15 months. Participants and their enthusiastic supporters need to register near the Main Stage between 3:30 -3:45 pm. Presented by the Batavia Mothers' Club Foundation

5:00 - 6:00 pm
Kubb Demonstration- Have you heard of the lawn game Kubb?! Learn more at this game demonstration where the objective is to knock over wooden blocks by throwing wooden batons at them. A hybrid between bowling and horseshoes, you’ll fall in love with this game that Kubb fans have nicknamed “Viking Chess.” Location: Appleton Park, located behind City Hall

6:00 pm                                 
Bags Tournament – The Batavia Parks Foundation is hosting a “Toss for a Cause” bags tournament for participants 14 years and older. Two-person teams will play a minimum of three games and cash prizes will go to the top two teams. Pre-register by calling 630-879-5235.  $25 per team.  Presented by the Batavia Parks Foundation.

6:00 – 8:00 pm                      
1976-
The band 1976 revisits all the great rockin’ music from the 70s and takes you along for the ride. These six outstanding musicians authentically recreate your favorites- Fleetwood Mac, Peter Frampton, Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers, Heart, Boston, Steve Miller Band, Bad Company, Rod Stewart, Journey, The Eagles, Santana, Elton John, Badfinger, Deep Purple, and many more! Let 1976 take you back to the decade that changed rock music forever.  

9:00 – 11:00 pm                    
Hi Infidelity - Going to a Hi Infidelity show is a total concert experience from start to finish, with a wide variety of songs and fans. . They play music of all types, but mostly from the 80s Rock period - Journey, REO Speedwagon, Bon Jovi and Boston to name a few. Not only do they cover the classics but are currently playing new music like Daughtry, Nickelback, Buckcherry and Train.  For six consecutive years, the band was voted as the Best Rock Cover Band, and singer Dave Mikulskis is a five time winner as Best Male Vocalist. If you love great vocals and harmonies, 80s Rock and the best new music, you’ll see that Hi Infidelity has really got it covered!

SUNDAY, JULY 14

11:00 am -8:00 pm
Paddle Boats- 
Enjoy the beauty of the Fox River with a special festival rate of $7 per 30 minute rental. 

Noon - 6:00 pm                    
Craft and Vintage Market–
Shop small! Check out more than 30 booths of art, crafts, and vintage goods from local crafters and small business owners. Presented by the Batavia Depot Museum.

Noon – 6:00 pm                   
Depot Museum Open-
Check out the Batavia-themed exhibits and collections. Location: 155 Houston Street

Noon – 6:00 pm                   
Food Booths Open

Noon – 6:00 pm                   
Beer Garden Open

Noon – 6:00 pm                   
Fun Zone Inflatables
- Experience all the festival fun with interactive inflatables, family-friendly attractions, and much more!  Purchase a daily inflatable pass or individual tickets for the Quad Power Jump. Want boundless fun for the entire festival? Purchase a weekend wristband and enjoy unlimited inflatable entry! Location: Houston Street   

Noon-6:00 pm
Quad Power Jump- A multi-station system that combines the fun of trampoline and bungee jumping in one event! The Quad Power Jump allows up to four participants at one time to jump and accomplish gravity-defying maneuvers like flips and somersaults. Participants are safely buckled in with a comfortable harness system. You’ll spin, you’ll twist, you’ll scream with delight! Please note that the Quad Power Jump has a weight limit of 210 lbs.                                           

Noon – 6:00 pm                   
Golf Challenge
 6 balls for $5!  Take your shot at chipping a golf ball onto a green floating in the Depot Museum pond. Win exciting prizes for landing on the green and for making a hole-in one.

1:00 – 1:45 pm                      
Istvan & His Imaginary Band - When Istvan starts rocking, kids can’t help but join in, sometimes on stage, while their moms and dads cheer them on and enjoy the original tunes.  Enjoy an irresistible mix of interactive rock ‘n’ roll, country, pop, punk and sing-alongs that get heads bobbing.  Istvan involves the crowd, whether it’s playing freeze dance mid song, inviting them up to sing along or having them ring out the rhythm on a tambourine.   Istvan & His Imaginary Band have become kid and family music favorites.

1:00 pm                                 
Chuck the Duck Race-
Compete in this fun water activity to see who can send Chuck the Duck across the finish line first! Participants must be at least 5 years old.
Location: Near the Main Stage

2:00 pm                                 
Ice Cream Eating Contest –
Two 50 foot gutters will house hundreds of ice cream scoops for teams to devour. Register near the Main Stage between 1:30 – 1:45 pm. Presented by Foltos Tonsorial Parlor and Batavia Creamery.

2:30 – 3:00 pm                      
School of Rock - Join us in a musical celebration like no other! The School of Rock Geneva’s house band is the best of the best at their school. Come enjoy the amazing tunes of these young musicians as they show off their love for all things rock with a jaw-dropping performance you don’t want to miss.

2:30-4:00 pm
Face Painting

3:00-5:00 pm
Magician

4:00 – 6:00 pm                      
Back Country Roads-
Back Country Roads is one of the Midwest’s freshest Top 40 Country cover bands, playing mostly new country, a few older classics, and even a few songs from other genres made to fit their unique sound. Back Country Roads aka “BCR” was created in 2009 as an acoustic band but quickly expanded into a full 6-piece band. BCR never fails to give the audience a unique and entertaining show. Their vocal blend and musicianship is what sets them apart from the rest!