Festival Schedule

FRIDAY, JULY 13

4:00 – 10:00 pm                      
Fun Zone
- 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

4:00 – 8:00 pm                      
Golf Challenge
5 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.

4:00 – 11:00 pm                    
Food Booths Open

4:00 – 11:00 pm                    
Beer Garden Open

5:00 pm                                 
BPD Spirit Cheer Team Demonstration

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                        
Bulldogs Unleashed- Learn more about the Bulldogs Unleashed public art project and stop by City Hall to peruse a party of painted pups! Vote by making a $1 suggested donation to select “Best in Show” in two categories: Kids and Adults. All proceeds benefit the Bulldogs Unleashed fundraiser. Winners will be announced on the Main Stage on Sunday at 3:45 pm. Location: City Council Chambers

6:00 – 8:00 pm                      
Hillbilly Rockstarz -
Chicago's very own country super group, they specialize in covering the latest hits in country music including some of everyone's classic favorites. This band is always true to the original recording, so they always gotcha covered. Every show is a guaranteed good time...Hillbilly style! Little Big Town, Miranda Lambert, Jason Aldean, Luke Bryan, Johnny Cash, Kenny Chesney, Band Perry, Sara Evans, Billy Currington, Carrie Underwood, Lady Antebellum, Big & Rich....these are just a few of the artists' songs that you will hear!

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 14

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

9:00 am – 8:00 pm               
Bulldogs Unleashed-
Learn more about the Bulldogs Unleashed public art project and stop by City Hall to peruse a party of painted pups! Vote by making a $1 suggested donation to select “Best in Show” in two categories: Kids and Adults. All proceeds benefit the Bulldogs Unleashed fundraiser. Winners will be announced on the Main Stage on Sunday, July 15 at 3:45 pm. Location: City Council Chambers

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 – 11:00 pm                   
Fun Zone- 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 – 11:00 pm                 
Beer Garden Open

Noon – 8:00 pm                   
Golf Challenge
 5 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.

3:00 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 2:30 -2:45 pm. Presented by the Batavia Mothers' Club Foundation

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       

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.  

6:00 – 8:00 pm                      
Fool House-
Fool House is a cover band playing pop hits from the 90s as well as various top 40s and other timeless classics.  Between the mullets, their laid back style choreographed dance moves, and foolish humor, they strive to create the ultimate party anytime they take the stage. The name of the band speaks for itself, reminiscing all the party throwbacks from the 90s. 

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 Co ver 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 15

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 – 3:00 pm                   
Bulldogs Unleashed-
Learn more about the Bulldogs Unleashed public art project and stop by City Hall to peruse a party of painted pups! Vote by making a $1 suggested donation to select “Best in Show” in two categories: Kids and Adults. All proceeds benefit the Bulldogs Unleashed fundraiser. Winners will be announced on the Main Stage at 3:45 pm. Location: City Council Chambers

Noon – 6:00 pm                   
Food Booths Open

Noon – 6:00 pm                   
Beer Garden Open

Noon – 6:00 pm                   
Fun Zone
- 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                   
Golf Challenge
 5 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.

2:00 – 2:45 pm                      
Miss Jamie’s Farm - Who’s ready for some Farmyard FUN??  Chicagoland’s favorite children’s performer, Miss Jamie, is guaranteed to get the little ones stomping their boots and hollering for Pmore fruits & veggies.  Named “Best Show of the Summer” by preschool directors across the state.

3:00-5:00 pm
Bubble Ball - Looking for tons of bumping fun? Kids and adults can enjoy this fun new game while being wrapped in a giant, soft inflatable ball. Get ready to have a blast with Bubble Ball!  Participants must be at least 7 years old.

4:00 – 6:00 pm                      
Red Woody-
Red Woody's philosophy - there are great songs from every decade, why not play them all? Some of the artists covered are Journey, Matchbox 20, Bon Jovi, the Strokes, Bryan Adams, Goo Goo Dolls, AC/DC, Mellencamp, Poison, Skynard, Metro Station, Petty, Nine Days...in a word....diversity. Every show is a party!