Information about our events may be found below. If you do not find the information you need, please contact our office at 402-727-9428 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Information is also available on our Facebook page at John C Fremont Days.
Main Stage Entertainment
Live music begins on Friday night and continues throughout Saturday and Saturday night! Located on 5th and Park Streets and under the Kavich Parking Ramp and on 5th Street. No minors are allowed after 7:00 p.m. The feature bands for 2016 can be found by clicking here!
Cruisers on Main Car & Bike Show
The “Cruisers on Main” car, truck and bike show is one of the largest in the area! Hundreds of entries (401 in 2015) fill downtown Fremont. Stop downtown during the festival and take in the show, have a cold beer in the Beer Garden, and browse downtown Fremont’s unique shops.
For your information, the flyer and registration form for the 2016 show may be found here.
Historic Encampments Clemmons Park is the highlight of the festival! Union and Confederate Camps, Buckskinner and Trader Camps, 1800′s era working Blacksmith, Indian Camp with 18 foot tepee, Indian Fry Bread Taco and Food Stand, Viking Encampment, WWII Camp, Medieval and Renaissance Society Encampment and much more!
Historic tours of Nye Avenue and Barnard Park are also available. The Shadows of Fremont” Haunted Sites Tours will make a comeback in 2016. Check the Schedule of Events for times. Free tickets are required for the tours. You may obtain them by stopping by our offices beginning July 1.
Arts, Crafts and Vendor Fair
Arts, crafts, face painters, and a wide variety of Vendors fill John C. Fremont City Park. The vendor application may be found here.
Join us for homemade root beer, kettle corn, and a variety of events in the park throughout the weekend!
Please click here for a list of vendors registered for 2016.
Events-ParadeThe parade is a big hit on Sunday! Thousands line Main Street as local dignitaries, armed services, community groups and businesses share candy, water and their message with the community! Arrive early to secure a spot! The parade beings at 1:30.
The entry dealine for the parade is July 1. We cannot accept entries after that date. You may find the entry form here.
Ridge Road Run
The greatly improved Ridge Road Run is one of the best events at John C. Fremont Days! Chip Timing has been added, awards improved, and online registration is an option! Select from a 2 or 5 mile option. Click here for the entry form. Online registration will be available in the spring.
Results for the 2015 Ridge Road Run may be found here.
Sand Volleyball Tournament
The Co-ed Sand Volleyball Tournament is held in Clemmons Park Register early! A limited number of teams can be accepted. The entry form may be found here.
The Rodeo will be held Friday July 8th & Saturday July 9th at Christensen Field beginning at 7:30pm. You will see some of the top cowboys in the country matched against the top stock in the Midwest. Events will include: Bareback Riding; Saddle Bronc Riding; Comedy Acts; Barrel Racing; Bull Riding, Bull Fighting and Muttin Bustin’.
Adults $13.00 in advance or $15.00 at the gate.
Children 6 – 12 $1.00 in advance or $1.00 at the gate.
Children under 5 may enter without charge.
Advance tickets are on sale at our offices in the Fremont City Auditorium at 925 N Broad St from 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. weekdays.
Children’s Park at Midland University
Face painting, live chess, painting, balloons, concessions and much more! Join the hundreds of kids having a great time from 9:00 until 1:00 Satruday! All events are free, and the concessions, provided by First Baptist Church, are very reasonably priced.
Middle School Pool Party
7:30 – 10:00 p.m. Friday evening for students including upcoming 5th grade through 8th grade at Splash Station, Fremont’s Family Fun Pool. The pool will be open for swimming. Admission $2.00. No Pool passes accepted. (This is a lock in. Once in, students cannot leave before 10:00 p.m. without a parent). Hosted by Friends of Fremont Area Parks.
Tractor Pull for Kids
Registration starts at 9:00 a.m. and Pull begins at 10:00 a.m. for ages 4-12, Midland University Parking lot 8th & Clarkson Street. Sponsored by Fremont Kiwanis Club.
8:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. Saturday High Schoolers bowl for FREE, including shoe rental for upcoming 9th – 12th graders at Thirty Bowl, 1205 E. 23rd Street. Sponsored by Thirty Bowl.
Little Miss Fremont Pageant
Registration begins the last day of school in May. Check back here for the official date. The entry fee is $10 and you must register in person at VW Photography. Business hours are Monday-Friday 10:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. You will be given further information when you register. There is NO JUDGING for this pageant. The winner & runner-up are drawn at random. We are also seeking costume donations or costume loans if you’ve had a child in the pageant in the past and no longer have use for your costume, please let us know. If you have any questions, please contact Diane or Vance at (402) 721-8980.
A variety of food vendors are located through out the festival! Our food courts are located in John C. Fremont City Park and Downtown Fremont. As we confirm vendors, we will be updating the list here.
The Food Vendor Application may be found here.
SPAM Cooking Contest
Perfect youf favorite SPAM recipe and enter. Our contest is one of the largest SPAM Cooking Contests in the country. The recipes and creative and delicious. Join us to witness the judging Saturday at 10:00 and congratulate the winners!
The SPAM Cooking Contest entry form may be found here.
We will once again host a Cornhole Tournament on Saturday, July 10th at the Beer Garden in 2016! Chech out the details on the registration form here!