Trout Festival 2k16

Its the 80th

A little history for the soul

Originally, it is supposed to be the eighty-third trout festival, but for three years during world war II Trout festival wasn't celebrated. The first trout festival was hosted in 1935,and the first Trout King was P.E Ummel. During the 1930's trout were booming in number in Kalkaska's rivers and lakes.

Come Join the Festivities!

Friday, April 29th, 1pm

The Fairgrounds and Main street

Friday 29, at One O'clock come down to main street and watch the kiddie parade! Or hit up the carnival rides and return to main street Saturday at two O'clock to see the real parade. Then at five o'clock go and watch the smash em' and crash'em derby. Later on at dusk watch the fireworks display from the back of your car or on a carnival ride!

Family Friendly Events

9:00 Kids Trout Pond fishing( AT CC Well Drilling, 377 M66 SE,intersection of M72 and M66)

10:00 A.M Whispering Pines petting Zoo

2:00 Great Lakes Energy Parade

3:30 Jack and the Bean stalk puppet show at the Shady Bell

5:00 Run and Bump Demo Derby

Dusk Fireworks