Booths Open at 9AM

Crothersville FFA Breakfast

7:00AM - FFA Booth


The Crothersville FFA will be hosting breakfast Saturday morning of the festival. Visit the FFA Booth and pick up some Biscuits & Gravy!

Water Ball Contest

9:00AM - Elementary Parking Lot


Crothersville-Vernon Twp. Fire Department, "Firemans Waterball" is back again. Registration will start at 9am and the contest will start 10am. It will be located in the Elementary Parking Lot. You must have a team of 5 and wear shoes. 2 team members will be responsible for the lead hose, 2 on the back-up house, and 1 team member will be the coach. No alcohol is allowed. A helmet and coat will be provided. Registration is $25 per team and each team member must be at least 18 years old and sign a waiver of liability. For more information or to register contact Jason Hillenburg at 812-569-7468 or contact Brian Clouse at 812-530-1789.

Co-ed Volleyball Tourney

8:00AM - Boys Gym


Beginning at 8am the Lady Tigers Volleyball team will sponsor a co-ed Volleyball Tournament in the boys gym. Cost is $20 dollars per player.

Bubble Blowing Contest

10:00AM- Main Stage


The biggest bubble in each category wins a prize. Ages are 5-7, 8-10, 10-12, and 13 years or older.

Pedal Tractor Pull

10:00AM- Preston Street


The Pedal Tractor Pull sponsored by the Traditional Young Farmers will begin at 10:00AM. The pull will take place on south end of Preston Street in front of Festival grounds.

Cake & Pie Auction

10AM- Main Stage


Cakes and Pies will be accepted at the Town Hall in the meeting room between 10 am and 11 am on Saturday. Judging will begin at 11:15 am.
Each pie and cake category will have a 1st and 2nd place winner. There will be one blue ribbon best of show winner for cakes and one for pies. 
Categories for pies are fruit, cream, cobblers, and your specialty. Categories for cakes are layer, sheet, decorated, and your specialty. Winners will be announced from the stage at 5:15pm and all entry's will be auction off. This event is sponsored by The Town of Crothersville. For additional information contact Danieta Foster-Event Coordinator at 812-793-3836.

Pork Burger Eating Contest

11AM- Main Stage


New this year is a Pork Burger Eating Contest. Denise Maxie is in charge of this event. Folks will have the opportunity to eat as many of the, "World Famous FFA Pork Burgers" in a matter of minutes. The winner will receive a cash prize.

Pet & Bike Parade

12PM - Main Stage


For Almost 40 years children of the community have been decorating their bicycles and dressing up their pets in red, white and blue. This year the Pet & Bike Parade will be at 12 noon in front of the stage. Cash prizes will be given to the winners. Ages are, pre-school to kindergarten, first and second grade, third and fourth grade.

Louisville Bats "Buddy Bat"

12PM - Main Stage


Buddy Bat, Mascot of the Louisville Bats will be stopping by the Red White & Blue Festival on Saturday, June 10 from 12pm to 1pm. Buddy will be greeting all his fans in front of the stage. Stop by and visit with Buddy and welcome him to our community.

The Long Family Singers

12:30pm- Main Stage


The Long Family Singers a christian band from Freetown, Indiana will be taking over the stage at 12:30PM. The band members are Stephanie, Emily, Haley, MacKenzie, and Corrie Long.


1:30PM- Main Stage


Registration for the 41th Crothersville Red, White & Blue Festival Parade begins at 10am at the corner of Bard & East Street. We are looking for you-your group-or organization to participate. The Parade will line up on Bard Street by 1pm for judging. You must be register by 1 to participate in the parade. The parade will step off at 1:30pm. Categories for the parade are Float, Marching Unit, Commercial Unit, Antique Car/Truck, Horse & Rider, Hitch Team, and Bicycle/4 Wheeler. Contact Marion Gill for additional information 812-523-1889 or 812-569-3476. You can register to participate in the parade by clicking here.

Stars & Stripes

3pm- Main Stage


Stars & Stripes Line Dancers will be taking over the stage at 3PM.

Adam Schill (Big Top Productions, LLC)

4pm- Main Stage


Adam Schill of Big Top Productions, LLC will entertain children of all ages at 4pm. Adam

will also be strolling the grounds after his performace bringing smiles to everyone.

Brian Fink

4:30pm- Main Stage


Adam Schill of Big Top Productions, LLC will entertain children of all ages at 4pm. Adam

will also be strolling the grounds after his performace bringing smiles to everyone.

Ko's Martial Arts

5:30- Main Stage


Ko's Martial Arts Academy will demonstrate their skills in front of the stage at 5:30pm. This event is one that is not to be missed.

Matthew Williams

6PM - Main Stage


Matthew Williams will take the stage at 6pm.

Monday Night Special

7:15PM- Main Stage


Monday Night Special will be entertaining us at 7:15pm.

Alley Katz Band

8:15PM- Main Stage


Closing out the night will be headliner band, Alley Katz at 8:15-10:30pm

Vendor Raffles

9PM- Main Stage


Vendor Raffles will be drawn at 9pm from the stage.

Zambelli Fireworks

10:00PM- Bard Street Park


There will be wholesome family centered fun for everyone as Zambelli Fireworks will provide a patriotic fireworks show. Robert Becker and Radio 96.3 WJAA will broadcast live starting at 9pm at Bard Street Park and will start the count down at 10pm as Zambelli Fireworks lights up the Crothersville sky. Visitors are encouraged to come early with their lawn chairs or blanket, mark their spot and head to the festival grounds and enjoy the food and visit with family and friends. 3D glasses will be availiable for free just look for the cool bus. Check out our fireworks page for more information including viewing areas.