The 2018 Ferndale Street Festival marks the 16th year the event has been held. Produced by the Ferndale Chamber of Commerce, the event attracts thousands from around the area to historic Downtown Ferndale where there are over 100 vendors selling everything from crafts to food along with kids activities, a car show and live bands with a beer garden nearby.
This year’s event will be held the evening of Friday, August 24th and all day Saturday, August 25th. Drivers should plan for road closures in the downtown area, including Main Street on Saturday, as a result.
Attendees can expect to find the following special areas.
Kids Street includes a live stage with entertainers, a fire engine, a bouncy house, face painting and the annual Money Hunt. Kids Street is located on 3rd Avenue between Main Street and Vista Drive is open Saturday from 10 am – 6pm.
Kids Street Events
- Pony Rides & Petting Zoo 10am – 4pm
- Bouncy House 10am – 6pm
- Reptile Isle on the Kids Stage 12pm – 1pm and 3pm – 4pm
- Kid’s Zumba on the Kids Stage 1:15pm – 2pm
- Money Hunt 2pm – 3pm
- Craft Tent 10am – 6pm
- Face Painting 10am – 6pm
LIVE MUSIC & DANCING
Friday evening and Saturday there will be live music at the Main Stage located on 2nd Avenue between Main Street and Vista Drive.
Friday Live Music
- 6pm – 8:30pm – Line Dancing
- 9pm – 11pm – The Marlin James Band
Saturday Live Music
- 3pm – 5pm – Sky Colony
- 5:30pm – 8pm – Voyager
- 8pm – 11pm – Beer Garden DJ
PIE EATING CONTEST
There will be a Pie Eating Contest from 1pm to 2pm on Saturday at the Main Stage. There will separate competitions for ages 10 and under, 11 to 18 years and 18 & over.
FESTIVAL OF FENDERS CAR, TRUCK & MOTORCYCLE SHOW
The Car Show is located on 3rd Avenue between Main Street and Alder Street on Saturday from 10am to 4pm.
Organizers say Ferndale Street Festival proceeds go to the following Ferndale Chamber of Commerce events and programs:
- High School Scholarships
- Business Education Series
- Business After Hours
- Chamber Luncheons
- Holiday Lights
- Summer Flower Baskets