The Plains Indian Mound Festival

Date(s) - October 08, 2016
9:00 am - 11:00 pm


The Plains Indian Mound Festival, sponsored by The Plains Lions Club, is held the second weekend in October. Most events throughout the festival are held at The Plains Community Park on Connett Road in The Plains. Learn about the history of the Indian Mounds while having a good time with family and friends. Enjoy live entertainment each evening, bounce houses for kids, the Queen, Princess & Brave contests, and of course, the parade!

Friday, October 7

5 p.m – 9 p.m.
Cruise In
Food/Craft/Vendors open

6 p.m. & 7 p.m.
Mound Tour/Hay Ride
“Wolfe Plains Group” Late Adena Mounds

6 p.m.
Contestants Introduction

6:30 p.m.
Royalty Talent Show

Courtesy of The Plains Indian Mound Festival

Courtesy of The Plains Indian Mound Festival

Saturday, October 8

8 a.m.
NASP Archery Tournament

9 a.m.
Baby Toddler Contest Registration

10 a.m.
Baby/Toddler Contest Begins
Craft Vendors Open

9 a.m. – 11 a.m.
Music by Star Entertainment with Jimbo

10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
On the Hour Mound Tours/Hay Ride
Pony Rides – Dutch Pines Equines
Atlatl Throwing, Flint Napping
Horse Drawn Wagon Rides – Carol Tope
DARE – Athens County Sheriff’s Office

11 a.m. – Noon
Columbus Zoo sponsored by Peoples Bank

11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Children’s Games, Face Painting, Catch the Rat, Balloons

12 p.m.
Kiddie Tractor Pull, Balloon Animals

1 p.m.
Magic Show by Bill

2 p.m.
Free Ice Cream Cones from Mr. Softee

2 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Children’s Games, Face Painting, Balloons

2 p.m. – 3 p.m.
Line Dancing by Silver Spurs

3 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Athens County Community Singers

4 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Jim Forshey’s Salute to Elvis

5 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Bruce & Gay Dalzell

7 p.m. – 10 p.m.
Karaoke Contest by Lady J & Jimbo

Courtesy of The Plains Indian Mound Festival

Courtesy of The Plains Indian Mound Festival

Sunday, October 9

9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Craft & Food Vendor Open
Weekley Pumpkin Farm

10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Church Service & Gospel Music on Stage by The Plain Nazarene Church

11:30 a.m.
Glen Goins & Friends Gospel Singers

12 p.m.
Kiddie Tractor Pull

1 p.m. – 2 p.m.
The Greatest Man Alive Rusty Russell Rittenhouse

2 p.m.

2:45 p.m.
Visiting Royalty Introductions

3:15 p.m.
Free Children’s Carnival at the Plains Methodist Church


For more information about the event, visit The Plains Indian Mound Festival‘s Facebook page.


The Plains Community Park