The Plains Indian Mound Festival 2017

Date(s) - October 06, 2017
All Day

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 6

5 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Cruise In

7 p.m.
Armand & Angeline Musical Variety Show

Courtesy of The Plains Indian Mound Festival

Saturday, October 7

8 a.m.
NASP Archery Tournament

9 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
Baby/Toddler Contest Registration

9:45 a.m.
Baby/Toddler Contest begins

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

10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
On the Hour Mound Tours/Hay Rides
Craft Vendors open
ATLATL Throwing, Flint Napping
Horse Drawn Wagon Rides – Carl Tope
DARE – Athens County Sheriff’s Office

10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Dutch Pine Equines
Pony Rides

11 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Columbus Zoo

11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Hocking County Inflatables

12 p.m.
Kiddie Tractor Pull & Balloon Animals

1 p.m.
Magic Show by Bill

2 p.m.
Free Ice Cream Cones (Courtesy of The Plains Lions Club)
Line Dancing by Silver Spurs

3 p.m.
Native Flute Workshop – Armand

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

5 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Remember Then Band

6 p.m.
Karaoke Registration: $5

7 p.m. – 10 p.m.
Karaoke Contest by Lady J & Jimbo (Top prize $100; 2nd place $50; 3rd place $25)

11 p.m.
Park Closes

Courtesy of The Plains Indian Mound Festival

Sunday, October 8

9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Food & 35+ Craft Vendors Open
Weekley Pumpkin Farm – Games & Pumpkins to purchase
DARE – Athens County Sheriff’s Office

10:30 a.m. 
Church Service & Gospel Music; (on stage) The Plains Nazarene Church

11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Hocking County Inflatables

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

12 p.m.
Kiddie Tractor Pull

12 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Flint Napping, Horse Drawn Wagon Rides
ATLARL (Spear Throwing)
Mound Tour Hay Rides $1 every hour
“Wolfe Plains Group” Late Adena Mounds

1 p.m. – 2 p.m.
The Greatest Man Alive Rust Robert Rittenhouse

1 p.m.
Parade Line Up at Athens High School

2 p.m.
Parade Begins (ends at the park)

2:45 p.m.
Visiting Royalty Introductions

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


Find more information on the event here.

The Plains Community Park