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Frogfest


 

Saturday, October 28, 2017

9:00am - 2:00pm

Downtown Leland

 

A celebration of the arts in honor of Jim Henson, who spent his boyhood in Leland – where he was inspired to create the Muppets. The event features hands-on art activities, live music, a chili cook-off and a 5k and fun run. While we will permit a limited number of food vendors this year, the 2017 Frogfest will not have any arts & crafts vendors.

 

Schedule of Events:


7:30am - 5k/Fun Run Registration begins

Register online: racesonline.com

Fun Run is FREE! 5k pre-registration is $25 / $35 day of the race.

 

8:30am - Fun Run Race Start

 

9:00am - 5k Race Start

 

10:00am - Race Post-Party and Awards Ceremony

 

9:00am - 2:00pm

Family activities all day:

  • Pumpkin Painting
  • Carnival Games and prizes
  • Pony Rides (ends at 1pm)
  • Read Aloud Story Time

All Activities are totally FREE!


10:00am - 2:00pm Live Music

10am - Josh Journeay

11am - Zach Day

12:30pm - Blackwater Trio


11:00am - Soup's On! Chili Competitors begin serving

Festival-goers can purchase a tasting spoon and souvenier cup for $5, which provides for unlimited chili tasting and a vote for People's Choice.


2:00pm - Chili winners announced; festival ends


 

All Kids activities are FREE! Arts Activities made possible through the assistance of our volunteer organizations.


Chili Cook-Off:

 

Calling all Cooks! The Frogfest Chili Cook-off is back. Winner will receive a cash prize and unlimited bragging rights!

Click here to Download the 2017 Chili Team Packet

Or contact the Chamber to request a cook-off entry packet: lelandcoc@gmail.com or 662-379-3764

 

This festival is sponsored in part through grants from the following organizations:

 

 

Thank you to our sponsors!

 


 

 


 

 


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