Tennessee Strawberry Festival In Dayton Releases Schedule

Thursday, February 22, 2018

The 2018 Tennessee Strawberry Festival in Dayton has released the schedule of events and entertainment.  It is subject to change. 

For more information visit www.tnstrawberryfestival.com

Here is the schedule:

Saturday, April 28th 10:00AM - Strawberry Pageant at Rhea County High School


Monday, May 7th 6:00pm - Family Fun Night at Pendergrass Park (Fun at the Dayton Rc3 in case of rain)

Tuesday, May 8th 6:00PM - Carnival Open

Wednesday May 9th
6:00PM - Pie & Cake Contest @ Paint the Town Pottery & Gifts
5:00PM - Strawberry Shortcake at Centennial Park - 391 2nd Avenue
5:00PM - Entertainment at Centennial Park
6:00PM - Carnival Open

Thursday, May 10th
9:00AM - Dayton Art League Fine Arts Show at the Rhea County Courthouse
6:00PM - Carnival Open
Food and Craft vendors arrive & set up
9:00AM - Dayton Art League Fine Arts Show at the Rhea County Courthouse
8:00AM to Dark - Food and Craft Vendors
5:00PM - Annual Cruise In - No registration required.
Line up begins at Market & Main Street, downtown Dayton

Friday, May 11th 6:00PM - Carnival Open
5:00PM - 10:30PM - Live entertainment on Centennial Park Stage
6:30PM - TSF Charity Auction inside the Historic Rhea County Courthouse!
7:00AM - Ed Gentry Memorial Run/Walk, call (423) 775-0821 for more information
7:00AM - Annual Dayton Rotary Pancake Breakfast
9:00AM - Dayton Art League Fine Arts Show at the Rhea County Courthouse
9:00AM - Dark - Children's Area, Downtown Dayton

Saturday, May 12th
9:00AM - Dark - Craft & Food Vendors
9:45AM-12:30PM - Gospel Entertainment at "Courthouse Stage"
9:30AM-12:50PM - Various entertainers at Rotary Park Stage
1:00PM - Annual Tennessee Strawberry Festival Parade, Downtown Dayton
1:00PM - Carnival Open
2:40PM-5:30PM - Gospel Entertainment at "Courthouse Stage"
3:00PM-10:30PM - Live entertainment on Centennial Park Stage

Tuesday, May 16th 6:00PM - Rhea County Distinguished Young Women Reception @ Fort Bluff Camp sponsored by Rhea Medical Center

Saturday, May 19th 7:00PM - Rhea County Distinguished Young Women Program in Rudd Auditorium @ Bryan College

Address for various Tennessee Strawberry Festival Events:
Rhea County High School - 891 Eagle Lane Evensville, TN 37332
Pendergrass Park - 110 Main Street Dayton, TN 37321
Centennial Park - 391 Second Avenue Dayton, TN 37321
Rhea County Courthouse - 375 Church Street Dayton, TN 37321
Washington Park (Carnival) - 200 Washington Street Dayton, TN 37321
Rc3 (Memorial Run) - 232 Fourth Avenue Dayton, TN 37321
Fort Bluff Camp - 370 Fort Bluff Camp Road Dayton, TN 37321
Rudd Auditorium at Bryan College - 721 Bryan Drive Dayton, TN 37321

Entertainment Schedule

Centennial Park Stage
Wednesday, May 9th
5:00pm-6:00pm - Grandview Pickers
6:15pm-6:45pm - Johnson Tae Kwon Do Academy
7:00pm-7:30pm - Rc3 Tumblers
7:35pm-8:15pm - Lacy J's

Centennial Park Stage
Friday, May 11th
5:00pm-5:50pm - Walden's Ridge Community Center
7:00pm-7:45pm - Kinslee Melhorn
8:00pm-10:30pm - Barron Wilson & The Three Dudes

Centennial Park Stage
Saturday, May 12th
10:00am-11:00am - Irish Step Dancers
11:30am-1:00pm - Country Connection Band
1:00pm-3:00pm - Annual Tennessee Strawberry Festival Parade, Downtown Dayton
3:00pm-4:00pm - Terri Hall
4:00pm-4:50pm - Boot-N-Roses
5:00pm-7:00pm - Carrie Hasler
7:15pm-8:15pm - Manshoes
8:30pm-10:30pm - September Song

Gospel Stage
Saturday, May 12th
9:30am-9:50am - McDonald's Singers
9:55am-10:25am - Jesse Conner
10:30am-11:00am - Dana Russell
11:05am-11:35am - Four By Grace Quartet
11:40am-12:10pm - Beth Harris
12:15pm-12:45pm - Crystle Elam
1:00pm-2:00pm - STRAWBERRY FESTIVAL PARADE - STAGE CLOSED
2:00pm-2:30pm - Bo Cox
2:35pm-3:15pm - Agee Family
3:20pm-3:50PM - Sarah Tipton
3:55pm-4:25 - Terry Collins
4:30pm-5:00pm - Mays Family 

 


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