Announcing Labor Days Festival in Washington Park

2012-paige-and-the-reverent-fewThe Michigan City Summer Festival is bringing four days of fun to the community with Labor Days Festival in Washington Park. Get ready for rides, music, food, arts, crafts and plenty of entertainment for the entire family over Labor Day Weekend.

The Music
This year, the music starts at 5pm on Friday, August 31 and doesn’t end until after 6pm on Labor Day. Joining us are local favorites Duke Tomatoe, The Together Band and Spellbound. New this year is Paige DeChausse and the Reverant Few. DeChausse was featured on season 5 of American Idol. (See attached for more information.) The bands will be playing on two stages throughout the weekend. Here’s the lineup for the weekend:

Friday 8/31
JC Stage
5:00pm On the Rocks, from Michigan City, IN
8:00pm Midnight Crisis, from Gary, IN
Oasis Stage
6:00pm High Noon, from Hammond, IN
9:00pm Smokin' Guns, from Chicago, IL

Saturday 9/1
JC Stage
12:00pm Moose Baton Corps, from Michigan City, IN
1:30pm Soul Steppers, from Michigan City, IN
3:00pm The Difference, from Merrillville, IN
8:00pm Spellbound, from Michigan City, IN
Oasis Stage
3:30pm Lounge Clowns , from Michigan City, IN
7:30pm Aftermath, from LaPorte, IN

Sunday 9/2
JC Stage
12:00pm Eddie Korosa & The Boys From Illinois, from Chicago, IL
4:00pm Marrakesh Express, from Crown Point, IN
8:00pm Together Band, from Munster, IN
Oasis Stage
3:30pm Downtime Live, from Frankfort, IN
7:30pm Pointin' Fingers, from Michigan City, IN

Monday 9/3
JC Stage
11:30am (American Idol season 9 contestant) Paige deChausse and the Reverent Few, from Coal City, IL
3:00pm Duke Tomatoe, from Chicago, IL
11:00am Downtime Live, from Frankfort, IL
3:00pm Elwood Splinters Blues Band, from Michiana

The Food and Rides
Vendors from all over the area will be in Michigan City to help make Labor Dayz Festival 2012 a great one. From ribs to the famous elephant ears and fried veggies, you can expect all your favorites to be in attendance. This year, the Summer Festival welcomes back Gelsosomos Pizza, Dr. Veggie and more. Rides will be provided by Vertical Edge Entertainment. Ride information will be released soon.

We look forward to seeing everyone at the 2012 Labor Dayz Festival in Washington Park.

About the Organization
The Michigan City Summer Festival, Inc. is a nonprofit organization tasked with providing and overseeing family activities and events during Michigan City's busiest season. The organization is made up of volunteers and headed by the Mayor of Michigan City.