La Porte Firefighters to Rock Fox Park this Weekend

By: La Porte Fire Department Last Updated: July 16, 2014

lpfd-local-363The La Porte Fire Department will host their annual Rock the Park fundraiser on Saturday, July 19th at Fox Park. We will have a cornhole tournament that starts at 10am, before the beginning of the festival. After that, music is kicked off at 3pm by High Noon, followed by Where's Johnny at 5, Point'n Fingers at 7, and finished off by Justified.

The event will be emceed by a local comedian and part owner of The Drop Comedy Club, Ben Konowitz. He will perform between sets of the bands. Washington Park Zoo will have a variety of animals out there, including a tarantula, alligator, goat, parrot, and ducks. The Lindsey O'Brien Kesling Wishing Tree Foundation will also be there to promote carbon monoxide awareness and to give out a limited amount of CO detectors for free!

Other activities include professional face painting and also jumpy houses by Bump "n" Jump Playhouse LLC. Food vendors include Burek's corn on the cob and soft-serve ice cream, Papa Johns, and rib-eye steak sandwiches by LPFD. A beer garden with mixed drinks and margarita's will be available as well.

This is a kid-friendly event so everyone is welcome!

All tickets are $5 and kids 12 and under get in free. WCOE 96.7 the Eagle will be giving away tickets all week long over the air. Tickets are also available at all La Porte City Fire Stations.

If you have any questions, please feel free to email Erik Sable at or call at 219-393-4800.