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Black Forest Festival 2022

Black Forest Festival, Saturday, August 13th
6:30am – 3:00pm
Black Forest Community Center

Celebrating “Strong Community Roots”

The preliminary Schedule and Map are subject to change.

2022 Festival Schedule of Events

Pancake Breakfast

6:30am - 9:30am

The community Pancake Picnic Breakfast returns to kick off Festival Day bright and early. Pancakes are free, but donations are accepted. Thank you R&R Coffee Cafe and Boy Scout Troop 70!

Parade

10:30am

The Black Forest parade begins at 10:30am. We will welcome several of our Heritage Families again this year along with many local businesses and organizations.

Road closure information will be available soon.

Artisan and booth Fair

8:00am - 3:00pm

Our booths are 100% full! We have a great selection of local artisans and businesses participating this year.

This will be a great time to shop and enjoy the talent from our fantastic local artisans.

Family Beer Garden

12:00pm - 3:00pm

Back by popular demand, we are hosting a Family Beer Garden during the Festival again this year.

Families can come into the Beer Garden for drinks, sodas, water, games, and music. 

This is a different event from the Biergarten Fundraiser, which takes place on Friday, August 12th.

Live Music

6:30am - 3:00pm

There will be plenty of live music during the festival, both in the Music Pavilion and in The Backyard. Make sure to check out our amazing local musicians:

Melange Duo (Pancakes & Live Music)
Pavilion, 6:30am – 9:00am

Paul-David Francis Almond
Backyard, 8:00am – 10:00am

Bare Bones Trombone Choir
Pavilion, 9:15am – 10:30am

Hot Boots Band
Pavilion, 12:00pm – 3:00pm

Highland Troupe
Backyard, 12:00pm – 3:00pm

Interactive Demos

8:00am - 3:00pm

In a rural community like the Black Forest, there are so many interesting skills to showcase. Our live demonstrations include Fiber Arts, Chainsaw Carving, BeeKeeping, and More.

We will showcase the very successful Demonstration Gardens, which we built in the Backyard Area; and Paul and Emmy from the Black Forest Victory Garden Club will also be hosting simple pump demos.

  • Division of Wildlife, Community Center Parking Lot
    Demos Throughout Day

  • Host a Hive, Community Center Parking Lot
    Demos Throughout Day

  • Emerge Aquaponics, Community Center Parking Lot
    Demos Throughout Day

  • Petting Zoo, Community Center Lawn
    Open All Day

  • Rockpainting/Kids Crafts, Community Center Lawn
    Open All Day

  • Fiber Arts, Community Center Lawn
    Various Demos Throughout Day
    • Irish Lace
    • Weaving
    • Rug Braiding
    • Spinning
    • Creating with Nature (pine straw weaving demo with display of paint making, paper making, paint brush making, felting, and botanical dyeing)

  • Equestrian Education: Hoofbeats Theatre and Purina Animal Nutritionist, Western Storefront
    8:00am, 9:00am, 1:00pm, 2:00pm

  • Live Alpacas, Backyard Area
    Open All Day

  • Chainsaw Carving, Backyard Area
    Demos Throughout Day

  • Hoop House Demo Gardens, Backyard Area
    Demos Throughout Day

  • Simple Pump Demos, Backyard Area and Booth N13
    Every Hour from 9:00am – 2:30pm

Pony Rides

During Festival

The Pony Rides are on for this year’s festival! Special thank you to Wishing Star Farm.

Tractor Rides

During Festival

You can’t have a festival in Black Forest without Tractor Rides! A schedule of when Tractor Rides are running will be available soon.

Children's Games

During Festival

We have a wide variety of children’s games during the festival to deliver fun for children of all ages!

Food And Drinks

During Festival

During a fun day at the festival, we all neede to enjoy some delicious food. We have more than 10 food trucks this year. They will be strategically placed in the Community Center Parking Log, the Log School Park, and in The Backyard. 

Thank you to this year’s food truck line-up!

Mondal’s K2, visit them on Facebook

Mateo’sCheesesteaks, visit them on Facebook

Sapo Guapo Tacos, visit them on Facebook

Black Forest Chew Chew, visit them on Facebook

Thank You 2022 Black Forest Festival Sponsors!

Gold Sponsors

Silver Sponsors

Bronze Sponsors