2022 Black Forest Festival Weekend

Friday, August 12th & Saturday, August 13th

Celebrating "Strong Community Roots"

We are pleased to announce that planning is currently underway to hold the Black Forest Festival on Saturday, August 13th, 2022. 

The 2022 Black Forest Festival will be better than ever with live music, exciting demos, and a return of the Outhouse Races.

We are also pleased to announce the annual Pancake Breakfast will take place again outdoors on Saturday before the start of the Festival.

On Friday, August 12th we will host the 4th Annual Black Forest Biergarten.

 The theme for this year’s Festival is Strong Community Roots, and we are excited to recognize and honor the various organizations of the Black Forest that create strong roots within our community.

We can’t wait for the 2022 Black Forest Festival, so mark your calendars for
Friday, August 12th and Saturday, August 13th for a great Black Forest Festival Weekend.

Based upon current guidelines, the festival will take place without masks, social distancing, contact tracing, or capacity limits.

Black Forest Festival Weekend Schedule

Black Forest Biergarten

Friday, August 12th

We are excited to bring the 4th Annual Biergarten Fundraiser to the Black Forest Community again this year, on Friday, August 12th from 6pm – 9pm. All proceeds go toward the “Raise the Roof” campaign to help provide a desperately needed new roof to the Black Forest Community Center.

Come out for live music, your very own Black Forest Biergarten sampler glass, and unlimited beer samples. This event has sold out for the last three years! Tickets are required and are limited to 325. Tickets will be available on Eventbrite starting July 1st.

Black Forest Festival & Pancake Breakfast

Saturday, August 13th

The Black Forest Festival 2021 will return with the beloved Community Pancake Breakfast, Festival Parade, Outhouse Race, Artisan Booth Fair, Live Demonstrations, Music, Kids Games, and Food.

The theme for the 2022 Black Forest Festival is Strong Community Roots and we are excited to recognize and honor the various organizations of the Black Forest that create strong roots within our community.

Black Forest Festival Artisan and Business Booth Fair

Saturday, August 13th

The Artisan and Business Booth Fair is an extremely popular attraction during the Black Forest Festival. The festival is typically attended by over 4,000 people so it’s a great opportunity to showcase your small business or products.

The booth rental rates have NOT increased from last year. Booths are $50 and booths with a parking space are $60.

Booths are reserved using the Black Forest Community Club Website. Booth reservations are now open and going fast. Make sure to reserve your booth early. 

Black Forest Festival Parade

Saturday, August 13th

The Black Forest Festival parade is a community favorite. 

It’s FREE to participate in the parade, so start planning now to sign up and join other great businesses and organizations that walk in the parade. 

Outhouse Races

Saturday, August 13th

The ever popular racing of the outhouses returns this year!

According to a source cited by the Black Forest Community Club, the races date back to 1976 when those that lived in Black Forest wanted to host a watermelon feed in a nearby empty lot. “The problem with the site was with all the beer and watermelon that would be consumed, there would be a dire need for toilets.”

This was when someone suggested that they move the two outhouses, which had served the community center for years, to the location of the celebration. And the Black Forest Outhouse Races were born!

Family Beer Garden

Saturday, August 13th

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, snacks, games, and music. 

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

We would like to thank the following businesses for their sponsorship of the 2022 Black Forest Festival.

2022 BLACK FOREST FESTIVAL SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

The Black Forest Festival is a longstanding event in the Black Forest Community. By sponsoring the festival, local businesses support the community in which they operate, and they also help to promote their business brand to members of the community. 

We believe that if you choose to sponsor this event, your business will receive great exposure for your investment.  All money raised goes directly toward festival expenses. If there are any net proceeds from the Black Forest Festival, 100% of these proceeds are donated to local charities and non-profit organizations.

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