Clio Festival

This Saturday, August 3 the town of Clio will celebrate their festival with some “Old Time Fun”.

The craft and vendor show will begin at 9 a.m. and be open until 1 p.m. Those wishing to join may contact Stephanie Covington at (641) 414-5861.

Lineup for the kiddie parade will begin at 10:15 a.m. north of Main Street with the parade set to begin at 10:30 a.m. The big parade lineup will start at 10:30 a.m. at the Clio gym. The big parade will begin at 11 a.m.

Children’s games are scheduled to start at 12 p.m. (noon). From 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. bingo will take place as well as face painting that is free to all children.

Set to begin at 1 p.m. the dunk tank will be open and will take place until 4 p.m. From 2 p.m. until 4 p.m. water bowling is scheduled. This event requires teams of two and you can sign up for the event the day of the festival after signing a waiver.

The Clio Southwesters 4-H group will be hosting a cakewalk at 3 p.m. Also at 3 p.m. a corn hole tournament will begin for teams of two. All participants must be at least 13 years of age to enter.

An evening meal of a ribeye sandwich, cheesy potatoes, green beans and a choice of drink will be served from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. The ice cream social will begin at 6 p.m. where you can enjoy homemade ice cream and baked goods. A dessert raffle is scheduled for 7 p.m.

While enjoying your meal and desserts, Abbie Hullinger will provide the musical entertainment. From 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. enjoy the music of a small town girl with a big voice.

Throughout the day drawings will be held for numerous prizes. Grand prizes to be drawn for consist of smart TV, cooler, portable grill, fire pit, four adult State Fair tickets and family fun pack, Branson trip and Clio festival bucks. Tickets will be available from any Clio festival committee member and on the day of the festival.

Full concession stand as well as snow cones, cotton candy and kettle korn will be available all day. Clio festival t-shirts and cookbooks will also be available. 

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