Cedar Lake Summerfest - Expired Event
|Location||Cedar Lake Town Complex
7408 Constitution Ave
Cedar Lake, IN 46303
|Description:||The Cedar Lake Summerfest was started 31 years ago (1981); Florence Wahlberg, Eileen Hunley, Sue Summers, Karen Dowler, and Mary Joan Dickson all wanted to share their community with others. Cedar Lake was once a very popular sought out distention for people in the past. This group of ladies joined a very popular movement, promoting your community with a festival. Hoping to bring people back to Cedar Lake and celebrate their memories and make new ones. Working with the Park Board the first gathering was a Town Wide Picnic. It featured a local band, food vendors which included; Elephant Ears, BBQ sandwiches, refreshments, and games for all ages. The softball tournament had teams represented by the Fire Department, Police Department, Town Hall, and Public Works.|
The second year the Fraternal Order of Police joined the efforts and provided a few children rides, a beer garden, fireworks, and additional food booths. In 1983 the Cedar Lake Summerfest Committee was organized to run and operate the festival. The Town Manager served as the Chairman numerous town employees and Town Council were recruit to serve on the Summerfest Committee. About in 1986, the new Town Manager did not serve on the Summerfest Committee, but served as a Liaison. The committee consist of dedicated citizens that were determined celebrate their community with local residents and visitors. A Resolution was developed between the Committee and Town Council to work together to provide this festive event for the residents.
|Show hours||Wed 10-10, Thu, 5-10:30, Fri 2-11:30, Sat 12-11:30, Sun 7-9|
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