Huckleberry Festival 2013
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Huckleberry Heritage Festival, August 15-16, 2008 On August 16 and 17, 2013, the Historic Wallace Marketing Group (HWMG) will sponsor the 28th Annual Huckleberry Festival. Traditionally held on the third weekend in August, the festival has gone through a few name changes including Heritage Festival, and Wallace Huckleberry Heritage Festival... and sometimes it is just HuckFest for short. Each year it includes a blend of familiar and new events according to the desires of the unique band of volunteers who step forward in the spring to coordinate this major summer festival. In 2013, there is robust feast of events spread out for the enjoyment of everyone in your family. Festival hours are 11 AM to 8 PM on Friday, and 10 AM to 6 PM on Saturday, with street music on both days.

Traditional Events
  • Rotary's Huckleberry Pancake Breakfast on Saturday, August 17, 7:00 to 11:00 AM
  • 5K Walk/Run on Saturday, August 17
    • Registration at 7:30 to 8:30 AM, Jr/Sr High School
    • Fun Run starts at 9:00 AM
  • Election (by bribes made at sponsoring businesses) of the Huckleberry Sheriff and Huckleberry Hound
    This year, the theme is "Merchants of Wallace"
  • Craft and product vendors on the lawn at the Railroad Depot Museum
  • Food vendors on Sixth Street
  • Kid activities including the ever popular Inflatable Jumping Castle
  • Music at the Gazebo on both days

Special for 2013
  • Pie eating contest
    • 1:00 PM Saturday on the gazebo
    • pies provided by D & G Bakery
  • Book signing by Stan Cohen
  • Wrap up
    • 3:30 PM on the gazebo
    • Drawing of Lake Tahoe Vacation and Other Prizes
    • Announcement of Huckleberry Sheriff and Huckleberry Hound
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Anyone who would like more information about this festival, or would like to set up a craft or food booth, or has a talent they can lend to the entertainment, is urged to contact the organizers of this event using this form:
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The Historic Wallace Marketing Group's Booth Registration and 5K Run/Walk Registration are available to download as pdf files. You may also download a letter-size poster as a pdf file.
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