Madisonville announces 4th Fest plans |
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MADISONVILLE, KY (WFIE) - With Madisonville's 4th Fest continuing to grow in popularity, thousands are expected to attend this summer festival in Hopkins County. On Wednesday, the 4th Fest committee announced scheduled events for the third annual event that takes place in the first week of July.
Beginning in 2011 as a two day event, the celebration has grown into a multi-day festival. Mayor David Jackson noted, " The intent from the inception was to provide an event that would not only be something local residents would enjoy, but to also create an activity that the whole region would support."
Madisonville 4th Fest will begin on July 2nd with "Praise in the Park", featuring several gospel musical acts on the City Park main stage. Other events include:
- July 3rd - Baptist Health Movie Night at the Fitness Park on the Baptist Health Campus
- July 4th - Concert in City Park sponsored by First United Bank on the main stage by "The Conch Republic"; kids activities managed by the Madisonville campus of Murray State University; Beer Garden hosted by the Madisonville Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce; final round of the "Let Freedom Sing" competition; fireworks show presented by the city of Madisonville.
- July 5th - Free admission to the Madisonville Tradewater Pirates baseball game at Elmer Kelley Stadium.
Stay tuned to 14news.com for updated details on this family friendly patriotic event!