In addition to amazing entertainment, there will be other events happening during the celebration.
Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Inflatables by ACA Jumps
Thursday & Friday Wristbands - $10 each
Saturday Wristbands - $15 each
Tickets - 2 for $1
Friday & Saturday Until Dark
Jay Jessen, Director of the Marburger STEM Center at Lawrence Technological University, quickly embraced the opportunity to provide interactive STEM learning opportunities for K-12 students during the upcoming Kingsford Centennial celebration. Jessen has arranged for LTU’s 40-foot tech trailer filled with engaging content to host a STEM Expo that will occur at select times on Friday and Saturday. Having graduated from Kingsford High School in 2006, Jessen is eager to contribute to the community that nurtured his own passion for STEM learning.
Saturday August 5
Don’t miss the Kingsford Centennial Car Cruise and Parade! Here is your opportunity to see Grand Marshal’s Rick and Marty Lagina from the History channel series “The Curse of Oak Island” along with many of the businesses that will bring you a series of floats that will be featuring the parade theme of “A Century of toys/games through the eyes of a child”. A special treat for the parade will the Ahmed Shrine Clowns along with the Ahmed Li’L Indys.
Kicking off the parade is the Centennial’s own “Woodward Cruise” which will begin at 9am on Saturday August 5th from the Kingsford High School. The route will be to take Kimberly to Woodward to Balsam and then turn left. Southward on Balsam Street just one block and then turn left onto Pyle Drive. East on Pyle Drive and Right around the bend onto Hooper Street. Heading south again until the stop sign at Breitung Avenue. Turning right onto Breitung for a short distance to Venue 906. From there the cars will be directed for parking for the car show. The commercial parade will immediately follow the car cruise and end back at the High School.
IMPORTANT - car owners that register for the show on Saturday will get one Free Entrance bracelet for the Centennial Event at Lodal Park. Car owners that bring their show vehicle to pre-register on Friday afternoon will receive an admission bracelet for Friday night as well. Registration is only $5.00 per show vehicle.
There will be 12 classes for the cars to compete in. Trophies will be awarded for 1st and 2nd place in each class. “Best of Show” and “Best Pontiac” in memorial of Jeff DeRidder. There will also be a BEST FORD.
For car show spectators there will be free parking plus free admission for anyone that has a Centennial bracelet. Otherwise, admission to just the car show will be $5 per person with a maximum of $10 for a family. Kids aged 12 and under are free. Food and Beverages will be available for purchase at Venue 906.