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The Northville Heritage Festival

September 15-17, 2017

Downtown Northville, Michigan

Held each September in beautiful Downtown Northville, the Northville Heritage Festival celebrates the rich history and small town charm of the Northville community.  

Incorporated as a village in 1867, the next ten years saw the founding of the local newspaper, The Northville Record, as well as the first diploma awarded from the local high school and the opening of Parmenter's Cider Mill, a community treasure that sits today on Baseline Road.

For the last 150 years, Northville has written a fascinating history as it's grown into the 21st century, while maintaining a cozy, friendly, community.  Much of the city's story is available by speaking with members of the Northville Historical Society and visiting Mill Race Village

The Heritage Festival, formerly known as the Northville Victorian Festival, provides an opportunity for residents of Northville, both past and present, to reminisce, enjoy and celebrate the wonderful town that we've all called home.  It's our pleasure to share our community with visitors who come to shop, dine, attend theaters, work and play.  

The Northville Chamber of Commerce presents this yearly festival proudly, and is grateful for our members, neighbors and guests who support our goal of a successful and thriving Northville.

HERITAGE FESTIVAL SCHEDULE


FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 15th

DAILY events 5pm -8pm
(select events until 11pm)

Northville Schools 3rd Grade Program - 9:00am
Students from 3rd Grade classes at Northville Public Schools will participate in Victorian-related activities throughout town.

Victorian Saloon - 6:00 - 11:00pm
One of the Festival's most popular venues, this old fashion beer tent is just the place to hang out on Friday Night. located at the corner of Cady and Wing Streets.

Live music by The Shawn Riley Band
from 7:00pm - 9:30pm.

Non- Profit Booths Open - 6:00pm - 8:00pm(E. Main)
Over twenty (20) local non profit and school groups will be on East Main, providing food, games and fun. Great way to support the community non profits and school groups.

Kids Zone - 6:00pm - 10:00pm (W. Main)
Good old fashion inflatables and hand moved rides are perfect for all ages.

Victorian Parade - 6:30pm
(See Parade Route)
The Festival officially starts with the Victorian Parade.

Northville 3rd graders celebrate
the history of their town.


SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 16th

DAILY EVENTS

Northville Kiwanis Pancake Breakfast    8 - 11:00am
Open to public.  Corner of Cady St. and Wing St.
Tickets available in advance or at the door.

Maker Faire Car Show and Beer Tent     9am - 4pm
Open to the public. The Village Workshop is located at 455 E. Cady Street, behind the  Northville Car Wash. 

Festival Craft Booths     11am - 6pm (N. Center)

Non - Profit Booths       11am - 6pm (E. Main)

Kids Zone                        11am - 10pm (W. Main)

Kids Pedal Cars              11am - 6pm (E. Main)

Horse & Carriage Rides    Noon - 3pm

Take a trip around one of Northville's historic neighborhoods the old fashion way. Pick and drop off is located at the corner of W. Main and Wing Street.

Farmer John Barnyard Express   Noon - 5pm
A festival favorite, Farmer John features a small petting farm and a family fun animal show.

City 150th Anniversary Celebration     1:00pm
Town Square will host the celebration that will feature remarks from Mayor Ken Roth and musical entertainment from the Dodworth Saxhorn Band.

Eclipse Vintage Baseball     2:00pm
See how it all started with a old fashion game played at Ford Field.

Victorian Saloon     6 - 11:00pm
Saturday Night we honor our military with military appreciation. All admission proceeds will go to the local VFW.  Performing from 7:00-9:30pm is Big Ray and the Motor City Kings.

 

 

VARSITY LINCOLN FESTIVAL STAGE
                    mAIN AND cENTER

Amazing Clark Escape Artist     11-11:30am
Tiptop Entertainment                  11:45am-12:15pm
The Joel Tacey Show                  12:30-1:00pm
The Joel Tacey Show                  2:00-2:45pm

STREET ENTERTAINMENT

Stiltwalker                                      12:30-4:30pm
Juggler                                            3:15-4:00pm
 

 

 

                             

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 17th

Daily Events

Baptist Church Service     10:00-11:00am
Join the Northville Baptist Church as they conduct an old fashion tent revival at the corner of Wing and Cady Street.

Festival Craft Booths     11am - 4pm (N. Center)

Non - Profit Booths       11am - 4pm (E. Main)

Kids Zone                        11am - 4pm (W. Main)

Horse & Carriage Rides    Noon - 3pm

Take a trip around one of Northville's historic neighborhoods the old fashion way. Pick and drop off is located at the corner of W. Main and Wing Street.

Farmer John Barnyard Express   Noon - 3pm
A festival favorite, Farmer John features a small petting farm and a family fun animal show.

Mill Race Village     Noon - 4pm
A variety of events are scheduled for Sunday at Mill Race Historical Village, 215 Griswold Street, including the traditional Duck Race (3:30pm).

Eclipse Vintage Baseball     1:00pm
See how it all started with a old fashion game played at Ford Field

 

VARSITY LINCOLN FESTIVAL STAGE
                    mAIN AND cENTER

Punch & Judy Puppet Show       11-11:30am
Tiptop Entertainment                  11:45am-12:30pm
Amazing Clark Comedy Magic  12:45pm-1:15pm
The Joel Tacey Show                  1:30-2:00pm
The Joel Tacey Show                  3:00-4:00pm

STREET ENTERTAINMENT

Stiltwalker                                      12:45-4:00pm
Comedy Juggler                            3:00-4:00pm

 

All entertainers and times are subject to change.  Please visit the festival information booth for the latest schedule.