Hop To Dillsboro Homecoming Festival May 14-17
By Katlyn Reece
(Dillsboro, Ind.) - The 2014 Dillsboro Homecoming Festival – the unofficial kickoff to the southeast Indiana fair and festival season – is only a few weeks away.
The festival will begin Wednesday, May 14 and continue through Saturday, May 17.
The Skyline Coney Eating Contest and semi-finals of the Dillsboro Idol singing competition will be held on the first day of events, Wednesday, May 14.
A Baby Contest will be featured on Thursday, May 15, as well as the Dillsboro Idol Finals.
The festival’s signature event, the 37th International Frog Jumping Contest, will take place on Friday, May 16. There is no entry fee and no age limit to enter a frog into the contest. Contact Joe Ryan at (812) 438-9999 for more information.
The final day of events will kick off with a 5K Run & Walk and the Homecoming Parade. To wrap up the festival, the winner of Dillsboro Idol, Channel Kats, Centerline, and Linda Lee will perform later in the evening.
Applications for Dillsboro Idol can be found on the Dillsboro Homecoming Festival Facebook page. Auditions will be April 27 and May 4 at 2:00 p.m. each day at the Dillsboro Civic Club. The top three contestants will each receive a cash award.