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ParkFest, car show and cruise Saturday
(05/17/18)

A full day of activities and entertainment will be held in Iowa Park Saturday starting with the Chamber of Commerce’s Annual ParkFest to be held from 9 a.m. till 2 p.m. at Lake Gordon.
A car show will be held from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. in conjunction with Parkfest.
A 10-year anniversary celebration will be held at the Hawk Swimming Pool and Spray Park, followed by the annual cruise and burn-out.
The car show, sponsored by Flat Line, is being organized by Michael Rodiguez of Flatline Car Club. All proceeds from the car show will benefit The Big Project which provides school supplies for Iowa Park students in need.
Parkfest vendors:
Food
Mija’s Food Truck - Mexican food
Red River Hot Dogs - Hot Dogs and Frito pies
First Assembly of God - Funnel Cakes
McKinney BBQ - Barbecue
Kona Ice - Shaved Ice
Defining Moments Dance Studio - Chocolate bars
Haws Road Community Church - Popcorn
Games/Activties
Minnie’s Pony Ride and Petting Zoo
Chamber of Commerce Train
Haws Road Community Church - Cake Walk, Clown, and Face Paint
Iowa Park Robotics - Robotic games
Suzy Sam - Outdoor games
Information/Reading Material/Drawings
Carole Gilbert - Books
Jaydi Beirne’s Benefit - Tickets for Drawing
Wichita County Public Health - Health information
Rotary Club - Information
Big Project of Iowa Park - Fundraiser for school supplies
Merchandise
Hawk Products - T-shirts and caps
Kristina Deason - Pampered Chef
Lindsey McShan - Lularoe Clothes
Tiffany McCalip - Lularoe Clothes
Kaitlyn Bohannon - Lularoe Clothes
Chantilly Sweet - Purses, totes, bags, and thermals
Cleatus Copeland - Custom pens and wood craft
Old Pasture Crafts - Barbed wire wreaths
Suzy Sam - Shirts, wreaths, and flowers
Sponsors of this year’s Parkfest are:
Presenting sponsor - First Bank;
Gold Sponsors - Community Development Corporation, Affiliated Energy Products, McDonalds, S5! Manufacturing, Jeff Rhodes Insurance;
Silver Sponsors - Dana Ross Farmers Insurance and Atmos Gas
Car Show
A car show will be held from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. in conjunction with Parkfest.
Entry fee is $20 and trophies will be given for first and second places in each of the 15 classes.
All registration will be the day of the show.
Entries will be judged at noon and awards will be presented at 1:30 p.m.
Classes include: Bikes, Import, Mopar, Hot Rod, Rat Rod, Street Rod, Trucks, Special Interest, Low Rider, Dodge, Ford, Chevrolet, Jeep, Under Construction, and Ven Corvette.
For more information or assisting with sponsorship of the car show contact Rodiguez at (940) 923-1888.
Proceeds will be donated to The Big Project I.P.
Swimming Pool Celebration
At 3 p.m. a cake cutting and short ceremony will be held to celebrate the Iowa Park Municipal Hawk Haven Pool and Spray Park’s 10th Anniversary.
The pool will be open for free swimming, cake, hot dogs, and lemonaide from 3 till 8 p.m.
Cruise/Burnout
Saturday evening, following Parkfest, the seventh annual Tailgates and Tailights Cruise sponsored by O’Reilly Auto Parts will be held from 6 to 8:30 p.m.
The event will include live entertainment and food trucks, as well as a burn-out.
Cruise registration will be held at 806 North Third, Optimist Club Gym parking lot, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.
Cost is $10 per car and includes a dash plaque; or $25 per car and includes a dash plaque and t-shirt.
Early registration at city hall until 5 p.m. Friday. Cost will be $20 and will include dash plaque and t-shirt.
Live Entertainment
Bands will be performing from 6 to 11 p.m. and they will be set Sup in the field south of the swimming pool.
Food Trucks
McKinney BBQ, Red River Hot Dogs, and Mijo’s Mexican Food will set up after Parkfest in the field south of the swimming pool.
Burn-Out
A burn-out will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. in the 800 block of North Fourth Street. Line-up will be on Texas and Third Streets.