Hermiston Funfest to Offer Home Spun Fun

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2015 Funfest Preview
Main Street will be the place to be Saturday for the annual Hermiston FunFest.
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The Hermiston Chamber of Commerce is inviting everyone to take in some homes spun fun during the 2015 Hermiston Funfest in downtown Main Street on Saturday, July 11.

The annual event takes place from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. The day gets started with breakfast served by the Hermiston Rotary Club from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. on N. Second Street.

The festival will also include children’s activities, lots of new and fun games for the. Back by popular demand will be the Outlaw Lawn Mower Dragsters revving up their engines and racing down Main Street in front of Defining Details. There will be carvers from Bear in the Box chainsaw group, OMSI will be here with a hands-on exhibit the whole family can experience. OMSI (Oregon Museum of Science and Industry) will be located at the old Hermiston Herald building on Main Street from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

There will be more than 50 booths and activities throughout the day. Shade will be provided in the general area around the stage. Entertainment on the Main Street stage will include the Dakota Brown Band, Jacob Looper, Dallin Puzey, the Fiesta Foods Mariachi Band and more. There will be a cooling station in front of Bloomz on Main Street.

Join the Cool Rides Car Show at Mckenzie Park featuring music and classic cars.

People come from all over the NW to take in the Festivals and Hermiston Welcomes everyone to enjoy the day with us.

Title sponsors for Funfest are HAPO Community Credit Union, KOHU/The Q and the Hermiston Chamber of Commerce. Platinum sponsors are Umatilla Electric Cooperative and Valley Valmont Northwest Inc. Gold sponsors are Fiesta Foods, Banner Bank, Purple Ridge Lavender and Rogers Toyota of Hermiston.

For more information, call the chamber at 541-567-6151 or visit its website for a full list of entertainment.