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2023 Festival is Wed, July 12 through Mon, July 17!
The Kindleberger Summer Festival of the Performing Arts started four decades ago and is a highlight of the Parchment summer that draws together neighbors, friends, family, and visitors. Join us for food, music, tradition, and activities that make the Festival such a vibrant celebration of community!
Download the schedule for the Festival and the Summer Concert Series:
Free Community Theatre
Announcing the Family Musical
Announcing the Youth Theatre Show
The Very UnMerry Adventures of
Free Concert Series
Bring a lawn chair or blanket and
the whole family to Kindleberger Park
for the live concerts throughout
the summer. Enjoy these amazing
performances for FREE!
Welcome back to all previous Parchment
residents, friends, and Festival participants
over the past 40+ years. Celebrate the
past, present, and future of the
Kindleberger Summer Festival
of the Performing Arts.
So many activities for everyone to enjoy!
5k Run & Fitness Walk
Sat, July 15, 7:30 am Start
The annual run/fitness walk has become an integral part of the Kindleberger Summer Festival as hundreds of participants at all levels and abilities join in!
Arts and Crafts Show
Sat, July 15, 9 am – 3 pm
The 2023 Arts and Crafts Show features homemade, one-of-a-kind original works created by artisans and craftspeople throughout Michigan and beyond.
Sat, July 15, 10 am – 2 pm
Old cars, new cars, souped-up cars, anything that could potentially be exciting for visitors to see are great for the Cruise-In.
Sat, July 15, 10 am
Year after year Festival-goers look forward to the Festival parade! The 2023 Kindleberger Summer Festival Parade returns to the streets of downtown Parchment led by Grand Marshals Ken & Leslie Hoff!
Sat, July 15, 10:30 am – 2 pm
Fun for the youngest of Festival-goers! Offering a wide variety of free hands-on and learning activities to entertain children (and grown-ups) of all ages!
Sun, July 16, 11 am
Both Backyard Social and Professional Cornhole Tournaments return to Kindleberger Park! Bringing our local amateur and pro players together, tossing in two separate tournaments for another Festival Cornhole competition, bigger, better, with cash prizes to win!
See the schedule and menus of Festival food vendors! Follow your nose to some delicious Festival eats!
Grad Bash Pancake Breakfast
Sat, July 15, 7 am – 10 am
Bring your family or group together at the breakfast table while supporting 2024 Grad Bash. You know it’s the most delicious way to start your Kindleberger Summer Festival Day!
Plant Sale & Book Sale
Sat, July 15, 9am – 3pm
Book Sale Shoppers will find the best prices in town – you can always find a fabulous bargain and a favorite read!
The Parchment Garden Club Plant Sale is a perennial event of Festival Day! Plants dug from local gardens are offered at bargain prices for both the green thumb and novice gardener.