Taste of Portage Market Fair - Aug 25 & 26, 2017

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Name: Taste of Portage Market Fair - Aug 25 & 26, 2017
Date: August 25, 2017 - August 26, 2017
Event Description:

Taste of Portage Market Fair
Come enjoy family fun at this event, celebrating 26 years!  Great menu samplings await in the Festival Foods Food Court, along with live music, kid's activities, an art and craft show and a car show.  
Events take place at Market Square Parking Lot at the corner of Hwy 33 and Adams Street unless noted otherwise.


Become a craft vendor for the Saturday show.  Complete both forms and return.


Friday Night August 25th
All activities at Market Square Lot in downtown
Festival Foods Food Court   5pm-9pm
Beer tent starts at 5pm
Live Music by: Best Practice from 6pm-10pm

Saturday, August 26th
Festival Foods Food Court   10am-5pm

Beer Tent at Market Square   10am

LIVE MUSIC at Market Square Lot 
Universal Sound Band at 10am-1pm    

Red Hot Horn Dawgs at  2pm-5pm   

LIVE MUSIC at Corner of Cook and DeWitt
Dixie Sizzlers 11am - 2pm 

CAR SHOW (All Make/All Models) 10am - 3pm  along Cook Street (Hwy 33)
$10 show registration, enter show after 8am, awards at 3pm
Enter at Dewitt and Edgewater Street.  Registration will be at Chamber office, 104 West Cook Street.
Click here for car show registration.

CRAFT SHOW 10am - 4pm along DeWitt Street

SIDEWALK SALES 10am-4pm throughout the downtown

  • Forever Yours Jewelry, 123 W. Cook St., has buy two Angelica jewelry items, get one free; great Artsy Jewelry is 50% off and a showcase full of 60% off jewelry items.
  • All items at R. Condon Gallery & Studio, 223 W. Wisconsin St., are 20% off.
  • Prairie Flower Beads, 210 W. Cook St., has 25% off jewelry kits, 40% off C-Koop handmade pendants, and more sales on in-store merchandise.

KID'S ACTIVITIES (on Cook St near Wilz Drug) Sponsored by Enbridge
St. John's Child Development - Craft Creation Station and Face Painting  11am - 3pm    
Lochlan the Balloon Artist and Magician  11am - 3pm
Kiddie Pedal Pull   1pm
Inflatable Zip Line Rides and Bouncy House  11am-3pm

KID'S ACTIVITIES - DeWitt and Cook Street (grassy area)  
Camel Rides 10am-3pm    
Petting Zoo with over 15 animals

KARATE AMERICA DEMONSTRATION at 2PM (corner of Cook and DeWitt in front of Chamber office)

Event Media:
Downtown Portage along Hwy 33 and in the Market Square Parking Lot located at the corner of Hwy 33 & Adams St

Date/Time Information:
Friday evening, August 25 - 5pm-10pm
Saturday, August 26  - 10pm-5pm
Contact Information:
Call the Portage Area Chamber of Commerce at 608-742-6242.
Free admission. All menu items in the Festival Foods Food Court priced $4 and less.
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