Kingston Fest is this Saturday, July 16th, at the Kingston Township Park from noon – 4pm. The family fun will include rides such as a Mountain Climb, Extreme Adrenaline Course, Fun House, Human Spheres, and many community games. There will be a Craft & Vendor Fair at the Park from noon – 4pm. Food will include hot dogs, hamburgers, tacos, nachos, snow cones, drinks and more. Raffle Tickets will be some for $1 each or 6/$5 and prizes will be all cash! Kingston Township Park is located at the corner of Main St. and Railroad St. in Kingston.
The Kardboard Boat Regatta will be the finale to Kingston Fest and is great fun for the whole family! Watch boats that are made out of cardboard race down the Kishwaukee River at the Kingston Township Park. Boats should try to arrive before noon as the vehicle access road will be blocked off at noon. The Kardboard Regatta will begin at 4:15pm at the Kingston Beach in the park.
Peoples’ Choice Awards will be given for Flamboyancy, the most outrageously decorated boat; Pirates of Pizzazz, the crew/team with the most spirit; and Titanic, the boat with the most spectacular sinking. Judges’ Awards will be given for Fleet-of-the-Fleet, the fastest boat to complete the race; Kishwaukee Ferry, the most passengers in a boat; and Head-to-Head, the first boat to cross the finish line in the head-to-head race. For more information about Kingston Fest please visit Kingston’s official website.
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