Huckleberries

If you’re looking for another way to enjoy this Summer in Green Country you can take a little trip to Jay for the city’s annual Huckleberry Festival July 6th.

Browse through exhibit halls with arts and crafts, a quilt show and, homemade goods. Sign up for the annual Huckleberry 5K run or take it easy and meander through classic cars and street rods in the festival’s car show.

If you want a little fun take a spin on a carnival rides or show up early Saturday morning for the Huckleberry Festival’s parade, which typically begins promptly at 10am.

Events will be held citywide, so pick up a refreshing glass of huckleberry lemonade and take a journey through downtown Jay to make sure you see it all. Area bakers will submit their best pies for the huckleberry pie contest and pie auction.

Jay’s Huckleberry Festival is ideal for the family and is the perfect way to spend a summer afternoon.

The unique berry, more intense in flavor than the common blueberry, has spawned this festival that draws visitors from around the state and beyond.

Cool off with a slice of juicy watermelon or treat yourself to a huckleberry milkshake. Visit the hog fry for delicious barbecue.

This old-fashioned festival will also feature old-fashioned games including horseshoe pitching, a turtle derby, tricycle race, water balloon relay race and a root beer chug-a-lug contest.

Fireworks will end the festivities Saturday night with a bang.

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