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2019 Feast of the Flowering Moon Festival

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Join us for the annual Feast of the Flowering Moon Festival on May 23-26, 2019 at Yoctangee Park in historic downtown Chillicothe, Ohio. The Feast of the Flowering Moon Festival is a four-day event that offers plenty of family-friendly entertainment for residents and visitors to Chillicothe, Ohio. The festival features Native American music and dancing, crafters and exhibits, commercial exhibits, Mountain Men Encampment with working craftsmen and demonstration, art & craft show, continuous entertainment on the main stage, carnival rides, Queen/Princess pageant and Ross County Idol contest.

Feast of the Flowering Moon Festival

The Feast of the Flowering Moon Festival was started in 1984 by the Ross-Chillicothe Convention & Visitors Bureau as a way to help promote the city’s heritage and support “Tecumseh!” Outdoor Drama produced by The Scioto Society. In the early 1990s, festival organizers obtained their own non-profit status and has operated as an independent organization since. Although festival organizers continue to work closely and partner with both the Ross-Chillicothe Convention & Visitors Bureau and The Scioto Society.

Yoctangee Park in historic downtwn Chillicothe, Ohio hosts the annual Feast of the Flowering Moon Festival over the Memorial Day Weekend each year. Chillicothe, the first capital city, is rich in Indian history. Yoctangee Park makes a perfect setting for this family oriented event featuring Native American music, dancing, traders and exhibits, a mountain men encampment rendezvous with working craftsmen and demonstrations, an extensive arts and crafts show and commercial exhibits. Entertainment is continuous on the main stage with good food, fun, games and contests for the whole family to enjoy. This is an educational experience for the entire family.

Proud Member of Ohio Festival & Events Association
The mission of the Feast of the Flowering Moon is to provide a festival that will educate, honor and preserve the Native American Culture, while also providing family entertainment, unique vendors and special events conducive to social development. Chillicothe, Ohio’s first capital city, is rich with Native American history. Historic, downtown Chillicothe and beautiful Yoctangee Park hosts the annual Feast of the Flowering Moon to celebrate the Native American heritage on Memorial Day weekend.

Feast of the Flowering Moon Festival - Yoctangee Park - Downtown Chillicothe Ohio - Ross-Chillicothe CVB

Festival Schedule
Thursday
6:00 pm – Opening Ceremony (Main Stage)
6:15pm – The Ben True Band (Main Stage)
7:30 pm – Crowning of the Queen (Main Stage)
8:00 pm – BAND – JONALEE WHITE (Main Stage)
10:00 pm – Festival Closes

Friday
1:00 pm – Native American dancing (Park)
1:00 pm – Songwriters (in the round) – open to area songwriters
3:00 pm – JORDAN & STAN CLARK (Main Stage)
3:00 pm – Native American dancing (Park)
5:00 pm – BAND – ZERO TO SIXTYISH (Main Stage)
5:00 pm – Native American dancing (Park)
7:00 pm – Ross County Junior Idol – First Round (Main Stage)
8:00 pm – Native American dancing (Park)
8:15 pm – Intermission Show (Main Stage)
8:30 pm – Ross County Idol – First Round (Main Stage)
10:00 pm – Festival Closes

Saturday
11:00 am – Pretty Baby Contest (Main Stage)
11:00 am – Native American dancing (Park)
1:00 pm – Native American dancing (Park)
2:00 pm – Kingston Kickers (Main Stage)
3:00 pm – Chillicothe Dance (In Step) (Main Stage)
3:00 pm – Native American dancing (Park)
4:30 pm – Memorial Day Weekend Grand Parade
5:00 pm – Native American dancing (Park)
5:45 pm – BAND – THE WEGIANS (Main Stage)
7:00 pm – Ross County Junior Idol – Semi Finals (Main Stage)
8:00 pm – Native American dancing (Park)
8:00 pm – Intermission Show (Main Stage)
8:30 pm – Ross County Idol – Semi Finals (Main Stage)
10:00 pm – Festival Closes

Sunday
11:00am – Native American Dancing (Park)
1:00 pm – Chillicothe Academy of Mixed Martial Arts (Main Stage)
1:00 pm – Native American dancing (Park)
2:00 pm – The Fun Bunch (Main Stage)
2:00 pm – Anything That Floats But a Boat Race (Park Lake)
2:45 pm – BAND – THE MAJESTIC DREAMERS (Main Stage)
3:00 pm – Native American dancing (Park)
4:00 pm – Ross County Junior Idol – Finals (Main Stage)
5:00 pm – Intermission Show (Main Stage)
5:00 pm – Native American dancing (Park)
5:10 pm – Ross County Idol – Finals (Main Stage)
6:00 pm – Festival Closes

Location
Yoctangee Park
Enderlin Circle & Tritscheller Road
Downtown Chillicothe, Ohio 45601
(740) 772-5626

For More Information
Contact the Ross-Chillicothe Convention & Visitors Bureau:
Call (740) 702-7677; Email info@feastofthefloweringmoon.org

Sponsor Hotels
Quality Inn, 20 N. Plaza Blvd., Chillicothe, (740) 775-3500
Christopher Inn & Suites, 30 N. Plaza Blvd., (740) 774-6835
Fairfield Inn & Suites, 200 N. Plaza Blvd., (740) 771-9090
Hampton Inn & Suites, 300 N. Plaza Blvd., (740) 773-1616

Mark your calendar today so you don’t miss the next Feast of the Flowering Moon Festival on Memorial Day Weekend at Yoctangee Park in historic downtown Chillicothe, Ohio.

Feast of the Flowering Moon Festival - Yoctangee Park - Downtown Chillicothe Ohio - Ross-Chillicothe CVB

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