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Roscoe Lions Fall Festival 2022

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The 52nd Annual Roscoe Lions Fall Festival runs September 9-11, 2022 at Leland Park.

It is one of the longest running events of its kind in the Stateline area. In 1910, the Roscoe Improvement Association held the first Fall Festival in Roscoe. The Roscoe Lions Club has organized the annual event for the past 52 years. In 2020, it was canceled because of COVID-19, but returned for 2021. No fireworks this year.

  • Raffle Tickets: $5 each or five for $20 at the festival or from any Roscoe Lion member - contact them at [email protected]
  • Eyeglass Collection: Collection boxes available for your used glasses
  • Bingo Tent - open all three days. Bingo tickets are $1 per card or $2 for three cards.
  • Exhibitor Tent - Check out our local vendors and organizations

SCHEDULE
Friday, Sept. 9, 2022

5 p.m. - Festival & Midway opens (featuring Skinners’ Amusement Rides)
5 p.m. - Poison Ivy Pub Beer Tent opens (beer, wine, Bloody Marys)
5 p.m. - Lions Cafe Opens

  • Cream chicken on biscuit, served with mashed potatoes, green beans, bread & butter
  • Hot dog with chips
  • Hamburger with chips
  • Butterfly pork chop sandwich with chips

6 p.m. - Lions Bingo Tent opens
6 - 10 p.m. - The OGMC with Kevin & Greg - A new, fun, interactive music experience
10 p.m. - Midway closes


Saturday, Sept. 10, 2022

10 a.m. - Kiddie Costume Parade

  • Children are invited to “dress up” in a costume. The category this year is: your favorite costume. Please meet in the Bingo tent at 10:00 am. Special prizes will be awarded to the costume winners: two age groups - one year to five years and six years to ten years. The top two boys and girls in each age group will receive the special prizes. The winners will be invited to participate in Sunday’s big parade down Main Street. Every participant will receive a free drink coupon and one free ride ticket. Don’t miss the fun!

11:30 a.m. - Kids wristbands go on sale
12-4 p.m. - Kids’ Day on The Midway

  • For $25, kids can buy a wristband good for four hours on all rides.
  • Rides this year include the Powerslide, Beach Party (3 tickets), Lolly Swing, the Tornado, the Orient Express, the Cliff Hanger, Baja Buggy (4 tickets), Re-Mix, Zipper (5 tickets), Round-A-Bout and more.

12 - 4 p.m. - Karaoke by Johnny West & Friends (Main Stage) - all proceeds go to Vets Roll
12 p.m. - Lions Cafe Opens

  • Ham dinner served with scalloped potatoes, green beans, bread & butter
  • Hot dog with chips
  • Hamburger with chips
  • Butterfly pork chop sandwich with chips

12 p.m. - Poison Ivy Pub Beer Tent opens (beer, wine, Bloody Marys)
1 p.m. - Lions Bingo Tent opens
6 - 10 p.m. - The 80’s Hit List (Main Stage) - top dance hits of the 80’s
10 p.m. - Midway closes


Sunday, Sept. 11, 2022

7 -9:45 a.m. - Breakfast at Leland Park - Tickets $7

  • Hosted by Roscoe United Methodist Men, a fine breakfast of pancakes (all you can eat) and sausages is served to all who enjoy breakfast out. Come early and enjoy this community meal before the parade.

11 a.m. - Lions Festival Parade

  • Led by the Roscoe VFW color guard, a contingent of Lions members, marching bands, floats and dignitaries, the parade steps off at 11 a.m. from Bridge & Main Streets and ends at Williams Street near Main Street Square. Thousands of spectators will be gathered along the parade route for this festival tradition.
  • The Roscoe Police Department reports that Main Street will be closed to all vehicle traffic between Bridge St. and Hodges Run starting at 10:15 am. So arrive early to enjoy all the fun. No vehicle traffic will be allowed to travel east on Williams Dr. from 251 and you will only be allowed to turn North onto 251 from Williams Dr. between the hours of 10:15 a.m. and approximately 1 p.m.

12 p.m. - Lions Cafe Opens

  • Pork chop dinner served with scalloped potatoes, green beans, bread & butter
  • Hot dog with chips
  • Hamburger with chips
  • Butterfly pork chop sandwich with chips

12 p.m. - Midway opens
12 p.m. - Poison Ivy Pub Beer Tent opens (beer, wine, Bloody Marys)
12 -7 p.m. - Carnival Ride Specials
1 p.m. - Lions Bingo Tent opens
3:30 - 7:30 p.m. - Distilled - getting you laughing, clapping, and singing along
7 p.m. - Carnival Rides close
8 p.m. - Grand Prize Drawing (Main Stage) - cash prizes

  • $5,000 grand prize drawing
  • $1,500 2nd prize
  • $1,000 3rd prize
  • Ten extra prizes of $50 each

Major Sponsors:

Partners:


    Food vendors

    • Lions Cafe (Cream chicken on biscuit, served with mashed potatoes, green beans, bread & butter, Hot dog with chips, Hamburger with chips, Butterfly pork chop sandwich with chips)
    • Harlem-Roscoe Fire Protection District - This year we're changing it up with roasted corn and drinks (coffee, lemonade, and iced tea) and raffle tickets (at the festival or the front office at Station One.)
    • VFW (Italian beef, chicken wings, french fries, onion rings, cheese curds, pick-el on a stick, frozen grapes)
    • Grandma's Goodies (ice cream, Belgian waffle treats, old fashioned lemonade shakeups, ice cream sodas)
    • Heavenly Wingz (six-piece, four flavors: Chef Special, Honey BBQ, Honey Chipotle, and Holy Ghost Fire).
    • Pizza on Earth (whole or by the slice, cheese, sausage, pepperoni, cannoli
    • Lemonade shake-ups, elephant ears
    • Batchz BBQ (Brisket sandwich, brisket nachos, pulled pork sandwich, pulled pork nachos, brisket bowls, sides, drinks)
    • Teppan Express (Bubble tea, egg rolls, tempura, gyoza, kempa long fries, chicken teriyaki, orange chicken, sesame chicken, chicken katsu burger, tempura shrimp, pork noodle soup, chicken fried rice, funnel cakes, banana tempura)
    • James and Edna Mae's (pull pork, BBQ rib sandwich with fry, rib tips with fry)
    • Skinner's Amusements (hand-dipped corn dogs, jumbo corn dogs, funnel cake with toppings, cherry limeade, southern style sweet tea)
    • Pizza slices, pretzels, nachos, bottled water
    • Ice Cream Truck (Good Humor, Popsicle, Blue Bunny, paletas, Sandia de Agua, Piñon, Fresa, Limon, Mango con Chile, Pepino con Chile, Coco, Oreo, Fresa con Crema, Arroz, Nuez, Rompope, Fresa de Agua, Piña con Chile, Jicama con Chile, Nuez Quebrada, Mamey, Guayaba, Pistache, Vainilla, Piña, Mango, Nanche)

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    Leland Park
    5727 Broad Street
    Roscoe, IL 61073
    United States

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