Mentone Egg Festival

Event Details

Start Date: June 3, 2010 - End Date: June 5, 2010

Time: Thursday 4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.; Friday - Saturday 10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Location: Downtown Mentone, SR 25, Mentone IN 46539

Phone: 800-800-6090

Link: http://www.koscvb.org

Event Description

June 18, 2010 Updated May 28, 2010 at 4:39 AM EDT

The Mentone Egg Festival will have live music, kids activities, food, flea market and crafts. Check out the huge car, truck, motorcycle and tractor show on Friday beginning at 4:00 p.m. The Egg City 5K Run / 1 Mile Walk will begin at 8:00 a.m. Saturday. The Mentone 3-on-3 basketball tournament will also be on Saturday. The parade will begin at 11:00 a.m. Saturday with the theme being "Green Acres." Then enjoy the crowning of Miss Chick, Mr. Rooster and Miss Mentone.

The Mentone Egg Festival is centered around a 3,000 pound cement "Egg" in Mentone's downtown. It was erected in 1946 to advertise the Mentone Egg Show. Mentone was considered the egg capital of the Midwest. This three day event is an annual fun family event.

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