Welcome to the 2018 Mum Festival Schedule Page!  Please note, this page is being updated and scheduling will be completed in May 2018.

If you’re looking for great events all September long and beyond, check out the Mum Season of Events! 20 events over 16 dates! Get ready to “Mum” out!

MUM FESTIVAL WEEKEND  

Thursday, September 20th thru Sunday, September 23rd

Information is in the process of being updated, so we ask for your patience.  All 2018 Information will be updated by May.

2017 Mum Festival Vendors

2017 Festival Site Plan – Saturday, Sept 22nd 

2017 Festival Parking Map

Visit Our Hospitality Tent at the Main Entrance Command Center for information on the festival schedule, vendors, and more!

Thursday, September 20th – 5:00 – 9:00 pm  (Carnival 6:00 – 10:00pm)
* Ribbon Cutting Ceremony by Grand Marshal (6:00pm)
* Hometown Hero Ceremony (6:00pm)
* Art Gala featuring several local artists in the “Blues & Brews” Tent- (6:00 – 9:00pm)
* Food Truck Extravaganza!
* Adult Beverage Garden Sponsored by the Bristol Blues – “Blues & Brews”
* Amusement Rides & Midway (6:00 – 10:00pm)

MAIN STAGE
* Stanley Street Big Band – 18 Piece Jazz Ensemble (7:00-9:00pm)
* Patriotic Medley during the Fireworks Show at 9:15pm

Friday, September 21st – 5:00 – 10:00 pm
* Art Gala featuring several local artists in the “Blues & Brews” Tent- (6:00 – 9:00pm)
* Amusement Rides & Midway (6:00 – 10:00pm)
* Adult Beverage Garden Sponsored by the Bristol Blues – “Blues & Brews”
* Food Truck Extravaganza!
* Fireworks on Memorial Blvd at 9:15pm  (Thursday Rain Date)

MAIN STAGE
* TBA

Saturday, September 22nd – 12:00 – 10:00 pm
Full Festival Blowout!
ALL DAY:
* Amusement Rides & Midway
* 130+ Craft & Community Vendors!!
* Food Truck Extravaganza – 35+ Food Trucks, Booths & Restaurants!
* Adult Beverage Garden Sponsored by the Bristol Blues – “Blues & Brews”
* Saturday Night at the Movies (Outdoor Movie at dusk on tennis courts)

PROGRAMS:
* Artists Walk (12:00-6:00pm on the Blvd)
* Car Show Spectacular by the Bristol Auto Club (1:00-5:00pm)
* Corn Hole Tournament – Sponsored by the Bristol Polish Club (1:00pm near the Car Show!)
* Hay Rides (1:00-5:00pm)
* Horse & Carriage Rides (4:00-8:00pm)
* Transportation Depot (Take a ride on the Mum Express 12:00-6:00pm)
* Petting Zoo (1:00-6:00pm)
* Pony Rides (1:00-5:00pm)
* Yale New Haven Sky Help Helicopter (12:00pm landing)
* Huge Touch-A-Vehicle Show (12:00-4:00pm)
* Operation PEACE Robotics (12:00-5:00pm)
* Dunk Tank (12:00-5:00pm)
* Witch’s Dungeon Film Figures – (Throughout the Day)
* Band of Heroes Characters (Throughout the Day)

KIDS DEPOT
* Pumpkin Painting (12:00pm until we run out of pumpkins!)
* Monstrous Bubbles (12:00-6:00pm)
* Famous Rolling Video Trailer (1:00-6:00pm)
* Face Painting (12:00-5:00pm)
* Balloon Animals (12:00-4:00pm)
* Home Depot Build It for kids (12:00-5:00pm)
* Many other family & kids activities, too!!

STAGE EAST
Robo the Clown (1:00-2:00pm)
Kids Carpool Karaoke (2:00-2:30pm)
Nutmeg Performing Arts (2:30-3:00pm)
Youth & Teen Performers (3:00-3:30pm)
Magician Chris Lengyel (3:30-4:00pm)
Barbershop Quartet (4:00-5:00pm)
Jason Gerrish (5:00-6:00pm)

MAIN STAGE
They & Them (11:45 AM – 1:00 PM)
Here After Death (1:00 PM – 2:30 PM)
Split Decision (2:30 PM – 4:00 PM)
Arc City Angels (4:00 PM – 5:30 PM)
Black Heart Tango (5:30 PM – 7:00 PM)
Baulken Brothers (7:00 PM – 9:00 PM)

Sunday, September 24th – 12:00 – 6:00 pm
Full Festival Blowout!
ALL DAY:
* Amusement Rides & Midway
* 130+ Craft & Community Vendors!!
* Food Truck Extravaganza – 35+ Food Trucks, Booths & Restaurants!
* Adult Beverage Garden Sponsored by the Bristol Blues – “Blues & Brews”
* Arts Walk
* Mum Parade @ 1:30 PM led by our 2017 Grand Festival Marshal Brittany Decker!
AND MORE!

MAIN STAGE (immediately following parade)
* Mike & Jerry Beaudoin Duo (4:00-6:00pm)

STAGE EAST
* LIVE AUCTION Sponsored by: Tim’s Auctions & Gantz Auction Gallery (3:30pm)
Rock & Roll Memorabilia Theme – Items to be auctioned off include:
* Guitars signed by Les Paul, Willy Nelson, James Taylor and more!
* Fiddle signed by Charly Daniels
* You don’t want to miss this!

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