Hoodlebug Summerfest

Hoodlebug Summerfest

Date:  Sunday – July 14, 2013

Time: Noon -8 pm

(Bicycle Poker Run registration starts at 9:00 a.m.)

Location: Firemen’s Field

The 16th Annual Hoodlebug Summerfest is a great place to take your family, relax and have fun!  Enjoy the festival atmosphere as you eat delicious foods, shop for unique crafts, listen to talented musicians, watch a delightful parade, participate in different activites such as: a Bicycle Poker Run, a hula-hoop contest, a jitterbug contest, an eating contest and a polka contest.  Take the kids to a special area devoted just to their entertainment – the Kids Zone!  Be sure to pack your swimsuit and take advantage of the specialty pricing at the Homer City Swimming Pool for the day!

Schedule of Events:

9 AM – Bicycle Poker Run Registration - Floodway Park

9:30 AM - Bicycle Poker Run – Hoodlebug Trail

11:45 AM – Flag Raising, Fire Hall

Noon – Bicycle Poker Run Awards, On Stage

Registration for Contests, Information Booth

Noon – 1:00 PM – New Roots, On Stage

Noon – 4 PM – Kid’s Zone, Fire Hall

1 PM – Parade, Main Street, Conducted By The Homer City Fire Department,  Float Theme: Hoodlebug — Off to the Races

1PM – 4PMCar Cruise, Floodway Park

2 PM-2:45 PM - New Roots, On Stage

2:45 PM – Hula Hoop Contest, Front of Stage

3:30 PM – 5:30 PM - Results May Vary, On Stage

3:45 PM - Jitterbug Contest, Front of Stage

4 PM – Duck Race, Floodway Park, Conducted By The Homer-Center Historical Society

4:30 PM –  5K Race Registration, Floodway Park

6:00 PM – 5K Race, Floodway Park – Conducted by Indiana Road Runners

6:00 PM – 8:00 PMOle 97 Johnny Cash Tribute Band, On Stage

6:15 PM – Polka Contest, Front of Stage

7:00 PM – Eating Contest, Front of Stage

All Day Events:

Ethnic Food, Craft & Game Booths, Old Fashioned Bingo

$3 Swim Day At Homer City Swimming Pool, Noon – 6 PM


New Roots:  A rockin county band, playing a m ix of modern county and light 80′s rock.  Bob Cochran: 724-388-9345

Results May Vary:  A high energy rock band, playing some of the best hits music has to offer Josh Edsall:


Ole 97 Johnny Cash Tribute Band:   The band performs high energy, engaging, and interactive entertainment for festivals, fairs, dinner shows, and private parties.  Paul Carpenter:  814-241-5550

Hoodlbebug Senior Partners:  

Homer City Generating Station

Hoodlebug Partners:  

Arone Auto Body, First Commonwealth Bank, Luther Ford Lincoln, Mercik’s Homer Center Bi-Lo, S & T Bank: Homer City

For additional information, please contact:  724-479-2184

Free Parking: at MGK on Cooper Avenue with shuttle from 11:00 AM – 8:30 PM to and from festival grounds.

Photos from the 2011 Hoodlebug Summerfest:

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  Visit our BLOG to see highlights from the 

Hoodlebug Summerfest in 2012.