2014 Schedule of Events
(Updated 7/7/14 - Subject to change)
 
Thursday, July 3
1:00 PM
  Highland House Museum & Cabin Open 1-4 PM 151 East Main Street
3:00 PM
  Festival of Bells Parade Line-up Begins  Fairgrounds
5:00 PM
  Opening Ceremonies - Colors presented by Highland County Boy Scouts, National Anthem performed by Christopher Ford (parents Mark & Joyce Ford) Fifth Third Bank Stage
  Food and Craft Booths Open  
  Midway Opens Midway
6:00 PM
  Bed Races - Sponsored by Highland District Hospital High Street
7:00 PM
  Festival of Bells Parade "Celebrating Hillsboro's Heritage" Parade Theme -Sponsored by All American Fire Equipment, Pike Natural Gas and Highland Co Firefighters Association Main and High Streets
8:00 PM
  Christian Music Act - HCC Trio (Info) Fifth Third Bank Stage
9:00 PM
  Francesca Battistelli (Info) Fifth Third Bank Stage
11:00 PM
  Festival Closes  
 
Friday, July 4
9:30 AM 
  Tug of War Registration and Setup High Street
10:00 AM 
  Tug of War Tournament - Sponsored by Rick Williams Auction Company, LLC High Street
11:00 AM 
  Midway Opens Midway
  Food and Craft Booths Open  
11:30 AM 
  P.S I Love Dance Academy Performance High Street
1:00 PM
  Highland House Museum & Cabin - Open 1-5 PM 151 East Main Street
 
  P.S I Love Dance Academy Performance High Street
3:30 PM
  Children's Games by Hillsboro First Baptist Church- Sponsored by Amatha Farrens, State Farm Insurance and S&K Dairy Cup Courthouse Lawn
5:30 PM
  Kiddie and Adult Pedal Tractor Pull Registration Gov. Foraker Place
6:00 PM
  Kiddie and Adult Pedal Tractor Pull - Sponsored by Turner Funeral Homes Gov. Foraker Place
7:00 PM
  Frankie Ballard (Info) Fifth Third Bank Stage
8:00 PM
  HUBA 3rd Annual BBQ Cook Off- Participant Setup Holtfield Station (S. High Street)
9:00 PM
  Eric Paslay (Info) Fifth Third Bank Stage
10:00 PM
  HUBA BBQ Cook Off Begins Holtfield Station (S. High Street)
11:00 PM
  Festival Closes  
     
Saturday, July 5
7:00 AM
  5K Run/Walk Awards & Results Fifth Third Bank Stage
8:00 AM
  5K Run/Walk- Sponsored by West Hillsboro CrossFit Map Fifth Third Bank Stage
9:00 AM
  Chalk Art Contest 9 AM - Noon - Sponsored by KFC Courthouse Lawn
  Pet Parade Registration (Info) Merchants National Bank
  Hillsboro FFA Cornhole Tournament Registration Information Booth
10:00 AM
  Hillsboro FFA Cornhole Tournament Downtown Streets
    Pet Parade - Sponsored by Merchants National Bank (Info) Merchants National Bank
    HUBA BBQ Cook Off Judging - Sponsored by Holtfield Station Holtfield Station (S. High Street)
11:00 AM
  Midway Opens  
  Food and Craft Booths Open  
  Baby Parade Registration (Info) Courthouse Square
12:00 PM
  Children's Games by Hillsboro First Baptist Church - Sponsored by Amatha Farrens, State Farm Insurance and S&K Dairy Cup Courthouse Lawn
    Baby Parade - Sponsored by First State Bank of Hillsboro (Info) Courthouse Square
    HUBA BBQ Cook Off - Pulled Pork Served Holtfield Station (S. High Street)
1:00 PM
  Highland House Museum & Cabin - Open 1-5 PM 151 East Main Street
  "Dressing for Decades" Style Show High Street
  Children's Games by Hillsboro First Baptist Church - Sponsored by Amatha Farrens, State Farm Insurance and S&K Dairy Cup Courthouse Lawn
2:00 PM
  Inspire Training Center Gymnastics & Cheerleading Information Booth
5:00 PM
  Children's Games by Hillsboro First Baptist Church - Sponsored by Amatha Farrens, State Farm Insurance and S&K Dairy Cup Courthouse Lawn
7:30 PM
  Zach Paxson (Info) Fifth Third Bank Stage
8:30 PM
  Bell and other items Auction Fifth Third Bank Stage
9:00 PM
  Parmalee (Info) Fifth Third Bank Stage
11:00 PM
  Festival Closes