Stanford Mail

Local Festivals for Summer Fun

Summer festivals and celebrations are around the corner and there are many you don’t want to miss out on in the community. Tremont’s 56th annual Turkey Festival begins Sunday, June 5th with the Miss Tremont Pageant at the Tremont High School Gym. Then, on Thursday, June 9th there will be Merchants’ Day activities and a Carnival. On June 10th, 11th, and 12th there are a variety of activities and events to attend including the carnival, a car show, a parade, tournaments, and shows. All entertainment is free and this is a fun festival for all ages to have fun. To learn more visit the festival’s website at

Mackinaw’s Mack-A-Fest is back for 2022 and will host a variety of events. Starting on Thursday, July 14th the Mr. and Miss Mack-A-Fest Pageant will be held where girls and boys aged 4 and 5 can compete. There will also be a 5k Run or Walk, a parade, a Big Wheel Race, a Vendor Show, a pancake and sausage breakfast, a cornhole tournament, and more. To learn more about the events and their times you can visit the festival’s Facebook Page at Mack-A-Fest.

Hopedale will be hosting their annual 4th of July Festival which will consist of a variety of events and a parade. There aren’t many details yet on exactly what to expect with the Festival so be on the lookout for more info. Stanford’s Good Old Days Festival is coming back but this time with a new name suggested by a kid in the Hopedale community. The Festival won’t be exactly like it was in the past but it will still have a variety of fun events and will feature a parade where the kid who named the festival will be featured. As of May 20th, the festival was still looking for a few more vendors for the festival so if you or someone you know are interested you can apply by visiting the Stanford Good Old Days festival Facebook page.