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2023 Schedule of Events

Attention Local Groups & Organizations:

Want your event listed on this site and in the Blueberry Festival magazine schedule of events? Contact us for our rates. Advertising deadline for the 2023 Blueberry Festival is July 1st, 2023.  Don't let your fundraiser be overlooked next year.

August 13, 2023 8am-4pm

Lion's Park, 204 Park Street

15th Annual Montrose Blueberry Festival "Kick-Off" Car Show

The Car Show kicks off today. All makes and models welcome. Flea market, crafts and food vendors.

August 13, 2023 8am-Finish

Seymour Road Softball Complex

Co-ed Softball Tournament Finals

Tournament play begins on Saturday, August 13th. Call Bill Persails for registration info: 810-602-9606.

August 15, 2023 1pm-3pm

Entertainment Tent in Lion's Park

Royal Tea Party

Meet and greet with the 2023 Blueberry Queen & Court along with other fairy tale princesses. Enjoy delicious treats, face painting and royal party favors. Children: $5, Adults: Free

August 15, 2023 9pm-12am

Entertainment Tent

Teen Dance

Teen Dance under the Big top for teens age 13-19. DJ Rob Mata spins the tunes. Cover charge $6.

August 16, 2023 5pm-10pm

Entertainment Tent

Cornhole Tournament

New Event! Cornhole Tournament at the Entertainment Tent. Tournament begins at 6:00 p.m. Cash Prizes!
Must be 21 to enter

August 16, 2023 6pm-9pm

Montrose Community Schools Auditorium

Baby & Kids Contest

Ages Newborn-14 Years.
Late registration from 6pm-7pm.
Contest starts promptly at 7:15pm

August 17, 2023 5pm-9pm3

Lion's Park, 204 Park Street

Early Set-up Marketplace

Vendors approved for early setup will be notified by mail and/or email.

August 17, 2023 5:30pm-10pm

Entertainment Tent

Craft Beer & Wine Tasting

Sponsored by Riverside Market, Fabiano Brothers, and Great Lakes Wine & Spirits
Gate opens at 5p.m.
Must be 21 to enter

August 18, 2023 12pm-6pm

Lion's Park, 204 Park Street

Entertainment Tent Opens

Karaoke all day long

August 18, 2023 12pm-7pm

Lion's Park, 204 Park Street

Marketplace-Flea Market & Crafts

On-site registration and setup begins at 8 a.m. Lion's Park Pavilion, Entrance on Park Drive

August 18, 2023 12pm-7pm

Lion's Park, 204 Park Street

Blueberry Store Opens

Blueberry Pies, Baked Goods, 2023 Blueberry T-Shirts, Blueberry souvenirs. Discounted previous year t-shirts

August 18, 2023 12pm-9pm

Lion's Park 204 Park Street

Food Booths Open

Food Booths & Food Trucks open for your dining pleasure

August 18, 2023 12pm-Close

Hickory Street entrance behind Carter Elementary

Anderson Midways

Anderson Midways opens
Wristband and Ticket Prices
Entrance on Hickory Street

August 18, 2023 4pm-7pm

Entertainment Tent in Lion's Park

Shriner's Pig Roast

Elf Khurafeh Shriner's Annual Pig Roast

August 18, 2023 5pm-9pm

Seymour Road Softball Complex

Men & Women's Slo-Pitch Softball

Men's tournament play begins
Women's tournament begins Saturday To register call Bill Persails at 810-602-9606

August 18, 2023 6pm-6:30pm

Hill-McCloy HS Circle Drive

Kid's Parade

Theme: "to be announced", Lineup/judging 5-6 p.m.

August 18, 2023 6:45pm-7:30pm

High School Athletic Complex

Blueberry Pie-Eating Contest

Traditional pie-eating contest for all age groups, immediately following the Kid's Parade

August 18, 2023 8pm-2am

Lion's Park, 204 Park Street

Entertainment Tent Opens

DJ Rob Mata, Live Music "band to be announced"
9pm-1am, Cover Charge, Must have Photo ID
No one under 21 admitted

August 19, 2023 8am-12pm

Montrose School Cafeteria, 302 Ray Street

Blueberry Pancake Breakfast

Blueberry pancake & sausage breakfast,
$8 All ages, Kids under 5 eat free
Pick up a Blueberry Pie on your way in or out

August 19, 2023 8am-12pm

Montrose School Cafeteria, 302 Ray St.

Blueberry Pie Sale

Fundraiser at Pancake Breakfast
Regular or Sugar Free Available

August 19, 2023 8am-8pm

Seymour Road Softball Complex & Hickory Street Field

Men's & Women's Slo-Pitch Softball

Men's & Women's tournament play

August 19, 2023 9am-11am

Montrose Schools Queen's Tent, 302 Ray Street

Queen's Breakfast

Queen's Breakfast Hosted by 2023 Blueberry Queen and Court
All visiting Royalty invited

August 19, 2023 9am-7pm

Lion's Park, 204 Park Street

Marketplace-Flea Market & Crafts

Weekend vendor setup at 8 a.m.

August 19, 2023 9am-7pm

Lion's Park, 204 Park Street

Blueberry Store Opens

Blueberry Pies, Baked Goods, 2023 Festival T-Shirts, Blueberry Souvenirs, discounted previous year t-shirts

August 19, 2023 9am-9pm

Lion's Park, 204 Park Street

Food Booths Open

Food Booths open at Lion's Park

August 19, 2023 9am-9pm

Barber Park Basketball Courts, Seymour Rd

3 on 3 Basketball Tournament

Fundraiser for Montrose Girls' Basketball Program Registration/Sign-in 8-9am

August 19, 2023 10am-6pm

Lion's Park, 204 Park Street

Entertainment Tent Opens

Karaoke 12-2pm
Frankentrost Band 2-4pm
Kid's Karaoke Contest 4-6pm

August 19, 2023 12pm-10pm

Hickory Street entrance behind Carter Elementary

Anderson Midways

Anderson Midways opens
Wristband and Ticket Prices
Entrance on Hickory Street

August 19, 2023 1pm-3pm

Lineup: Corner of Hickory and N. Genesee

Blueberry Festival Super Parade

Blueberry Festival Super Parade with 2023 Grand Marshal, and 2023 Blueberry Queen & Court
Theme: "to be announced"

August 19, 2023 2pm-7pm

Entertainment Tent in Lion's Park

Shriner's Pig Roast

Elf Khurafeh Shriner's Annual Pig Roast

August 19, 2023 4pm-6pm

Entertainment Tent

Kid's Karaoke Contest

Prizes awarded for 1st-2nd-3rd place
Age Groups: 6-9; 10-12; 13-15; 16-17

August 19, 2023 8pm-2am

Lion's Park, 204 Park Street

Entertainment Tent Opens

DJ Rob Mata, Live Music "band to be announced"
9pm-1am, Cover Charge, Must have Photo ID
No one under 21 admitted

August 20, 2023 7am-11am

Bob Hayes Athletic Complex, 301 Nanita Drive

Annual 5K/8K Run & Walk

7am: On-site Registration & Packet Pickup
8am: 8K Run, 8:02am: 8K Walk
8:15am: 5K Run, 8:17am 5K Walk
10am: Awards Ceremony

August 20, 2023 8am-12pm

Montrose School Cafeteria, 302 Ray Street

Blueberry Pancake Breakfast

All you can eat Blueberry pancake & sausage breakfast $8 All ages, Kids under 5 eat Free
Pick up a Blueberry Pie on your way in or out

August 20, 2023 8am-12pm

Montrose School Cafeteria, 302 Ray St.

Blueberry Pie Sale

Fundraiser at Pancake Breakfast Regular or Sugar Free Available

August 20, 2023 8am-Finish

Seymour Road Softball Complex

Men's & Women's Slo-Pitch Softball

Men's & Women's tournament play
Finals set for late afternoon

August 20, 2023 9am-5pm

Lion's Park, 204 Park Street

Food Booths Open

Food Booths open

August 20, 2023 9am-5pm

Lion's Park, 204 Park Street

Blueberry Store Opens

Blueberry Pies, Baked Goods, 2023 Festival T-Shirts, Blueberry Souvenirs

August 20, 2023 9am-5pm

Lion's Park, 204 Park Street

Marketplace-Flea Market & Crafts

Some vendors open at 8 a.m.

August 20, 2023 12pm-6pm

Lion's Park, 204 Park Street

Entertainment Tent Opens

Shriner's Pig Roast 12-5pm
Karaoke Contest warm-up 12-2pm
Adult Karaoke Contest 2-6pm

August 20, 2023 12pm-6pm

Hickory Street entrance behind Carter Elementary

Anderson Midways

Anderson Midways opens
Wristband and Ticket Prices
Entrance on Hickory Street

August 20, 2023
2pm-6pm

Entertainment Tent

Adult Karaoke Contest

Adult Karaoke Contest, 18 or older
$10 Entry Fee
Cash payout for 1st, 2nd, 3rd & 4th Place

August 20, 2023 2pm-3pm

Barber Park, Seymour Road

Chamber of Commerce Duck Race

Annual Duck Race presented by the
Montrose Chamber of Commerce
Ducks drop at 3 pm at Barber Park
Seymour Road 1/4 Mile south of M-57
Livestreaming of the race from 3-4 pm at the Entertainment tent

October 7, 2023 8am-3pm

Briar Ridge Golf Course, 11099 Dodge Road in Montrose

14th Annual Golf Scramble

14th annual Golf Scramble
Longest Drive & Closest to the Pin
Vegas Hole, 50-50, Door Prizes
Free Beverage Stations on the Course
Coffee & Donuts in the a.m.
Coney Dogs at the Turn
Catered Dinner after Golf

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