Fredonia History Days

A weekend of historical fun for the family.

When

July 7 & 8, 2017

Where

Barker Commons, Main St.
Fredonia, New York

Fredonia History Days
Events, vendors and more are added daily. Details will be added as they become available, so check back periodically for more!

If you are interested in being a vendor at or participating with this festival or have questions, contact event Chair, Jamie Rocque at festivalsfredoniany@gmail.com   To receive an application via mail / email please email event chair Jamie Rocque at festivalsfredoniany@gmail.com and be sure to include what type of vendor you are, product you wish to sell, your name, number, email address and your mailing address and an application will be sent to you.   Festivals Fredonia, Inc. is always looking for interested persons willing to volunteer and help out with any of our events. If you have the time and the energy, and want to help promote the community and the surrounding area, consider joining our Board of Directors and help with planning and implementing our events. To Volunteer or if interested in joining our volunteer Board of Directors, send an email to festivalsfredoniany@gmail.com

Food

Check the schedule below for a full list of dining options available to you and your family.

Family Fun

Classic Car Show, live music as well as historic candle light walks and a re-en-actor encampment.

Shopping

Come shop from local craft vendors selling various handmade/homemade items.View the full list of vendors below.

5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Food Truck and Dessert Booth


Grab some grub from 3C’s Catering @3cscatering food truck and tasty desserts from Odd Birds bakery @oddbirds!

6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Live Music with The Freeze Band!


The Freeze Band takes over the Barker Commons gazebo to play some of your favorite classic rock and blues hits!  See more at @thefreezeband

6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Classic and Muscle Car Show


Barker Commons, Main St. Registration is FREE and starts at 5:00 PM – sign up at the registration table.  Those who register will receive a “goodie bag” full of great stuff!

8:00 pm

Historic Candle Light walking tours of the Village of Fredonia


Join us for a historic tour to educate and entertain you on the history of Fredonia.  Tickets can be purchased the night of the tours at the Village Welcome Center in Barker Commons Park.  Tours are approximately one hour and cost $3 per person.

9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Fredonia Farmers’ Market


Located on Church St. in front of Village Hall, various foods and crafts vendors.  Pick up all your meal needs including various meats, vegetables, fruits, bakes goods, eggs and much, much more!  @fredoniafarmersmarket

10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Re-en-actor Encampment


Meet re-en-actors from the Civil War in Barker Commons East Main St.  Learn about life during the 1800’s and in Fredonia’s early days.

10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Historical Organizations and Authors displays in the history tent


Located in Barker Commons West Main St. to include the history of the Women’s Suffrage Movement, World War 1 and the first gas well in the U.S. in Fredonia, NY!

There will also be spiritualist mediums in the park as well (fee).

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Registration for the History Parade – Floats Welcome!


Registration for the History Parade in Barker Commons East with line up at Terrace St.  Floats encouraged based on our entry into World War I and Women’s Christian Temperance Union.  Prizes for the 3 best floats!

11:00 am - 6:00 pm

Craft, Food and Winery Vendors Barker Commons West


Dozens of craft and direct sell vendors.  Food trucks and wine on site!  Grab some merchandise, eat great food from Lomo Lomo @lomolomo and Just Mean BBQ @justmeanbbq and sample and buy great wine from Victorianbourg Winery @victorianbourg

Vendors include:

Tanya Burns – Tastefully Simple @tastefullysimpletburns

Sydney Hafner – Tailbone Co. @tailboneco

Becky Blothenburg – Younique @bblothenburgyounique

Becky Mitchell – LuLaRoe  @lularoebeckymitchell

Melissa Ray – LuLaRoe  @lularoemelissaray

Amanda Pierce – Perfectly Posh @amandapierceperfectlyposh

Lindy Sievert Stranahan – Norwex @lindynorwex

Liz Stelmack – 31 @lizstelmack31

Alycie’ McLaughlin – Essentially Darling and DoTERRA  @alyciemclaughlin 

Jessi Ames – Scentsy

Molly Brown – Lipsence

Karen Taverna – Aeress Designs @aeressdesigns

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Live Music with The Sunset Bluegrass Band


Live bluegrass and folk music in Barker Commons gazebo with The Sunset Bluegrass Band!  See more @sunsetbluegrassband

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Annual Fredonia History Days Parade!


Historical figures, community organizations and local/regional officials to parade down Temple Street from Terrace Street to Main Street.  Floats welcome!

12:30 pm - 1:00 pm

Discussion of the History of World War I


Todd Langworthy to discuss the U.S. entrance, significance and history of our entrance into World War I.

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Live music with The Sunset Bluegrass Band


Live bluegrass and folk music in Barker Commons gazebo with The Sunset Bluegrass Band!  See more @sunsetbluegrassband

4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Live Music with Coston Cross


Live music in the Barker Commons gazebo with Coston Cross @costoncross!

8:00 pm

Historic Candle Light walking tours of the Village of Fredonia


Join us for a historic tour to educate and entertain you on the history of Fredonia.  Tickets can be purchased the night of the tours at the Village Welcome Center in Barker Commons Park.  Tours are approximately one hour and cost $3 per person.