Ionia Wizard of Oz Festival
Jun 20th — Jun 21st
Downtown Ionia, Ionia, MI 48846
Make Ionia your family fun destination June 20-21.
As a tribute to the 75th anniversary of the Wizard of Oz, we have planned a line-up of fun for every member of your family. Have lunch at McDonalds and visit with our official Wizard of Oz characters on Friday, June 20nd, followed by a presentation of the movie at the Ionia Theatre.
On Saturday, June 21st, downtown Ionia will be transformed into the Yellow Brick Road before your very eyes. Snap Fitness is host to a Caregiver Awareness Family Fun Walk / Run starting at 9:00am. Arts, crafts, antiques, flea market, specialty food concessions and more will be open throughout the day offering a variety of treasures. Wizard of Oz character Look-a-like Contests will be hosted at local businesses with prizes awarded to the winners of each. Other activities include a Little Munchkin Diaper Dash, Auntie Em’s Pie Contest, Cake Walk, Bed Races, Soap Box Derby Races, Silent Auction featuring autographed memorabilia, free stage entertainment and so much more. Before wrapping up the festival, the Wizard of Oz movie will be shown again at the Ionia Theatre. For more information and schedule of events, contact the Ionia DDA at 616.527.1420 or visit Facebook at Wizard of Oz Festival – Ionia.