AuburnFest vendor applications available for August festival

Summertime festival returns to Les Gove Park, Main Street on Aug. 10-11

  • Thursday, April 12, 2018 1:24pm
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The City of Auburn is accepting registrations for vendors, parade applicants and car show and Poker Run participants for AuburnFest, a summertime festival Aug. 10-11 at Les Gove Park and along Main Street in downtown.

The lineup:

• Friday, Aug. 10

Almost 5K Poker Fun Run 7 Walk

7 p.m., Les Gove Park, 910 Ninth St. SE.

A fun run held in conjunction with the Summer Sounds & Cinema concert and outdoor movie at Les Gove Park.

Register online or download the entry form.

Early registration fee (by July 29) is $20; or $23 (July 30-Aug. 8).

On-Site Registration fee is $25 (begins at 5:30 p.m. Aug. 10)

• Saturday, Aug. 11

Auburn Days Parade

11 a.m., Main Street in downtown Auburn

Featuring a variety of marching bands, drill teams, dancers, one-of-a-kind cars and more. The one-mile parade route travels west along Main Street from E Street NE to A Street NW.

Apply online or download a parade application.

Community festival

11 a.m.-7 p.m., Les Gove Park

AuburnFest will include two entertainment stages, a beer garden, food vendors, craft and specialty vendors, community and nonprofit vendors, a literary showcase, a super slide, inflatables, a rock-wall, a train, pony rides and mini golf. Les Gove Park also includes a playground, a spraypark, and the Community and Event Center and Teen Center.

Download a food vendor application, a general vendor application.

There are sponsorship opportunities.

Car show

11 a.m.-4 p.m.,| Les Gove Park

A fun show for antique, classic, hot rod, street rod, muscle, and unique cars. Awards in 15 categories. Free dash plaque for first 100 to register.

Register online or download a car show entry form.

For complete information, sponsor opportunities and all applications or entry forms, visit, call 253-804-5049 or email

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