City of Mason Hosts 2018 Heritage Festival and Parade
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
September 6, 2018
City of Mason
On Saturday, September 15 the City of Mason will host the annual Heritage Festival and parade and is sure to include family fun for all ages! The event will begin at 10 a.m. with the annual parade followed by live music, kids entertainment and attractions, local food vendors and exhibitors throughout the afternoon. This FREE event is open to the public and will be held at the Mason Municipal Campus located at 6000 Mason-Montgomery Road.
10 a.m. –Parade Begins in Downtown Mason
11 a.m. – Heritage Festival Begins at the Mason Municipal Campus
11 a.m. – Live Music by the Kevin McCoy Band
1:30 p.m. – Live Music by Stagger Lee
4 p.m. – Event concludes
The annual parade will begin at 10 a.m. at the Mason Downtown Plaza on West Main Street/ US Route 42 and will begin traveling east on Main Street and head south on Mason-Montgomery Road ending at the intersection of Lakeside Drive and Mason Montgomery Road. The best area for parade viewing is on Mason-Montgomery Road near the Mason Municipal Center where viewers will be able to enjoy short performances by parade participants.
Beginning at 6:30 a.m. U.S. Route 42 from Fifth Avenue to Mason Montgomery Road will be closed due to parade staging and assembly. At 9:30 a.m. Mason Montgomery Road from Main Street to Lakeside Drive will be closed for the duration of the parade. Roads will reopen at the conclusion of the parade which is anticipated to occur at approximately noon. Detour signs will be posted prior to the parade. The Mason Municipal and Community Center Campus can be accessed from Nixon Park Drive throughout the parade.
ACTIVITIES AND ENTERTAINMENT
Kids can enjoy access to a large variety of attractions such as various inflatables, giant board games, interactive activities, face painting, and more! Kids’ activities require a wristband that can be purchased inside Mason Community’s Symbiosis leading up to the event and at information tents on the day of the event. Kids zone wristbands are $5 and all proceeds raised will benefit the Mason Parks and Recreation Foundation’s goal of building the all-inclusive Common Ground Playground.
At 11 a.m. live music will begin on stage with The Kevin McCoy Band playing a mix of original hits, country and rock and roll! At 1:30 p.m. stick around for the best of country rock by Stagger Lee.
Parking for the event is available at Corwin Nixon Park, Pine Hill Lakes Park and Mason High School.
For more information regarding the 2018 Heritage Festival please visit www.imaginemason.org or call the City of Mason at 513.229.8500. We hope to see you there!