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Windmill City Festival returns to the Batavia Riverwalk

Windmill City Festival returns to the Batavia Riverwalk! July 13–15

“It will blow you away!”

Mark your calendar and be sure to drop by the downtown area to enjoy Batavia’s biggest community event of the summer! Windmill City Festival has become a tried-and-true tradition for many local families. Held in the heart of downtown Batavia at the beautiful Riverwalk, the festival features countless activities over the course  of two and a half days. Every member of the family is sure to find a new favorite activity! Admission is free.

Look for these fun activities:
• Fun Zone featuring Interactive Inflatables & Family Friendly Attractions
• Food Booths
• Pet Parade
• Diaper Derby
• Bags Tournament
• Craft & Vintage Market
• Golf Challenge
• Sidewalk Chalk Drawing Contest
• Live Music
• Ice Cream
Eating Contest
• Bubble Ball
• Beer Garden
• Chuck the Duck Race

The 2018 Fun Zone includes these awesome inflatables:
• Wrecking Ball
• Batter Up
• Shooting Stars Basketball
• My Little Farm
• Pirate Slide Combo
• Bungee Run
• 38 Foot Wacky Obstacle Course
• Rock Climb and Slide
• Two Lane Bungee Run
• Velcro Sticky Wall

Pet Parade
Bring the family pet to their very own parade on Sat., July 14 at 10am. Registration will be held from 9:15–9:50am near the Main Stage and is free to enter. Prizes will be awarded in several categories, including Best Trick, Most Unusual Pet, Best Costume, Highest Jump and Best Kisser. The first 50 pets will receive a complimentary goodie bag, courtesy of local sponsors.

Thank you to our 2018 Pet Parade Sponsors: Batavia Animal Clinic, DePAW University, and
Pet Supplies Plus.

Craft & Vintage Market
The Windmill City Festival Craft & Vintage Market is a shopper’s paradise! Stop by a variety of booths Sat., July 14 from 10am to 6pm and Sun., July 15 from 12–6pm. Presented by the Batavia Depot Museum.