Rose Fest to be Held weekend of August 19th


Friday, August 19th will kickoff the annual Rosefest celebration with city wide garage sales. There will be a KW Athletic Booster Club golf tournament at the Country Club at 1pm. A hog roast will be held at the VFW at 7pm and Pro Wrestling takes place at the Fire Hall at 7pm. There will be live music at the Kenyon VFW and at Lacey’s Kitchen & Cocktails Friday evening.

Saturday morning the 5K run/walk starts at 8am at the high school. A car show will be held from 8am to 2pm and a tractor pull will commence at the Maring Auction lot at 9am. There is a vendor and craft market from 9am to 1pm in the Kenyon Event Center. A road rally leaves the elevator at 10am and a kids pedal tractor pull will be held beside Security State Bank at 10am. There will be an afternoon of fun for the whole family at Depot Park from 11am to 3pm with inflatables and a petting zoo. The Rose Fest regatta will be held at the Kenyon swimming pool at 2pm.

A street dance will be held at the Kenyon Muni from 8pm to 12:30am featuring “The Dad’s”. The Kenyon VFW will have family bingo from 5 to 7pm Saturday evening.

Sunday features the outdoor community church service at 9am at the First Lutheran and the Grand Parade at 1pm featuring the Shriner units and the KW band.


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