Strathroy’s Hometown Festival is the place to be in mid-June

If you are interested in being a part of the festival in 2019 as a volunteer or sponsor in some capacity please email us at info@strathroyhometownfestival.com.

We look forward to a great event in 2019 so mark the date June 14-16 for the 42nd annual Strathroy Hometown Festival

42

Years Running!

25

Karaoke Idol Competitors

300+

Classic Cars

20

Rides to Experience

Festival Highlights

More Special Events & Highlights



Charity of Choice

This year's Strathroy Hometown Festival presented by Ricco Cash and Carry continues to raise the bar to bring our wonderful community a great weekend coming up June 14-16. But we are also a Festival run by a Community Committee and giving back to the community is what we are about across the board.

With that said we are very pleased to announce we will be selecting our 2019 Charity of Choice for this year's Festival coming up in the next little while. We would like to thank our 2018 Charity of Choice VON who is such an important and needed organization within our community. Stay tuned for this year's announcement.

A GREAT Partnership... A GREAT way to give back to our community...

Strathroy's Hometown Festival June 14-16... WELCOME HOME!



Strathroy Flying Farmers and Friends RC Show and Demonstration

Just Northwest of Strathroy, there is a quaint little remote control airplane club called the Strathroy Flying Farmers established in the early 1990’s and it became a Model Aeronautics Association of Canada (MAAC) sanctioned club in 1999. The club has two flying areas, the first one, a triangle shaped flying field located 10km Northwest of Strathroy, the second one is a float flying area in a tranquil open man made pond at the Parkhill Conservation Area established in 2011.

Royals Field - Saturday June 15th 1-4pm

Birds of Prey

The Strathroy Hometown Festival is very proud to welcome for the very first time... Falconer Mike Shore and his birds of prey who deliver a high-flying experience to audiences of all ages. Mike speaks about the art of falconry, the adaptations of each species, and the unique personalities of his working birds - then it's your turn to wear the falconry glove and hold Emmylou, the Harris Hawk, plus a few more friends she will bring with her.

Festival Appearances

Saturday June 15th - Vendors Alley 2-5pm - Main Stage Show 5pm
Sunday June 16th - Main Stage Show at 11am - Vendors Alley 12-3pm

Karaoke Idol Contest Rules:

1) Entrants must be 18 years or older to compete in the Senior Idol Competition
2) You ARE allowed to compete in BOTH the singles and duets categories
3) NO BURNT CD’S ARE ALLOWED - you must select a song from provided library
4) If the chosen song skips, the host will try again, only once. If it continues to skip, entrants will have the option of choosing a different song to sing.
5) Entrants will be judged on singing ability, stage presence and crowd appreciation
6) Entrants must remain until the judges have announced their decisions. If entrant is not present, the entrant placing directly below them in points will qualify instead. Absent entrants may re-enter at next available qualifying show.
7) At the discretion of the judges, a number of contestants will be selected from each qualifying night to go on to the Semi-Finals at the Strathroy Hometown Festival starting at 1 pm on the Saturday of the festival on the main stage.
8) If you do not qualify the first time, you may re-enter at any of the other available qualifying shows until you do qualify.
9) there are NO instruments allowed
10) JUDGES DECISIONS ARE FINAL. Remember, although this is a competition it is designed to be a fun event with no entry fee. The judges have volunteered their time to participate.
11) Contestants are encouraged to bring as many family, friends, and fan to the qualifying rounds as well as the finals’. Crowd appreciation is part of the scoring.
12) This is a family friendly contest – no foul language or questionable lyrics. Deductions in scoring will occur if such things happen.
13) This contest is for individuals AND Duets only. No groups.
14) Costuming is strongly recommended
15) HAVE FUN

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