2021 Haynes Apperson Festival

Get ready Hoosiers, after a year of pandemic cancellations, one of the biggest events of the year is coming back!

The 2021 Haynes Apperson Festival is returning July 1st-3rd.

Kicking off the Haynes Apperson Festival on Thursday is the COMMEMORATIVE RUN through Historic Kokomo landmarks, followed by a Cruise-In for the evening.


The Parade (one of the biggest draws of the festival) is Saturday, July 3, 2021 in downtown Kokomo.

There will be sports events all weekend long including:

  • Karate Tournament
  • Golf Tournament
  • Cornhole Tournament
  • Kids Track Meet
  • Pole Vaulting
  • Men’s Slow-Pitch Softball
  • Lady’s Slow-Pitch Softball
  • SunStroke 74 (74 mile cycling)
  • 5K Race, 5K Walk
  • 3 on 3 Basketball
  • 3 on 3 Basketball
  • Free Throw Competition
  • Canoe trip on the Wildcat Creek through Kokomo
  • Volleyball
  • Tennis Tournament

There are registration deadlines for all the events, get all the details here. 

Weather permitting, the Haynes Apperson Festival Fireworks will be on July 3, 2021 immediately following the Concert in downtown in Foster Park.

And speaking of concerts, Sister Hazel, Here Come the Mummies, and Three Dog Night will be the evening music entertainment.

You can get VIP tickets for the shows, here.