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(Press Release provided by National Coho Festival)

HONOR: This year’s National Coho Festival will be held the weekend of August 19, 20, and 21, 2016, in the riverside village of Honor, Michigan. This year’s festival committee has crafted a kid-friendly, fun-for-all weekend with a jam-packed event list including many annual events folks have come to expect, as well as exciting new additions like the “Hole in One Challenge,” “Kids Movie Night” and the “Isaac’s 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament.”

If you are interested in entering the National Coho Festival Parade, happening Saturday, August 20, 2016 at 2:00 p.m., please contact Bev Holbrook at 231-409-4590. This year’s parade theme is “Luxuries.” Honor resident and longtime festival goer Mike Bailey has generously donated the following prizes for winning floats in memory of his brother Vernon Bailey:

First place – $125

Second place – $75

Third place – $50

For anyone interested in entering a team in Isaac’s 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament, please Download Registration form here or contact Jenn Ryan at 231-218-0655. The registration deadline has been extended to August 15, 2016.

Here’s a short list of what you can expect at this year’s 49th annual National Coho Festival:

  • Bed Race
  • 5K/Fun Run
  • Bag Toss
  • 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament
  • 49th Annual National Coho Festival
  • BMX Drag Race
  • Car Show
  • Dunk Tank (featuring Benzie County Sheriff’s Office personnel)
  • Entertainment Pavilion at Maley Park
  • Euchre Tournament
  • Hole-in-One Challenge
  • Horseshoes Tournament
  • Kids Jump House World — Fun, Games
  • Kids Movie Night
  • Main Stage Music & Beer Tent
  • Pancake Breakfast
  • Parade
  • Petting Zoo
  • Co-ed Softball Tournament
  • Men’s Softball Tournament

For more detailed information, to learn about sponsoring the festival, and more, contact National Coho Festival, Inc. board president Butch Adkins at: 231-632-8824 or email him here: or visit the website.

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