DYER | Summerfest continues through Sunday with rides, a beer garden, entertainment and fireworks.
The annual summer festival is being held in Pheasant Hills Park, located off Hart Street south of U.S. 30. This year’s midway features one of the most popular new rides, the Freak, said festival spokesman Robert Block.
“All the kids know about it and they had a ball with it,” he said. “It’s one of the newest ones.”
Wristbands giving blanket access to rides will be for sale today and Sunday. Wristbands are available from 2 to 6 p.m. today. On Sunday, wristbands will be sold from 1 to 5 p.m., with a Last Blast wristband special from 6 to 9 p.m.
On both days, there will be 20 food booths open, featuring everything from Chinese to traditional festival fare, like nachos and elephant ears.
The beer garden hosts casino games and on Sunday there's a beanbag tournament. Tournament registration is at 3 p.m., the tournament begins at 4 p.m. Registration cost is $10.
On the entertainment front, Dyer Wind Ensemble plays from 3 to 4 p.m. today. The Original Dance Studio performs from 5 to 6 p.m. and the Relics perform beginning at 7:30 p.m.
Sunday's entertainment offerings are 5'N'Time from 2 to 5 p.m. and Sound Connection from 5:30 to 9 p.m.
The celebration concludes with a 9 p.m. fireworks display by the Mad Bomber.