Alysia Corpman 2012 Gnadenhutten Fireworks Festival Queen

Alysia Corpman 2012 Gnadenhutten Fireworks Festival Queen

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Videos of "Country Fantasy in the Sky" Fireworks

Tuesday, July 6, 2010

Thank you to all..........

who helped make this year's festival such a huge success!

To all the groups who set up games and to all our food vendors.

To John Hursey and The Canal House for sponsoring our entertainment this year...OUTLAW!

To all the businesses that donated money to the fireworks, to all the businesses and individuals who gave items for the goody bags that were given to the Baby Contest and Jr. Parade Marshal contestants, to all the parents, family and friends who put money in the canisters, to the Gnadenhutten Marathon for donating the bicycles for the Jr. Parade Marshal winners, to The Commercial & Savings Bank for the $50 savings bond for the baby contest winner, to White Buffalo Trucking for their contribution to the Queen's contest, Mailer's Choice for all their printing and The Flower Garden for the flowers for the Queen's contest and our Grand Parade Marshals.

Thank you to Consolidated Stitches for our hats and Keeping You in Stitches for our t-shirts.

Kustom Kemps of Ohio for putting on our annual Car & Motorcycle Show. To the Valley Force girls softball team for hosting our first Cornhole Tournament. To Jim Schumacher for putting on the 2nd Annual Tomahawk Trot 5K race and all the businesses and people that helped to sponsor it this year. We had almost double the runners/walkers that we had last year!

To our fireworks crew who worked all day in the hot sun and into the evening setting up so we could see one of the best fireworks displays ever! To WTUZ for broadcasting "Country Fantasy in the Sky". You make our fireworks one of THE BEST!

To the Gnadenhutten Fire Department for all their help and for passing the boots. To the Village of Gnadenhutten, Dave Harmon, the village police and Chief Birker for all they do.

Another huge thank you goes out to all the units that entered our parade. This year's was one of the best ones yet!

We truly appreciate all your generous donations, time and help! Without you....the festival would not go on.

Thursday, June 10, 2010

Queen's Contest, Baby Contest & Jr. Parade Marshal Contest......

We will be having the 4th Annual Gnadenhutten Firework's Festival Queen's contest at 7:00pm at the Indian Valley High School Auditorium this year. If you are a high school girl (Freshman-Senior) and attend Indian Valley High School and would like to vie for the title of Gnadenhutten Fireworks Festival Queen please contact Lori or Hope at Village Gift Shoppe 740-254-9530 for more information.

Jr. Parade Marshal contest is open to boys and girls between the ages of 4-8 and must reside in the Indian Valley School district. Winners will receive a brand new bicycle donated by the Gnaden Marathon, a trophy, crowns, sash and get to ride in the parade on Saturday July 3rd. Application forms are available at Village Gift Shoppe.

Baby Contest contestants for the cutest baby contest must be age newborn-12 months and reside in the Indian Valley school district. Baby canisters will be placed in the Tents of Grace Cafe and Ice Cream Sweets & More. The baby with the most money collected in their canister will be the winner and receive a $50 savings bond and second highest will be the 1st runner up. Both babies will  receive a trophy, a sash and get to ride in the parade along with one parent. For more info, call VGS at 740-254-9530.

The CANAL HOUSE Presents OUTLAW..........

We are North East Ohio's Premier Country/Rock band!

Lonnie "LJ" Clayton II - Drums and Vocals
Josh Clayton - Lead Guitar, Lap Steel and Vocals
Tim "TR" Roberts - Lead Vocals
Shawn Stoner - Bass Guitar and Vocals
Wes Shryock - Lead guitar, Fiddle, Steel Guitar and Vocals
Jeff Rambaud - Sound and Lighting Eng.
Click on the highlighted link to hear them sing SHE'S COUNTRY.
OUTLAW is being sponsored by John Hursey & The Canal House in Tuscarawas, OH. Make sure you stop by and visit John's food tent where he will be serving the Canal House's famous pulled pork sandwiches and ham dinners. The band will be playing for your entertainment from 5:00pm-9:00pm on Saturday July 3rd.

WTUZ will begin their live Broadcast at 9:00pm and the fireworks will start at 10:00pm.

Gnadenhutten Tomahawk Trot 5K Road Race

The Gnadenhutten Tomahawk Trot Road Race will be held Saturday July 3rd, 2010 at Heck's Grove Park. The Race starts at 8:30am. Registration and t-shirt pick-up begins at 7:30am at the pavillion across from the restrooms.

Proceeds Help Fund the Annual Village Fireworks Display.

For July 4th weekend, the Fireworks Festival Committee is once again hosting a 5K road race through the streets of historic Gnadenhutten. Race begins and ends at Heck's Grove Park and includes a loop through the Moravian Mission Settlement. This is the 2nd annual race and the course record is 17:31.

Awards will be given to the top 20 runners. Top 5 will receive trophies, places 6-10 receive gold medals, places 11-15 receive silver medals, asn places 16-20 receive bronze medals. Sorry, no cash awards this year.

Entry fee is a flat fee of $15. First 50 registrants will receive a t-shirt. Entry forms can be picked up at Village Gift Shoppe or from Jim Schumacher. For more information, contact Jim at or call Village Gift Shoppe at 740-254-9530.

If you or your company would like to donate your time to help with the race, whether it be money, water or to help in any way. Please feel free to contact us or Jim.

Tuesday, June 8, 2010

Corn Hole Tournament Information

The Corn Hole Tournment will be held on Saturday July 3rd at 10:00am. Registration begins at 9:30am at Hecks's Grove Park. Cost is $20 per person-$40 per team the day of or $15 per person/$30 per team if you pre-register. You can get pre-registration forms by calling Village Gift Shoppe at 740-254-9530 or Aaron & Angie Kochman at 740-254-4765 starting June 21st. Winners will get half of whatever the registration brings in. Proceeds will go to the Valley Force Girls Softball team & the Gnadenhutten Fireworks Festival.

Thursday, May 27, 2010

2010 Fireworks Festival Schedule of Events

Thursday, July 1st:
7:00pm  Festival Queen Contest at Indian Valley High School Auditorium

Friday, July 2nd:
3:00pm  Midway Opens
4:00pm  High School 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament
6:00pm  Baby Contest Winners Announced
6:30pm  Jr. Parade Marshall Contest Winners Announced
7:00pm  Talent Show
7:00-10:00pm  BINGO
8:00pm  T-Ball Games
10:00pm  Midway Closes

Saturday, July 3rd:
8:30am  Gnadenhutten 4th of July Tomahawk Trot 5K
             (Registration begins at 7:30am)
9:00am-1:00pm  Kustom Kemps Car Show
9:00am  Gnadenhutten Lions Club Breakfast
10:00am  Corn Hole Tournament
               (Registration begins at 9:30am)
11:00am  Gnadenhutten Lions Club Chicken BBQ
2:00pm  PARADE
3:00pm  Midway Opens
5:00pm-9:00pm  "CANAL HOUSE" presents OUTLAW
6:00pm-9:00pm  Bingo
10:00pm  "Country Fantasy in the Sky" Fireworks Display
11:00pm  Midway Closes

Sunday, July 4th:
10:30am  Community Church Service at the Town Hall

Saturday, January 23, 2010

2009 Gnadenhutten Fireworks Festival T-Shirts Available

We have t-shirts available for purchase in sizes adult small, large and x-large. Cost is $10 which includes shipping cost.

If interested, you can email us at......

2009 Parade Pictures..........

2009 Car Show Pictures

Below are pictures from the 2009 Car Show put on by Custom Kemps Car Club. Trophies are given out for the top cars in different categories. Breakfast was served by the Gnadenhutten Lions Club.