The third annual
Prairie Magic Music Festival at Sunset Hill Farm County Park will be Sunday,
August 12. The day-long music festival is a celebration of rock, Americana,
and blues music, and will have food vendors, a beer garden, bounce houses,
and children’s activities.
festival features the Devon Allman Project with special guest Duane Betts.
Other bands include Big Road, Funky Mojo Daddy, and the Joe Marcinek Band.
Doors open at Noon, and music begins at 1 p.m. The following lineup is an
approximate time for each band.
* 1 p.m. Big Road
* 2:15 p.m. Funky
* 3:30 p.m. Joe
* 4:45 p.m. Duane
* 6 p.m. Devon
Park visitors are
encouraged to bring lawn chairs and sun shades to enjoy this family friendly
event at the outdoor amphitheater at Sunset Hill. Wagon rides will be
available to take attendees from the parking area to the amphitheater. Water
will also be available on site at no cost, but coolers and outside food and
beverages are not allowed. Food vendors include LeRoy’s Hot Stuff, Valpo
Velvet, and the Little Red Wagon.
that with the help of our generous sponsors we are able to bring this
affordable, quality event to local families for another year,” said Porter
County Parks and Recreation Superintendent Walter Lenckos. Major sponsors
for the 2018 festival are Century 21 Affiliated, Thorgren Tool and Molding,
Indiana Dunes Tourism, Metro Recyling, and Campland RV. Additional and
in-kind sponsors include Bounce-N-Around, Coastal Valley Water Company,
Indiana Beverage, Figure 8 Brewing, The Devil’s Trumpet Brewing Co., and
Tickets for the
Prairie Magic Music Festival can be purchased online in advance for $15 at
www.portercountyparks.org/prairie. Students with a valid ID can buy
advance tickets for $10, and children under 12 receive free admission.
Tickets purchased at the gate will be $20. Camping is available the night of
the festival at the Sunset Hill Farm County Park campground for a discount
rate of $5 per site. For more information, visitors can call Porter County
Parks and Recreation at (219)465-3586.