Enjoy fireworks, monster truck rides, a Civil War re-enactment, petting zoo, tractor pull, diesel pickup truck pull, zip line, craft show, Lions Beer Tent, chicken and fish dinners in the Lions Pavillion, helicopter rides and the launching of over 20 hot air balloons at the Metamora Country Days & Hot Air Balloon Festival on Friday, August 24 and Saturday, August 25.
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FRIDAY, AUGUST 24
2 PM – Lions Beer Tent Opens at Lions Hall
3 PM–9 PM – Inflatables/Bounce house ($5 all-day pass) at Lions Field
3 PM–9 PM – BBQ Pulled Pork, Hamburgers, Hot Dogs, Chicken & Fish Dinners in the Lions Pavilion
3 PM–9 PM – Lions Snack Shack (pop, water and popcorn) at Lions Pavilion
3 PM–9 PM – Lions Hill Top Food (hamburgers, hot dogs, chicken tenders) at Lions Field
3 PM–8 PM – Lioness Craft Show in Lions Hall
4 PM–Dusk – Monster Truck Rides at Lions Field
4 PM–7 PM – Kid’s Sight Trailer (Free Vision Screenings) at Lions Field
4 PM–7 PM – Chicken Drop at Lions Pavilion/Beer Tent
5 PM–8 PM – Metamora Country Days Sponsors Tent – Balloon Launch Field
5 PM–8 PM – Hot Air Balloon Festival – Balloon Launch Field
5 PM–8 PM – Ice Cream Sundaes – Metamora/Hadley Masons – Balloon Launch Field
7 PM–Dusk – Local Diesel Pickup Truck Pull at Lions Field followed by Local Street Diesel Pickups, TTPA Diesel Trucks
8 PM–12 AM – Barn Cats Band (Pavilion/Beer Tent)
9 PM – All individuals <21yrs must leave beer tent
12:30 AM – Beer Tent Last Call
1 AM – Beer Tent closes
SATURDAY, AUGUST 25
9 AM–5 PM – Metamora Chamber Information Booth - Harmer Park
9 AM–5 PM – Art and Craft Vendors – Harmer Park
9 AM–5 PM – Food Vendors – Harmer Park
9 AM–5 PM – Civil War Re-enactment – Harmer Park
9 AM–5 PM – Car Show – Oak Street in Village
10 AM–11 AM – FREE Fun with Sparkles! Face painting, twisted balloons, glitter tattoos – Harmer Park
10 AM–4 PM – Police, Fire & First Aid Table – White Horse Inn Parking Lot
10 AM–8 PM – Lioness Craft Show in Lions Hall
11 AM–4 PM – Historic Old Town Hall open
11 AM – Parade -  Oak Street
11 AM–5 PM – Ice Cream Sundaes – Metamora/Hadley Masons – High Street in Village
11 AM–Dusk – Monster Truck Rides at Lions Field
12 PM–3 PM – FREE Fun with Sparkles! Face painting, twisted balloons, glitter tattoos – Harmer Park
12 PM–5 PM – FREE Petting Zoo and Pony Rides – Oak Street North of Village
12 PM–9 PM – Inflatables/Bounce House ($5 all-day pass) at Lions Field
12 PM–9 PM – Lions Snack Shack (pop, water, popcorn) at Lions Pavilion
12 PM–9 PM – Lions Hill Top Food (hamburgers, hot dogs, chicken tenders) at Lions Field
12 PM – Beer Tent opens at Lions Hall
12 PM–9 PM – BBQ Pulled Pork, Hamburgers, Hot Dogs, Chicken & Fish Dinners in the Lions Pavilion
12 PM–7 PM – Kid’s Sight Trailer (Free Vision Screenings )at Lions Hall
12:30 PM–4:30 PM – Oopsy Daisy the Clown – Harmer Park
1 PM–6 PM – Helicopter Rides - $35 per rider at Lions Field
1 PM – Close-up Magic Show w/ magician James Alt sponsored by Metamora Historical Society at Old Town Hall
1 PM–4 PM – Live Music on the Stage 3rd Degree Burns -  Harmer Park
1 PM – Local Farm Tractors Pull at Lions Field
2 PM–7 PM – Chicken Drop at Lions Pavilion/Beer Tent
2 PM–8 PM – Mobile Zip-Line (300  feet long!) - $10 per rider at Lions Field
3 PM – Close-up Magic Show w/ magician James Alt sponsored by Metamora Historical Society at Old Town Hall
5 PM–8 PM – Metamora Country Days Sponsors Tent – at Balloon Launch Field
5 PM–8 PM – Hot Air Balloon festival – at Balloon Launch Field
5 PM–8 PM – Ice Cream Sundaes – Metamora/Hadley Masons – at Balloon Launch Field
5 PM–5:30 PM – FREE Candy Drop for all ages – Field South of Lions Hall
5 PM – TTPA Tractor Pull Main Event at Lions Field
6000 Farm
V8 Hot Rod
8000 Diesel Pro Stock
9300 Super Farm Tractors
Super Stock Pick-up Trucks
9 PM – All individuals <21 yrs leave beer tent
Dusk – Fireworks at Lions Field
12:30 AM – Beer Tent Last Call
1 AM – Beer Tent closes