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Saladbowl Bash

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Name: Saladbowl Bash
Date: August 8, 2015
Time: 2:00 PM - 10:00 PM EDT
Event Description:

Join us at the 3rd annual Saladbowl Bash event!  

This year's event is packed full of components to provide full for the whole family including the Great Garden Games, Rock Your Voice youth & teen singing competition, eating contests, remote control car races, farmer's market & craft show, vegetable bingo, kids activities, a vegetable dance party, fireworks, and lots of delicious food!  

Sponsorship Opportunity 
Vendor Application
Farmer's Market Registration


Thanks to the generous sponsors listed above, we will again have an amazing fireworks display launched right from Downtown Hudsonville, just to the north of Prospect Street.  The best viewing area for the fireworks will be from the festival site at Farmer's Co-Op!  Bring a chair or blanket and come enjoy the sparkle & shine lighting up the night sky at dusk.  

Rock Your Voice

The Rock Your Voice teen & youth singing competition is back!  

Teens ages 13-19 and Youth 5-12 are invited to compete for $750 in prizes!  
  • 2p-4p Auditions
  • 5p-6p Preteen Finals
  • 7p-8:30p Teen Finals

Learn more about the competition:
Thank you sponsor:


Great Garden Games

Sign up today for this vegetable themed competition.  
Meet our winners from last year:

Let's see who gets the trophy this year!
  • Run around our obstacle course without dropping your Cherry Tomato!
  • Also, see who gets the most rings around pieces of celery.
  • Who's good at tossing radishes into tin cans? Let's see if you are!
  • And who wouldn't want to bowl an onion?! Find out what that means at our 2015 Great Garden Games!

The schedule for the day will be:
  • 3 pm - Team Competition for the Great Garden Games Lettuce Trophy
  • 4 pm - Individual Competition for the Great Garden Games individual bests (limited to 2 attempts per individual per category)
  • 5 pm- 7pm - Open play begins

RC Car Races

Who's ready for some fun competition?! Bring your remote control car at Hudsonville's Salad Bowl Bash on Saturday, August 8 from 2p-5p. The races will be located at Farmer's Coop, 3302 Prospect Street in Hudsonville. Age brackets run from 6yr to 10yr and 11yr to 17yr. All 18yr and older will race in the adult league.

We will see you on the track!

The winner of each age bracket gets a prize!

Remote Control Car Rules:
1. Please stay off track at all times.
2. Volunteers will flip over your car and/or put it back on the track.
3. Only electric cars. Any voltage allowed.
  • 2p-3p: 6yr to 10yr
  • 3p-4p: 11yr to 17yr
  • 4p-5p: Adults

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The Real Saladbowl Bash
Join us at 4:30pm to be part of our Saladbowl Bash dance party.  Dress in your best vegetable costume, plant yourself in front of the main stage, and wait for the vegetable party to begin!

Stage events brought to you by:

Vegetable Bingo

Try bingo with a new twist, veggie style.  Join us at one of our two bingo times: 4 pm or 6 pm for a chance to win prizes and to play bingo with vegetable chips!

Eating Contests

Sign up at the event to participate in one of the always popular eating contests! Sign up at the main stage.
  • Watermelon contest starts at 4P.
  • Corn eating contest starts at 6P.

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Cooking Demonstrations

Relax under the bingo tent to learn about Sheldon Meadows' and Family Fare's cooking tips and tricks.
Right after the first round of bingo stay after to watch Family Fare's talent in the kitchen, starting at 5P!
Then, don't miss Sheldon Meadow's demonstration at 7P!

Little Sprouts Kid's Area

Bring your little sprout over to the kids' area for lots of free activities - including a coloring wall and lots of veggie games!

Win a Family Prize Pack at the event.  Just pick up a punch card when you arrive and as a family get 10 punches on the card.  Turn in your card to enter the Family Prize Pack.

Visit these booths and play their kid's activities!
  • Back to Health Chiropractic
  • Community Welcome
  • Horizon
  • Life Family Chiropractic
  • Rivertown Family Chiropractic
  • John Obrien Tax Services

Farmer and Crafter Market
Stroll through the Farmer and Crafter market to pick up some fresh produce, handmade products, or unique gifts! 

  • MaryKay
  • Dale Waite- Handmade soaps, lotions, lip balms, soy candles, and wax melts.
  • The Great Bread Company
  • Dorothy and Toto's Kettle Corn
  • Seed for Hope
  • Biggby
  • Mud Lake Farms
  • Harsha Gohil's Henna Tattos
  • And More!


Dinner Options

Grab a bite to eat while you're walking around too! Pick from three great choices. With the variety of food types everyone in the family will find something they like!

  • Snack on C. Mally Concessions' snow cones, pop, and other tasty treats!
  • Dallas Deli has barbeque options!
  • And if you're looking for a salad themed food truck we have you covered! What The Truck will be bringing veggie wraps along with their house, kale, and broccoli salads!

* Park on side streets, at city hall, or other close businesses and walk over.


Event Sponsors:
Farmer's Co-op
3302 Prospect Street, P.O. Box 219
Hudsonville, MI 49426
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