Media Release

Media Release


2019 Hillyard Festival theme is “PICTURE THIS …”

August 2, 3 & 4 2019

108th Hi-Jinx Parade – Roll “N” Hillyard – Live Entertainment

Fireworks – Beer Garden – Vendors – Bingo


Shawn Fissette (509)270-1569

Brandy Morris  (509)993-2104

Kim Fissette      (509)251-6056

Hillyard Heritage Celebrations and the Hillyard Community are celebrating the Hillyard Festival, Hi-Jinx Parade and Roll “N” Hillyard Car Show August 2-4, 2019.  Times for the Festival are Friday, August 2 from noon to 10:00pm, Saturday, August 4, from 10:00am to 10:00pm and Sunday, August 5, from 10:00am to 5:00pm.

Three days of family fun and continuous free entertainment beginning at noon on “Senior Day “Friday, August 2 in Harmon Park, located on Market Street between Decatur and Bismark.  This is the epicenter of fun with live entertainment on stage, Bingo, a vendor fair, food, soft drinks, “The Pirate Cove” Beer Garden, crafts, kid’s games plus WWE style Pro wrestling and lots, lots more.

Enjoy continuous live entertainment by some of the region’s most talented musicians, dancers and entertainers, scheduled to change about every 60 minutes.  Some of this year’s headliners include bands Third String, No Reply, Armed & Dangerous and many others.  Other entertainment includes Dreamtime Dancers & Band.

Saturday’s events kick off at 10:00 AM with the 108th Hi-Jinx Parade. This year’s parade theme is “PICTURE THIS ….”  Parade entrants can register that morning or online at if they want to be announced during the Hi-Jinx parade.  This year we are having cash prizes for the Float entries and Ribbons will be rewarded for the best entries, with the children’s’ entries being judged by COPS NE.  After the traditional Hi-Jinx Parade join us in Harmon park for endless fun.  11:00 AM Starts everything in the park. The Rockstar Wheelers truck show is new this year and will be a great attraction for the Festival. Come see these 4 X 4’x all decked out for your enjoyment. The midway will have many different games for the children. Fireworks begin at 9:45 PM. (Weather permitting)

An Open Church Non-Denominational church service on Sunday, August 4, beginning at 10:00am.  Following the church service, come out and vote for the People’s Choice Award in the 3rd Annual Roll “N” Hillyard Car Show.  Back by popular demand, the Car Show will be held in Harmon Park beginning at 12:00 noon.

The Hillyard Festival website and booth and The Hillyard Gazette will post scheduled performances (subject to change). You may check online at or our Facebook page for the most up-to-date schedule.

So . . . join the fun! Plan the weekend of August 2, 3, & 4 2019 around the Hillyard Festival and the 108th Hi-Jinx Parade in historic Hillyard, Washington.

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2019 Press Release PDF

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Festival Poster
Hi-Jinx Parade
Festival Car Show
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