Free event Aug. 1 at Ford Field
DEARBORN – Kicking off the city’s annual three-day Homecoming festival once again is the Special All-Stars Day event from 9 a.m.-noon Friday at Ford Field Park, 22051 Cherry Hill.
The festival opens early to special needs children and adults and gives them an opportunity to enjoy select rides and have some fun in a less crowded, more comfortable environment.
The Dearborn Area Chamber of Commerce presents the three-hour event with the city, Dearborn Community Fund and Wade Shows Inc. Sponsors are Polish League of American Veterans and Little Caesars Pizza of Dearborn.
From 9 a.m. to noon near the tennis courts, volunteers will offer games, activities, a dance party, face painting and snacks.
From 9 to 11 a.m., participants will be able to enjoy select carnival rides at no cost.
Light refreshments will be served in the south picnic shelter. Wheelchair repair and a visit to a Dearborn fire truck will also be available.
Wade Shows Inc., P.L.A.V., Dearborn Fire Department, Wright & Filippis, Besek Photography, Valu Land, Memberfocus Community Credit Union, Aflac, Yogurtown, Lil’ Jimi Dearborn, and DJ Mark with MotorCityDJ.com will provide their services throughout the morning.
Registration is required by Thursday. Registration and additional details are available online at www.dearbornareachamber.org. Registration is also available at the Dearborn Area Chamber office, 22100 Michigan Ave.
For any additional questions, contact the chamber at 313-584-6100.
Homecoming is a project of the city of Dearborn and the Dearborn Community Fund. It is sponsored by Oakwood Healthcare and runs Friday through Sunday, featuring free music on two stages, fireworks Saturday and Sunday, high school reunion picnics, free children’s activities and food and information booths operated by Dearborn non-profit groups.
For more information on Homecoming, go to www.cityofdearborn.org.