27th Annual
Sunflower Festival
2017

Thank you for another great year.

We would like to send out a thank you to all the volunteers, and congratulate all the winners.

You can find the list here.



 

July 20th – 23rd

 

Be sure to follow us on facebook.

We would like to congratulate the 2017 Grand Marshall and Citizen of the year. Click here to read more.


Raffle tickets are on sale at Mr. Chips, Gus’ Party Store, Mayville State Bank, and from any festival member.

Do not miss your opportunity to win this incredible golf cart.

Sunflower Festival Shirts are on sale for $10 small, medium, large and x-large and $12 for 2xl and 3xl at Mr. Chips and Mayville State Bank (main and Wingert’s branch). Get yours today.

Schedule of Events
Friday July 14th
7:00 pm Alumni Football Game vs Kingston at Mayville High School. Admission $4 adult, $2 kids. Concessions available
Wednesday, July 19th
10:00 am Bake sale and Art Show at Mayville District Library
6:30 pm Karaoke Contest sponsored by Mayville Eagles #4099 (Youth 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm and Adults 9:00 pm to 11:00 pm) at Eagles Clubhouse. Public welcome.
9:00 am Village Wide Yard and Garage Sales
10:00 am Bake Sale and Art Show at Mayville District Library
11:00 am Rib Fest at Wingerts Food Center near entry, from 11am to 6pm or until gone.
12:00 pm Bike Rodeo at Middle School parking lot, sponsored by Mayville Police Department, free event
6:00 pm 6th Annual Eagles #4099 Euchre Tournament at Eagles’ Clubhouse. $5 tournament entry fee.  Public welcome.
6:00 pm Mighty River Hogs Vintage Baseball Game vs Mayville Chamber All-Stars at Ohmer Park, free event, concessions
7:30 pm Opening Ceremony, Contest Winners Announced, and Honoring of Citizen of the Year and Parade Grand Marshal at Ohmer Park, free event, concessions available.
10:00 pm Movie Night featuring “Ice Age” sponsored by The Fowler Center at Ohmer Park, free event
9:00 am Village Wide Yard and Garage Sales
10:00 am Bake sale at Mayville Eagle’s Clubhouse, sponsored by Auxiliary
10:00 am Bake sale and Art Show at Mayville District Library
10:00 am Board Games at Mayville District Library until 6pm, free event
10:00 am We Can Read Book Giveaway and until 5 pm at Mayville Distric Library, Ages 2 – 12
4:00 pm Wildcat Wrestlers Chicken BBQ, Fire Hall, Trend Street, 8pm or gone
4:00 pm American Legion Post 181 Pulled Pork Sandwiches at Post Hall, Main Street, until 8 pm
5:00 pm Parade Line-Up at High School
6:00 pm Grand Parade (rain date Sunday at 1:30pm). Parade announcers at two locations, Fulton Street and Bodeis Park.
6:00 pm Corn Hole Tournament sponsored by Mayville Eagles at Eagles’ Clubhouse. $5 tournament entry fee. Public welcome.
6:00 pm Mayville Lanes Sunflower Bowl, $1 game and $1 shoe rental, until 12am
7:00 pm Thumb Area Tractor Pullers Association Tractor Pulls and Open Class Truck Pull at Ohmer Park, sponsored by Mayville Fire Department and Festival Committee, $8 adult, $5 kids 6-12; ages 5 and under free. Concessions available
10:00 pm BEST FIREWORKS SHOW IN TUSCOLA COUNTY, shot from Mayville High School athletic fields (rain date Saturday).
8:00 am Museum Pancake Breakfast until 11am at Museum grounds, adults $6, kids $3.
8:00 am Tractor Tour starting at Mayville Museum after breakfast, free entry but fee for breakfast if desired.
9:00 am Village Wide Yard and Garage Sales
9:00 am Flea Market at Mayville United Methodist Church, 601 Ohmer (M-24 and Main Street) until 4 pm
9:00 am 5K Run/Walk beginning at High School, sponsored by Mayville High School Volleyball Team, registration 8am
9:00 am Wooden Bat Softball Tournament at Ohmer Park, sponsored by Mayville Eagles #4099
9:45 am Kids Fun Run, free event, at High School Track, sponsored by Mayville High School Volleyball Team
10:00 am 4th Annual Car, Truck, & Motorcycle Show at Bodeis Park until 3pm, sponsored by Mayville Cub Scout Pack #3558 and Mayville Boy Scout Troop #558 (Check in begins at 9am)
10:00 am Inflatables at Bodeis Park until 4:00 pm, wristbands $3 or 2/$5
10:00 am Blue Diamond Llama, Pony, Donkey, and Train Rides at Bodeis Park until 4 pm, small fee
10:00 am Bake Sale and Art Show at Mayville District Library
10:00 am Women’s Expo at Bodies park until 4pm
10:00 am Mastadon presentation at Mayville Museum by Dan Fisher, University of Michigan paleontologist
10:00 am 10-8 Christian Band at Bodies Park until 1 pm, free event
11:00 am Mayville Museum Dig for Bones, $5 for 5 minutes in an excavator digging for bones at Mayville Museum. Ages 8 to adult, Children’s Dig is free.
11:00 am Pulled Pork Sandwiches at Ohmer Park sponsored by American Legion Post 181 until 7 pm or gone
12:00 pm Burgers and Brats at Mayville Eagle’s Clubhouse until 4pm
5:00 pm Bump and Run Derby at Ohmer Park, $8 adults, $2 kids ages 6 to 12, ages 5 and under are free. Sponsored by Mayville Area Chamber of Commerce and Mayville Lions – rain date Sunday at 4pm
6:15 pm Golf Cart Grand Prize Drawing at intermission of Bump and Run at Ohmer Park (time approximate)
7:00 pm Live Entertainment at Eagles Clubhouse until 1 am $5 Entry fee for non-members.
10:00 pm Rain date for Fireworks (if needed)
9:00 am Wooden Bat Softball Tournament at Ohmer Park, sponsored by Mayville Eagles #4099
10:00 am Inflatables at Bodeis Park until 4 pm, $3 or 2/$5
10:00 am Blue Diamond Llama, Pony, Donkey, and Train Rides at Bodeis Park until 4 pm, small fee
12:00 pm Firemen Waterball Tournament at Bodeis Park sponsored by Mayville Fire Department, free event
12:00 pm Scavenger Hunt entries are due at Bodeis Park
1:30 pm Rain Date for Grand Parade, if needed
2:00 pm Scavenger Hunt $100 winner announced at Bodeis Park, sponsored by Frank Franzel
4:00 pm Organ Concert at St. Paul Lutheran Church, 6117 First Street, free entry
4:00 pm Rain Date for Bump and Run Derby, if needed
2017 Festival Sponsors and Donations

The Wilkinson Corporation

McDonald Chevrolet of Millington

 

Wingert’s Food Center, Pharmacy, Subway & Do It Best Hardware

Mayville Area Chamber of Commerce
Mayville Downtown Development Authority
Mayville Eagles #4099
Cass City Gas & Oil
Josh’s Seamless Gutters
Mayville Area Ambulance Service
Mayville Mini Storage
Mayville State Bank
Mills Memorial Baptist Church
Promerican Engineering, Inc.
Steele’s Floor Covering
Welke Tax & Bookkeeping Service
Blackwell Tent Rental
DeGrow & Hunkins Insurance
Mayville Family Healthcare
Abbey, Abbey & Thomas, PLLC
American Legion Post 181
Avram Funeral Home
Caro Community Hospital
Deano’s on the Road Concessions
Greater Thumb Real Estate
Gus’ Convenience Store
Mayville Area Share Shop
Mayville Area Museum
Mayville Fire Department
Mayville Lions
Mayville-Vassar VFW Auxiliary #10884
Mr. Chips Gas and Convience Store
Pat Curtis Chevrolet Cadillac
Rock-A-Bye-Baby Daycare
Seven Services Mayville Computers
Shay Lake Association
The Fowler Center
Tuscola County Medical Care Community
WalMart of Caro
Wills Greenhouse
WJH Concrete

Sunflower Festival Contacts

Sunflower Festival Officers:
Cammie Asmus, President
 989-843-5246
Kyle Middleton, Vice President
 313-418-8385
Judy Chesney, Secretary
 989-660-3020
Tamera Blackwell, Treasurer
 989-843-5238

Committee Members:
Chelsea Brown
Fran Campbell
Cindy Coxe
Frank Franzel
Shari Johnson
Ronald Johnson
Chris Larabell
Janet Larabell
Christine Trisch
Barbara Valentine


Event Coordinators:
-5K Run/Walk
Angie Campbell, 989-843-0438

-Bump and Run Derby
Kyle Middleton, 313-418-8385

-Flea Market
United Methodist Church, 989-843-6151

-Food Vendors
Frank Franzel, 989-843-5811

-Mayville Museum Events
Fran Campbell, 989-843-0011

-Parade
Judy Chesney, 989-660-3020

Mayville Eagles Events 989-843-5731

Village Offices 989-843-6423