Heritage Days Festival

Event Date

June 21, 7:00pm - June 22, 9:00pm

Event Details

Willard Library is excited to announce that Willard Library will host a new, regional Heritage Days Festival in Willard Park.

Heritage Days will feature a professionally produced play showcasing the life of library founder, Willard Carpenter, which will also include prominent Evansvillians from Evansville’s history. The play, entitled: A Public Hearing on the Very Soul and Nature of the Eccentric Willard Carpenter (with Mud Pit and Other Sideshows) by award winning NY playwright, Mat Smart, will be performed Friday evening and again Saturday afternoon and Saturday evening.

On Saturday, June 22nd throughout the day, other festival features imitating a Victorian street fair will include The Amazing Giants-- stiltwalkers, aerialists, acrobats (pictured); historic re-enactors, activities for children and adults, games, contests, and food trucks for your convenience.

All activities are free of charge and open to the public.

Event Location

Willard Library Park

Event Type

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