Our 34th annual Antique Engine and Tractor show will be held Thursday, Sept. 7 through Sunday, Sept. 10. One of the largest shows of its kind in the state, the event draws hundreds of antique tractors and engines collectors from all over the country. Working displays like the shingle and sawmill, exhibits like the Farm History Building and of course, parades, games, crafts and a huge flea market are all part of the show.

Show Hours
Thursday – Saturday

8 am to 8:30 pm
Sunday
8 am to 4pm

Show Flyer 2017

Exhibitor Registration

2017 Flea Market Contract

PAID ADMISSION – $7 per person. Children under 12 years old free with adult. Thursday is Seniors Day- admission $3 for 62 and over.

                            Schedule of Events
Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017
9 AM – Opening Ceremonies
10 AM – Shingle Mill/Sawmill Demonstration
Noon – Folk singer Joe Foster
2 PM – Equipment Parade
3 PM – Shingle Mill Demonstration
3-5 PM -Music Jam Session
4 PM – South Haven Tractor Cruise
8:30 PM – Silver Songs – benefit concert for VBC Senior Services

Friday, Sept. 8, 2017
10 AM – Shingle mill/Sawmill Demonstration
12:30 PM – Thing-a-ma-jig parade
2 PM – Equipment Parade
3 PM – Shingle mill/sawmill demo, Jam Session
4 PM – Kids’ Sawdust Pile
5 PM – Antique Tractor Pulls
6 PM – Kids Tractor Games
7 PM – Folk Singer Joe Foster
8 PM – Kids’ Lawn Tractor Cruise
8:30 PM – Quentin Flagg “50s & 60s Rock-n-Roll Show”

Saturday, Sept. 9, 2017
9:30 AM – Valve Cover Races (cancelled)
10 AM – Shingle mill/Sawmill Demonstration, Square Dance Lessons
11 AM – Antique Tractor Pulls. Michigan Fiddlers
12 PM -Kiddie Tractor Pulls, Bingo
2 PM – Equipment Parade
3:30 PM – Flywheel Toss/Sawdust Pile
4 PM – Casco Band
6 PM – Kids Tractor Games
7 PM – John Dudley Magic Show
8 PM – Kids’ Lawn Tractor Cruise
8:30 PM – Bronk Bros. Band

Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017
9 AM – Consignment Auction
9:45 AM – Church Service
12 PM – Equipment Parade
3:30 PM – Kids Sawdust Pile
4 PM – Show closes
Note: Please call ahead for up-to-date information as schedule may change.

 EXHIBITORS/CAMPERS/VENDORS:  We have a No Vehicle Policy from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday – Sunday. This means that if you need to leave to go to the store, you can drive out of the show anytime, but your vehicle can not get back in until after 4 p.m. You are welcome to walk in or have someone meet you at the gate.

PET POLICY: Due to numerous problems,  pets are not allowed at our events with those paying admission. Exhibitors, campers and vendors can bring pets but they must be kept at owner’s camp site and leashed or kenneled at all times.

UNDERAGE DRIVERS:
Children under the age of 16 may drive a lawn tractor in our parades and to the Kid’s Tractor Skill Test/Games ONLY. They must pass a skills test before driving and wear their license around their neck. Test times are listed in our Welcome Flyer.

PERSONAL TRANSPORTATION VEHICLES (PTV)
There is a $15 registration fee for all PTVs. Examples  are golf carts and scooters. No ATVs, mini or dirt bikes are allowed. PTVs can not be driven in the Flea Market from 10 a.m to 2 p.m. on Friday and Saturday. You are welcome to park at the end of the Flea Market rows during these times.

EXHIBITOR SET-UP

Those who are bringing in an engine or tractor, can start bringing in their equipment on Tuesday, Sept. 6.

NOTICE : if you are making more than one trip, please bring your exhibit FIRST. Registration will be done upon arrival and wristbands will be placed on exhibitor, spouse and children under 18. You are welcome to set up anytime during daylight hours. If you come after dark, you can camp in our parking lot overnight.

CAMPING (non-exhibitors)
$10 per night plus daily admission
Electric – $15 (if available). Electric is on a first-come basis. We have plenty of rustic campsites.