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Frontier Days dates set

Posted on Monday, May 21, 2012 at 3:50 pm

The Lynchburg Chamber of Commerce recently announced the dates for the 2012 Frontier Days celebration in historic Lynchburg. The annual celebration will take place Thursday through Saturday (June 21-23) on the Lynchburg Square and Wiseman Park.

The annual parade will take place on Saturday. There will be cash prizes for the best entries in several categories. Rambler – the Tennessee State Park System’s new mascot – will ride in the parade and be available for autographs. Parade line up is at 11 a.m.

As always, there will be a rodeo and street dance on Friday and Saturday nights. Fireworks will follow Saturday night’s rodeo performance.

The event will also feature a carnival, games, petting zoo, rides and a mechanical bull plus karaoke. For a full schedule of events, watch The Moore County News or visit

The deadline for non-profit vendors is Tuesday, June 5.

This year marks the 50th anniversary of Frontier Days. The Chamber will take pre-orders for a limited number of commemorative t-shirts. They are available in adult ($10), children ($8) and 2X ($12) sizes.

For more information, call Candy at (931) 433-8461 after 7 p.m.