The Homochitto River Festival is a time to come home. Come to small town Meadville, MS and enjoy a day full of entertainment featuring Franklin County’s Showcase of Music. Other activities include an art show, vendor booths, mouthwatering cook-off, trunk-a-treat, river race and 5K run, pet parade, kids game area, great food and drinks and much much more.
Come join us in Meadville. We have many vendors with a variety of products for sale.
In past years vendors have sold arts, crafts, antiques, live plants, furniture, collectibles, clothes, food (oh - some good food) , and much much more. We have local and regional vendors. With over 10,000 visitors last year, vendor space will be limited, so sign up early.
A registration fee is required to set up a booth at the Homochitto River Festival. Booth space includes 1. $45 - without electricity. 2. $55 - with electricity. 3. $55 Food vendor without electricity. 4. $65-Food Vendor with 110 Electricity. 5. $75-Food Vendor with 110/220 Electricity. All applications must be approved by management.
We have activities for all ages:
For the Kids we have a Petting Zoo, Pet Parade, Jumpers, Play Area, and Musical Petting Zoo..
For the Kid at heart we have Great Music on 3 stages, Mouthwatering Cook-Off and the Homochitto River Race.
SOUTH EVENT STAGE - Again we will offer a beauty pageant for Little Miss Homochitto River. Added this year will will be a Little Mr. Homochitto River.
2021 Schedule Coming Soon
2019 Schedule -
RIVER RACE & 5K (at Camp Ridge Point)
8 am - Homochitto River Race and/or 5K Run
KIDS EVENTS (at Meadville Court House and Library)
9-2:00 - Library Open with Local Art Exhibit
9-2:00 - Friends of the Library Book Sale
9:30 - Magic Show
10:00 - Pet Parade
10-12:00 - Chess Exhibition
10 12:00 - Pageant - Miss Homochitto River
11:00 - Kids Jumps and Play Area
12:30 - Magic Show
12-2:00 - Musical Petting Zoo (Library)
4:30 - Trunk-A-Treat
FOOD, ART & CRAFT BOOTHS
9 am to 6 pm Booths in Place and Open
CULINARY EXPLOSION - COOK OFF
7:30 to 9:30 am - Check-In
1:00 - Tasting Starts
1:30 - Dishes picked up for Judges
WEST STAGE - MUSIC
8:30 - New Grace
9:25 - Answered Prayer Gospel Band
10:20 - The Trustys of Davo Crossing
11:15 - Southern Rain
12:00 - 5K and River Race Winners Announced
12:10 - King Edward
1:05 - Big Jeff Nunnery Band
2:00 - Hannah Belle
2:55 - REB - Ralph, Earl and Bart
4:00 - Ronnie McDowell – Country, Nashville, TN
6:00 - Marty Stuart & His Fabulous Superlatives- Country – Nashville
EAST STAGE - MUSIC
9:00 - Johnny Wayne Dillon and Friends
10:00 - Brothers in Christ
11:00 - Young Duncan Band
12:00 - Blake Bullion
1:00 - Brooks Derryberry & Becky Morris
2:00 - Sherman Lee Dillon
3:00 - Wright Cousins Band
4:00 - Brian Barfoot
SOUTH - EVENT STAGE
8:30 - 12:00 TBD
1 Little Miss & Mr. Homochitto River (6th grade and below)
3:00 - 4:00 - Jerry J Moon
Franklin County Chamber of Commerce
Post Office Box 400
Meadville, Mississippi 39653