Canal Days 2016 Is This Weekend: Cambridge City

By KPass | Cambridge City

Sep 08

Canal Days parade in Cambridge City, 2010. (Picture by GWC)

Canal Days is an annual event in the quaint historic town of Cambridge City IN.  Filled with fun activities, live music and unique street vendors, this two day event is always a great outing.

The fun begins Saturday,  September 10 at 7 a.m. with an early bird breakfast at the American Legion, for only $4.00.  Once your bellies are full, you can head out to the streets and listen to live music, starting with Levi Monk and the C4 Student band, at 10:30 a.m.

Live music continues through the day with Crossroads Band taking the stage at noon and more live music on stage up to 11:30 p.m.

At noon you can also fill up again at the hog roast sponsored by the volunteer firefighters at the fire station.

All day long you can peruse the various street vendors and food trucks that will be open until dark, and visit local shops open until 5:00 p.m.

At 7:30 p.m. the Sweet Beats Beetles Tribute, sponsored by Wayne Bank & Trust, will take the stage at Lincoln High School.  Pre-sale tickets are 10.00 and 12.00 at the door.

Sunday, the fun continues with street markets and vendors galore, antiques and a parade at 2:00 p.m. down main street.  From noon to 5:00 p.m. you can enjoy a beer garden and barbecue hosted by the American Legion or visit food trucks along main street.

The entire schedule for the day can be found on the Cambridge City website.  

Check back in to for more fun events planned for this weekend and visit our calendar.

Have a great weekend!

About the Author

Karole Passmore is a freelance writer who enjoys writing articles and short stories, interviewing local people, and researching non-fiction subject matter– preferably historical. Graduate of RHS, Ivy Tech Richmond, and Earlham College– with a major in History, Karole has spent most of her life in Wayne County and enjoys the quaint atmosphere of a small town.