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DeWItt Ox Roast
August 21, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
One event on August 21, 2021 at 10:00 am
One event on August 22, 2021 at 9:30 am
Join us in celebrating the 75th Annual Ox Roast Festival in Downtown DeWitt August 20th- 22nd. Event is kicking off at 4pm Friday evening.Activities for the Entire Family
Carnival We are pleased to welcome back
Maple Leaf Amusements to the 75th
Annual Ox Roast with a spectacular midway featuring rides for all age groups.
Arts & Crafts Who doesn’t enjoy strolling
through an arts & crafts bazaar showcasing the works of local vendors. Handcrafted items created by individuals with a passion and commitment for creativity.
Food and Beverage Court
What is a festival without terrific food and drink?
The 2021 Ox Roast will host a number of food trucks and food vendors representing local eateries, plus a
variety of beer, wine, and hard cider.
Video Game Trailer
A professional Video Game Trailer will provide entertainment opportunities throughout the weekend.
Grab a friend and come join the fun. Two-person teams will compete in a double elimination tournament. Cash Prizes!
A spectacular event in the park on Saturday. A variety of specialty and classic cars and trucks. There will be onsite food concessions, door prizes, trophies and music.
The Parade continues to be a crowd favorite enjoyed by thousands. Decorate your car, truck, bike, tractor, or whatever works for you and join the fun. Bring
a chair and watch while cheering on your friends and neighbors.
Pet Parade and Beauty Contest
We all love our pets
and this is an opportunity to show them off to the public. The Beauty Contest is all about fun with a variety of unique categories.
Watermelon & Ice Cream Eating Contests
It would not be a festival without eating
contests. The festival will host Watermelon and Ice Cream Eating Contests for the brave and hungry!
Frog Jumping Contest
You will want to start early in your search for an award winning frog as the competition can be fierce. Fun, but fierce.
We are pleased to have Dennis Preston, a very talented and well-known artist throughout Michigan join the Ox Roast for personalized drawings.
Duck Race and Raffle
The weekend will include two very different and distinctive raffles. One is the
50/50 raffle and the other is the Duck Race.
Join us in the Park on Sunday for an old-fashion pancake breakfast followed by the Duck Race and Tractor Pedal-Pull for kids .
Calling all kids 3—12 years of age. Multiple age groups will take to the tractors at Riverside Park to compete for 1st place trophies.