|2017 Catsup Bottle
Festival Schedule of Events
||FREE SHUTTLE BUS - To help alleviate the parking conjestion, a FREE shuttle bus is being provided to the fest by First Student Transportation!
Park for free in the side lot of Doris Intermediate School (1841
Vandalia - Rt 159). The bus will run approximately every 10 minutes and
drop you off at the entrance to the Catsup Bottle Festival.
Activities - Food,
drinks, fun & games all day
long from 9:00 am till 4:00 pm.
C.I.A. Car, Truck, & Motorcycle
Show Registration -
Registration from 9:00 am to 12:00 noon. Sponsored
in part by: Laura
Buick GMC, Fastlane Towing and STLcars.com
||Collinsville-Maryville Evening Lions Club - Help the Lions Club
help the kids of our area. Fantastic food and drinks available all day
long. Plus, purchase your chance to win a hand-made replica 1970s mini
||Meet & Greet - Buy a book, get it signed, and chat about the Mother Road with Route 66 author and historian Cheryl Eicher Jett. Presented by the Illinois Route 66 Scenic Byway.
||World's Largest Things, Inc. - Nationally famous artist and superlative expert Erika Nelson presents her World's Largest Collection of the World's Smallest Versions of the World's Largest Things traveling museum and sideshow extravaganza! Sponsored by Caldwell Tanks, Inc., builder of the World's Largest Catsup Bottle water tower.
||Rainbow Road Trip USA
- Mykey O'Halloran, from Melbourne, Australia, will be here as part of
his state-side visit styling hair in the form of the Catsup Bottle
raising money for the Make-A-Wish Foundation. Presented by California Styles Collinsville, Manic Panic Hair Color and Gateway RV & Powersports.
Ceremony - Singing of the National
Anthem at the Laura Buick GMC
Big Tomato Main Stage by our very own 2004 Little Princess Tomato, Deborah Karlak!
Tangy Catsup Taste Test - The
free ketchup tasting booth is open for
everyone to see if they can choose
brand of rich & tangy ketchup.
in part by Laura
Buick GMC, Casey's General
Store, & Brooks Foods.
||Rockshow Academy - An elite crew of youngsters from the St. Louis area performing songs from the hit musical "Grease" at the Laura Buick GMC
Big Tomato Main Stage. Presented by Laura Buick GMC and RockShow Academy of St. Louis - STL Kids Theater, Music & More.
Princess Tomato and Sir Catsup Contest
event.) Presented by GCS
||Meet & Greet - TBD
||Hot Dogs (smothered in ketchup) Eating Contest - A kids age
group and a grown-ups age
apply.) Presented by Vern's Professional Car Care.
||Tater Tots (smothered in ketchup) Eating Contest - A kids age
group and a grown-ups age
apply.) Presented by Mclanahan Automotive & Towing.
||Meet & Greet - Baxter K, Bucky J, Punky Ray and Luci the "talking" dogs from InstaCredit AutoMart!
of Happy Birthday - Everyone will sing
"Happy Birthday" to the Catsup Bottle. Free
supplies last, of course.) Presented by Walmart Neighborhood Market and sponsored by Laura
McDonald Magic Show - Ronald
will perform on the Laura Buick GMC
Big Tomato Main Stage and be available for photos
and autographs afterward. Presented
by McDonald's of Collinsville.
Games - Free children's
games at the Laura Buick GMC
Big Tomato Main Stage. Beginning with "Musical
Chairs", followed by "Please Pass
Catsup." (Age restrictions may
Presented by Scott
Hoop Contest - Hula
competition at the Laura Buick GMC
Big Tomato Main Stage for kids of all ages! Multiple age
categories so everyone can
enjoy the fun! Presented by Scott
- Beat the heat by competing in the
Balloon Toss at the Laura Buick GMC
Big Tomato Main Stage. All ages encouraged
to join in!
Truck, & Motorcycle Show Trophy
Presentation - The
trophy presentation and the 50/50
Buick GMC and STLcars.com
||Prize Drawings - Our prize drawings will be made
sometime around 4:00. Including the drawing for the Evening Lions Club mini bike giveaway!
sure you're at the Laura Buick GMC Big Tomato Main Stage for the big
announcements! (You need not be present
to win, but it's a whole lot
more fun if you are!)
SIGN LANGUAGE INTERPRETERS will be provided for this event by IMPACT-CIL.