About the Ole Time Festival

The 42nd Edinburg Ole Time Festival is scheduled for Sept. 15 -17, 2023. This is the
the county’s oldest community festival and continues to draw patrons from a multi
state area. Our festival is unique in that it highlights the gentle charm of small
town living while educating about our history and culture. This focus is reflected

  1. Community singing at the Ole Time Singalong
  2. Craft demonstrations including blacksmithing, spinning, basket making and
    apple butter boiling
  3. Live music from different musical eras to entertain and educate
  4. Living history encampment beside the Historic Edinburg Mill and Museum
  5. Side saddle riding demonstration
  6. Lectures by noted area historians, Richard Kleese and Marty Hoerr
  7. Antique car and tractor display
  8. Ole timers baseball game
  9. 1940’s gas station and taxi cab
  10. Ole timey entertainment such as square dancing, bed race, beard contest and
    a duck race down the creek
  11. Crafters and Artisans selling their wares
  12. Informative displays at the Edinburg Mill Museum
  13. March through Town Parade
  14. Even the delicious food reflects the delights of a different era including fried
    tenderloin sandwiches, sloppy pot pie, and barbecued chicken.
    The Ole Time Festival is run by a volunteer committee and sponsored by the
    Edinburg Heritage Foundation and the Town of Edinburg and funded by donations
    from area businesses and individuals. Proceeds from the festival go to support
    various town projects and to support the Edinburg Mill.

2023 ComMittee chairs and Co-chairs

  • Festival Chairs-Kim Green, Libby Rocco
  • Antique Tractors-Gail Giles
  • Antique Autos-Wes Pence
  • Beard Contest-Jeff Dunkle
  • Bed Race-Bryan Mauck, Kathy Thompson
  • Book Signing/Author’s Tent-Donna Smith
  • Canine Costume-Vicki Lutz
  • Children’s Festival-Stephanie Hottle-Litten
  • Crafters-Wanda Cababllero
  • Crocks-Kathy Gwynn
  • Duck Race-Sandra Dillion
  • Entertainment-Libby Rocco
  • Facebook/Social Media-Julia Quezada
  • Fun Run-Luis Krug
  • Food Vendors-Tabatha Dellinger
  • Parking/Setup-Eric Estep, Adam Soroka
  • Information Center-Carrie Seabrook
  • Mill Lawn-Clyde & Judy Beachy
  • Non-Profits-Donna Locklear
  • Noth Enders-Joan Reistetter, Penelope Carroll
  • Ole Timers Game-Larry Beazley
  • Parade-Steve Wood
  • Party in the Park-Donna Spaur, Libby Rocco
  • Patrons-Shelby Hollar
  • Photographer-Julia Quezada
  • Pioneer Breakfast-Emery & Joan Reistetter
  • Publicity-Kimberly Green
  • Signage-Heather Holsinger
  • Sing-Along-Barbara Strong
  • Secretary-Donna Locklear
  • Sponsors-Libby Rocco
  • T-shirts-Kathy Thompson
  • Town of Edinburg-Mayor-Dan Harshman, Treasure-Michelle Heier, Maintenance-Ron Ross & his crew
  • Treasurer-Shelby Hollar
  • Website-Kimberly Green

Get in touch

Get in touch with us for more information! We look forward to seeing you in September.