Festival Schedule

This page will be updated regularly as the schedule becomes more firm closer to the event date. Please check back regularly for schedule updates.


Want to be a VIP? Although the American Heroes festival is a FREE event for everyone and tickets are not required, we have a limited number of VIP access tickets available for purchase. VIP access tickets are $35 for a single day (Friday or Saturday) OR a discounted multi-day ticket is $60 which includes both days. VIP Tickets get you access to a premium concert viewing area, dinner and two complimentary drink coupons. VIP access tickets can be purchased online starting Monday, July 15th starting at 12pm. 


No coolers or alcoholic beverages are allowed! Alcoholic beverages will be available for purchase at the Beer Garden area within the festival grounds.

Preliminary Schedule - Friday

4 p.m.Carnival Opens
6 p.m.Sponsor Expo opens
6:30 p.m.
Performance on Main Stage - Cory Morrow
8:30 p.m.Headline performance on Main Stage - Jack Ingram

Preliminary Schedule - Saturday

11 a.m.Honoring Ceremony - "Honor and Remember" at Veterans Memorial plaza
NoonCarnival opens

Heroes Hut opens

Silent Auction begins

Sponsor Expo opens
1 p.m.Car, Truck and Bike Show registration begins
1:30 p.m.Performance on Main Stage - Sundance Head
2:30 p.m.Car, Truck and Bike Show registration ends
3 p.m.Car, Truck and Bike Show judging begins
4 p.m.Car, Truck and Bike Show awards

Performance on Main Stage - Shenandoah
5:45 p.m.Heroes Ceremony on Main Stage
6 p.m.Sponsor Expo closes

Heroes Hut closes

Silent Auction bidding ends
6:30 p.m.
Headline performance on Main Stage -
John Michael Montgomery

Silent Auction closes
8 p.m.All-American Fireworks!!
MidnightCarnival closes