Friday Activities


Friday, September 1 (5-10pm)
Get ready for the thrill of a lifetime at Yorkville Hometown Days! Come on out for some thrills and fun as DRS Skinners' Amusements is back again in 2023 with a spectacular carnival! Our carnival rides are sure to get your heart racing and leave you with unforgettable memories. From classic favorites to exciting new additions, there's something for everyone. Don't miss out on the fun - come ride with us at Yorkville Hometown Days!

For more information on DRS Skinners' Amusements please visit their website. Unlimited Ride Wristband Specials will be available throughout the weekend on Saturday and Sunday from 1-5pm for $25 per wristband.  

Free Family Activities in the Feeding Frenzy Family Activities Area

Friday, September 1 (5-8pm)
The free family activities area at Hometown Days is a great place to bring your kids and meet up with friends for a fun-filled day. The area features bounce houses to keep your little ones entertained, giant checkers to challenge their minds, and a chalk board wall to explore their creativity, in addition to a rotating set of activities each day. Stop by every day during the festival to enjoy some good clean fun!

  • Bounce Houses
  • Giant Checkers
  • Chalk Board Wall
  • Touch-A-Truck

Family Area Sponsor

Baby Contest

Friday, September 1 (5:30pm)
Join the Yorkville Parks and Recreation Department for a long-time, adorable favorite. The baby contest is an annual tradition that brings in the youngest of crowds. This year's Baby Contest is held on Friday, September 1 starting at 5:30pm with registration beginning at 5:15pm. 

Categories Include:

Participants may register for up to two categories and will be divided up by gender and age (0-9 Months and 10-18 Months).
  • Craziest Hair
  • Biggest Personality
  • Biggest Eyes
  • Chubbiest Cheeks
  • Great Smile
  • Most Teeth

Live Music Lineup


Main Stage · 6:15-6:45pm
Brennley Brown is an American singer. She was a finalist on reality talent show The Voice. She is from Huntington Beach, California. After her time on The Voice, Brown began an independent music career. Learn more about Brennley Brown here.


Main Stage 7-7:45pm
American made, Australian raised, Alexander Pappas reimagines inspirational music with his unique infusion of alt-rock and pop influences. Learn more about Alexander Pappas here.


Main Stage 8-9:15pm
Jordan St. Cyr is a Canadian Christian musician and songwriter. St. Cyr's 2021 song "Weary Traveler" was his first career No. 1 single. His self-titled debut album received a Juno Award in 2023. Learn more about Jordan St. Cyr here.

Friday Headliner Sponsor

Brennley Brown

Alexander Pappas

Jordan St. Cyr

2023 Main Event Sponsor