Event Info

Sand Creek Summer Daze Important Info

2020 Festival Updates

The 2020 Sand Creek Summer Daze Festival will be the most interactive and enjoyable ever! Every year we strive to update our returning events and bring in new and exciting ones. We know all who pass through the gates this August will find something that they will love! Pricing will remain the same, $4 at all pre-sale events, and $5 at the gates. Any group wishing to purchase 50 or more buttons may do so for a $3 fee. Ages 5 and under are always free. All pre-sale events will be listed on the website and Facebook site throughout the year.

 

Button Pricing

$4 – till August 12th

$5 – at Gate

Children 5 & under are free

 

Where to purchase buttons:

Sand Creek Summer Daze Kick-off Event: (Spring 2020 – Place & Time TBA): ($4) Buying buttons at these events or locations will get a you an entry for a chance to win Sand Creek Charlie’s Golden Ticket!

Bringing the Fun to Newton – End of Summer Blowout Ticket Event: (June 2020 – Place & Time TBA)

July 27 to August 12, 2020: ($4)

  • Midland National Bank (527 N Main Street | 1212 Washington Rd Locations)
  • First Bank  (128 E Broadway | 1404 S Kansas Ave | 1216 N Main, inside Dillon’s | 347A N Old Highway 81, Hesston, KS )
  • Berkshire Hathaway Home Services (616 N Main Street)
  • B&B Lumber – Newton (1601 W First St)

 

Public Transportation

Millennium Machine & Tool is sponsoring a public bus route which will run every two hours from 9 am to 4 pm to a gate of the festival on Friday and Saturday.

Transportation Schedule:

  • Friday, August 14th – Saucy & Glazed BBQ Public Tasting Only
    • Downtown Pick-up (Riders dropped off at Festival East Gate Drop-off Area)
      • Mid-Town Towers: 4:30
      • Grand Central Station: 4:45
    • Festival Pick-up (Riders dropped off at previous downtown locations)
      • East Gate: 7:15
  • Saturday, August 15th – Day Events Only
    • Downtown Pick-up Times  (Riders dropped off at Festival North Gate Drop-off Area)
      • Mid-Town Towers: 9:30, 11:30 & 1:30
      • Grand Central Station: 9:45, 11:45 & 1:45
    • Festival Pick-up Times  (Riders dropped off at previous downtown locations)
      • North Gate Gate: Noon, 2:00 & 4:30

 

First Aid

The festival will have a first aid station set up in the northeast area of the festival, near the rock shelter building.

 

Media

If you are a member of the media who wishes to film, photograph or broadcast from the festival, media badges are available and may be obtained by emailing greg@sandcreeksummerdaze.com with your request.

 

Parking

Parking will only be available inside Athletic park on the east parking lot and west side parking spots of the circle drive. The grass lot across from the 4H building will also be open for festival parking. Banners will show this parking area. See parking map (HERE) for details.

 

Bicyclists

Why not ride your bike to the park and store it safely at the festival. You can park your bike just inside the North Gate of the festival. They will be secure inside the fencing. See a map of the festival grounds to view the gate location.

 

Volunteering

Do you or an organization wish to help volunteer for our community festival? Contact us at greg@sandcreeksummerdaze.com

 

Do’s & Dont’s

Do’s

  • Buy your buttons early.
  • Remember to bring and wear your button at all times to and inside the festival grounds.
  • Bring your phone for surprise giveaways during the festival.
  • Wear sunscreen and comfortable footwear.
  • Check out the interactive map of the festival on the mobile or regular site.
  • Check the website weekly for special added events and other fun contests.
  • Allow ample time for possible bag checks at the gate.
  • Bring cash for buttons, various concessions and memorabilia inside the festival.

Dont’s

  • Ride bicycles, scooters, skateboards etc. inside of festival grounds.
  • Bring coolers or outside food or beverages inside festival areas.
  • Bring pets of any kind into the festival grounds. (therapy and other medical pets allowed)
  • Bring weapons of any kind inside festival areas.
  • Drones and aerial vehicles are not allowed to fly over the festival at any time without prior authorization. (see media info below) Local authorities will be contacted.
  • Sell any item, food or otherwise not approved by the festival on or in the parking lots around the festival or inside the festival gates