Baldwin Troutarama

July 18-22, 2018

Since 1957, thousands of people have annually met in Baldwin every July to enjoy themselves at the Troutarama Festival. One of the highlights of the Troutarama Festival is the Grand Parade with a performance by the "world famous" Scottville Clown Band.

The Troutarama is packed with even more fun including the Schmidt Amusements Carnival, Youth Fishing Derby, and an entertainment tent with live music.

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Here were the 2017 highlights. Details for 2018 will be posted as they become available:

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Wednesday - Opening Day

Troutarama opens on Wednesday with a Special Carnival Preview and country music concert by Mane Street. There are Craft Exhibits & Sales, Sidewalk Sales, Food booths, Midway by Schmidt Amusements and Beer Tent from Thursday-Saturday.


Thursday - Kids Day

Youth Games & Contests, Hollister Park.
Baldwin Fire Department Penny Hunt, Baldwin Fire Department.
Kid's Kraft Korner, Lake Osceola State Bank.
Karaoke & Music by Torrey Warren, beer tent.
Little King & Queen Contest, Wenger Pavilion.
Horse Pull Contest, West Trailhead Park.
Kid's & Pet Parade, Pleasant Plains Township Hall.
Scottville Clown Band Concert, beer tent.

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Youth Fishing Derby, Fish Hatchery.
Kid's Kraft Korner, Lake-Osceola State Bank.
Muscle & Sole Massage, Midway.
Whispering Pines Petting Zoo, Midway.
Karaoke & Music by Torrey Warren, beer tent.
Music by Onager, beer tent. $1 cover fee.
Korn Hole Bean Bag tournament, beer tent.

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Troutarama 5k, race, St. Ann's Senior Center.
Youth Fishing Derby, awards at 10am, Fish Hatchery.
Men's Slowpitch Tournament, Hollister Park.
Muscle & Sole Massage, Midway.
Street Entertainment by Mat Emerick, Midway.
Whispering Pines Petting Zoo, Midway.
Grand Parade, downtown.
Scottville Clown Band Concert, beer tent.
Fireman's Water Battle, downtown.
Karaoke & Music by Torrey Warren, beer tent.
Free Music Concert with Mary Rademacher Reed w/ The Mark Kahney Band, Wenger Pavilion.
Korn Hole Bean Bag Tournament, beer tent.
Music by Onager, beer tent. $1 cover fee.
Troutarama Raffle, beer tent.


Men's Slowpitch Tournament, Hollister Park.

Events are listed according to the information available at the time of the most recent update to this story and are subject to change. Please see for complete schedule.

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Last Updated: 01-23-2018 10:59 AM ID: 1122