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Register in advance for these special activities:


Mayor's Parade

Parade is Saturday, August 10th at 10:00am. No fee to participate. See form for details.

"Fire in the Hole"
WBFD Bags Tournament

Grab a partner and register now; pre-registration is required. The double-elimination tournament will be limited to 32 teams. Bags fly at 6pm at the Fire Station on Friday, August 9th as we kick off the festival.

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Youth Hoover-Ball

Teams must include 4-6 players. Open to youth entering grades 4-9.  See full details and rules at

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Adult Hoover-Ball

The Hoover-Ball National Championship tournament will take place on Saturday, August 10th. There are two divisions: Men and Women. Each team must have a minimum of 3 players and may have 1-2 substitutes. Learn how to play or review the full rules at  This year the final games for both divisions will be played in front of a crowd at Bert's 150th Birthday Bash within the National Park at 6pm on Saturday.

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Hoover Prairie Run

This annual 5K Prairie Run takes place on the Herbert Hoover National Historic Site and follows a challenging course on mown grass trails through the beautiful Tall-Grass Prairie at the height of summer bloom. Walkers enjoy a paved 1.5K path. On-line registration is open until Aug. 8th and in-person registration is open from 7:15-8:00 the morning of the event.

Vendors & Exhibitors

The 2024 application has closed for vendors, merchants and food trucks on Main Street. 

Exhibitors and Non-Profit organizations interested in booth space within the Herbert Hoover National Historic Site should contact 

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