Paragon may be a small town, but they know how to put on a BIG party! This year marks the 93rd year of the town's annual Homecoming Celebration, which features rides, games, activities, live music, a parade and more. Don't let the name fool you - yes, it's a reason for those who grew up in Paragon to return home for the weekend, but visitors are certainly welcome as well! You won't want to miss the great food, live music and small town fun of this annual event. New this year is a fun Labor Day Obstacle Race on Monday! 

Be sure to stop by the Paragon Fire Department for lunch or dinner - the food is always good and they've got yummy homemade desserts! Tomato Pie Pizza Joint will also be serving up their scrumptious slices during the festival, and of course there will be carnival food available as well. 
Here's the scoop on scheduled activities throughout the weekend, September 1-4. 

Friday, September 1

 5:00 pm     Royalty Contest Check-in
 6:00 pm     Rides Open
 6:30 pm     Opening Ceremony
 7:00 pm     Taps 
 7:30 pm     Royalty Winners Announced
 8:00 pm     Live Music: The Eddie Van Zant Band

Saturday, September 2

 All Day       Yard Sales
 8:00 am     Lions Club Breakfast
 9:00 am     Car Show Begins
 12:00 pm   Rides Open
 1:00 pm     Car Show Awards
 2:00 pm     Kids Games Begin
 4:00 pm     Kids' Corn Hole Tournament
 8:00 pm     Live Music: The Band Pure Country
  9:30 pm     Prettiest Contest
12:00 pm    Festival Closes

Sunday, September 3

10:00 am     Church on the Street - New Salem CHurch
12:00 pm     Rides Open
 1:00 pm     Power Wheels Derby
 1:00 pm     Adult Corn Hole Tournament
 2:00 pm     Kids Games Begin
 4:00 pm     Gospel Open Mic
 6:00 pm     Scott Manley (DJ)
8:00 pm      Live Music: The Blue River Band
 9:30 pm     Hunkiest Contest
12:00 am    Festival Closes

Monday, September 4

11:00 am     Parade
11:00 am     Lions Club Supper
12:00 pm     Labor Day Obstacle Course Race
12:00 pm     Rides Open
 4:00 pm      Garrett's You've Got Talent
 5:00 pm      Festival Awards
 7:00 pm      Festival Ends