Hartland’s Bark River Bash

Hosted by the Hartland Kiwanis and Hartland Business Improvement District

Saturday, April 30th

9am – 2pm



Schedule of Events

9:00am – 11:00pm

  • Kiwanis Bark River Canoe/Kayak Run (suggested donation $10-$20) 

    • Casual tour starting in Centennial Park, finishing at Nixon Park
    • Bring your own kayak or canoe, very limited kayaks will be available for rental
    • Last drop in at 11:00 am to not interfere with the Duck Derby
    • Suggested donation $10 – $20, funds raised support planting of trees along the Bark River
    • No Shuttle: We suggest bringing your boat to Centennial Park then taking your vehicle to Nixon Park and either walking the Ice Age Trail (about a 30-minute walk) back to Centennial Park or get a ride back

12:00pm – 12:30pm

  • Kiwanis Rubber Deck Derby Purchase duck at Nixon Park Pavilion (by playground) | $5 for one or $20 for five Ducks race from Cover Bridge on Bark River Greenway (behind Señor Tomas) to Nixon Park Purchased ducks are awarded prizes for 1st, 2nd, and last place (Do not need to be present to win)

1:00pm – 2:00pm

  • Second Chance Duck Raffle By purchasing a duck you will be entered for another chance to win a raffle prize (Must be present to win)

10:00am – 2:00pm

  • Kiwanis Hammer-schlagen at Nixon Park $1 per nail
  • Shop craft and vendor sale – over 50 vendors to shop! 

  • Beer Garden and food provided by Endter’s
  • Music in Nixon Park Bandshell – Music provided by ‘A Little Bit of Heaven’ band

  • Hartland Ice Age Trail Tour – 10am, guided tour from Nixon to Centennial Park and back 

Interested in Being a Vendor?


WHEN Saturday, April 30th, 2022, Event 9:00 am – 2:00 pm, Set up begins at 8:30 am Take down at 2:00 pm, must be cleaned up by 3:00 pm Rain or Shine  

THE EVENT This vendor event will be in conjunction with the Bark River Bash in which there will be Canoe/Kayak/SUP run on the Bark River, a rubber duck derby, Hammer-schlagen, live music, food and beer. This will be held rain or shine.  No refunds will be given.

BOOTHS The fee for Saturday, April 30th is $25. Once paid, these fees are non-refundable. Exhibit booth space is approximately 12’ wide by 12’ deep. If you wish to reserve a double space (24’ x 12’) the cost is $50. All booths must be self-contained. Electricity is NOT available. Approval for booth space and products sold will be the discretion of the Downtown Hartland Business Improvement District. Vendors will be accepted once payment has been received. Booth locations are not guaranteed and are subject to change.  Only one direct sales vendor will be allowed from each business. BID Businesses fee is waived.  Please, still send an application in to secure space.  

LOCATION Nixon Park, designated locations will be given no later than Monday, April 25th.

LIABILITY Each vendor is responsible for their own exhibit and materials.  Tents, tables, etc. is the responsibility of the vendor. The Village of Hartland, the Business Improvement District and its sponsors will not be responsible for loss or damage to the booth, display materials, vehicles, or any other property or personal liability. Vendors are responsible for their own health and taking precautions to avoid transmitting and/or acquiring any illnesses, including COVID.

QUESTIONS Downtown Hartland Office, 262-367-6560, bid@downtownhartland.com




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