The 2022 Iron River Lions Club Blueberry Festival kicks off on Saturday morning, July 24 with the Pedal Tractor Pull. The fun continues with rides, concessions, arts, crafts, games, raffle tickets, blueberry pies, music, and entertainment. The Pie Eating Contest and Coronation of the Blueberry Queen and Princess, and Pyromusical Fireworks round out the day.
Sunday, July 25, begins with a Polka Mass followed by the Singing Slovenes. Rides, concessions, arts, crafts, games, raffle tickets, blueberry pies, music, and entertainment through the day. The Parade begins at 12:15 in downtown Iron River. After the parade join the fun of the Community Talent Fest, Cardboard Boat Races, and Swuggling by Bob Evans with his 2021 Guinness World Record Attempt. The Raffle Ticket Grand Prize Drawing will be held at 7:00 p.m. followed by music. The 2021 festival ends at 8:00 p.m. Sunday evening.