The 3rd annual FREEDOM FESTIVAL will be held in Richlands on June 26 & 27, 2015. The goal of the festival is to promote patriotism, history, Appalachian culture, and to provide musical entertainment & fireworks for the community.
ALL musical entertainment is FREE. Music will be provided on Friday & Saturday. GALFriday at 7:00 and Tyler Hammond at 8:00. Marty Raybon at 9:00. Located at the police dept. for both days will be the Race Day Bus, mechanical bull, Wonderland Express, Rowdy's Rodeo (mechanical bull), M-3 Simulator, games, food vendors and more.
Vendors, artisans, crafters, & authors will have a diverse selection of goods. The History Corner characters , Giles Artillery Battery , & Traveling Tara will be at the Richlands Police Dept. The quilt show. photo contest, cruise-in & motorcycle bike night will take place on Saturday.
Loop Rawlins, "Wild West Entertainer," has 3 shows. The Horn Family & Christy Lynn, shows are on Sat. afternoon. At 6:00 pm., Jimmy Rose will play. Next, will be Tyler Hammond at 7:00. Sammy Sadler will play next and then Ken Mellons will perform. At 10:30 the annual fireworks will be shot.
- The Freedom Festival 5K Run/Walk is June 20, 2015, at 8:00 am at the Richlands Police Dept. Immediately after the awards for the 5K, the 1st Goodwill's Freedom Walk will take place.
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM