August 10, 11
St. Johns, Michigan is celebrating the growing of the green – mint green that is – during the 28th annual Mint Festival. The celebration of more than 100 years of Mint Farming continues after hours in Downtown St. Johns in the Rotary Park Pavilion at the St. Johns Train Depot at 107 E. Railroad Street. The “Mint Festival Down at the Depot” takes place on Friday and Saturday, August 10 and August 11, 2012 from 7:00 p.m. to 12:00 Midnight.
The event kicks off with our annual Mint City USA Car Show at 7:00 p.m. on Friday night, August 10th, with cars lining the “main drag” along Clinton Avenue. The entry fee for car show exhibitors is $10 with 2 free tickets to the Beer Tent ($10 value), and trophies will be awarded along with a $100 Cash Prize to the first place winner! While viewing those COOL cars, you can listen to HOT live music from The Knock Offs and enjoy a cold beer or Mint Mojito in our Downtown on Tap beverage tent … all until 12:00 a.m.
The festivities resume again on Saturday, August 11th at 7:00 p.m. Some call this night the biggest home-town reunion of the year! Live music from The Squids will be rocking in our Downtown on Tap Beverage Tent, and you can mix , mingle and dance until 12:00 a.m.
For additional information about “Mint Festival Down at the Depot” or any of the other Downtown St. Johns events, please visit our website at www.DowntownStJohns.org.