Paper Fest 2023: A Celebration of Community and Music
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Welcome to Paper Fest 2023, the 35th edition of this amazing event presented by Community First Credit Union. Get ready to immerse yourself in a four-day celebration of music, family entertainment, and community spirit. From July 13-16, 2023, Sunset Park in Kimberly will come alive with the sounds of 35 bands across three stages, featuring both national acts and local favorites. But Paper Fest is not just about the music; it’s about bringing our community together and giving back.
A Fest for Everyone
At Paper Fest, there’s something for everyone. Whether you’re a music enthusiast, a family looking for a fun day out, or simply someone who wants to enjoy the lively atmosphere, this festival has got you covered. Picture yourself surrounded by the beautiful Sunset Park, enjoying the melodies of renowned bands such as Lonestar, the BoDeans, and Jerrod Niemann, while local favorites like The Glam Band, Boogie & the Yo-Yo’z, and The Astronomers keep the energy high.
Family Fun Galore
Paper Fest is not just about the music; it’s a true family affair. Kids will be thrilled with a dedicated kids zone featuring family entertainers, a petting zoo, a trout fishing pond, and a variety of games and activities. Take a ride on a tethered hot air balloon or enjoy helicopter and riverboat cruises. Explore the craft fair, car show, and craft midway, complete with food trucks and local craft beer. There’s no shortage of entertainment for all ages.
Giving Back to the Community
One of the most remarkable aspects of Paper Fest is its commitment to giving back to the community. Last year alone, thanks to the support of sponsors, volunteers, and attendees, Paper Fest donated an impressive $95,000 to 42 local charitable organizations. By attending this festival, you’re not only indulging in a fantastic experience but also supporting various Fox Cities nonprofit organizations.
A History of Community
Paper Fest is not just any festival; it’s a celebration of the rich history shared by our community. Named after the once-booming paper mills that brought life to the Fox River Valley, Paper Fest serves as an annual reminder of our roots. This festival is organized by Kim-Com Promotions, a nonprofit organization made up of dedicated volunteers from throughout the Fox Cities. Their goal is to provide a free-admission event that the whole family can enjoy, offering a mix of live music and activities.
Don’t miss out on the highlight of the summer—Paper Fest 2023! From the amazing live music lineup to the vibrant family activities, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. Remember, admission is free, but your support is invaluable. Help us strengthen our community by attending this event and participating in the festivities. Come and have a great time with friends and family, support local nonprofits, and create memories that will last a lifetime.
For more information about Paper Fest and to stay up-to-date with announcements and promotions, visit the Quill And Fox website. Together, let’s make Paper Fest 2023 a magical experience for everyone!