15th Annual Cotter Trout Festival
The Cotter Trout Festival is always a sure bet when it comes to fun, food, appealing music and entertainment. The Festival is held in Big Spring Park and allows an opportunity for Cotter citizens and the surrounding region to come and enjoy a fun filled day along the White River.
7:00 a.m. Breakfast Served by Cotter VFW - $5. (Pavilion)
9:00 a.m. Parade—“All About Trout Fishing”Line up Starts 8:15 a.m. Judging Starts 9:00 a.m.
Winner Announced from Main Stage at Opening Ceremony
9:00 a.m. Arts/Crafts/Exhibitors and Commercial Booths OPEN
9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Chamber Information Booth – Raffles and Activities (Gazebo)
ALL DAY AGFC Kid’s Booth, Games, Shocking Boat, Stocking Raft
9:45 a.m. Opening Ceremony – National Anthem (Main Stage)
10:30 – Noon Lowe’s Kids’ Building Project – Pavilion Tent area
10:00 a.m. - Noon KTLO Treasure Chest – Live Broadcast from Gazebo
10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. White River Lions’ Charity Classic Car Show
10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Kid’s Fishing Hole (15 and Under) – at Cotter Trout Dock
10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. North Arkansas Fly Fishers – Fly Casting and Fly Tying Demos
10:15 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. Live Entertainment -- Four+One gospel quartet
11:45 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Live Entertainment - Miss Violet Hensley, “Whittlin’ Fiddler from Yellville
1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Live Entertainment -- The Crooked Creek – Blue Grass (Main Stage)
2:30 p.m. Winner’s Announced - White River Lions’ Charity Classic Car Show
2:30 p.m. – 4 p.m. Live Entertainment - Cutthroat Trout Band (Gypsy Jazz Music)
4:30 p.m. Bucket Raffle Results announced (Gazebo and Main Stage)
5:00 p.m. Keep on having fun!! – The Spring is OPEN and the Water is COOL!!
Exhibitor and Vendor registration is open NOW. You may also contact us at http://www.cotterarkansas.com/ if you have questions, or want to discuss your plans.
Register your vendor booth today if you would like to showcase your business at the festival.
Cotter Festival Vendor Form