Photos by Leah Schmalz
By Leah Schmalz
Mint Hill Madness is honoring veterans and promoting healthy living at the 32nd annual festival, which takes place at Veterans Memorial Park this Friday from 4 to 11 pm, Saturday from 11 am to 11 pm and Sunday from 12 to 6 pm.
The festival has grown from last year, offering new features and even more variety. The amount of vendors has increased from 72 last year to 115 this year. The fireworks show on Saturday at 9 pm will also see some exciting changes. “We doubled the budget, so it will be twice as big and twice as long,” Event Organizer
Sheryl Smith said. It will be the largest fireworks show to date in Mint Hill.
By Leah Schmalz
Two upcoming 5K races will raise money to support unique causes. The Soles2Remember 5K run and walk this Saturday benefits the National Law Enforcement Officer’s Memorial Fund, and the Mint Hill Madness 5K on May 23 benefits the Mint Hill Lions Club.
The third annual Soles2Remember is sponsored by the Mint Hill Police Department and a variety of local businesses. The purpose of the funds raised through the race is “to help in commemorating the service and sacrifice of law enforcement officers and to provide information that will help promote law enforcement safety.” The race coincides with National Police Week, which is May 10 through 16. […]
This year’s Mint Hill Madness festival pairs new offerings with a lot of fan favorites.
The 32nd annual, family-friendly festival will be held Memorial Day weekend (May 22-24) at the Mint Hill Veterans Memorial Park, 8850 Fairview Road, in Mint Hill.
Joining the traditional carnival rides, games, boardwalk-style food and arts and crafts vendors, this year’s festival […]