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Kernville Whiskey Flat Days Festival

Beautiful ladies in their finest dresses, gentleman to accompany them, mutton bustin' and great banjo pickin' bands

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Whiskey Flat Days February 14-17, 2014  Boots, Belles and Bulls

Whiskey Flat Days Rodeo

Whiskey Flat Days is an annual event founded in 1957.

It  is always held on Presidents Day Weekend in February. Take a step back in time and celebrate life in the 1850's. This old-fashioned, western style festival includes a parade, gunfighters, carnival, music, vendors, and a Whiskey Flat Encampment.  The parade is held on Saturday morning in downtown Kernville and includes mules, gunfighter entries, and all things containing the Old West theme. Rodeos, Parade, Old West Encampment, Live Music, Vendors and the Carnival.

Whiskey Flat Encampment Activities

The encampment held on Scodie Ave. across from the Fairgrounds is a three day event (Fri-Sun) with authentic demonstrations of life in the Old West! The event includes Gunfights & History, Wells Fargo Station & Eatery, Cowboy Cook'n, Horse Trader and Livery, Horse Shoe'n and Horse Doctor'n, Whiskey Flats Saloon, Justice of the Peace, Saddle Maker and Leather Craft, Bath House, Beautifier and Hygienist and Story Tellers of the Wild West.

 Kern Valley Indian Camp Friday & Saturday ~ Noon to 5:00pm Sunday ~ 10:00am to Noon includes: , Authentic Crafts, Native American Hand Games, Native American Food, Demonstration on Basket Making . Beading, Regalia Making, and other items, Drumming, singing, dancing, Speaking in Local Native Language, Native American Cultural displays using artifacts from ancestors, actual building of the huts from natural native resources, display and information of the local native plants used by Local Native Americans, Activities throughout the day. Constructed houses used in the 1800's by the Native Americans in this area, Open fire pit used for cooking, Story Teller of Native Americans from the valley.

Enter the Epitaph Contest, Frog Jumpin' Contest, Whiskerino Contest, and more!

Whiskey Flat Days Rodeo includes pen Team Roping, Bull Riding, Hide Race, Jr. Bull Riding, Sheep Riding, Open Barrel Race, Jr. Barrel Race and Calf Scramble, WHISKEY FLAT WILD WEST DAZE RODEO - Address: John E. McNally Arena Kernville, California.

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