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2023 Tater Day

Tater Day returns Friday, March 31 through Monday, April 3, 2023 in Benton, Kentucky. Most events are held at H.H. Lovett Park.

Tater Day Pageants - March 25, 11am

  • Location: North Marshall Middle School Gym
  • $50 entry fee
  • Contact: lukejessica.phillips@gmail.com

Helicoper Rides - Friday 4pm, Saturday 2pm, Sunday 2pm

Floral Arrangement Competition - Friday 11am - 6pm

  • Location: Rella's Event Center
  • Voting takes place Saturday-Monday at Rella's Event Center (1300 Poplar Street) during the Artisan's Market
  • Winners announced on Monday after the parade.
  • Silent auction for take away ends after winners announced.

Artisan's Market - Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday, 11:00am - 6pm. daily.

  • Location: Rella's Event Center - 1300 Poplar Street
  • Details:  80+ Craft & Product Boutique Vendors throughout the Festival Weekend
  • Apply to be a vendor at this link

Couch Potato Pet Photo Contest

  • Submit a photo here of your beloved pets and vote for who has the cutest, laziest couch potato pets! Fundraiser for the Animal Shelter and Humane Society!
  • Entry Fee is $5 - open to Marshall Co. residents only

Tater Tot Garden Arts & Crafts Station - Satuday-Monday, 11am -2 pm

  • Location: Rella's Event Center, 1300 Poplar Street
  • Kid-friendly and family-friendly

Carnival Rides - Thursday-Monday (see times below)

  • Location:  H.H. Lovett Park
  • Thursday: 6pm - 10pm
  • Friday: 4pm - 10pm
  • Saturday: 10am - 10pm
  • Sunday: 2pm - 10pm
  • Monday: 10am to 5pm
  • Ticketing & Arm Bands available at gates

Rural Heritage Celebration - Saturday, 9am - 3pm

  • Location: JoJo's Cafe (423 East 12th Street)
  • Antique tractors, trucks, equipment, gas and steam engines (no cars or motorcycles)

Adopt A Pet Day - Saturday 10am - 2pm

  • Location: Benton Court Square

Demolition Derby - Friday 7:00 p.m.

  • Location:  H.H. Lovett Park in Benton
  • $10 entry fee, kids 6 & under free

Classic Car Show - Saturday Noon to 4:00 p.m.

  • Location:  First Baptist Church Aux. Parking Lot (1050 Olive Street)

Community Pick-up Basketball Games - Saturday 2pm

  • Location: H.H. Lovett Park Basketball Courts

Tater Day 100 Enduro Race - Saturday 5:00 p.m.

  • Location:  H.H. Lovett Park on Poplar Street
  • Details: Full Contact Racing | Stock / Youth Events

Dog Show - Sunday 1pm to 4pm.

  • Location:  H.H. Lovett Park in Benton at the Dog Park.
  • Details: 3 Awards - Best-In-Show | Congeniality | Rotten Tater
  • Entry Fee is $10
  • 1pm - Big Dog Check-in
  • 1:30 - Big Dog Show Begins
  • 2:30 - Medium Dog Check-in
  • 3:00 - Medium Dog Show Begins
  • 3:30 - Small Dog Check-in
  • 4:00 - Small Dog Show Begins

Pony Pull - Sunday 2pm

  • Location:  H.H. Lovett Park in Benton

Pancake Breakfast - Monday 6am to 10am

  • Location: Benton Elementary School (208 West 11th Street)
  • Details: Honorary Lion's Club Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser! Come eat breakfast and help us raise money for good causes!

Tater Critter Creations - Monday 10am to Noon

  • Location: Marshall Co. Arts Center Botanical Garden

Tater Day Parade - Monday at 11:00 a.m.

  • Location:  Along Main Street
  • Details:  Watch this area's largest parade along Main Street starting at 11:00 a.m.

More information about Tater Day can be found on Facebook.