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Sat, Jul 23



Town & Country Days

Town & Country Days
Town & Country Days

Time & Location

Jul 23, 2022, 7:30 AM – Jul 24, 2022, 11:00 PM

Sparta, 201 E Division St, Sparta, MI 49345, USA

About the event

Sunrise Pilates/Yoga with Ashley Dietrich 

7-8 am - Townsquare Grass Area behind 201 Market Place, 201 E. Division

This morning fitness class is a low-intensity/beginner-level Pilates/Yogo (PiYo) set to music. Bringing a water bottle is highly recommended! Feel free to bring a yoga mat as well, although that is not required. The workout can be done either in lightweight tennis shoes or barefoot.

Ivy Rehab Kids fun Run

8:30 am - Check-in on N. Union in front of choiceOne 9 am - Race begins

Brought to us by Ivy Rehab Physical Therapy

Each Group will begin in ten-minute intervals starting at 9 am! This is a FUN run, places will not be awarded. Pre-registration is required online for a goodie bag.

Sparta Town and Country Days Annual Parade 

10-11:30 am - State Street to E. Division

Come join in the fun as local businesses and community groups march in the parade through town! Grand Marshall: Mrs. Mar Higgins

Celebration in the Square

11:30-4:30 - Town Square & Balyeat Field

Brought to us by Baily Chrisitan Church, City Church, Dance with me, Granger Waste, and Sparta Tire & Automotive.

Arrow Tag, Big Wheels, Apple Box Rides, Face Painting, Bounce Houses, Carnival Games, Crafts, Nerf Gun War, Rock Wall, Tug-o-War, 3-Legged Races, and More!

Food Trucks: Dune Buggy, Fork in the Road, Happy Camper Doughnuts, Kona Ice, Kool Breze, Papa Piccone's, Rockin' Dogs

Fire Attack for Kids 

11;30-1:30 pm - Balyeat Parking Lot, 182 Olmstead

Brought to us by the Sparta Fire Department

This event will give kids the opportunity to see what it's like to be a real firefighter. They will be able to spray water from a real fire hose at a stimulated building that looks like it's on fire.

Sports Skill Fun

11:30-4:30 pm - Balyeat Field, 182 Olmstead

Brought to us by Upward on the Ridge

Come test your sports skills in four different sports for a chance to place your name in a raffle for prizes, one being a portable basketball hoop.

Stage Entertainment

12-3:30 pm - Town Square Stage, 201 E. Division

Join us at non as we crown the winner of the 5th Grade Young Johnny Appleseed and Miss Apple Blossom. Following the crowning will be demonstrations by Impact karate, Dance with Me Dancers & Acro Students, and more!

Rotary Kickball Tournament

1 pm - Sparta Sports Park, 377 N. State St.

Register teams at, $150 per team, 10 members per team (must have a minimum of 4 players of each gender). We're cutting off registration at 10 teams!

Sidney Stars Vintage Base Ball Game against the Continental Base Ball Club of Kalamazoo

1-2 or 3-4 pm - Sparta Sports Park, 377 N. State St.

Watch base ball played by the rules and customs of the 19th century. The players wear uniforms from that time period, and they recreate the game based on rules and research of the various decades of the mid-to-late nineteenth century.

Local Eats and Food Truck Eats!

4:30-11 pm Town Square, 201 E. Division

Stop at one of our amazing Sparta Eateries for a delicious sit-down meal. You can also grab a hand-held treat with a visiting food truck!

Featuring Dune Buggy, Fork in the Road, Happy Camper Doughnuts, Kona Ice, Kool Breze, Papa Piccone's, Rockin' Dogs

Beer Garden (Ages 21+ only)

5-11 pm - Town Square, 201 E. Division

Come have a drink and relax with friends!

Wine Tasting (Ages 21+ only) 

5-7 pm - Town Square, 201 E. Division

Bring your friends for a wine tasting in the Square ($10 for 5 tastings)

Featuring Stoney Ridge Winery and Ed Dunneback & Girls Pink Barrel Cellars

The Bronk Bros Band (Country Music) 

7-10:30 pm - Town Square Stage, 201 E. Divison

The brother dup describes their show as a "Rockin' Hillbilly Extravaganza!" You must be 21+ to enter the fenced area; however, the band can be enjoyed from tables by the food trucks & chairs outside the beer tents.

Parents Night Out

7-11 pm - Dance with Me, 219 E. Division

Bring your child for a fun night of crafts, activities, and a movie. The cost is $20 per child. Public Welcome! Reserve your spot at


10:30 pm - Balyeat Field, 208 Olmstead

Fireworks can be viewed from Town Square, Grass areas between Dance with me and Auto Value, Bridge, and Roped Off Seating Area on Far South Side of Balyeat Field.

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