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Famous Pickle Festival 2024

July 18th, 19th & 20th  2024

Famous 28th Annual Pickle Festival Coming Soon!

Pickele Festival, people & Shops

Overview of Festival Activities: 
Sorry, No Pets on Festival Grounds Please

  • Fireworks

  • Town parade

  • Art & Photo Contest

  • Food and Craft Vendors 

  • Lion’s Club Ice Cream

  • Fireman's Fish Dinner &

  • Pancake/Sausage Breakfast

  • Live Bands

  • Car Show

  • Tours Sechler’s Pickle Factory 

  • Indiana Wild Animals

  • Magician/Comedian

  • B-I-N-G-O, Kids & adults

  • Face & Rock Painting

  • Farmer's Market

  • Balloon Art

  • Bake Sale

  • Pickle Derby

  • Decorate Pickles Contest

  • Pickle Sack Race

  • 3-Legged Race

  • Kids Tractor Pull

  • Cake Walk

  • Pickle Spoon Race

  • Pickle Eating Contest

  • Pizza Eating Contest

TV NEWS COVERAGE Festival Activities: 

2023 -- Enter Festival Contests:
Contest Entry, Waivers & Rules and Event Schedule:       

pickle eating contest

2023 Pickle Eating Contest

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2023 Pizza Eating Contest

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king contest

2023 Pickle Court

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2023 Art & Photo Contest

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Contest Entry Deadline, Sat. July 8, 2023 4:00 pm

Secklers Pickle, man in hat

2023 Volunteer Festival Committee

Christine Weirauch -


Food Vendor Contact Volunteer Coordinator




Dave Burns -


Vendor Contact



Sue Musser - Treasury



Tammy Chagoya -

Vendor Contact, Email

Marty Fogle  -

Car Show


Joann Hinchman -

Town Parade Coordinator, Email

Sechler's Pickles


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2023 Festival Sponsorship 

Gold Level Sponsorship

Sechler’s Pickles, INC 

Sebert Oil 
Pizza Subs & BBQ 

St Joe Lions Club 
Town of St Joe 

Dekalb County Visitor's Bureau 
Eastside Foundation 

Butler American Legion Post 202
Community Foundation of Dekalb 

Silver Level Sponsorship

Steel Dynamics, INC 

Heidtman Steel Products, INC 

Josh Berry & Janna Lepper 
Therma-True Corp 
St. Joe Valley Conservation Club, INC

CLP Marketing LLC, Angola, IN 

Bronze Level Sponsorship 

Carnahan-Baidinger & Walter    

2nd Time Around  

Hoover Auctions & Reality Inc  

The Oasis   

Cookies Auto Care  

Jeff’s Auto Repair    

Twenty TwO Designs  

Dutch Heritage Baking and Catering  

Allen Holman    

Pit Stop  

Baker Metal Works    

Accurate Accounting LLC. 

Color Master    

NEMCO Food Equipment  

Feller & Clark Funeral Home      

Dekalb Farm Mutual Insurance     

Gregory Dental Group, LLC   

Kitchen Auto Body Specialists INC    

Classic City Signs. 

P&R Investments    

Dekalb Molded Plastics      

The Hicksville Bank    

Miller’s Shell-Mart & Deli  

Coler Cookie Co  

2023 BANDS 
Music Sponsors

Keegan Ferrell -

Former Contestant of


DJ Afficial

Red Eye Loreli

Fleetwood Party of 2

The Avalons --

America's Premier Rock and Roll Oldies Sensation

Thanks for visiting!

Come see us again soon. Thank you for visiting St. Joe, Indiana. 

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