Bubble Event Added to Shepherd Maple Syrup Festival Schedule

A new event in which participants battle each other while wearing giant, inflated balls has been added to the Shepherd Maple Syrup Festival schedule this year. Thursday’s location at the soccer field at the North end of town. Friday, Saturday and Sunday in the Village Park. $5.00 for 10 minutes Come have some fun! Edit Document

Tractor Pull Information

Tractor pull
shepherd maple syrup festival
Saturday, April 29th

4750, 5500, 6500, 7500

Weigh-in starts at: 7:30 AM

Pull starts at: 10:00 AM

Entry Fee: $20.00 per class

$200.00 for 1st Place
Other positions will also have a payout
Charley’s Heating & Cooling
Kenny Trucking & Excavating
Recker Motorsports
J&K Trucking
Loomis Transport
Custom Heating & Plumbing
Sidney’s Judges Bench
Wilson’s Lawn Care
Mt. Pleasant Tire Service
Taylor Equipment
Pestel Properties
Marrita’s Pizza


John Kenny
(989) 506-7026
Chuck Purtill
(989) 621-1412

Tractor Pull Rules

Shepherd Maple Syrup Festival

Cement Tractor Pull Rules

Weigh-in starts at: 7:30 AM

Pull will start at: 10:00 AM

Entry Fee: $20.00 per class

$200.00 for 1st Place

Other positions will also have a payout. Pullers will be able to jump one weight class. Weight classes:

4750 – Limited 18.4 – 6500 open 30.5 – 32

5500 – Limited 18.4 – 7500 open 30.5 – 32

Hitch – 20 inches high, 24 inches back from center of the axle. Will be checked! No popping of concrete.

SMSF Festival Parade

General Information
April 30, 2017

Start: 2:30 p.m.

Village of Shepherd/Wright Ave. The Shepherd Maple Syrup Festival parade is the grand finale for the weekend-long festival. The parade will be on April 30, 2017 starting at 2:30 p.m.

The parade begins on Wright Ave. starting at Michael Drive, travels east and turns south on Chippewa Street to the Middle School. Special Activities before the ParadeClimb aboard Vehicles

This year several machines and vehicles will be available at 12:30 pm for children to climb aboard.

Arts and Craft Show Information


APRIL 28, 29 and 30 2017

Shepherd HIGH School Gym/Aux Gym and Bus Parking Lot – 100 Hall St. Shepherd, MI


Category A: Arts and Crafts = items handcrafted by the entrant and not a business. $40 for 3-day festival (approx. 8’ X 10’), payable in full when application

is returned. Sorry, no refunds.