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Sat, May 20

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Peacock Parking Lot App State University

Emergency Fest!

The popular Watauga County Emergency Fest will occur on May 20 this year in the App State Peacock parking lot in Boone and will go from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The festival features events for the community put on by local emergency services departments.

Time & Location

May 20, 2023, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Peacock Parking Lot App State University, Boone, NC 28608, USA

About the event

The popular Watauga County Emergency Fest will occur on May 20 this year in the App State Peacock parking lot in Boone and will go from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

The festival features events for the community put on by local emergency services departments.

Activities include:

  • Local area fire trucks, police cars, ambulances, rescue vehicles, forestry vehicles, helicopters, Watauga chapter of the Red Cross, Appalachian State’s New River Light & Power Company, and many more will be in attendance.
  • Learn about fire extinguishers, use a fire hose, sit in a helicopter, learn about child car seat safety, bike safety course.
  • Several area agencies will demonstrate vehicle extrication.
  • Attendees will have the opportunity to compete in a scavenger hunt to learn about all the Emergency Services and win prizes!
  • Face painting and bounce houses will be available.
  • Popcorn and cotton candy will be available with donations going to the Firefighter’s Burned Children Fund.
  • Local scout troops will collect old American Flags at the bike safety course for a flag retirement ceremony, which will be conducted at a later date.

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