Due to the COVID-19 pandemic the Hart Hills Gravel Road Bike Race has been rescheduled for October 3, 2020. We apologize for any inconvenience that this may cause but in keeping with Executive Order 2020-21 we must work to protect the health and safety of our residents and visitors.
Come and show your grit at the annual Hart Hills gravel road bike race. Designed by former City Manager, Stan Rickard. The three varied distance races are scheduled for April 11, 2020, and travel in, out and around the City. Check out the website by clicking on the link.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the uncertainty for the duration in which restrictions will be in place related to travel and group gatherings this year's Memorial 5K has been cancelled. Look for the 5K to return in 2021
Grab your running shoes for this event! It ‘runs’ on Memorial Day, observed, which will fall on May 25, 2020, starting at 8:30 am. There will also be a Youth Mile beginning at 8:00 am. The bridge walk will be after the races have ended. This event is sponsored by the Hart Main Street Program. More details to be given later.
DUE TO COVID-19 THE FESTIVAL HAS BEEN CANCELED FOR THIS YEAR
Welcome to West Michigan, where we take pride in our wonderful agriculture. Oceana County, known as "The Asparagus Capital of the Nation," is one of the leading areas for asparagus growth in the entire country! We have been celebrating asparagus since 1974, and nobody does it better. We are the longest running asparagus festival in the country! The festival this year is scheduled for June 12-13-14, 2020. The parade will be on Saturday the 13th at 2:00 pm. Visit the NAF website for more information on enjoying or participating in this event.
This celebration has been postponed - the new date will be posted later.
Celebrate the nation's independence with a spectacular fireworks display and community gathering. There will be games and plenty of food for all, so mark July 2nd on your calendar and enjoy this fantastic annual event. The City sponsors this celebration in conjunction with the Hart Main Street Program.
Come and walk the streets of the downtown area and take in the beauty of a sleek, pristine, sports car, collector car, truck, or motorcycle. Enter your auto if you dare and win a trophy! The event this year will be held on Saturday, July 27 from 6:00 am to 4:00 pm.
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Come and enjoy all that the Oceana County Fairgrounds has to offer! Tractor Pulls, 4-H projects, animals, carnival rides, tasty food and so much more! Check out the link above for more information. This year the fair will be August 25 - 29.
Step back in time and visit the Historic District during Hart's Heritage Days Festival. Sit down and enjoy a wonderfully prepared meal while enjoying the community picnic atmosphere! This annual event is held during Labor Day weekend each year.
This event has been canceled for 2020 due to COVID-19.
The Annual Hart Pow-Wow, also known as the "Honoring Our Elders Traditional Pow-Wow", is set for September 4-5, 2020 at the Oceana County Fairgrounds. Enjoy a traditional Native American pow-wow with Intertribal dancing, Native singing, storytelling, arts and crafts, food and more. There will be multiple items raffled Sunday with a 50/50 raffle both days. Bring lawn chairs to watch the Grand Entry and Intertribal dancing Saturday at 1 pm. Flags will be retired at 8 pm. Everyone is welcome - and admission is free!
Come and watch this parade to honor those who have given their all in service to our country. The parade will be May 25th, 2020, and starts at 11:00 am in front of the Courthouse and continues to the Hart Cemetery.
UPDATE: due to the virus, the parade is not taking place. There will still be a service at the cemetery with social distancing measures in place.
Come on down to the Hart Commons and enjoy the entertainment! The Hart Mainstreet Program presents a wide variety of musical talent for all to enjoy each summer. Bring a chair and tap your foot along with the tunes. Just click on the link and you will be taken to a list of dates and artists!
Hear Ye, Hear Ye! The Hart High School students will be presenting their interpretation of Shakespeare's "TBA". This two-day event will be held at the Hart Commons. Join us for this production in July 2020, exact dates and play will be added at a later date.
The Hispanic Heritage Celebration takes place the third weekend of September on the Hart Commons. The event began under Hart Main Street in 2011 and transitioned to the Oceana Hispanic Center in 2014. The cultural celebration brings together the diversity of our community and celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month. Actives include live music, folkloric dancers, kid activities, contests and authentic Mexican food.
Please check the Hart High School webpage for more details on this event.
This annual event is held at Veterans Memorial Park on November 11 of each year and features a guest speaker. The parade starts at the County Courthouse at 11:00 am and ends at Veteran's Memorial Park.
Join the community in celebrating the holiday season by enjoying our annual Christmas Parade! The parade starts at the Hart High School, travels down Johnson Street, north onto State Street, West onto West Main, with a stop off at the Hart Commons! Santa will be there for the lighting of the Christmas Tree and the parade will continue on south onto Water Street, west onto Johnson Street and concludes right back at the High School. Santa will be available at the Commons for a "meet and greet" time. Pick your prime spot and enjoy the festivities. This year's parade starts at 6:30 pm the Friday after Thanksgiving, November 27, 2020. This event is sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce. A few downtown businesses will be open and participating along with this annual event.
This invigorating and sparkling event is held the first Saturday in February. The vintage snowmobile show returns again this year! West Michigan Snowmobile and Coldwell Banker Anchor Real Estate are sponsoring this event. Come on down and join in the fun and have a cup of hot chocolate and admire the snowmobiles on display!