Fire Prevention Festival Oct. 3-8 in Greenfield
The Greenfield Fire Department will host the 34th Annual Fire Prevention Festival the week of October 3rd through October 8th, 2022. Several activities are planned for Fire Prevention Day on Saturday, October 8th. These activities include events of interest for children and adults. Starting at 9:00 a.m. there will be an Open House at the Greenfield Fire Department for the public with several antique fire trucks on display. The children can meet Smokey the Bear, Sparky and take free fire truck rides. For the adults there will be free blood pressure checks and the LIFELINE blood mobile. Exhibitors will have fire safety items such as smoke detectors, extinguishers, and collectibles for sale. Fingerprinting for children ages one to twelve will be conducted by the Weakley County Sheriff’s Department in the fire station. The Tennessee Division of Forestry will have their equipment on display. From 9:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. local National Guard Units will have equipment displayed at the Fire Station. A Bag Pipe Band will perform that morning and again during the parade. The Nathan Porter Library will have a used book sale from 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. There will be a car show. There will be a Peace, Love, Fire Safety Tie Dye Party for the kids from 2:00-3:30. See schedule for details. There is a puppet show about fire safety in the fire station by the Madison Co. Fire Dept. at 10:30. Pope’s concessions will be open daily from 11:00 am – 10:00 pm.
The line-up for the parade will begin at 12:00 p.m. The parade starts at 1:00 p.m. Line-up will be on Evergreen St. and Greenfield Products Rd. headed south along the West side of the street. We invite all floats, cars, trucks, horses, and walk-in entries. Three-wheelers or four wheelers are allowed if an adult 18 years of age is driving the unit in the parade. For more information contact Elena Miller or Lorre
Stout at the Greenfield Banking Co., Parade Chairpersons, at (235-2207). For horse entries call Danny Powell (235-3997).
There will be numerous Fire Departments, First Responders, and EMS Personnel with equipment on display and in the parade. Everyone is invited to come and join the festivities.
Various groups and organizations will have bake sales all along Front Street. There will be concessions, which include hamburgers, barbecue by the pound, barbecue sandwiches, hot dogs, and drinks.
Fireworks display will be Saturday night at 8:00 PM. The show can best be viewed looking north on Front St. toward the water tower.
Grand Marshal for the 2022 Fall Fire Prevention Festival is Billy Godwin, who served the City of Greenfield for 20 years as the director of the Senior Center.