The 2020 Klamath Basin Potato Festival is OUTDOORS. The Klamath Basin Potato Festival will not be using the Merrill Civil Center.
All Social Distancing Protocols are in place. Please observe all current governmental mandates for Social Distancing.

Saturday, October 10th

Event Location Time
Talent Show and Queen Coronation Pending 4:00 pm

Thursday, October 15th

Event Location
All Indoor Exhibits are canceled, except commercial potatoes. They will be on display outside the Civic Center. Merrill Civic Center
No inside booths this year due to Covid – 19.

Friday, October 16th

Event Location Time
Exhibits Cancelled
Outdoor Vendors Set Up Near the Merrill Football Field 3:00 – 5:00 pm
Potato Bake Feed with toppings FREE to Public Merrill Umpqua Bank Pending
Spud Bowl: Lost River vs. Merrill Football Field Pending


Saturday, October 17th

Event Location Time
Pop Warner Football Games Football Field Behind Merrill Civic Center 8:00 am
Spud Run Cancelled
Food and Vendor Booths Open Football Field Area next to Center 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Parade Entry: Download Parade Entry Form Next to Merrill Presbyterian Church 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Potato Festival Parade Front Street, Merrill 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Free BBQ East of Merrill Civic Center 12:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Music on the Outdoor Stage By the Big Flag in Merrill 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Mia & Pia’s Brewery Pending
Flu Shots Pending
Potato Festival Raffle Drawing Outside of Merrill Civic Center 4:00 pm