The 40th annual Flea Roast/Ox Market officially kicks off with the Grand Parade on Thurs. at 3pm. The parade makes its way through town until it reaches its final destination, The Flea Roast.
Thurs. is Kids Day-free admission; Fri. $5 Per Car Load Admission; Sat. $7 Per Car Load Admission; Sun. Free Admission.
Events include live music all weekend.
Amusement Rides, food tent, beer tent, casino tent, Co-ed Old Timers Softball, kids penny scrambler, bike raffle for 12 and under (boys and girls), horse pull, bean bag tournament, beach volleyball tourney, horseshoe tournament, kids 3-legged race, arm wrestling contest, kids watermelon eating contest and egg toss, Dogman Performance and Dogman movie, gospel breakfast on Sun. at 9am, kids water balloon toss, bubble gum contest, sack race and pie eating contest. Festivities end Sunday at 4pm.
Irons is just southeast of Manistee, off M-55, about 1-1/2 hrs. south of Traverse City.