We’re just over a week away from the 2019 Red Skelton Festival in Vincennes.

The 14th annual festival will kick off on Friday, July 19th with a performance by renowned Red Skelton impersonator Brian Hoffman at 7:00 p.m. at the Red Skelton Performing Arts Center.

The action continues on Saturday beginning at 10:00 a.m. and will feature Skelton Festival favorites such as the Clown parade, Clown follies, donut eating contest and bath tub races.

Festival Director Anne Pratt says they will also be presenting the annual America’s Clown award to the late comedian Tim Conway.

Festival Buttons are on sale now for 5-dollars and can be purchased at the Red Skelton Museum or Old National Bank.

For a full rundown of Skelton Festival events, including start times and locations you can visit redskeltonmuseum.org.