The 8th annual FRYfest will take place on FRYday, September 2, 2016. Check back this spring for a full lineup of 2016 events. In the meantime, see below for a rundown of what Hawkeye Nation took part in last September.

2015 Schedule of Events*

9:00am – 2:00pm – FRYfest Blood Drive, organized by the UI DeGowin Blood Center
10:00am – 8:00pm – World’s Largest Hawkeye Tradeshow

     10:00am: Herky on Parade Unveil – Special 2015 FRYfest Collection
     10:30am: 2015 Hall of Fame Inductee Panel
     11:15am: 2015 Hall of Fame Autograph Session
     11:30am: Governor’s Proclamation in honor of Hayden Fry
     1:00pm: Hawkeye Fashion Show/Product Showcase
     2:00pm: America Needs Farmers Panel
     3:15pm: America Needs Farmers Autograph Session
     4:30pm: Ultimate Hawkeye Trivia Challenge

10:00am – 3:00pm – Hawkeye Collectors Showcase
1:00pm – Hawkeye BAGGO Tournament
1:00pm – Beverage Garden Opens
3:00pm – 7:00pm – Small FRY Zone, located at Diamond Dreams Baseball Academy
5:00pm – 7:00pm – FRYfest Farmer’s Market
6:00pm – Pep Rally, presented by ICAAR on the Pep Rally Stage
7:00pm – The Rumours perform on the Two Rivers Bank & Trust Stage
8:30pm – Joan Jett & The Blackhearts, presented by Two Rivers Bank & Trust

*Subject to change