Since 2003, four day festival celebrating the rich history of the coal mining industry in southern Illinois. Event begins with the Coal Miner's Memorial Service, at the Coal Miner's Memorial on Main Street. The children's pageant is on Sunday,at the Paschedag Auditoriom West Frankfort Community High School, Main Street. Visit the Midway, vendor booths and craft booths. Free family oriented entertainment on the main stage each evening. Entertainment includes Hits from the 50's and 60's, a Dance Contest, Country Night, Don't forget the checker tournament, the kiddie and the pet parade. Great fun for the whole family.