Organizers are hoping as many as 30,000 people turn out for this weekend’s Munger Potato Festival.

Chairman Rod Pavlawk says activities kicked off Thursday, July 25 with the selection of the king and queen, carnival rides and arena racing. Pavlawk noted 10 bands will be rotating throughout the weekend with Kids Day Saturday. He added Sunday will  feature chicken dinners beginning at 11:00 a.m. followed by the Parade at 1:00 p.m.