Potterville’s Summer Tradition Of Gizzard Festival May Be Permanently Canceled
Potterville's annual Gizzard Festival isn't happening next year, and according to the Lansing State Journal, may not be coming back at all.
Joe Bristol, the owner of Joe's Gizzard City, says "I still want to have a festival in town but I'm tired. It's time for me to step away." At this point, there isn't enough time to get the festival organized for next year, and unless someone else picks up the torch, the tradition won't be returning. This isn't the first time something like this has happened.
Before it was "The Gizzard Festival", it was known as Potterville Days, and dates it's roots back to at least the 70's. The hope is that those involved will take the 2017 season off to re-group, and come back in 2018 with something fresh, and bigger & better. Read more about what went into the decision to end Gizzard Fest, HERE.