July 15-18, 2021Memorial Park - Combined Locks


The Fun Starts:
Thursday   5:00p  
Friday   5:00p  
Saturday   10:00a  
Sunday   11:00a  

Paperfest offers fun for all ages through music, food, games and sports!

Join Us In Celebrating 33 Years!!

Paperfest is organized and ran by Kim-Com Promotions a 501c4 not-for-profit organization. The Paperfest planning committee is comprised of multiple subcommittees all working together to make sure this event runs smoothly. Started back in 1989, by Dr. James Boots and Dennis Smits, Paperfest was named after the booming paper mills that brought life to the Fox River Valley. Now that the Kimberly Mill has closed, this name is a reminder of the community history we came from and the future we share.

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Music & Entertainment - Sports (Per Each Event) - Food & Beverage - Partnerships

Marketing - Volunteer - Kids Games & Activities - Finance - Grounds Crew

Mission Statement

Paperfest is a fun, community driven festival featuring fun for all ages through music, food, sports, family fun and much more! Proceeds raised at Paperfest are donated back into the community through various nonprofit and civic organizations in the Fox Valley. Spanning three days, it offers fun for all ages through music, sports, games and food.

Paperfest strengthens our community by utilizing the expertise and generosity of both volunteers and partners.

Community Roots

Paperfest is rooted in the community! From the volunteers to the generous partners, the community comes together to have a great time, all while raising money for local non-profit organizations.

Over the past 30+ years, we have donated more than $880,000 to more than 50 civic, community and service organizations. Volunteer organizations are paid out an hourly rate for their services at Paperfest. This means the more the organization works, the more money they make.

Our goal is to provide a fun, family friendly, community festival as well as donate over $50,000 for the local non-profit organizations.