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Baby Contest, Little Miss&Mr, JrMiss&Mr, PreT, Teen

May 21 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

2023 HerrinFesta Italiana Children’s Pageants  

Baby Contest

Little Miss and Mr. HerrinFesta

Junior Miss and Mr. HerrinFesta

PreTeen Miss HerrinFesta

Teen Miss HerrinFesta


Presented by the Herrin Woman’s Club

Proceeds from this event support the local service projects of the Herrin Woman’s Club


Sunday, May 21, 2023, 1:00 p.m. Doors open at noon.            

Herrin Civic Center

Admission is $5 per person

(children 8 & under are free)


The baby contest is open to babies from birth to 2 years of age on the day of the pageant

Break for Awards

Little Miss/Mr. Pageant is open to children age 3 to 5 years on pageant day

Junior Miss/Mr. Pageant is open to children ages 6 to 9 years on pageant day

PreTeen Miss is open to girls 10 to 12 years on pageant day

Teen Miss is open to girls 13 to 15 years on pageant day


Please send a separate form for each child entered, but one check is permissible.  The entry fee is $30 per child.  

Applications should be sent in advance.  Doors open at noon. Baby Pageant begins at 1:00 p.m. There will be a break after the baby contest.

Winners who wish to ride in the HerrinFesta Italiana parade on Saturday, May 27, 2023, must arrange their own transportation.  There will not be a Woman’s Club float.

For information, questions, and applications, contact Mary Jo Osborn at HWClights@gmail.com

Judges’ decisions are final.  Crowns will be given to winners in each age division.  


Applications are available by contacting Mary Jo Osborn at HWClights@gmail.com or online at www.herrinfesta.com.



mailed or dropped off to Nikki Staley, 1012 Venice Drive, Herrin, IL  62948

After May 15, applications may be completed at the door on the day of the pageant.


2023 HerrinFesta Baby Pageant Info

2023 HerrinFesta Baby Pageant Application



May 21
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Event Category:


Herrin Civic Center
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