Monday, July 18, 2011

24th of July - Pioneer Day

Pioneer Day (24th of July) Celebrations

Held Saturday, July 23rd OR Sunday, July 24, 2011

Here is a list of the activities I know of so far. What am I missing?

July 23 - All Pioneer Day Events by local LDS Churches. Parade starts at 8:30am at 400 S. & Main and travels to the Community Center (the old elementary school). I hope to have more details soon.
July 23 - Main & Center Streets
10 am - Parade - Followed by games, Food & entertainment in the park.
July 23- Pioneer Day activities sponsored by the LDS Church, Washington Utah Stake:
  • Flag raising ceremony - 6:30 a.m. Washington City Veterans Park 
  • Breakfast - 7:00-8:30 a.m. Washington City Veterans Park 
  • Parade - 9:00 a.m. The parade route begins on 300 East Street at 500 North then travels south to the cemetery on Park View Drive. The route then goes east on Park View Drive ending at the ball fields parking lot. 
  • Food and Game Booths - 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Washington City Veterans Park (races beginning at 10:30 a.m.) 
  • The City's 24th of July Fireworks display is being planned to be launched from the baseball fields below the Washington City Community Center when it gets dark on Saturday July 23, 2011.
July 23- Pioneer Day Celebration at the Heritage Center located in Pine Valley 11am – 4pm. In celebration of Pioneer Day, forest employees and volunteers from DASIA will:
·         Demonstrate old fashioned crafts (spinning, weaving, soap making, and quilting)
·          Play music and demonstrate dancing
·         Provide history discussions about Pine Valley and the Forest Service
·         Teach about skills (bow and arrow making, using primitive tools and cross-cut saws, working with pack mules).
·         Variety of concessions including caramel corn, corn dogs, scones, pies, homemade root beer, and ice cream.
·         History presentation will be at 1pm by local historian Marian Jacklin.
·         A pack mule demonstration will be at 2pm.
·         For more information, contact the Pine Valley Ranger District at (435)
652-3100 or the St. George Interagency Visitors Center at (435) 688-3246
23- Pioneer Day Celebration at the Ivins City Park, 55 N. Main
7-9am Pancake Breakfast sponsored by Ivins City Firefighters Assoc.
8am Flag Raising Ceremony at Ivins City Hall
9am Parade on Center St.
9am-2pm Activities in the park including arts, crafts, food, games, and entertainment
Pioneer Days Celebration Monday, July 25, 2011 Includes parades and games to commemorate the arrival of the Mormon pioneers in Utah. Held in Cedar City. For more info call Jim Douglas at 435-590-3074. FREE!
23rd 24th of July Lions Family Rodeo. Held at the Iron County Fair Grounds Race Track (Parowan) from 11am to 2pm. For more information call Phyllis 435-477-8825.

1 comment:

  1. Anything specific in St. George? Parade or fireworks? I haven't been able to find any info.