Pawnee Prairie Days kicks off on Thursday June 6th and runs through Saturday, June 8th. This Festival will offer heart pounding entertainment with some of the best bands in the Midwest, action packed carnival rides, beverages for young and old, delicious food and a great opportunity to see many good friends. Fun for the entire family.
Thursday Night: Avery Kern - 7:00pm
Friday Night: Captain Geech & the Shrimp Shack Shooters 8:30pm
Saturday: River Ramblers - 1:00pm; Diversion - 6:00pm; Off The Wall - 9:00pm
Carnival is provided by Conner Family Amusements, Inc. Wristbands Sessions (ride for one price) will be held - Thursday 6pm to 10pm; Friday 6pm to 10pm; Twice on Saturday Noon to 4pm and 6pm to 10pm. Advance Sale of Wristband Coupons will be available in at a price of 4 Coupons for $80.00; price after the start of Prairie Days are $25.00 for each session.
Thursday Evening: There will be a Queen Contest for girls interested in running for Miss Pawnee Prairie Days 2019, Jr Miss and Little Mister & Miss Prairie Days Princess. To be eligible for Miss Prairie Days, girls must be between the ages of 15 to 19 years old, Jr Miss 9 to 14 years old and Little Mister & Miss 5 to 8 years old. All candidates must reside within Pawnee Township. Applications are available at Snelling-Chevalier Real Estate and Pawnee High School. Pageant contestants are responsible for finding their own sponsor. Sponsorship fee is $25.00. If you have any questions, please contact Madeline Galloway at 217-825-8878.
June 8th - 10:00am - Baby Contest
The Baby, Tiny & Toddler Pageant applications are now available. The deadline to register is May 25th!
Text or email Brandi Cashen @ 217/825-9812 or firstname.lastname@example.org with questions.
Saturday Parade: Registration and Line up begins at 4:00pm in front of the high school, Parade kicks off at 5:00pm. This year's theme is " There's No Place Like Home In Pawnee " The Pawnee Prairie Days Association is extending an invitation to all businesses, churches, organizations, schools, families, political servants and individuals to participate in this year's Parade. This hometown tradition is a great way for the public to get to know our local merchants and create lasting memories for our residents. There is no cost to enter the parade. (Many cash awards given out) Contact Phil/Paula Clarke or Marsha Gehrs for more info.
All Day Saturday Annual Car Show: Registration is $15 in front of the Pawnee Police Department Building located at the corner of 5th & St Route 104. Contact Mike Hall for more information.
Tractor Show NE corner of Village Square on Douglas St. - Contact Larry Boblitt for more information.
Also on Satuday is for our 6th Annual Backyard BBQ Cookoff. Rules and registration forms are posted on the Pawnee Prairie Days Facebook page.
50/50 Drawing Every Evening.
Nickel Raffle for a Big Screen TV - Drawing Saturday night.
Join us in making this a memorable and successful event by placing an ad in the 2019 Annual Event Program Book. This book showcases the events and entertainment, along with highlights from the past. Memorials to commemorate loved ones are also welcome. Books will be distributed throughout Pawnee and surrounding communities. Forms are available at Snelling-Chevalier Real Estate or Contact Marsha Gehrs or Gail Zini
Please share this page with all your family and friends. Check back for updates as the event gets closer. Can't wait to see you on the square in Pawnee.