City of Walker
Call Us at (319) 448-4359
 
 
 
 

2016 PICKLE DAYS:  JULY 29-30, 2016 

WALKER PICKLE DAYS SCHEDULE 2016

 

Thursday, July 28th

 

2:00-6:30 pm – Blood Drive at Sacred Heart Church Hall 

                        Set up:  Lions, KC, WBC

 

Friday, July 29th

 

5:00 pm -   Food Stand by Walker American Legion and Auxiliary

                        Soft serve ice cream at the Legion Hall

                 Labybug Concessions (sponsored by WBC) – Featuring Fried Pickles, Popcorn, Drinks 

                 Dunk Tank – Boy Scouts                                                             

7:00 pm -   Kids Bags Tournament - ages 10-18 only – uptown – no entry fee

7:00 pm -   Preliminary rounds of Pickle Eating Contest

                 Bingo by Walker Lions Club and Knights of Columbus

                 Kids Games by Walker Lions Club and Knights of Columbus

7:30 pm -   Kiddie Tractor Pull by FFA & Fun Uptown

7:30 pm -  Register for Little Miss Sweet & Mr. Dill Contests

8:00 pm -  Turn in entries for Largest, Ugliest, or Longest Cucumber at Walker Betterment Club stand

                 Turn in entries for Pickle Making Contest at Walker Betterment Club stand  

                 Hay bale toss          

9:00 pm -   Movie Uptown

Announce winners for Little Miss Sweet & Mr. Dill Contests – Winners ride the train in the parade Saturday evening

 

Saturday, July 30th

 

6:00 am -   Firefighter’s Breakfast at the Fire Station until 11:00 am

8:00 am -   9th Annual Pickle Days 5K Run/Walk at City Park

9:00 am -   1 Mile Kid’s Fun Run at City Park

                 Train Depot open for tours until 1:00

                  Bake Sale at the Depot

9:30 am -   Register for Horseshoe Tournament at City Park - tournament begins at 10:00 am

10:00 am - Registration for Adult Bags Tournament at City Park – tournament begins at 11:00 am

11:00 am - Music in the Park - until 6:00 – Beau Timmerman, Acoustic Jack(featuring Alyssa Kupka & Eric Douglas), Local Talent (Marissa Cummer, Gabrielle Cook, K & L IN Cowboy Country) and Donnie Heffernen

11:30 am - Wine Tasting in the Park - until 5:00 - sponsored by Sherbon’s Market

12:00 pm - Registration for Kids Water Games at the Fire Station - competition begins at 1:00 pm

12:00 pm - Face Painting by “Funny Face Designs” by Lori in city park until 6:00 pm-www.facepainters.biz

12:30 pm - Semi-Final Rounds of Pickle Eating Contest at City Park

6:00 pm.  - Parade (line-up at 5:15 at Depot)

7:00 pm – Talent Show & Announcement of Contest Winners

 

Immediately following the Parade

                Lions Club Dinner, Knights of Columbus Lemonade Stand, Legion & Auxiliary Food Stand

                Laby Bug Concessions (sponsored by WBC)  – Featuring Fried Pickles, Popcorn, Drinks

                Bingo by Walker Lions Club and Knights of Columbus

                H & H Fun Rides – Castle Bouncer, Train, Rock Wall, Jungle Bus, Teacups, & Boxing

                Kids Games by Walker Lions Club and Knights of Columbus

                Dunk Tank – Boy Scouts

9:30 pm  - Finals of the Pickle Eating Contest at the Ballpark

Dusk       - Fireworks at the Ballpark, Lions Club Raffle Drawings

 

                                               

 

2015 PICKLE DAYS