Page 1 of 5 12345 LastLast
Results 1 to 15 of 64
  1. #1
    Addict
    Points: 105,962, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Posts
    6,398
    Points
    105,962
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 95
    Given: 116

    Town Celebration names

    Ankeny Summerfest going on this weekend and I just heard about Dumont's sandbaggin days and the Byron, IL turkey testicle festival. What are some other town celebration names and anything they are known for. My college buddies and I like to get together and hit up a few new ones every year.


    Exaggeration is a BILLION times worse than understating.

  2. #2
    Addict
    Points: 316,261, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 97.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteranOverdrive
    00clone's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2011
    Location
    Iowa City area
    Posts
    7,456
    Points
    316,261
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 888
    Given: 195

    Re: Town Celebration names

    Solon Beef Days, (next weekend)

    Beef Days - Solon, Iowa - Solon Beef Days

    Lisbon Sauerkraut days

    Lisbon Sauerkraut Days | August 8-10 2013



  3. #3
    Addict
    Points: 316,261, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 97.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteranOverdrive
    00clone's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2011
    Location
    Iowa City area
    Posts
    7,456
    Points
    316,261
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 888
    Given: 195

    Re: Town Celebration names

    Oh, and how could one forget Le Claire, Iowa and Port Byron, IL's "Tugfest"

    HOME
    Port Byron Tug Fest

    A tug of war across the Mississippi River.



  4. #4
    All-Star
    Points: 26,347, Level: 49
    Level completed: 80%, Points required for next Level: 203
    Overall activity: 16.0%
    Achievements:
    Created Album picturesVeteran25000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Jan 2010
    Location
    Urbandale
    Posts
    1,100
    Points
    26,347
    Level
    49
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 80
    Given: 55

    Re: Town Celebration names

    Went to Stuart's Good Egg Days this year for the first time.



  5. #5
    All-Star
    Points: 32,289, Level: 55
    Level completed: 31%, Points required for next Level: 761
    Overall activity: 7.0%
    Achievements:
    25000 Experience PointsVeteran
    Agclone91's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2011
    Location
    Carroll
    Posts
    1,837
    Points
    32,289
    Level
    55
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 114
    Given: 69

    Re: Town Celebration names

    Fort Madison has the Sweet Corn Festival.



  6. #6
    Pro
    Points: 72,569, Level: 83
    Level completed: 66%, Points required for next Level: 581
    Overall activity: 15.0%
    Achievements:
    Recommendation Second Class50000 Experience PointsVeteran
    ItsCyence's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2010
    Location
    'Murica
    Posts
    3,283
    Points
    72,569
    Level
    83
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 17
    Given: 25

    Re: Town Celebration names

    Fort Dodge Frontier Days. Haven't been there for a while and probably with good reason.

    In Highmore, SD, we have Old Settler Days.



  7. #7
    Addict
    Points: 140,209, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 19.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteran
    CyFan61's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2010
    Posts
    7,108
    Points
    140,209
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 258
    Given: 85

    Re: Town Celebration names

    Quote Originally Posted by Agclone91 View Post
    Fort Madison has the Sweet Corn Festival.
    Everyone knows the real Sweet Corn Festival is in Cedar Rapids.



  8. #8
    Pro
    Points: 47,251, Level: 67
    Level completed: 22%, Points required for next Level: 1,099
    Overall activity: 7.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Jul 2008
    Location
    Wichita, KS
    Posts
    3,472
    Points
    47,251
    Level
    67
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 20
    Given: 2

    Re: Town Celebration names

    Gladbrook Corn Carnival

    Marion Swamp Fox Festival

    Hiawatha Hog Wild Days

    Robins Roundup



  9. #9
    All-Star
    Points: 32,289, Level: 55
    Level completed: 31%, Points required for next Level: 761
    Overall activity: 7.0%
    Achievements:
    25000 Experience PointsVeteran
    Agclone91's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2011
    Location
    Carroll
    Posts
    1,837
    Points
    32,289
    Level
    55
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 114
    Given: 69

    Re: Town Celebration names

    Quote Originally Posted by CyFan61 View Post
    Everyone knows the real Sweet Corn Festival is in Cedar Rapids.
    Really? I lived there for two years in college and I can honestly say that I didn't know they even had one.



  10. #10
    Addict
    Points: 316,261, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 97.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteranOverdrive
    00clone's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2011
    Location
    Iowa City area
    Posts
    7,456
    Points
    316,261
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 888
    Given: 195

    Re: Town Celebration names

    Is Ames still doing the festival for the stinky trees on main street? Can't remember what kind of trees, it was named after them.



  11. #11
    Addict
    Points: 316,261, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 97.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteranOverdrive
    00clone's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2011
    Location
    Iowa City area
    Posts
    7,456
    Points
    316,261
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 888
    Given: 195

    Re: Town Celebration names

    Quote Originally Posted by Agclone91 View Post
    Really? I lived there for two years in college and I can honestly say that I didn't know they even had one.

    It's a catholic church on the NW side, so depending on where you were...might not have heard of it, but it is kind of a big deal.

    St Jude's Church, Cedar Rapids, Iowa



  12. #12
    All-Star
    Points: 32,289, Level: 55
    Level completed: 31%, Points required for next Level: 761
    Overall activity: 7.0%
    Achievements:
    25000 Experience PointsVeteran
    Agclone91's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2011
    Location
    Carroll
    Posts
    1,837
    Points
    32,289
    Level
    55
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 114
    Given: 69

    Re: Town Celebration names

    Quote Originally Posted by 00clone View Post
    It's a catholic church on the NW side, so depending on where you were...might not have heard of it, but it is kind of a big deal.

    St Jude's Church, Cedar Rapids, Iowa
    I was on the SW side at Kirkwood for two years but I stayed in town and worked during the summer instead of going home so I'm surprised I never heard of it.



  13. #13
    Pro
    Points: 41,904, Level: 63
    Level completed: 20%, Points required for next Level: 1,046
    Overall activity: 5.0%
    Achievements:
    1 year registered25000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Sep 2012
    Posts
    3,270
    Points
    41,904
    Level
    63
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 187
    Given: 75

    Re: Town Celebration names

    Atkins Watermelon Days

    Blairstown Sauerkraut Days



  14. #14
    Pro
    Points: 48,366, Level: 68
    Level completed: 2%, Points required for next Level: 1,384
    Overall activity: 33.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points
    MeanDean's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2009
    Location
    Clarence IA-Jensen Bch FL
    Posts
    2,667
    Points
    48,366
    Level
    68
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 169
    Given: 278

    Re: Town Celebration names

    Muscatine used to have Great River Days. I don't know if they still do or not. That's where Peter Noone of Herman's Hermits swallowed a bug in mid-song.

    Burlington has Steamboat Days.

    Mt. Pleasant, of course, has the Old Thresher's Reunion the 5 days up to, and including, Labor Day. But's it's really pretty much over by Monday.


    No matter what, I could NEVER cheer for Dirt and Urine.

  15. #15
    All-Star
    Points: 44,344, Level: 65
    Level completed: 8%, Points required for next Level: 1,206
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points
    tyler24's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2006
    Posts
    1,039
    Points
    44,344
    Level
    65
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 12
    Given: 17

    Re: Town Celebration names

    Manson has Greater Crater Days. Named after the giant crater the town is in



Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
  • Football
  • Iowa State vs. North Dakota State
  • August 30, 2014
  • 06:00 PM