Homesteader Days 2018
The Huntley Homesteader Days are coming up in July! This is a wonderful event for the whole family. From the music to the food and even the greased pig wresting it is a blast! Here are some of the things you can look forward to this year.
Friday, July 13, 2018
The 54th Annual Homesteader Days event will kick off the evening of July 13th, 2018 with the Outdoor Concert event. Gates open at 5:00 pm. Confederate Railroad will begin at 6:30 pm, followed by Tracy Lawrence at 8:00 pm. The local favorite, The Bucky Beaver Ground Grippers, will entertain the crowd until 1:00 am. The concert will be held in the beautiful, 7-acre Homesteader Park. There will be lots of room, plenty of shade trees, and a park full of nice folks and great music. Please bring your own lawn chairs. Food and beverages will be available onsite. No coolers allowed please!
Schedule of Events
- 5:00pm: Gates Open
- 6:00pm: Food, Beer, and Other Drinks Available on Grounds
- 6:30pm: Confederate Railroad
- 8:00pm: Tracy Lawrence
- 10:00pm: Bucky Beaver Ground Grippers
- Beer Garden Open Until 1:00am
- No Coolers Please!
Saturday, July 14, 2018
Gates will open at 8:30 am on Saturday, July 14, 2018. The Homesteader Days Parade will start at 11:00 am, followed by other fun activities, such as carnival games, carnival rides for smaller children, Fun on the Farm games, bingo, and Greased Pig Wrestling. There will be great food and beverages available in the park. Lions Club will be serving their famous BBQ Beef and BBQ Chicken dinners. Local organizations will be serving hamburgers, tacos, nachos, pie/ice cream, and soft drinks. The Beer Garden will be open from 10:00 am to 1:00 am, and fireworks will be shot off at dusk.
Schedule of Events
- 8:15am: Homesteader Run
- 8:30am: Gates Open to Park
- 10:00am: Country Market Craft Sale
- 11:00am: Homesteader Parade
- 12pm – 6:30pm: Carnival in Park/Bingo
- 2pm – 4pm: Fun on the Farm Games
- 4:00pm – 5:30pm: Live music on stage by Jessica Lechner
- 5:30pm – 7:30pm: Calcutta followed by Greased Pig Race
- 7:30pm – 8pm: Live Auction at Pig Pen
- 8:00pm: Live Entertainment on Stage
- 9:00pm: Beer Garden Live Auction
- 9pm – 12pm: Teen Dance
- Dusk: Fireworks!
- 1:00am: Beer Garden Closes
Tickets go on sale tomorrow! For information check out their website here http://hplionsclub.org/event-overview/