2024 Downs Celebration

June 20-22, 2024 

Schedule Updated as Information is Received

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Thursday, June 20

6:00 pm – Moore’s Greater Shows Carnival opens

6:30 pm – Kids Bike Races - on Railroad Street in front of pool

7:00 pm - Mullet Contest - Sponsored by The Hair Shop

7:30 pm – Kids pedal pull on Railroad Street in front of pool; registration at 7 pm

8:00 pm – Beer Garden Opens (must be 21 to enter)

Friday, June 21

6:00 pm – Moore’s Greater Shows Carnival opens

6:30 pm - Golf Cart Poker Run ~ hosted by Brush Art

7:00 pm - History & Variety Show at Downs Depot lawn

7:30 pm - Evan Card Magician at Whiteway Stage

7:30 pm - Bingo - City Pool Shelter - Sponsored by Lakeside FCCLA

8:00 pm – Beer Garden Opens (must be 21 to enter)

9:00 pm - DoC Live in Beer Garden

Saturday, June 22

7:00 am – Downs Junior Chamber Fun Run - Reg. at 6:30 a.m. at Beer Garden

9:00 am - Celebration Car Show Registration - Kansas Street

9:00 am - Downs 2-Person Golf Tournament at Downs Golf Club ~ Event flyer

                 register with Cory Beougher 785-545-6043 or Heather Hancock - 785-454-1237

9:00 am - Vendors open at Railroad Park ~ Open ’til 2 pm

9:00 am - Horseshoe Tournament - next to City Pool Shelter

10:00 am - Downs High School Alumni Reunion - Memorial Hall; meal starts at noon 

                   with program and open house following - Register online - register due June 8

10:00 am - 4th annual Art in the Park - hosted by Rose Valley Methodist Church

1:00 pm - Free Swim at Downs City Pool

6:00 pm - Moore’s Great Shows Carnival opens

7:00 pm - Downs Lions Club Parade ~ Registration open at 5:30 pm at St. Mary’s Church

8:00 pm - Beer Garden Opens (must be 21 to enter)

9:00 pm - Rockin’ Redemption Live in Beer Garden 


Thank you to these sponsors of the 2024 Downs Celebration!

Gold Tier:  McFadden Charitable Trust • Osborne County Comm Foundation • Sarver Charitable Trust • Boxum Insurance • Corner Drug & Gift • Downs Care & Rehab • First National Bank and Trust – Phillipsburg, Smith County Bank – Smith Center, Solomon Valley Bank – Beloit - Members FDIC • Nex-Tech • Outdoor Obessions • Schoen’s Auto Repair, LLC • State Bank of Downs • The Brush Group • L&M Liquor • KDNS/KZDY Radio • Nex-Tech • City of Downs

Purple Tier: Great Plains Manufacturing • Bob’s Inc. • Osborne Industries Inc. • Calico Hill Creative • Cunningham Fiber • Downs News & Times • Downs Super Foods • Farmers and Merchants Bank • Goheen & Slavic CPAs • Miller Hardware • Osborne County Memorial Hospital • Prairie Land Electric Cooperative, Inc. • Remus Plumbing & HVAC • Schoen Funeral Home & Monuments • Sims Fertilizer & Chemical Co. • The Hair Shop • R&R Refuse

Silver Tier: Alta Convenience • The Peoples Bank • Double H Enterprises, LLC • Dental Designs of Solomon Valley • Farmway Credit Union • Fouts Insurance Agency Inc. • Guaranty State Bank & Trust Co. • Lost Traditions Barber Shop • Roberta A. Schlaefli Trust • Rolling Hills Electric Cooperative • Solomon Valley Vision • Grass Creek Designs • Alta Convenience • Schoen’S Signs & Graphics

  © Downs Chamber of Commerce 2024