Pony Express Days

Pony Express Days is a town celebration that was established in 1968, this year marks the 47th Annual Celebration.  It is a week long community event that includes a Beer & Wine Walk, Dance, Chili Cook-off, Farm Fest and Saturday's Parade down Central Avenue that rolls right into the big Family Festival in Pierson Park with a horse shoe tournament.  On Saturday & Sunday there is a Gymkhana, which is a series of competitive games on horseback.  2015 Pony Express Days will run from Saturday May 30th thru Sunday, June 7th.


Boots, Brew, Bites and Bordeaux
A beer, wine and food tasting followed by the Pony Express Barn Dance
Saturday, May 30

Chili Cook-off
McKinleyville Recreation Center
5:30 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 3

Pony Express Days Parade
Runs down Central Ave. from Murray to School Roads
11 a.m. Saturday, June 6

Pony Express Days Festival
Pierson Park
12 to 4 p.m.  Saturday, June 6

Horseshoe Tournament
Pierson Park Horse Shoe Pits
1 p.m. Saturday, June 6

Kjer Rodeo Grounds
Saturday and Sunday, June 6 & 7


Chili Cook-off
Festival Food & Craft Vendor Booth
Parade Entry Form
Fund Raising Partnership App