Pony Express Days

Pony Express Days is a town celebration that was established in 1968, this year marks the 46th Annual.  It is a 5 day community event that includes a Chili Cook-off, Fireman's Muster (fireman games), Pony Express Dance 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 Wednesday, June 3rd thru Sunday, June 7th.

Chili Cook-Off Award Winners:
Best Professional Chili - Timber Ridge
Best Name - Soroptimists "The Flamethrower"
McKinleyville's Best Chili - Rays Food Place
Best Dressed Team - Rays Food Place
Best Booth - Rays Food Place

2014 Parade Award Recipients:

Best Car- Humboldt Bay Model A club
Best Float- Earl Thomason
Best Band/Group- Mck Middle School
Best use of Theme- Mck Ace
Best Youth Group- Morris Language Immersion School
Best Senior Group- Red Hat Society
Best Equestrian Group- Just Wright Racing
Best Parade Entry- Morris Language Immersion School

A HUGE Thank You to all our 2014 Parade Sponsors!