With summer in full swing so are the carnivals, car shows and parades! This weekend is no exception. Coal Valley Days are upon us!

Friday July 7 and Saturday July 8, Coal Valley is hosting their annual Valley Days celebration! All events take place at the Coal Valley Municipal Park on First Street. Come out for carnival rides, a car show, parade and more!

 

Here is the full schedule for the weekend:

 

Friday July 5

Noon – 11:30 p.m.          Inflatables, Beer Tent, Games, etc.

Noon – 8 p.m.                  Craft Vendor Fair

2 – 7 p.m.                         DJ & Karaoke by Fat Dawgs Entertainment

3:30 p.m.                          Doggie Dash Registration

4 – 4:30 p.m.                   Doggie Dash (on the ball diamond)

5 p.m.                                BBQ Cook-Off Contest ($10 wristbands)

5 – 9 p.m.                         Car Cruise-In

5:30 – 6:30 p.m.              Beginner Line Dance at center stage w/Twisted Leather Dance

9 p.m. (Dusk)                   Fireworks in the Park *Bring Lawn Chairs*

7 p.m. – Midnight           Band- North of 40

 

Saturday July 6

7 – 10:30 a.m.                 Pancake Breakfast at CV Fire Station

8 a.m. – Noon                  Car Show Registration

10 a.m.                              BBQ Cook-Off Contest ($10 wristbands)

9 a.m. – 4 p.m.                Craft Vendor Fair

9 a.m. – 2 p.m.                Car Show – Show & Shine

9 a.m. – Midnight            Inflatables for all ages – $10 Wristbands All Day

9 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.        Chalk the Walk (Sidewalk between park & school)

11:30 – 12:45 p.m.         Parade Registration & Line Up starts at Trimble

1 p.m.                                Parade goes down First Street to BHSB

2:30 p.m.                          Twisted Leather Dance presents Grease Flashmob

3 p.m.                                Car Show Awards

3:30 – 4:30 p.m.              Beginner Line Dance w/ Twisted Leather Dance

5:30 – 6:30 p.m.              Twisted Leather Dance will dance – Join if interested

7 p.m. – 12 a.m.                            Band – Gray Wolf

 

Make sure to check out the website at http://www.coalvalleydays.org for more information.

Head out to Coal Valley for a one of kind celebration, this weekend!

Tess Abney is a freelance writer who was born and raised in the Quad Cities. She spends most of her time attempting to successfully raise three boys. In her free time, writing is her passion. Whether it is sharing local events and businesses with readers or sharing her thoughts on life, she finds comfort in the way words can bring people together.