Who is ready for fall?! Well, Coal Valley is!

Make plans to spend your weekend at Valley Daze Fall Fest! This 3-day festival of fun takes place this Thursday Sep 19, Friday Sep 20 and Saturday Sep 21. All events take place at the Coal Valley Municipal Park (1st Street Coal Valley), uncles otherwise noted. Admission is FREE!

Golf Cart Taxi will be running on Thursday and Friday from 5 – 11:30 p.m. and from 12 a.m. – 12 p.m. on Saturday. Designated drop off locations at Bicentennial (1004 1st Street Coal Valley).

Burgers, Brats, Rib eye, Hot Dogs & Tenderloin Sandwiches will also be grilled by Coal Valley Days Board!

Check out this fun-filled schedule:

 

Thursday Sep 19

5 – 10 p.m.        Carnival Rides ($18 Wristbands from 6p-9p ONLY!!)

5 – 11 p.m.        Beer Tent $4 Beers 16oz cans

5 – 9 p.m.           Car Cruise – In

Concessions Open

6 – 8 p.m.           Creative Expressions – DIY Workshop

​7 – 11 p.m.        Most Wanted Karaoke and DJ

 

Friday Sep 20

5 -11 p.m.                        Carnival Rides

5 p.m. – 12 a.m.                            Beer Tent $4 16oz Cans

5 – 9 p.m.                         Concessions Open

7 p.m. – 12 a.m.                            BAND – Nuclear Plowboys

 

Saturday Sep 21

8 a.m. – 12 p.m.                            Car Show – Registration

9 a.m. – 3 p.m.                Vendor – Craft fair

9 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.           Car Show – Show & Shine

10 a.m. – 3 p.m.                            Creative Expressions – DIY Workshops (more info under Vendor tab)

10 a.m. – 2 p.m.                            BBQ Cook-Off Contest

10 a.m. – 11 p.m.            Carnival opens

10 a.m. – 9 p.m.                            Concessions Open

10:30- 11:45 a.m.           Parade Registration & Line Up starts at Trimble

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

11 a.m. – 12 a.m.            Beer Tent Opens $4 16oz Cans

1 – 3 p.m.                         Creative Expressions DIY Signs

1 -4 p.m.                           Carnival Discount Tickets during this time ONLY! (5tickets $10) All rides 1 ticket. PRE-SALE AVAILABLE!

3 -5 p.m.                                         Creative Expressions DIY Porch Signs

3 p.m.                               Car Show Awards

3 – 6:30 p.m.                   DJ & Karaoke with Fat Dawgs

3:30 p.m.                                        Doggie Dash Registration @Ball field

4 – 430 p.m.                    Doggie Dash Races @ Ball Field

6 – 6:30 p.m.                   Registration Eating Contest at Stage

6:30 – 7 p.m.                   Eating Contest – Hot Dogs in front of stage

7 p.m. – 12 a.m.              Band – North of 40

 

For more information, visit http://www.coalvalleydays.org or follow Coal Valley Daze on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/coalvalleydaze/.

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.