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Pioneer Day

The City’s annual get-together celebration, Pioneer Day is to be held on the second Sunday in August at Pioneer Memorial Park at 611 4th Avenue.

2024 Pioneer Day
The festival is on August 11th, 2024 this year.  The festivities begin with a parade and is jam-packed with fun!

Parade at 11:30 a.m. - The parade begins at Newport City Hall, 2060 1st Avenue. The parade will make its way down 2nd Avenue to 17th Street where it will go to 4th Avenue and make its way to Pioneer Park.

Live music:
Bad Companions, rockabilly band, 12:00-2:30 pm

Bingo - 1:00-4:00 pm at the Large Pavilion
Petting zoo-12:00-5:00 pm

There is food, vendors, games, bingo, a car show, and the St. Paul Park-Newport Lions Club's beer and wine tent. All you can eat corn on the cob will be available with the purchase of a Pioneer Day button, which is available each year to purchase at Newport City Hall, the Library and Community Center, Newport Drug and at Pioneer Day starting in July. Buttons sell for $3, or 4 for $10.

Thank you to all our sponsors:
Marathon Petroleum Corporation
St. Paul Park-Newport Lions Club
Husnik Meats   Ten-E Packaging
Amerect, Inc      Holcim       Johnson Auto Body      South Suburban Rental
Cottage Grove Area Chamber     Daley Electric      Newport Collision Center
North Pole Restaurant/Newport Drug      Tinucci's Restaurant      Xcel Energy
Cloverleaf Bar & Grill         Fay's Newport Salon        RSI Agency

To be in the parade, please download the application and return the form to City Hall by July 12, 2024.
To be a vendor, please download the application and return the form to City Hall by July 12, 2024.

Special Event Vendor Application- All food vendors need to be licensed through Washington County.

If you have any questions about Pioneer Day, please contact City Hall at (651) 459-5677.