2010 Pioneer
Day Celebration
July 24, 2010
Pocatello, Idaho

Faith to Conquer Fear
2010 THEME





Bike Races & Fun Run


Fair Grounds Events

Service Projects

Committee Organization


Clean up


Grand Marshal

Stake & Ward Assignments
 Celebration Archive
Guidelines & Standards
Contact us




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Publicity for the 2010 Pioneer Day Celebration is under the direction of the PUBLIC AFFAIRS committee, Randy Spencer Chairman.  Please feel free to download any of the following publicity items that are pre-approved by the committee.

For more information on PUBLICITY please contact TED CRANDALL at 208-237-6894 or 208-760-9191


(Ward Bulletin specialists please run until July 24th.)

We are celebrating “FAITH TO CONQUER FEAR”!  We invite everyone to join in the fun with your family and friends. Mark your calendar for this great event!  Here are the details……

POCATELLO’S GOT TALENT -  Friday July 23rd  Pocatello High School  7:00 p.m.  This family oriented evening will showcase the talents of groups and individuals from all over the area. Admission is free, however a donation of canned goods, non-perishable items or money for the Idaho Food Bank is suggested.

BIKE RIDE & FUN RUN -  This is a great event to start the day!  Meet at Ross Park at 6:30 a.m. for same day registration, or pre-register on line a www.pioneerdaycelebration.com and come at 6:45 a.m.  The event starts at 7:00 a.m. sharp!  All ages and skill levels are welcome.  Events include a 5K & 10K run and a 25 mile bike ride.  T-shirts are available to those who pre-register for a $5.00 fee.  Barrie’s Ski and Sports will do a bike check for the race for free.

PARADE – The parade begins at 10:00 a.m. at Holt Arena.  The parade route runs down 15th to Center to Main Street in Old Town.  All floats must be at the Holt Arena by 8:00 a.m. for line up and judging.  Please register all floats or individual entries in advance at www.pioneerdaycelebration.com.  There will be prizes for the best floats!  For parade questions call Geoff Bennett at 232-0883.  We are excited to have former Pocatello Mayor, State Legislator and Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints General Authority L. Ed Brown and his wife Carol as our Parade Grand Marshals.

FAIRGROUNDS – Gates open at the Fairgrounds at 11:00 a.m.  The Boy Scouts will provide a Grand Opening Flag Ceremony at 12:00 noon.  Activities and food will be served from 11:00 to 4:00 p.m.

GRANDSTAND ARENA EVENTSMoto-Cross Barrel Races will be held from 12:15-1:30 p.m. To participate in the Moto-Cross events register by calling Darren Crockett at 251-7217.  Mutton Busting for children under 50 pounds will be held from 1:30 – 3:00 p.m.  Weigh in will begin at 11:00 a.m.  Children must be registered in advance to participate.  You can register at McKee’s or Vickers Western Wear.  Registration forms are available on the website www.pioneerdaycelebration.com.  Indian Bareback Race will start at 3:00 p.m.  The Grand Finale Chief’s Race will begin at 3:45 p.m.  These are exciting!  We will also be treated with Native American dancing.  Come see the action!

FOOD- There will be great food!  Chuck Wagon Dinner, Hamburgers, Pizza, Indian Tacos,
Snow Cones, Cotton Candy and much more!  Free hot dogs and watermelon for kids under 12!

ACTIVITIES – The fun just keeps on coming with a Dunking Booth, Water Slides, Bouncing Toys, Mini Train, Hand Cart Pull, Kiddie Horse Back Rides, Air-soft Target Shooting, Fish Pond, Petting Zoo, Pioneer Doll Making, Face Painting, Pioneer Store and much more!

ENTERTAINMENT – There will be toe-tapping, on-going entertainment at Fairgrounds Theater throughout the celebration.  Contact Steve Baer at 478-6526 or 705-5524 to get involved.

For information contact Janet Lunt at 237-0597.  There is assignment and contact information and much, much more on  the website!

 Contact your Stake High Councilor  over Pioneer Day or for more information or go to www.PioneerDayCelebration.com



This site is maintained and authorized by the 2010 Pioneer Day Committee under the direction of Pocatello Area Public Affairs Committee of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Copyright 2010. All rights reserved.

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