City of Walker
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2018 PICKLE DAYS:  JULY 26-28, 2018 



During the week of July 22,2018


Register for Little Miss Sweet & Mr. Dill – at Walker State Bank

Turn in Largest, Heaviest, Longest Pickles Contest Entries – at Walker State Bank

Turn in Pickle Making Contest Entries – at Walker State Bank


Thursday, July 26th


2:30-6:30 pm – Blood Drive at Sacred Heart Church Hall 

8:00 pm -          Movie in the Park – Ferdinand

                        Popcorn, drinks, & Ice Cream   


Friday, July 27th


5:00 pm - Food Stand at Legion Hall   

                  Soft serve ice cream  

                  Fried Pickles by the American Legion   

                  Dunk Tank  

                  Face Painting - Fabulous Faces by Becky

6:15 pm - Kiddie Tractor Pull Registration – First hook at 6:30 pm (North Linn FFA)

7:00 pm   Preliminary rounds of Pickle Eating Contest


                  Kids Games

                  Pickle Barrel Toss – after the Tractor Pull


Saturday, July 28th


6:00 am - Firefighter’s Breakfast at the Fire Station until 11:00 am

8:00 am - 11th Annual Pickle Days 5K Run/Walk at City Park

9:00 am - 1 Mile Kid’s Fun Run at City Park

9:30 am – Historical Grounds open for tours until 1:00 pm      

9:30 am - Register for Horseshoe Tournament at City Park - tournament begins at 10:00 am

10:00 am - Poker Walk - Meet at Depot

                 Purse Display and "surprise" purse sale - at Schoolhouse

10:30 am-Registration for Adult Bags Tournament at City Park – tournament begins at 11:00 am

11:00 am-Music in the Park - until 5:30   Beau Timmerman; Aaron Smith, Acoustic Jack ft. Alyssa Kupka and Eric Douglas

               American Legion – Food in the park until 4:00 pm

11:30 am-Wine Tasting in the Park - until 4:00 - sponsored by Sherbon’s Market 

12:00 pm-Face Painting by “Funny Face Designs” by Lori in the city park until 6:00

                  Register for Youth Bags Tournament in the city park – tournament begins at 12:30 pm

12:30 pm-Semi-Final Rounds of Pickle Eating Contest at City Park

 6:00 pm - Parade (line-up at 5:15 at Depot)

 7:00 pm - Talent Show & Announcement of Contest Winners


Immediately following the Parade


  Lions Club Dinner, Knights of Columbus Lemonade Stand, Fried Pickles by the American Legion

  T-shirt Sales

  Bingo by Walker Lions Club and Knights of Columbus

                  H & H Fun Rides

                  Kids Games

                  Dunk Tank

8:00 pm – Live Music at Ballpark (Donnie Heffernan)

9:30 pm - Finals of the Pickle Eating Contest at the Ballpark

Dusk      - Fireworks at the Ballpark, Lions Club Raffle Drawings