Head downtown for Thursdays in Pella! Every Thursday evening in June and July you are sure to have a blast enjoying live entertainment, activities for kids, food vendors, displays, and more! Each night has a unique theme, each night is a different experience for you to explore. From 6-8 pm, with a City Band concert concluding each evening at 8 pm (bring your lawn chairs!). Many activities are free or have minimal cost.
June 5 – Celebrating Pella’s Families: Many
things to do this Thursday evening! Featuring a
bicycle rodeo, music from the Children’s Choir,
Blue Track, and more.
June 12 – Dutch Dynasty: Pella’s taking on the
outdoorsman in all of us! BBQ, Fabulous Facial Hair and
turkey call contests, children’s archery, lawn mower
races, cars & ATV’s on display and inflatables.
June 19 – Pet-A-Palooza: Grab Fido and head downtown
for a celebration of our four-legged friends! Pony Rides,
pets to adopt, Dollar Dog, obedience training tips for
your pet, and service dog demonstration! Please note:
bring well-mannered, immunized pets only. Pets must be
leashed and owners must be prepared to dispose of any
June 26 – “Chip In” Be a Volunteer: Navigate a mini-golf
course, learn about area non-profit organizatons, and
ride a P.E.T.
July 3 – Summer Fest: Tug-of-war, hot dog eating contest,
ice cream eating contests, outdoor movie (following City
Band), inflatables and much more!
July 10 – Joy Ride: Classic cars, hot air balloon, Quay
Thomas Trio performing, cookie decorating, and lots of
July 17 – Bugs ‘n Blooms: Sitting Pretty contest, Kermis
games for kids, gardening experts, and more!
July 24 – Splish Splash Summer Bash: Its all about water!
July 31 – Ag In the City: Corn pile, inflatables, equipment
and implement displays, prize drawings and more.
Hosted by the Pella Chamber of Commerce, with the help of many local organizations and volunteers.