Pioneer Days/ Chickfest – September 13-15, 2012
Pittsburg’s biggest festival of the year is also the Chamber’s biggest event. The streets of Historic Downtown Pittsburg are blocked off as thousands of visitors shop the vendor booths on the main street,which feature both commercial and handcrafted items. Vendors and guests are encouraged to dress in period clothing. Some events include live entertainment, mule-driven wagon rides, cooking contests, quilt display, arts and crafts and tours of the Farmstead and Depot museums. There is live entertainment, carnival rides, bounce houses and a large kids activity center as well as a food court area with fair favorites. The event also includes the annual Golf Tournament, presented by Cypress Bank. Enjoy Capital One’s Hot Dog Lunch and Pilgrim Bank’s Homemade Ice Cream Tent.
11:30 a.m. Lunch, prior to golf tournament, Princedale Country Club
1 p.m. Golf tournament, Princedale Country Club, Sponsored by Cypress Bank
11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Free hot dog lunch, Capital One Bank lawn, Sponsored by Capital One Bank
11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Free ice cream, Pilgrim Bank parking lot, Sponsored by Pilgrim Bank and Dairy Max
6 – 10 p.m. Carnival, Arm Band Night, Pilgrim Bank parking lot
7:30 a.m. Check-in for 5K fun run, city park, North Texas Street