Buckeye Days celebrates city's roots
The history of Buckeye will come alive the last weekend in January with Buckeye Days in Historic Downtown. The event features a cattle drive, parade, carnival, wild west show, vendors, great food and live entertainment throughout the weekend.
Here’s the schedule of festivities each day:
Jan. 24 – 27
Carnival at Bayless Park, 300 E. MC 85, opens at 9 a.m. daily
Friday, Jan. 25
BBQ dinner at 6:30 p.m. at Buckeye Elementary School, 623 E. Monroe Ave. with live music, entertainment and a 50/50 raffle to benefit Friends of the Library.
Tickets are just $25 for adults and $15 for children under age 10, and can be purchased at either the Coyote or Downtown libraries or the Buckeye Valley Museum.
Saturday, Jan. 26
9 a.m. – Vendor marketplace opens at the 6th Street Plaza
9:30 a.m. - Cattle drive and parade along Monroe Avenue
11 a.m. – Dr. Buck’s Wild West Show
BBQ lunch at the Buckeye Museum, 116 E. MC 85 ($5 per person)
6 p.m. – Steak Fry and Silent Auction (benefiting local high school scholarships) at Buckeye Elementary School
Put on your cowboy boots and hat and go back in time to celebrate Buckeye’s roots. For more details, please visit the Buckeye Mains Street Coalition Facebook page.