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1860 Days Celebration
Celebrating the founding of the First Gold Rush Town in Idaho!

Dates: August 1-3, 2014
Theme: "TBA"

1860 Days Flyers

1860 Days Parade Registration Form
1860 Days Vendor/Concession Registration Form
For further information, please contact Kathy Coles, 208-464-1083.

2013 Event Schedule

Throughout All Days


  • 12:-4pm: J. Howard Bradbury Memorial Logging Museum & Courthouse Open
  • 3:30-4:30pm: Drop-off Berry/Cherry Bake-Off entries for judging at Pierce Community Center-Open to Adults and Youth
  • 4:30-8:00pm: Pierce 1860 Days Kick-Off Barbeque at Pierce Community Center parking area; Evening dinner presented by Clearwater County Search & Rescue-Pie & Ice Cream Social by New Life Fellowship-Berry/Cherry Bake-Off Winners announced & awards presented
  • 5:00pm: 3rd Annual J.H. Bradbury Memorial Logging Museum Mini Log Drive at Orofino Creek near Community Center
  • 5-5:30pm: Berry/Cherry Bake-Off Judging
  • 5:30-6pm: Berry/Cherry Bake-Off entries open for public viewing
  • 6:00pm: Welcoming Speaker-Carmen Syed, Mayor of Pierce; Welcome to Grand Marshals Jim & Kaye Poindexter and Idaho Youth ChalleNGe Academy
  • 6:30-7:30pm: Bluegrass Concert by Thorn Creek Express
  • 9pm-1am: Live Entertainment at Timber Inn-Rim Shot


  • 7:30-9:30am: Breakfast at Play Park Pavilion by the Clearwater County Search & Rescue
  • 8-10am: ATV Trail Riders Fun Run Registration-Behind City Hall
  • 9:00am: Softball Tournament Sign-Up at Ball Field
  • 9am-All Day T-shirt, and ticket sales in front of I.O.O.F Hall
  • 10am-4pm: J. Howard Bradbury Memorial Logging Museum & Courthouse Open
  • 10:00am: Registration for Best of the West Contests: Longest Beard & Best 1800s Costume at T-shirt table on Main Street NOTE: Participants must register to qualify for judging
  • 10:00am: Parade Participants Check-In at Mangum Trucking lot (across from S&S Foods)
  • 10:30-11am: Wanigan-Street Musicians on Main Street
  • 11am-Noon: Concert featuring Wanigan at Main Stage
  • 12 Noon: PARADE - Main Street
  • 1:00pm: 1860 Days Auction at Main Street Stage
  • 2:00pm: Ducky Derby at Orofino Creek-Sponsored by THS Girl's Basketball
  • 2:15-3:00pm: Kids' Stick Horse Round-Up on Main Street
  • 3:00pm: Ping-Pong Ball Drop at Pierce Hardware
  • 3:30pm: Water Balloon Toss for Kids and Adults
  • 4:00pm: Winners announced for Longest Beard & Best 1800s Costume; All Saturday Contest Winners announced
  • 8pm-1am: Street Dance - Featuring The Fabulous Kingpins at Main Street Stage


  • 8:00am: Softball Tournament - Ball Field
  • 10:00am: Country Church - Faith Lutheran Church back lawn
  • At the Play Park on Sunday:
    • 1:00pm: Water Balloon Toss Contest for Kids and Adults
    • 1:30pm: Pie-Eating Contest
    • 2:00pm: Kids' Sack Race
    • 2:30pm: Kids' Three-Legged Race
    • 3:00pm: Play Park Stage Announcements:
      - Softball Tournament Awards
      - All Sunday Contest Winners announced
      - Drawing for Memorial Flag-Historic Pierce Cemetery Friends
      - Drawing for Barbeque/Picnic Package & Jet Boat and Fishing Day prizes
    • 4:00pm: Pierce 1860 Days End of Celebration

Sponsored by the 1860 Days Committee. Call Kathy Coles for more information: (208) 464-1083.

Bring the whole family and join us in celebrating Idaho's beginnings!

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Pierce-Weippe Chamber of Commerce
PO Box 378 Weippe, ID 83553
Phone: (208) 435-4406

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