Fall Festival

Fall Festival parade

The Curtis Fall Festival is held every year on the third weekend of September. The festivities from years past have included events such as team penning, mud races, kids games, and of course the grand parade.

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2017 Curtis Fall Festival
"Happy Birthday Nebraska!"
September 15, 16 & 17



Friday, Sept 15th

8am - 10am: Health Fair @ Curtis Community Center
7am - 9am: Register Cookies for Cookie Baking Contest @ Community Center (Contact Brenda Chancellor 367-6821)
9am: Judging of Cookie Baking Contest
7pm: Team Roping @ Mill Park (Contact Ronnie Lenz 367-6671)
Following MVHS Football Game: Glow Run - 5K Run/Walk & Kids 1 Mile Fun Run @ Medicine Valley High School (Sponsored by Curtis Wellness Center)

Saturday, Sept 16th

6:30am - 9:30am: Fireman's Breakfast
9am - 5pm: Quilt Show @ Methodist Church (Sponsored by Frontier Co. Stitchers)
9am: Grand Parade Line-Up Begins @ Medicine Valley High School
10am - 3pm: Craft Show and Vendor Booths @ City Park
10am: Grand Parade
10:30am - 5pm: Rides and Games @ City Park
11am - 5pm: Beer Garden @ Northwest Corner of Park
11:30am: Nebraska Cornhusker Football Game will be played @ Park in the Beer Garden (Bring your own lawn chair)
Raffle prizes given away during each quater and half time
12 Noon: Free Will Donation BBQ (Sponsored by Curtis Fall Festival and served by Curtis Rotary & Legion Auxillary)
12:30pm: Sporting Clay Shoot @ Curtis Gun Club
1pm: Free Will Donation Root Beer Floats (Sponsored by Methodist Church)
1:30pm: EMT Duck Race @ hill by Elementary School
2pm: Mini Quilt Guild Live Auction @ Gazebo
4pm: Big Wheel Race - Win a Free Big Wheel!
6pm: Curtis Fall Festival Rodeo Bash @ Mill Park

Sunday, Sept 17th

8am: Lions Club Golf Tournament @ Arrowhead Meadows Golf Course
10am: Church Service by Cowboy Church @ City Park
1pm: Ranch Rodeo @ Mill Park



The theme for this year's Curtis Fall Festival is "Happy Birthday Nebraska!" This theme allows for a lot of creativity, and we hope to see a lot of floats. We hope to give our citizens and visitors a year to remember with lots of entries that will make the judges ponder who our big winner will be!

The judges will be choosing from all entries to determine the top 5 places. The prizes will be:

1st place: $200
2nd place: $150
3rd place: $100
4th place: $75
5th place: $50

The schedule for the parade will be:

9am - Grand Parade Lineup @ Medicine Valley High School
10am - Grand Parade Starts

For more information please feel free to contact any of our committee members
Misty Lenz 308-367-4141, Courtney Large 308-367-4277, Joel or Brenda Chancellor 308-367-6821, Kim Mortensen 308-367-5658, Colleen Sellers 308-362-4226, Wade Shipman 308-367-4155

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