2012, July 20th and 21st, PIONEER DAY CELEBRATION

Schedule:

Friday
7 to 11 pm Community youth dance for ages 14-18 complete with a live band, lots of great food, and fun activities. Held at the Pocatello North LDS Stake Center on Whitaker Road in Chubbuck

Saturday
6:30 am: Fun Bandit Run and Fun Bike Ride a Lower Ross Park

8:00 am: Floats arrive at the ISU Holt Arena north . . . → Read More: 2012, July 20th and 21st, PIONEER DAY CELEBRATION

Helping Hands Service Project June 2–Painting at Bannock County Fair Grounds

As part of their Pioneer Day Celebration, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints participated in a Helping Hands service project which took place on Saturday, June 2, at the Bannock County Fairgraounds.  Approximately, 800-1000 youth, and their leaders, from Tyhee, Chubbuck, Alameda, Highland, North Stakes and the Trinity Episcopal Church.

For a video of this . . . → Read More: Helping Hands Service Project June 2–Painting at Bannock County Fair Grounds

2012 GRAND MARSHAL ANNOUNCED

The 2012 Pioneer Day Celebration Committee is proud to announce that 
Marine Cpl. Phillip Baldwin of Fort Hall has accepted the honor to serve 
as Grand Marshall on Saturday July 21, 2012 for our celebration and 
parade in Pocatello, Idaho.

Our theme this year will be “Faith . . . → Read More: 2012 GRAND MARSHAL ANNOUNCED

WELCOME

This is the Pioneer Day Celebration Information Website for 2012.

The Pocatello-Chubbuck Celebration will be held Satuday, JULY 21, 2012 in Pocatello.

Please select one of the tabs above for more information about this great,  mostly FREE . . . → Read More: WELCOME

Pioneer Youth Committee..Dance and Activity

The Pioneer Day Celebration Youth Committe met May 10 to begin planning the Youth Dance and Activity. 

Friday night, July 20, North Stake Center, 7-11pm.

All youth, ages 14-18 and friends . . . → Read More: Pioneer Youth Committee..Dance and Activity

Pioneer Day Celebration Set-Saturday, July 21, 2012

. . . → Read More: Pioneer Day Celebration Set-Saturday, July 21, 2012

Events for 2012 and photos from 2011

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Friday Night, July 20, 2012–Youth Dance and Activity
Saturday Morning July 21,  FunRun, Bike Race
Satuday Morning, Parade–10am
Saturday Afternoon..Family Fun at the North Bannock County . . . → Read More: Events for 2012 and photos from 2011

Historic Parade Photos

A collection of photos depicting the interesting photo history of parades in Pocatello is now available on the Pioneer Day Celebration Website.  Pictures dating from 1904 to 1964 show the tradition of both Independence Day parades as well as Pioneer Day Parades in Pocatello, Idaho through the years.  Of special interest are the photos of the . . . → Read More: Historic Parade Photos

A Bit of Pioneer Day History

Pioneer Day has been celebrated for many years in Pocatello, Idaho.  This article was published in the Idaho State Journal July 16, 1957, and says that the parade that year was, “Probably the largest parade in Pocatello history.”  The article did not identify the children on the float but one five year old boy kept the . . . → Read More: A Bit of Pioneer Day History