COUNTDOWN TO ENGLEWOOD PIONEER DAYS
58 years of home-town celebration
ENGLEWOOD PIONEER DAYS
PARADE SEPT 1 AT 9:00 AM
DOWNTOWN DEARBORN ST.
CARDBOARD BOAT RACES
AUGUST 30 AT 9:00 AM
Indian Mound Park
Sometimes they float, sometimes they don’t. Make your own and join in the fun or just come down to watch.
FUN FOR KIDS AND FAMILIES – CHALKFEST!
Downtown Dearborn St.
THE SHIPWRECK DANCE
KIDS’ SHIPWRECK DANCE
Join us on August 31st at 7:00 AM for our kids’ fishing tournament! With experts around to help, everyone finds out how much fun fishing can be.
Tom Adams Bridge
(where the fish are)
2014 LITTLE MISS/MR. ENGLEWOOD PIONEER DAYS PAGEANT
WEEKS OF FUN FROM
AUGUST 23 – SEPTEMBER 1
Englewood Pioneer Days Labor Day Weekend Schedule:
Saturday, August 30, 2014
9:00 am Captain Rick’s Cardboard Boat Race; Indian Mound Park
5:00-10:00 pm Shipwreck Dance; Pioneer Park
Sunday, August 31, 2014
8:00 am Michael O'Donnell Memorial Kids Fish A Thon; Tom Adams Bridge
1:00-4:00 pm Tour of the Historic Hermitage Building
2:00 pm Diaper Derby – Lemon Bay Womans Club
2:00-9:00 pm Pioneer Days Festival; Pioneer Park
Monday, September 1, 2014
8:00 am Kids Fun Run; Dearborn St.
9:00 am 58th Annual Pioneer Days Parade; Dearborn St.
8:00 am-3:00pm Pioneer Days Festival; Pioneer Park
HOOKED ON ENGLEWOOD
2014 Parade Awards
These are the categories for the Parade Trophies. Remember, you don’t have to enter a float to win! Be creative, have fun, and when you get in front of the judges, show your “hook.”
You’re Hooked! (Best Use Of Theme) (Sponsored by Englewood Board Of Realtors)
Watch that Hook! (Funniest) (Sponsored by Englewood Community Hospital)
Youth Hooked Too! (Best Youth Entry – Young People Participating/Creating) (Sponsored by Lasbury-Tracy Realty)
Hooked on Englewood History! (Englewood History) (Sponsored by Pope Insurance!)
Hooked on Water Fun! (Boats, Waterlife) (Sponsored by Key Agency, Inc.)
Hooked on Good Times! (Entry With The Most Spirit)
Hooked on Music! (Most Musical)
Salute the Hook! (Most Patriotic) (Sponsored by Englewood Community Hospital)
Hooked on Our Environment! (Green, Recycling, Eco Assets) (Sponsored by Corin Bay Realty)
Hooked to be Most Original! (Most Original, not necessarily on theme)(Sponsored by Englewood Eagles 3885
The only sponsorships for the parade are the trophy sponsors, and there are only ten of them. You can sponsor one trophy for $100, or, if you choose, sponsor more than one. You will have the opportunity to present the winner with their trophy on Monday when the trophies are awarded. Sponsors will be recognized through media releases as well as on this web site.!
Send your check with a letter specifying what trophy you want to sponsor to: Englewood Pioneer Days, 916 Suncrest Lane, Englewood 34223 (Make check payable to Englewood Pioneer Days). Questions? Call 941-474-3764.
Special volunteer organizations, businesses, or individuals are needed to run “free” kids’ games at the Park Festivals on Sunday, August 31 and Monday, September 1. If you’re interested, please CONTACT US! We’ve got lots of ideas, but need someone willing to “make it work!”
DOWNLOAD AND PLAY/SING THE HOOKED ON ENGLEWOOD THEME SONG!
Join the band at Chalk Fest and the Sing-A-Long!