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Pony Express Days

PED is Eagle Mountain City’s annual festival, celebrating our community and its historical ties to the Pony Express Trail. It is usually held from Memorial Day weekend through the week following – a great way to start the summer.

Pony Express Days Events 2020 will begin on Friday, May 22 and will run through Saturday, May 30. Please see the Events Calendar on this website for a complete rundown of the exciting events that are planned.

The Pony Express PRCA Rodeo and Demolition Derby are held at the Pony Express Memorial Park Arena and are managed by Pony Express Events. The Pony Express PRCA Rodeo will be held May 22, 23 & 25. The Demolition Derby will take place on Saturday, May 30.

 

 

Events and Activities Information

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What is Pony Express Days?

The Pony Express Days festival is full of exciting events for the whole family. Visit the carnival where you will find rides for all ages, great food, and challenging games with prizes. The Grand Parade brings the community together as it runs along Pony Express Parkway, featuring floats, bands, horses and candy tossing. This tradition is not to be missed. Enjoy the action at the Rodeo and Demolition Derby, managed by Pony Express Events. Enjoy these and many other family-oriented PED events. Pony Express Days 2020 will begin on Friday, May 22 and will run through Saturday, May 30.

 

 

Carnival, Vendors, and Entertainment

 

 

 

Grand Parade

 

 

 

Charity Run

The Carnival will be held May 28 through 30, 2020.

Carnival Vendor Registration (food and non-food) 

 

 

 

The Pony Express Days Grand Parade is a wonderful tradition for residents and visitors alike. It will be held on Saturday, May 30, starting at 10:00 a.m. There are prizes awarded in the Grand Parade Float Competition. 

Parade Registration

 

 

 

 

 

The Cupcake Charity, to be held on May 30, 2020, donates proceeds from the Pony Express 5K in the form of bill payment to a recipient chosen from nominations each year. 

Details forthcoming.

 

 

Family Fun Night

 

Pancake Dinner

Movie in the Park

Pony Express Days Family Fun Night & Movie in the Park will be held Wednesday, May 27 from 4:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. at Cory Wride Memorial Park.

Family Fun Night Vendor Registration

 

 

 

 

The Pancake Dinner will be held Tuesday, May 26 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Cory Wride Memorial Park. 

 

Movie in the park is held at the Silverlake Amphitheater two times during the summer. Enjoy free popcorn and the company of fellow Eagle Mountain residents as you watch a popular movie. Bring lawn chairs and blankets and enjoy a summer evening under the stars. Dates for this event will be Friday, June 12 and Friday, July 10 from 9-10:30 p.m.

Concert & Fireworks

The Pony Express Days entertainment stage takes place during the carnival on our main stage. The evening entertainment on Saturday, May 30 will be followed by a spectacular fireworks show at Cory Wride Memorial Park, beginning at 9:30 p.m.

Entertainment Stage Applications

Pony Express Rodeo

Demolition Derby

Symphony Orchestra Concert

The Pony Express PRCA Rodeo is held over Memorial Day weekend at the Pony Express Memorial Park Arena and is managed by Pony Express Events. Their Extreme Enduro event will be held a few weeks after the rodeo. Please visit their website for ticket information and any questions you may have. Dates of the 2020 Pony Express PRCA Rodeo will be May 22, 23 & 25 from 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.

Mascot Miracles Exceptional Stick Horse Rodeo will be held on Saturday, May 23, 2020.

 

 

 

The Demolition Derby will be held on Saturday, May 30, in conjunction with Pony Express Days. The event is organized by Pony Express Events. Please visit their website for ticket information. 

The Eagle Mountain Symphony Orchestra Concert date will be Saturday, June 20, 2020 at SilverLake Amphitheatre. 

 

 

Enduro

4th of July Concert

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The Pony Express Extreme Enduro date and details will be announced in the spring of 2020. It is managed Pony Express Events and tickets will be available at the Pony Express Events website.

The Pony Express Rodeo Grounds Concert date and details will be announced in the spring of 2020. It is managed by Pony Express Events and tickets will be available at the Pony Express Events website.

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Motorcycle Adventure Ride & Campout

Dates and details of this event in 2020 will be announced in the spring of 2020.