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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 at Nolen Park.

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. on Pony Express Pkwy between Porters Crossing and Ranches Pkwy (both directions). There are prizes awarded in the Grand Parade Float Competition. 

Parade Registration

 

 

 

 

 

The Pony Express 5K, sponsored by the Cupcake Charity, will be held on May 30, 2020. Each year the Cupcake Charity donates proceeds from the Pony Express 5K to someone in need due to medical or other hardship in Eagle Mountain in the form of bill payment. Recipients are chosen from community nominations. 

More details forthcoming.

 

 

Family Fun Night

 

Pancake Dinner & Movie in the Park

Pony Up Clay Shoot

Pony Express Days Family Fun Night will be held Wednesday, May 27 from 4:00 p.m. 8:00 p.m. at Cory Wride Memorial Park.

Family Fun Night Vendor Registration

 

 

 

 

The Pancake Dinner & Movie in the Park will be held Tuesday, May 26 from 6:00 to 10:30 p.m. at Cory Wride Memorial Park. 

 

Try your skills at the Pony Up Clay Shoot on May 25, 2020.  The event starts at 1 p.m.  It is a 50 Clay Trap Shoot.  High score wins a free pistol.  All skill levels are welcome but there is a $20 participation fee for all shooters.  There will be a free training and instruction for everyone.  Please register at ponyexpressevents.com. Registration starts May 1, 2020.

Fireworks

The Pony Express Days entertainment stage is located at Nolen Park during the carnival. 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 Monday, June 1, 2020 at Frontier Middle School.

More information coming soon.

Enduro

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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.

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Motorcycle Adventure Ride & Campout

This event will not be held in 2020.