Atkins Watermelon Days

Atkins Community Club
August 6th & 7th 2021 Schedule of Events

FRIDAY Evening Events
5:00 pm Helping Hands Concessions
6:00 Youth Bean Bag Tournament Ages 15 and younger $5 per team Register by 5:45 pm
6:00 – 8:00 Benton Band Boosters Snow Cones
6:00 – 8:00 Kids Games, H & H Fun Rides, Rock Climbing Wall and Bloomsbury Farm Barrel Train. $1 per ticket
6:30 5K Run/Walk- Registration form at Registration.
6:30 Kiddie Parade (5th Grade and under) Start at 3rd Ave & 3rd ST.
7:00 Kids Bike Rally- Bring your Bike and learn Bike Safety with Tyler Brant
7:30 Fremont Go-Getters 4-H -Kids Mini Bale Toss -FREE (Ages 1-5 and 6-10 divisions)

Saturday Events
** Parkridge Road will be Closed from 3rd Ave. to 2nd Ave. after the Parade until Midnight**
9:00 – 3:00 Gordy Nelson Memorial Car Show – $10 Registration 8– 12. Awards at 3pm. contact Dan @ 319-446-7928 or
10:00-3:00 NEW Vendor Fair- Grassy area north of Library
11:00 Parade (NEW parade route at Contact Julie at 319-720-5551
11:00 Beer Tent – open until midnight
11:30 – 5:00 Games (until 4:00), H & H Fun Rides, Rock Climbing Wall and Bloomsbury Farm
Barrel Train$20 Wristband SATURDAY ONLY Unlimited rides and games or $1 per ticket Benton Band Boosters Dunk Tank and Snow Cones, Central Lutheran Booth
11:00 – 4:00 St. Stephens Lutheran Church Ice Cream Social- Park Pavilion
11:00 -? Food Trucks– On 2nd Avenue west of park- Opal & Hazel’s Wood Fired Pizza,
Smiley’s Soup & Sandwiches, La Cantina Taco Truck and Boulevard Grill
NOON Atkins Community Band – City Park basketball court
Atkins American Legion Post #217 -Presentation of Colors
NOON – 2:00 Kids Photo ID Booth & Patrol Car Tour by Benton Co. Sheriff’s Office
NOON – 4:00 Bingo in Air-Conditioned City Hall Atkins Women’s Club
NOON Adult Bags Tournament- Age 16 and older. 2 person teams/$20 per team registration starts at 10:30 at the Beer Tent.
3:00 Watermelon Bowling (Basketball Court) Sign up at the TICKET TENT
4:00 Balloon Toss (Basketball Court) Sign up at the TICKET TENT
6:00 Cow Pie Bingo (Basketball Court) $10 per ticket- Win $1,000
Contact Atkins Fire Department or Atkins Community Club members for tickets!
6:00 – 11:00 Benton Post Prom Concessions (Beer Tent Area)
8:00 – 12:00 A W Home Improvement Stage presents “Two Buck Chuck”
Dusk FIREWORKS – Sponsored by Atkins Savings Bank & Trust and City of Atkins

FREE Watermelon while it lasts. Compliments of Atkins Auto Repair, Cassill Motors, Ollinger Garage Doors and Tami Timm -CBH Realty, Rabe Hardware and The Depot Express!!

Visit our Facebook page or CityofAtkins.ORG for more information Including the NEW PARADE ROUTE!!!
Calling all Bakers!!! Please consider donating pies or bars for the “Ice Cream Social”. Drop off at the Park Pavilion Saturday AM. Please no cream pies due to the heat.
Watermelon Days T-Shirts are available for $15 at the Atkins Library or on the 6th & 7th at the ticket tent in the City Park.

Volunteers Needed!
Help needed at the park for set-up on Thursday August 5th at 6:30pm and for tear-down on Sunday August 8th at 8AM. Also please consider donating an hour of your time on Saturday to help with the games or rides. Click on the link on our Facebook page or contact Christy Damon at All funds raised at Watermelon Days benefit our community.

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