Grubstake Days 2018

Memorial Day Weekend

Plans are underway for a fun and festive 68th annual Grubstake Days. The theme for this year’s parade is Celebrating Life in the Desert with Non-Profit Organizations and the colors are red, white, and blue in honor of Memorial Day.

Events

Thursday, May 24

Grubstake Days Kick-off Western Mixer

Elks Lodge: 2314 55946 Yucca Trail, (760) 365-2314
• RSVP: (760) 365-6323

Friday, May 25

Chamber Challenge Golf Tournament

Hawk's Landing Golf Course, 55100 Martinez Trail, (760) 365-0033
www.yuccavalley.org or (760) 365-6323

Pony Express Ride

• Special commemorative cancellation stamp will be put on your mail
• Free postcards available at the Chamber office
• Bring your stamped mail to Chamber office before May 23

Grubstake Days Rodeo

• Gates open at 5:00 p.m. Event begins at 7:30 p.m.
• 1,500 seats available at the gate
• Adult tickets $15, children four to 12 are $5, children three and under are free
Homestead Valley Park, 1501 Belfield Boulevard, Landers
• (760) 218-1980

Grubstake Days Carnival

• Corner of Twentynine Palms Highway and Hilton
• 5:00 p.m. until 10:00 p.m.
• Tickets at the Chamber of Commerce, 56711 Twentynine Palms Highway or at the Carnival Grounds

Saturday, May 26

San Bernardino County Firemens' Pancake Breakfast

Elks Lodge, 55946 Yucca Trail, (760) 365-2314
• 7:00 a.m. until the parade starts at 10:00 a.m.
• Donation only

68th Annual Grubstake Days Parade

• Starts at 10:00 a.m. at the corner of Highway 62 and Inca Trail traveling east to Sage Avenue
• Entry forms www.yuccavalley.org or (760) 365-6323

Tug of War

• Preliminaries: 12:30 p.m. at the Carnival Grounds on the corner of Twentynine Palms Highway and Hilton
• Finals: Sunday, May 27, time to be arranged
• Registration fee of $100 per team
• 1,500 pound weight limit per team
• Carl (760) 401-6552 and carlotteson@yahoo.com or Tracey (760) 368-8990

Horseshoe Tournament

• 12:30 p.m.at the Carnival Grounds on the corner of Twentynine Palms Highway and Hilton
• $20 for teams of two
• Register: Andy Canada canadaandy@hotmail.com

Grubstake Days Beard Contest

• Judging at 1:00 p.m.
• Register: (760) 820-8033, ask for Joy at shortcuts
• Carnival Grounds on the corner of Twentynine Palms Highway and Hilton

Rodeo and Dance

• Gates open at 5:00 p.m., event begins at 7:30 p.m.
• 1,500 seats available at the gate
• Adult tickets $15, children four to 12 are $5, children three and under are free
• Dance to live music after the Rodeo
• Rodeo wristband gets free dance admission or pay $5 at the door
• (760) 218-1980

Grubstake Days Carnival

• Noon until 10:00 p.m.
• Carnival Grounds on the corner of Twentynine Palms Highway and Hilton

Sunday, May 27

Town of Yucca Valley 27th Annual Grubstake Days 10K/5K Run & 2K Walk

• Registration: 7:00 a.m. to 7:45 a.m., race starts at 8:00 a.m.
• Starts and finishes at Yucca Valley High School, 7600 Sage Avenue
• $20 Early Bird includes shirt/gift
• $25 regular registration and on site
• Preregister at www.yucca-valley.org or at 57090 Twentynine Palms Highway
• (760) 369-7211

Tug of War Finals

• Carnival Grounds on the corner of Twentynine Palms Highway and Hilton
• Time to be arranged

Grubstake Days Carnival

• 1:00 p.m. until 10:00 p.m.
• Carnival Grounds on the corner of Twentynine Palms Highway and Hilton

Monday, May 28

Grubstake Kids' Day

• 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Boys and Girls Club, 56525 Little League Drive, Yucca Valley (760) 365-5437
• Water games, team and individual games, prizes, jumpers & more
• Snacks available for purchase

Grubstake Days Carnival

• 1:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m.
• Carnival Grounds on the corner of Twentynine Palms Highway and Hilton

 

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