Dam Days Celebration

Spring Valley’s Dam Days are held annually the 3rd weekend in September. Join us for family fun - tournaments, contests, kids events, live music, great foods, and a Grand Parade.

46th Annual Dam Days Celebration

September 20, 21, 22 2013

Friday, Sept 20th Event Description Location Additional Information
12pm–5pm Red Cross Blood Drive Sponsored by the Spring Valley Area Ambulance and First Responders Spring Valley Fire Hall
4pm Food Stands Open Lion’s Club World Famous Hamburgers, Snow Valley Riders Brats and Chicken, specialty food stands Main Street
4pm Medallion Hunt Begins Solve the clues — Find the medallion — Collect the treasure. Prize is $100 Spring Valley gift certificate good at a number of local businesses. The lucky person should bring the medallion to the Lions Club stand with their name and address. Winner must have a Dam Days button. Prize awarded follwing the Miss Spring Valley coronation on Sunday at the parade reviewing stand First clue posted at Arneson Insurance On Saturday clues will be posted at 9:00, noon, 3:00 and 6:00 and on Sunday 9:00 and noon.
5pm–6pm Bike Give Away 5 bikes given away. The more you walk, run, skip, or hop down the trail (no wheels except strollers for little ones) the greater your chances to win. Sponsored by Nellessen Farm, Red Sky, Best Press, and Team Oil Travel Center & Subway Former Spring Valley Health Care Center
6:30pm–10pm Garden Tractor Pull Located on Main Street (McKay Ave.) Sponsored by Spring Valley Auto Parts (NAPA), A PLUS Auto Pros, and Sneakers Pub & Eatery.
8:30pm–12:30am Music by Radio Drive Iron Horse Saloon
9pm–1am DJ - C&C Entertainment - DJ Cory Schmitz Sneakers Pub and Eatery
9pm–1am DJ’s Mitch and Justin Bill’s Bar
The old beer garden is back in the Ford Garage Ford Garage
Sat, Sept 21st Event Description Location Additional Information
Community Wide Garage Sales Contact Sun Argus for listings: 715.698.3995
7:30am sign up, 8am start 2nd Annual Cancer Fundraiser Walk 2 or 4 mile walks starting from the Old Spring Valley Health Care Center on Hwy 29. Suggested donation $25.00/person or $50.00/family or any donation will be appreciated. Everyone receives a free t-shirt! All funds stay in the Spring Valley area. Old Spring Valley Health Care Center Sponsored by the Spring Valley Community Cancer Fund
9am Youth Olympics Preschool to 6th grade. Registration on site at 9am. Sponsored by Spring Valley Lions Club and the Spring Valley Community Preschool Located at the practice Football Field/Old High School Track out by the Dam Contact Eric or Kelly Johnson @ (715) 778-4335 for more information
9am–4pm Dam Days Craft Fair Vendors selling handcrafted items. Coffee, doughnuts, bars, and lunch served in commons area. Proceeds go towards the Spring Valley Kids Club Program. Spring Valley Elementary School Sponsored by Spring Valley Education
10am Fun Run 2 mile and 10KRegistration fee is $12.00 and is at 9:30 A.M. Run starts at 10:00 A.M. Forms available from Terry Miller @ (715) 778-4426, or Spring Valley Drug, or at start of race. North end of Main Street Sponsored by Spring Valley Medical Clinic & Allina Hospital and Clinics
10am Food Stands Open Lion’s Club World Famous Hamburgers, Snow Valley Riders Brats and Chicken, specialty food stands Main Street
10am–3pm Classic Car/Truck/Tractor Show Classic cars, tractors, trucks, farm machinery, or special interest vehicles. Registration begins at 9am. Trophies presented at 2pm. Sponsored by the Spring Valley Senior Living and Health Care Campus Located on the grounds at the new Spring Valley Senior Living and Health Care Campus, S830 Westland Drive. Contant Kevin Larson 715.778.5545
10am–4pm Pie and Ice Cream Social Proceeds benefit the SV MS/HS Band Handy Andy Park
10am Horseshoe Tournament 32 team maximum with double elimination format. Sponsored by the Spring Valley Lions Club Handy Andy Park horseshoe pits Registration information available from Wade Sotona at 715.778.4758
10am–5pm Children’s Petting Zoo Sponsored by the Spring Valley FFA Spring Valley Elementary School
12pm–1pm Duck Race Sponsored by the SV Area Ambulance and First Responders Snowmobile bridge
12pm–6pm Moonwalk Operated by the Spring Valley Boy Scouts. Sponsored by Valley View Eye Clinic 2nd Street across from the Municipal Building
1pm Overdale Kennel Dog Agility Fun Match Handy Andy Park Contact Overdale Kennel at 715.495.3338
Bean Bag Toss Bill’s Bar on Main Street Contact Bill’s Bar at 715.778.5903
1pm Dam Days Euchre Tournament Entry fee of $5.00; 100% pay back. Sneakers Pub & Eatery Contact Chad at 715.778.4200
1pm–4pm Face Painting by the Spring Valley Royalty In front of Breath and Bodywork
2pm Bicycle Races Sponsored by Spilde Chiropractic McKay Ave in fron of Sneakers
2pm–4pm Firetruck Rides EMS building
2:30pm Classic Car/Truck/Vehicle Cruise From the Spring Valley Senior Living and Health Care Center Campus to Main Street
4pm Kids pedal tractor pull For ages 4 to 12. Sponsored by Vanasse Transport Main Street
5:30pm Royal Baking Contest Vote for your favorite brownie or bar made by the candidates. $1 for a plate of samples Main Street
6pm–8pm Music in the Old Ford Garage Music by Rudy Rudesill. Sponsored by the Spring Valley Lions Club and American Legion Post 227 Old Ford Garage
7pm "Folliez" Performance Spring Valley Theater on McKay Avenue Interested performers contact Jae Anderson at 715.772.4684
8:30pm–12:30am Street Dance Music by Still Runnin. Sponsored by the Spring Valley Lions Club Main Street
8:30pm–12:30am Music at Iron Horse Saloon Music by Last Open Road Iron Horse Saloon
9pm–1am Karaoke - Phil & Sarah - P & S We Love You Karaoke Sneakers Pub & Eatery
DJs Mitch and Justin Bill’s Bar
Sunday, Sept 16th Event Description Location Additional Information
8am–Noon Pancake Breakfast Free will donations support the Legion Baseball Team. Sponsored by American Legion Post 227. Senior Citizen’s Center Legion Post
10am Food Stands Open Lion’s Club World Famous Hamburgers, Snow Valley Riders Brats and Chicken, specialty food stands Main Street
12pm–? Moonwalk Operated by the Spring Valley Boy Scouts. Sponsored by Valley View Eye Clinic 2nd Street across from the Municipal Building
12:30pm–1:30pm Miss Spring Valley and Court Tea Social Sacred Heart Parish CCD Center
2pm Grand Parade$35 entry fee for commercial and political units. Dedicated to community service Starting at north McKay Avenue travelling south Contact Marsha Brunkhorst 715.778.4382 or brunkhor@svtel.net for more information and to register
Following Parade Miss Spring Valley Coronation Who will be Miss Spring Valley? Parade Reviewing Stand - Main Street
Following Miss Spring Valley Coronation Lions Raffle Drawing 1st prize: Apple iPad, 2nd prize: Packers vs Vikings tickets Sunday Nov 24th in Green Bay, 3rd prize: iPod touch (Donated by Spring Valley Dentistry). Tickets $5.00 each or 6 for $25.00. Winners need not be present to win.
Following Parade Music at Iron Horse Salloon Music by DJ C & C Entertainment Iron Horse Saloon