Sportsmans' Days provides a great time of community fellowship and fun which draws in visitors to Naches from around Central Washington.
The event will be held in Downtown Naches at the Historic Depot Park.
Sportsman’s Days is one of the longest running community day events in the Yakima Valley. The event features free entertainment throughout the weekend along with a midway, rides, food booths, game booths, silent auction, button drawings, free shows and much more. The event kicks off on Friday night at 5 pm when the midway opens.
2015 Booth Application Form - PDF
2015 Parade Entry Form - coming soon!
2014 Carnival Rides
Advanced Ticket Sales
$20.00 - advanced sales price
$25.00 - sales during event
Tickets are available for purchase now from Margaret's Deli in Naches.
The advanced ticket is redeemable at the carnival ticket booth during Sportsmans' Days where it will be exchanged for a One-Day wristband for the day you choose to ride. No multiple day passes.
Questions? Contact Kit 930-1724
Sportsman's Days webpage scheduling sponsored by C&H Hardware
2014 Sportsmans' Days Information:
Some of the upcoming weekend's events:
KID’S PARADE - The Kids’ Parade leads off our Grand Parade starting at about 9:45 am. on Saturday. Rewards and ride tickets will be available for all kids in the Kids’ Parade. Prior registration is not required. Call 509-653-2051 if you have any questions or need more information. The parade route is about ½ mile long. Assemble at 24 Shafer Ave, parade is running in reverse this year. FREE!
GRAND PARADE - The Grand Parade, featuring community floats, cars, trucks, horses, bands and drill teams starts at 10:10 am. on Saturday, following the Kids’ Parade. Only community floats will be judged this year. All other entrees will be welcomed but not included in the judging. Entrees are encouraged to register early by filling out the on-line form, sending it in, or calling 509-972-3885. Registration desk will be at 24 Shafer Ave. All entrees must be in place by 9:40am. FREE!
APPLE BIN RACES - Yes, you too can make or borrow a bin and earn your place in history as a Naches Apple Bin Racer! High Noon on Second Street in Naches on Saturday!
TEEN DANCE - The Teen Sock Hop for seventh to 12th grade students will be held on Saturday, from 9 pm to 11 pm. A current Sportsman’s Days button is required for admission. This dance is chaperoned. For more info check at the Lions' Bank on Saturday. Buy a button and dance!
KID'S BICYCLE RODEO - Kids, bring your decorated bicycle and join the Kid's Bicycle Rodeo at 11:00 on Saturday. 10 years and younger. Assemble in front of Naches Town Hall. Sponsored by Valley Cycling & Fitness. Free helmets to the 1st 20 registrants. FREE!
FISHING DERBY - The fishing derby, with live fish, will start at 1:30 pm on Sunday for all fishermen between the ages of 4-12 years old. It will be on the ditchbank just down from the Gazebo in town. Bring your own bait and pole. Prizes will be awarded. Call 966-4945 for more information. Buy a button and fish!
LIP SYNC CONTEST - The Lip Sync contest takes place on the midway stage at 7:00 pm on Saturday. Money prizes will be awarded to winners in each division. The contest is open to everyone who registers by 5 pm on Saturday at the Lions Bank near the stage. Sponsored by Avail Home Health. Buy a button and sing!
KIDS’ GAMES - Games for all youngsters and teenagers will take place Saturday afternoon across from the Historic Depot Park behind the Nazarene Church. Sponsored by the Nazarene Church. FREE!
FREE ENTERTAINMENT - There will be free entertainment on the stage all weekend. There will also be a free flower show and a free quilt show. These shows are open to anybody who wishes to enter. Call 653-2113 for flower show information. Sportsman’s Days will also feature BINGO, game booths, carnival rides, food and fun for all. New entertainment this year "The Dynamics singing jazz songs dating from the 40s to present and Jeff Baker-Acoustic and Electric". Free Entertainment on the Lions Stage sponsored by Avail Home Health. FREE!
BUTTON DRAWINGS - There will be lucky number Sportsman’s Days button drawings throughout the three days for cash and other prizes. The Sportsman’s Days buttons may be purchased at local businesses, from Lions Club members or at the Sportsman’s Days event. Drawings will be hourly with numbers posted at the Lions Bank. Large cash prizes and all unclaimed hourly drawing prizes will be drawn near closing Saturday and Sunday night. Saturday’s cash prize is $500!
Thank you to H.R. Spinner Wood Products for sponsoring
the Nightly Cash Button Drawings.
Hourly button drawing for prizes:
Friday 6-9, Saturday noon to 9, Sunday 11-2
KIDS POTTERY MAKING – As a yearly tradition local Naches Artist Lyle Carter will once again be on the midway from noon to 6 pm on Saturday to teach kids how to make clay pottery. These are hands on lessons for kids. FREE!
‘SHOW & SHINE’ CAR SHOW – Open to all years car, motorcycles & bikes. Sponsored by Naches Fire & Rescue, contact Marlene at 910-7053 for information.
CARNIVAL RIDES – As usual Sportsman’s Day’s Midway will feature the best carnival rides for children of all ages!
A big "Thank You" to to Allan Bros. Inc and Rowe Farms Family for their many years of sponsorship support for Naches Sportsman's Days!
Thank you to All Safe Electric and the Lyle Kohl family for your generous sponsorship support of the event!
For more information on the Sportsman's Days, please contact:
Lion John McGowan - General Planning
Lion Ron Freeze - General Planning
Lion John Morrison - General Planning
Lion Rachel Toney - Booth/Vendor Registration
Lion Gail Welch - Stage/Entertainment Schedule
Randy Juette - Apple Bin Races
Lion Duane Lyons, Parade Chairman –