Cottonwood Days 2017

If you are from the Dakota City area or just love community festivals, you won't want to miss Cottonwood Days 2017. This coming weekend, August 18-20th is the 6th Annual Cottonwood Days in Dakota City, Nebraska. All events appear to be at Cottonwood Cove Park at Hickory & S. 13th in Dakota City, NE unless otherwise noted. Here is some of the fun you and your family can expect this weekend:

Fri 8/18

  • 5-8pm cookout with burgers, hot dogs, popcorn, and chips
  • 9:30pm outdoor movie

Sat 8/19

  • food and craft vendors beginning at 8am
  • tours of the Emmanuel Lutheran Church by the Dakota County Historical Association from 9am to 1pm
  • 10am parade from American Legion hall on S 21st going down Brodway and ending at Cottonwood Cove Park
  • 10am car show
  • 11am Kids Zone opens featuring inflatables, games, and arts and crafts
  • 11am Horsehoes and Volleyball tournaments
  • noon-4pm Old Fashioned Games like water games and tire flipping
  • 2pm Watermelon eating contest
  • 4pm City Council vs Fire Department Corn Eating Contest
  • 9pm-11pm Street Dance and performance by Locked n Loaded

Sun 8/20

  • 8am-1pm breakfast at American Legion Hall
  • 10:45am church service at Methodist Church
There are also t-shirts for sale: