If you're a vegetarian, you may want to stay away from Solon this weekend. The Iowa town of 2,587 is kicking off their annual "Beef Days" festival this Friday, July 20th. The party will continue throughout the weekend with a full schedule of events!

Friday, July 20th

  • 5:00 p.m. Last Call Band
  • 5:30 p.m. Kickball Tournament
  • 6:00 p.m. Solon Dance Team
  • 6:30: p.m. Pedal Tractor Pull
  • 7:00 p.m. Hay Bale Toss
  • 9:00 p.m. Eagles Tribute Band

Saturday, July 21st:

  • 5:30 a.m. 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run
  • 10:00 a.m. Parade
  • Noon: Kickball Tournament
  • Noon: Chalk Street Drawing
  • Noon: Horseshoe Tournament
  • 12:30 p.m. Face Painting
  • 1:00 p.m. Bean Bag Tournament
  • 1:00 p.m. Fireman's Waterball Fight
  • 2:30 p.m. Music in the Beer Tent
  • 7:00 p.m. Wheelhouse Concert
  • 9:00 p.m. Decoy Concert

I've been going to Solon Beef Days for over 20 years! I've always had a blast. It's fun to walk around and enjoy the activities, live music, and ice cold beer.

I'll see you this weekend!