Pony Express Days

  • Presented By: McKinleyville Chamber of Commerce
  • Recurrence: Recurring on the last weekend day of May
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Pony Express Days is a town celebration that was established in 1968. 
Held annually end of May.  2019 dates TBA

It is a week long community event that includes a Chili Cook-off, Barn Dance, Pancake Breakfast, Parade down Central Avenue and culminates in the big Family Festival in Pierson Park, with a horse shoe tournament as well as lots of fun activities for the kids. There are also food and craft vendors and the Pony Express Saloon. 

On Saturday & Sunday there is a Gymkhana, which is a series of competitive games on horseback. THE FIREMAN'S MUSTER IS BACK FOR THE 50-YEAR CELEBRATION!!