Mustang Days 2024: Let the Games Begin!

David Peck

Events ramp up this weekend

Let the Games Begin! is the theme for the 2024 Mustang Days celebration, which continues through Saturday in Lovell.
The celebration began last Friday, June 21. Here’s an outline of the rest of this year’s events:

Thursday, June 27
6-8 p.m. – Car show on Nevada Avenue in front of CarQuest with check-in at 5 p.m.
6:30 p.m. – Dollies of the Follies and the Mustang Band on Main Street in front of the Hyart Theatre.
7:30 p.m. – Second performance of the Mustang Follies at the Hyart Theatre. Reserved seating only for $6 per ticket at Tickets may also be purchased before the show from 6:30 to 7:30 at the chamber of commerce office if any tickets are still available.

Friday, June 28
6-10 a.m. – Mustang Breakfast at the Lovell Fire Hall, hosted by North Big Horn Hospital. The meal costs $8 for adults and $5 for children.
5-8 p.m. – Family Fun Night at the Lovell Middle School practice field with food vendors on site. Unlimited activity wristbands available for $5 each, and individual game tickets are 25 cents each. Food tickets are $3.
8 p.m. – Street Dance next to Minchow’s Service featuring The Rewinders.
8 p.m. – Rodeo Calcutta at the Diamond J Bar
9 p.m. to midnight – Teen Night at the LHS Johnny Winterholler Gymnasium for ages 14 through 18. Tickets are $5 per student. The evening will include snacks, a DJ and door prizes.
Saturday, June 29
6-9 a.m. – Mustang Breakfast at the Fire Hall, hosted by North Big Horn Hospital.
7:30 a.m. – Fun Run sponsored by Club Dauntless. Line up on Third Street in front of the Bank of Lovell with registration at 7 a.m., featuring a 5K run and a one mile walk or run. $10 entry fee.
10 a.m. – Mustang Days Rose Parade with lineup at the Lovell High School parking lot at 9 a.m. To enter, call or text Kristine Henley at 307-250-0892.
11 a.m. – Hamburger and hot dog lunch at the Chamber of Commerce building sponsored by Tri-Mountain View Masonic Lodge No. 35.
1 p.m. – Co-ed volleyball tournament sponsored by Lovell Rec and BOCES, Armory Park softball field. Entry fee is $60 per team. Register at Check in at 12:30 p.m.
1 p.m. – Mustang Days Golf Tournament at Foster Gulch sponsored by Midway Construction. Register at the golf course.
2 p.m. – Rodeo slack sponsored by the Lovell Rodeo Club, rodeo grounds.
4 p.m. – Rodeo main event at the rodeo grounds followed by the Smoking Aces Band concert. Tickets at $10 for adults and $5 for kids includes the concert.
9 p.m. – Mustang Days Fireworks Display daytime show, Lovell Middle School grass field.
Dusk – Mustang Days Pyro Musical Fireworks, LMS grass field. Box seats sold at starting at 6 p.m. Friday, June 21, and at the Lovell Area Chamber of Commerce office June 21 from 6 to 8 p.m.
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