Thursday, September 24, 2015

Santa Clara Swiss Days: September 24th-26th

Santa Clara Swiss Days starts today and goes through Saturday. I love the city of Santa Clara and Swiss Days is always a lot of fun. Swiss Days is celebrated to honor the Swiss Mormon Pioneers who settled in Santa Clara in 1861. To view a map of the events click here. Below is the schedule of events.


Thursday, September 24th:
5:00 pm ~ Flipper Shoot ~ For ages 50+ ~ Located on the field east of Town Hall ~ Bring your own flipper or borrow one at the event ~ Ammunition will be provided ~ Warm-ups start at 4:30 pm

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm ~ Community Dinner and Fundraiser for Santa Clara Firemen ~ Located at Town Hall, 2603 Santa Clara Drive, Santa Clara, UT 84765 ~ $10/plate

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm ~ Entertainment and the Santa Clara Museum is open ~ Located at Town Hall, 2603 Santa Clara Drive, Santa Clara, UT 84765 ~ FREE

6:00 pm ~ Mayor's Walk and Commentary ~ Begins at Town Hall, 2603 Santa Clara Drive, Santa Clara, UT 84765

7:00 pm ~ 2015 Swiss Days Opening Ceremony ~ Town Hall, 2603 Santa Clara Drive, Santa Clara, UT 84765

Friday, September 25th:
8:00 am ~ Santa Clara Kiwanis/Swiss Days Golf Tournament at Sunbrook Golf Course, 2366 W Sunbrook Drive, St. George, UT 84770 ~ All proceeds go to local charities ~ Prizes! ~ Team fee: $400 ~ Contact Blake Frei: (435) 680-3985 or Josh Hurst (435) 668-9293

2:00 pm - 7:00 pm ~ Santa Clara Museum Open ~ Town Hall, 2603 Santa Clara Drive, Santa Clara, UT 84765

2:00 pm - 8:00 pm ~ Art & Quilt Show, Displays, Historical Society Silent Auction and Bake Sale ~ Town Hall, 2603 Santa Clara Drive, Santa Clara, UT 84765

2:00 pm - 8:00 pm ~ Lots and lots of entertainment! ~ Surrounding Town Hall, 2603 Santa Clara Drive, Santa Clara, UT 84765

2:00 pm - 9:00 pm ~ Food & Shopping ~ Surrounding Town Hall, 2603 Santa Clara Drive, Santa Clara, UT 84765 and along Santa Clara Drive

4:00 pm - 6:00 pm ~ Children's Hands-On Pioneer Activities ~ Located at Heritage Square, 3020 Santa Clara Drive, Santa Clara, UT 84765 ~ FREE

7:00 pm ~ Baking Contest & Cow Awards Announced ~ On the stage by Town Hall

7:15 pm ~ Swiss Miss and Mister Introductions ~ On the stage by Town Hall

8:00 pm ~ Truman Brothers from Nashville, TN perform ~ On the stage by Town Hall ~ FREE

Here is a YouTube video. They sound really good! 


Saturday, September 26th:
6:30 am ~ 5K run/walk warm up ~ Town Hall, 2603 Santa Clara Drive, Santa Clara, UT 84765

7:00 am ~ 5K run/walk ~ Along Santa Clara Drive

7:30 am - 9:30 am ~ Pancake Breakfast ~ Town Hall, 2603 Santa Clara Drive, Santa Clara, UT 84765 ~ $3/plate

8:00 am - 4:00 pm ~ Red Rocks Car Show ~ Located at Santa Clara Canyon View Park, 1400 N Canyon View Drive, Santa Clara, UT 84765 ~ FREE

9:00 am - 4:00 pm ~ Food & Shopping ~ Surrounding Town Hall, 2603 Santa Clara Drive, Santa Clara, UT 84765 and along Santa Clara Drive

9:30 am ~ Parade along Santa Clara Drive ~ FREE

10:30 am - 4:00 pm ~ Lots and lots of entertainment! ~ Surrounding Town Hall, 2603 Santa Clara Drive, Santa Clara, UT 84765

11:00 am - 4:00 pm ~ Children's Pioneer Games ~ Santa Clara Drive

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm ~ Bingo ~ Located in Council Chambers in Town Hall, 2603 Santa Clara Drive, Santa Clara, UT 84765 ~ Prizes! ~ FREE

4:00 pm ~ Swiss Days closes

Shuttle Information:
Thursday: No shuttle

Friday: 5:00 pm -10:00 pm ~ Look for the signs on Santa Clara Drive ~ Click here for a map

Saturday: 5:45 pm - 4:00 pm ~ Follow the signs to the parking lots ~ 6 shuttles ~ Click here for a map

For information about the shuttles and parking call (435) 673-6712 extension 201

Have a fantastic time at Swiss Days!

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