Celebrating 150 Years of Home: 1828~2018
Montezuma's sesquicentennial, the 150th anniversary of the incorporation of our city will provide exciting opportunities for celebration, reflection and togetherness as we commemorate our shared history! Montezuma Community Development and city staff are working hard to plan and coordinate a memorable weekend.
Festivities will include a parade, free throw contest, Main Street Mile & 5K, chili cookoff, slow pitch tournament, bathtub races and much more! Below is the list of events for the weekend. Please contact Whitney Baethke at City Hall with any questions or additions to the schedule.
Friday, August 24th, 2018
|10:00 AM||Montezuma Library 100 Year Celebration with Refreshments (10am-4pm)||Montezuma Public Library|
|11:00 AM||University of Iowa Mobile Museum (11AM-7PM)||Montezuma Schools|
|5:00 PM||Braves Tailgate (Class of 1983, 1988, 1993 Reunion tailgate)||Montezuma School Circle Lawn|
|Braves Football Junior Fan Fun Zone & Temporary Tatoo Booth|
|7:00 PM||Braves Football Game||Badger-Gabriel Field|
|8:00 PM||Halftime Introduction of Hall of Fame Inductees||Badger-Gabriel Field|
|9:30 PM||Victory Bonfire (Food, drinks and adult beverages available)||Montezuma Fire Station Lot|
|9:30 PM||Live Music - Past Vertical||Montezuma Fire Station Lot|
Saturday, August 25th, 2018
|7:00 AM||Pow. County Historical Society Pancake Breakfast||Montezuma Memorial Hall, 205 E Main|
|7:00 AM||Backyard BBQ Cookoff Sponsored by Just a Small Town Grill||Montezuma Square, Northwest|
|8:00 AM||Six-team Co-ed Slow Pitch Tournament||East Park|
|8:00 AM||Montezuma Main Street Mile & 5K Sponsored by Riser Fitness||Start at Montezuma School North Lot|
|9:00 AM||Blue & White Boosters Dunk Tank||Montezuma Square|
|10:00 AM||150 Years of Home Parade||Lineup in School South Lot from 8AM to 9:30AM|
|11:00 AM||Pony Rides||Montezuma Square|
|Duck Pond, Ring Toss & Water Balloon Toss||Montezuma Square|
|Kids Inflatables||Montezuma Square|
|Free Throw Contest||Montezuma Square|
|Kid's Water Fights||Montezuma Square|
|12:00 PM||Bathtub Races Sponsored by MAG||Main Street|
|1:00 PM||Bags Tournament||Montezuma Square|
|Polish Horseshoes Tournament||Montezuma Square|
|Sesquecentennial Bingo||Montezuma Square|
|150 Years of Home Sidewalk Art Challenge (Judging at 2pm)||Montezuma Square|
|3:00 PM||Beard Judging Sponsored by Ron the Barber||Stage on Square|
|3:00 PM||Tours of Montezuma School||Office Entrance|
|4:00 PM||MHS Athletic Hall of Fame Induction & Reception||Montezuma School South Gym|
|6:00 PM||National Anthem, Flag Raising and Presentation||Stage on Square|
|6:30 PM||Live Music & Street Dance- Tyler Richton & the High Bank Boys||Stage on Square|
|9:00 PM||Live Music & Street Dance - Cody Hicks||Stage on Square|
Click here to submit an entry to any of the activities listed above (some events do not require registration).
This schedule is tentative and subject to change. Please stay tuned to this webpage for regular updates and additions to the activities of Montezuma's 150th Celebration!
Please contact Whitney Baethke at the Montezuma City Office with any questions - firstname.lastname@example.org or 641-623-5617.