September Days will be back September 15, 2018!


The 2018 September Days celebration will be held Homecoming Weekend, on Saturday, September 15.  We hope you’ll join us for another fun-filled event!  The schedule below is based on our 2017 event, details subject to change.

Tentative September Days Schedule

Time Event/Activity Location
7am-9:30am Legion Breakfast American Legion Hall
8am-10am Sidewalk Chalk Contest – The PTO will assign squares to any kids wanting to participate. Chalk will be provided. Judging will begin at 10am, with prizes awarded on the Main Stage at 2pm! American Legion Hall – sidewalks
8am-3pm Vendor Booths Open 8th Street (Next to Post Office)
8am-3pm Quilt Show Arvest Bank lobby
8am-3pm Photography Contest – 4 age divisions (elementary, middle school, high school, adult) Sponsored by the Community Foundation. Photo Contest Entry Forms can be picked up at the schools or at Prairie Mercantile. Arvest Bank lobby
8am-2pm Coloring Contest – prizes will be awarded. Make sure to check-out all the updates to the library while you’re there! Lockwood Library
9am-2pm Livestock Show.  All animals must be checked in by 9:30am.  Flyer  |  Entry Form American Legion Lot
9:30am Parade Lineup By Lockwood elementary school
10am Parade down Main Street Main Street
10:30-2:30 Main Stage activities (see schedule below) Arvest Bank parking lot
10:30am-3pm Carnival-style games, refreshment stands, and various kids’ activities (bounce house, bubble soccer & more).  Wristbands $5 for all ages. Main Street / Side Streets / Legion Lot
10:30am Baby Show ($5; 0-24 mos. Diaper only) More info… Main Stage – Arvest Parking Lot
11am-2pm Fred Lemons Memorial Car Show (entries are invited to join in the Parade) More info… Main Street (in front of Easson’s)
11am-1:30pm Firefighters Hamburgers/Brats/Hot Dogs American Legion Hall
11am-1:30pm UMC Lunch – Corn Dogs Arvest Bank Drive-Thru
11am-1:30pm Immanuel LYF Pulled Pork Corner of 8th & Locust (across from Legion Hall)
11:10am Recliner Races (Register before 11:00 at the Mighty Mite drink booth in the Arvest drive thru.) Main Stage
2:30pm Boy Scouts Flag Retirement Ceremony Scout area – across from Legion
3pm Vendor Booths, Games & Activities Close
3:30pm Mighty Mite Games High School Football Field
6:00pm Evening Street Party featuring local talent, food trucks, ice cream trucks, and a beer garden for 21+. Main Stage

Main Stage Activities

Time Event/Activity
9:30am-10am Baby Show Registration (Register before parade begins…Baby Show will be held immediately following parade.)  More info…
10:00am Closed for Parade and National Anthem on Main Street
10:30am Main Stage opens
10:30am Baby Show ($5; 0-24 mos. Diaper only) More info…
11:10am Recliner Races (Register before 11:00 at the Mighty Mite drink booth in Arvest drive-thru)
11:20am United Methodist Church Cake/Cupcake Walk
11:30am Fashion Show Sponsored by Rader’s & Mary Kay
12:00pm Quantum Athletics Performance
12:20pm UMC Cake/Cupcake Walk
12:30pm Recliner Race Finals
12:40pm Teacher Recognition
12:50pm Turtle Races (bring your racers!)
1:20pm UMC Cake/Cupcake Walk
1:40pm Don Lasater Recognition
2:00pm Awards & Winners – including:

  • 50/50 Drawing
  • Parade Winner
  • Livestock Show winners
  • 4-H Rifle Raffle winner
  • FCCLA Quilt Raffle
  • Quilt Show categories
  • Lockwood Chamber of Commerce Car Show
  • Photography Contest
  • Lockwood Library Coloring Contest
  • PTO Sidewalk Chalk Winners

MAKE PLANS TO BE THERE! 202 Days 3 Hours 21 Minutes 51 Seconds Until September Days