Pioneer Days

2019 Pioneer Days Button Design Contest Winner Announced!

Milo Madsen – 2019 St. Francis Pioneer Days Button Design Contest Winner

The St. Francis Area Chamber of Commerce would like to congratulate Milo Madsen, the winner of the 2019 Pioneer Days Button Design Contest. Thank you to Highland Money Management Inc. and St. Francis Subway for sponsoring this event and $200 Prize.

Congratulations Milo!

2019 Pioneer Days

Pioneer Days Button Design Contest

Entries are being sought for the 2019 Pioneer Days Button Design Contest

Fill out the form below to submit your entry, or email your design entry along with your name, phone number, and email address to pd.button@stfrancischamber.org.

Entries Deadline is Monday, April 8th at 4:00pm.

$200 Cash prize to the Winner!

Downloadable Button Design Contest Entry Form

Thanks to Highland Money Management and Subway – St. Francis for sponsoring this event.


Design Requirements

  • Must Display “Pioneer Days” in the design.
  • Must Display “June 7th-9th, 2019” in the design.
  • IF ‘hand-drawn’, must be at least size displayed, and Original Artwork must be submitted via U.S. Mail.
  • IF digitally produced, must be at least 1000px x 1000px
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The Circus is Coming to Town

Circus in St. FrancisPlease join us in welcoming the Culpepper & Merriweather Great Combined Circus to St. Francis on Wednesday, July 25th. There will be 2 showtimes, 5:00pm and 7:30pm. Proceeds from this event will be used to help fund the future of St. Francis Pioneer Days.

TICKETS ON SALE NOW at these locations:
  • King’s County Market
  • Casey’s General Store
  • SuperAmerica
  • Village Bank
  • St. Francis True Value Hardware
  • Virtual Reality Arcade

Circus in St. FrancisFor 32 weeks of the year, Culpepper & Merriweather Circus brings an action-packed 90 minute show to over 200 towns in 17 different states! They specialize in affordable, family friendly entertainment. Their show is truly enjoyable for children of all ages! Bring the toddlers, kids, teenagers AND Grandparents!

Pioneer Days 2018

This year’s festival is looking to be a great success… the weather has been working in our favor, crowds are good, and everyone is having a great time. Come on out to the park in St. Francis for Sunday’s Pioneer Days Events…

  • 8:00 am All Day St. Francis Lions Club Softball Tournament in Community Park, sponsored by North Lake Brewing & Beef ‘O’ Brady’s
  • 10:00 am Community Worship Service in Community Park, sponsored by Living Hope Church and St. Francis United Methodist Church
  • 10:00 am Carnival rides, games, crafters, exhibitors and food booths in Community Park
  • 11:00 am-4:00 pm St. Francis Lions & North Lake Brewing Beverage Garden in Community Park, sponsored by Beef ‘O’ Brady’s
  • 11:00 am Petting Zoo and Pony Rides by Joah’s Ark in Community Park
  • 1:00 pm Kids Pedal Tractor Pull in Community Park, All Tractors & Equipment Furnished by Kid Power Pedal Tractor Pulls
  • 1:00-4:00 pm Live Music by Gravel Roads in the tent at Community Park, FREE

Thank you to everyone who has been helping make this all happen. We truly appreciate and need your continued support.

Congratulations to the 2018 Medallion Hunt Winners Dionne Blanch and Wendy Granroos

2018 Pioneer Days Medallion Hunt WinnersCongratulations to the 2018 Medallion Hunt Winners Dionne Blanch (left) and Wendy Granroos (right).

The St. Francis Area Chamber of Commerce Medallion Hunt Prize package is generously sponsored by the following businesses:

2018 St. Francis Pioneer Days Sponsors

Pioneer Days Medallion Hunt 2018 – Clue #5

Pioneer Days Carnival Ride TicketsClue #5: Head South from the lot that gives you access. Search very carefully it may take some finesse.


The St. Francis Area Chamber of Commerce Medallion Hunt Prize package is generously sponsored by the following businesses:

2018 St. Francis Pioneer Days Sponsors

Pioneer Days Medallion Hunt Rules
  • Must have a Pioneer Days Button to claim prize package (limited number of buttons available and sold at local businesses).
  • The medallion will be hidden on public property within the St. Francis city limits (at or near ground level).
  • It may be partially or fully enclosed in another item.
  • The clues will be posted daily on the St. Francis Area Chamber of Commerce Website and Facebook.
  • The first person to find the medallion and bring it to the service counter at King’s County Market in St. Francis will be declared the winner.
  • The winner will need to be available for a photo and prize presentation upon presenting the Medallion.

Pioneer Days Medallion Hunt 2018 – Clue #4

Pioneer Days Buttons and Coupon BooksClue #4: I would focus your attention to the Rum River North park.  Though hidden during daylight it lies in the dark.


The St. Francis Area Chamber of Commerce Medallion Hunt Prize package is generously sponsored by the following businesses:

2018 St. Francis Pioneer Days Sponsors

Pioneer Days Medallion Hunt Rules
  • Must have a Pioneer Days Button to claim prize package (limited number of buttons available and sold at local businesses).
  • The medallion will be hidden on public property within the St. Francis city limits (at or near ground level).
  • It may be partially or fully enclosed in another item.
  • The clues will be posted daily on the St. Francis Area Chamber of Commerce Website and Facebook.
  • The first person to find the medallion and bring it to the service counter at King’s County Market in St. Francis will be declared the winner.
  • The winner will need to be available for a photo and prize presentation upon presenting the Medallion.

Pioneer Days Medallion Hunt 2018 – Clue #3

Pioneer Days Buttons and Coupon BooksClue #3: From the bridge in town head the opposite direction that Horace Greeley implied to feel the advection. Be sure to watch your step to make the connection.


The St. Francis Area Chamber of Commerce Medallion Hunt Prize package is generously sponsored by the following businesses:

2018 St. Francis Pioneer Days Sponsors

Pioneer Days Medallion Hunt 2018 – Clue #2

Pioneer Days Carnival Ride TicketsClue #2: If you don’t enjoy all of the hustle and bustle, just go with the flow.  If you catch my drift maybe your search will give you a lift.


The St. Francis Area Chamber of Commerce Medallion Hunt Prize package is generously sponsored by the following businesses:

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