After a hiatus in 2020, Kalona Days festivities returned to downtown Kalona on Saturday, June 19, featuring events from a fun run to a parade to a festival with food trucks, live music and pony …
Kalona Days Returns
Kalona Days kicked off with a 1K Fun Run and a 5K race at 7:40 a.m. on Saturday, July 19.
Ruhl & Ruhl appeared in the Kalona Days parade.
Courage Ride presented during the parade.
Youngsters enjoy the giant inflatable slide.
Mid-Prairie Alumni Award winners, left to right, Luke Johnson Lovegood (Fine Arts Award), Jason Dumont (Athletic Award), Jim Seward (Community Impact Award), Doug Slaubaugh (Service Award) and Renee Schrock Thompson (Vocational Award). Not pictured: Jonathan Gingerich (Achievement Award).
Youngsters enjoy playing Feed the Shark.
Aces and Eights performed from 6:15-9 p.m. to end the Kalona Days celebrations.
Kids enjoyed the playing in the corn — less messy than a sand box!
Luke Yoder crosses the finish line of the 5K race. Yoder won the event.
Games were enjoyed by all.
Robin Therme from Civco gave the Grand Marshal’s speech.
Sons of Amvets post 107 presented the colors during the parade.
Girls winners: Kaylin Peiffer (5), Audrey Miller (7) and Ella Rich (9).
Jim Crowther takes kids on the Kalona Optimists Barrel Ride.
Pony rides were a main attraction during Kalona Days. Kids had the opportunity to ride the ponies from 5-9 p.m.
After a hiatus in 2020, Kalona Days festivities returned to downtown Kalona on Saturday, June 19, featuring events from a fun run to a parade to a festival with food trucks, live music and pony rides.