EVENT SCHEDULE

Arcadia, WI (Memorial Park)

Welcome to Arcadia, WI and Broiler Dairy Days 2023 celebrating the 70th annual event this Memorial Day weekend. Since the festival inception, the Arcadia Lions Club has been the primary sponsor. Everyone is welcome to participate in a variety of events on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Make sure to stop by North America's largest chicken pit for some Pilgrim’s Gold’n Plump charcoal chicken cooked to perfection!


--> If you want to participate in the Sunday Grand Parade, download the 2023 registration form.

--> If you want to participate in the Kiddie Parade, please take a look the 2023 information document.


May 26th, 27th, 28th 2023

Friday Event Location
4:00 PM-7:00 PM Happy Hour - $2 Beer Pavilion
5:00 PM-7:00 PM MUSIC - Ron Pronschinske Pavilion
5:00 PM-Until Gone Chicken Available @ Chicken Pit Pavilion
6:00 PM Slow-Pitch Softball Tournament - Day 1 Memorial Park (Softball Diamonds)
6:00 PM-7:00 PM Meet the Festmasters Pavilion
6:00 PM High School Rodeo - Day 1 Across from High School (East Side)
6:00 PM-10:00 PM Stipes Carnival - All You Can Ride Wristbands Memorial Park
8:00 PM-12:00 AM

MUSIC - Kaiged Acoustics

Pavilion
Saturday Event Location
8:00 AM Volleyball Tournament Memorial Park (Near Pavilion)
8:00 AM Soccer Tournament High School (Football Field)
8:30 AM Car & Farm Tractor Show Memorial Park
9:00 AM Road Race - Registration 8:00 AM-8:45 AM; Race Starts at 9:00 AM High School (East Side of School)
9:00 AM Trap Shoot Arcadia Sportsman's Club
10:00 AM Slow-Pitch Softball Tournament - Day 2 Memorial Park (Softball Diamonds)
10:00 AM Chicken Available @ Chicken Pits Pavilion and Downtown (Downtown is Drive Through)
11:00 AM Cornhole Tournament (Competitive and Social Divisions) Near the Pavilion Chicken Pit
11:00 AM

Kiddie Parade

Line-up at Corner of Pearl & Wilson Streets to Baseball Field Parking Lot
12:00 PM-2:00 PM Arcadia Talent Show Pavilion
12:00 PM-4:00 PM Stipes Carnival - All You Can Ride Wristbands Memorial Park
1:00 PM High School Rodeo - Day 2 Across from High School (East Side)
2:00 PM-4:30 PM Bingo **Back Again for Year #2** Pavilion
2:00 PM-5:00 PM Happy Hour - $2 Beer Pavilion
6:00 PM-8:00 PM

MUSIC - County Line Band

Pavilion
9:00 PM-12:00 AM

MUSIC - Corey Wise and His Nashville Band

Pavilion
Sunday Event Location
7:00 AM Basketball Tournament Memorial Park Basketball Courts
9:00 AM High School Rodeo - Day 3 Across from High School (East Side)
10:00 AM Chicken Available @ Chicken Pits Pavilion and Downtown (Downtown is Drive Through)
1:30 PM GRAND PARADE Main Street
3:00 PM-5:00 PM Stipes Carnival - All You Can Ride Wristbands Memorial Park
3:00 PM-6:00 PM MUSIC - DJ Pavilion
7:00 PM-1:00 AM MUSIC - Latino Bands Pavilion
7:00 PM-1:00 AM Food Truck Available (Gruello Mexican Food) Pavilion






EVENT LOCATION

Arcadia, WI (Memorial Park)

Memorial Park Drive, Arcadia, WI 54612

From North of Arcadia:
Take HWY 93 South to HWY 95. Turn Right on HWY 95. Turn Left on Pearl St. Pearl St. will take you to Memorial Park.

From South of Arcadia:
Take HWY 93 North to HWY 95. Turn Left on HWY 95. Turn Left on Pearl St. Pearl St. will take you to Memorial Park.

From West of Arcadia:
Take HWY 95 East Toward Arcadia. Turn Right on CTY J. Turn Left on Gavney Rd. Gavney Rd. will take you to Memorial Park.

From East of Arcadia:
Take HWY 95 West Toward Arcadia. Turn Left on Pearl St. Pearl St. will take you to Memorial Park.







EVENT SPONSORS

A very special thank you to these organizations that helped to sponsor the bands this year.

$1,000 Donation from First National


$1,500 Donation from Arcadia Credit Union






CONTACTS

Event Chairpersons

Event Chairperson Name Chairperson Phone
Festival Co-Chair Dave "Boots" Bjorge (608) 797-2684
Festival Co-Chair Tom Steinmetz (608) 863-2320
Basketball Tournament Luis Cruz (608) 210-9349
Bean Bag Tournament Co-Chair Mike Taggert (608) 385-6929
Bean Bag Tournament Co-Chair Dave "Boots" Bjorge (608) 797-2684
Button Sales Bruce Klein (507) 450-7799
Carnival Co-Chair Paul Halvorsen (608) 323-3645
Carnival Co-Chair Tom Steinmetz (608) 863-2320
Chicken Co-Chair Terry Madden (608) 797-8038
Chicken Co-Chair Dan Suchla (608) 863-0954
Classic Car Show Darrel Sobotta (608) 863-1004
Classic Car Show Jay Moe (507) 450-2215
Clean-up Co-Chair Randy Rugotzke (608) 863-1743
Clean-up Co-Chair Jason Michalak (608) 304-0590
Clean-up Co-Chairs Ron Jacoby (715) 559-6844
Grand Parade Dale Pehler (608) 323-3440
Kiddie Parade Shannon Frei (608) 863-6810
Lions Club Raffle Co-Chair Tom Steinmetz (608) 863-2320
Lions Club Raffle Co-Chair John Daleiden (715) 307-3722
Motorcycle Poker Run Mel George (608) 386-6338
Pavilion Bar Co-Chair Chuck Blaschko (608) 797-7001
Pavilion Bar Co-Chair Terry Rindahl (608) 323-3164
Rodeo Dave Taysom (608) 386-1190
Soccer Tournament Luis Cruz (608) 210-9349
Softball Concessions Co-Chair Todd Klopotek (608) 863-1456
Softball Concessions Co-Chair Randy Rugotzke (608) 863-1743
Softball Tournament Co-Chair John Daleiden (715) 307-3722
Softball Tournament Co-Chair Louie Ferguson (608) 863-1663
Talent Show Bill Lockington (608) 863-1949
Trap Shoot Ed Schlesser (608) 863-1128
Volleyball Tournament Andrea Haines (608) 863-1216