Montezuma's Sesquicentennial Celebration - August 24th & 25th
Celebrating 150 Years of
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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, backyard BBQ and smoke off, 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
TIME   EVENT          LOCATION
 5:00 PM  Braves Tailgate  Montezuma School Circle Lawn
 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  Montezuma Fire Station Lot
 9:30 PM  Live Music - Past Vertical  Montezuma Fire Station Lot






Saturday, August 25th, 2018

TIME   EVENT          LOCATION
 7:00 AM  Pow. County Historical Society Pancake Breakfast  Montezuma Memorial Hall, 205 E Main 
 8:00 AM      Six-team Co-ed Slow Pitch Tournament                            East Park
 8:00 AM  Montezuma Main Street Mile & 5K  Start at Montezuma School North Lot                 
 8:00 AM  Backyard BBQ Smoke Off  Montezuma Square
 10:00 AM  150 Years of Home Parade  Lineup in School South Lot
 11:00 AM  Pony Rides  Montezuma Square
   Car & Tractor Show  Montezuma Square
   Kids Inflatable  Montezuma Square
   Free Throw Contest  Montezuma Square
   Blue & White Athletic Booster Dunk Tank  Montezuma Square
 12:00 PM  Bags Tournament  Fire Station Lot, 501 E Main
 12:00 PM  Tractor Pull  Montezuma Square
 1:00 PM  Tug of War  Fire Station Lot, 501 E Main
 1:00 PM  Polish Horseshoes Tournament  Montezuma Square
 2:00 PM  Bathtub Races  Main Street
 3:00 PM  Beard Judging & Best Man Legs Contest  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





















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 - whitney@montezumaiowa.org or 641-623-5617.
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