On, Saturday, June 4, 2016, the Community of Williams will celebrate its pioneering spirit with the theme, “The Youth of Today… Our Pioneers of Tomorrow” during its annual Pioneer Day event.
This years activities will include the ever-popular Pioneer Day Parade, Downtown Street Vendors, and the much enjoyed Fireworks Display.
Selected as the Grand Marshall for 2016 is the Williams High School Varsity Football and Varsity Boys Basketball Teams.
“We wanted to honor our children,” said Citizens for a Better Williams Board President, Pat Ash, “We really do have some good kids in the community and not just the athletes but the students in general.”
The Williams High School Varsity Football Team were section runner-ups with a record of 8-5; and the Varsity Boys Basketball team were Section Champions with a 20-4 record.
Pioneer Day activities will start at 9:00 AM with the downtown vendors, following with the Parade at 10 AM. The downtown vendors conclude at noon.
The parade route will begin at Venice Park, travel down ‘E’ street to 7th street and finish at ‘F’ street in Williams.
The downtown vendors will be located on ‘E’ street between 6th and 7th Streets.
Morning Star has sponsored the annual fireworks display that will begin around 9:00 PM just east of town.
There is no Entry Fee to enter the Pioneer Day Parade; however, participants must fill out and return an application. For more information on a parade entry, contact Dolores Pence at (530) 383-3181. Parade entry forms are available on-line at www.downtownwilliams.com or at New Attitude Salon in Williams. The Williams Pioneer Day Parade is open to Colusa County citizens, businesses, and organizations.
Downtown Street Vendors require a registration fee of $20 for Profit, $10 for Non-Profits, and Informational Booths are Free. Vendor applications are due by May 29, 2016. For more Information on vendors, contact Marilu Molina (530) 501-3502. Vendor forms are available on-line at www.downtownwilliams.com or at New Attitude Salon in Williams.