GRIMES CHAMBER & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT PRESENTS

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JUNE 10th - 12th

2021

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EVENT SCHEDULE

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ENTERTAINMENT

Governors Days is always a great place to see outstanding entertainment! Plan to spend the day enjoying these artists perform for you!

Thursday, June 10th:

6PM - 10PM

Entertainment Garden

NEW! Our Entertainment Garden will be open for the first time starting on the Thursday night of the festival from 6PM until 10PM.

NEW! Join us for our Business Expo in the Entertainment Garden from 6pm - 8pm!

Friday, June 11th:

8PM - 11:30PM

RED DIRT RENEGADE

Red Dirt Renegade or as our fans refer to us “RDR” is a hard hitting all Iowan Outlaw Country band. They are a professional band with years of  stage experience, high end equipment and a pure passion for live performance. RDR considers all venues they play as a partnership and they always do their part to ensure success plain and simple.

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Saturday, June 12th:

8PM - 11:30PM

DAMON DOTSON

Damon Dotson is a singer/songwriter based out of Des Moines, IA. Originally from Okoboji, IA. Dotson has opened for legendary performers like BB King, Willie Nelson, The Beach Boys, Huey Lewis and The News, as well as modern artists like Matt Nathanson, The Band Perry, Edwin McCain, and The Lone Bellow. He has been named Des Moines’ “Best Local Musician” for two consecutive years by City View magazine. Dotson has sustained his career for 15 years including the release of four original albums, one of which, his latest release of Tumblin reached #24 on the iTunes Rock charts. He has done this all with no label or management. Damon Dotson has performed for some very impressive events! Besides his list of legendary opening slots, he has also played for a millennial athlete.  Dotson performs over 180 shows a year and is currently working on his 5th album to be released later in 2021.

 

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Below are all the registration forms for the various events taking place at Governor's Days. You can choose between this downloadable PDF format (you will need Adobe Acrobat Reader© to view, print and fill out the forms) or you can register online.

REGISTRATION

FORMS

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Vendor/Booth
Register Online
Grand Parade
Register Online
Sidewalk Art
Register Online
Bill Riley Talent Show
 
 

ABOUT

Governors Days is one of the grandest summer festivals in the Des Moines, Iowa metropolitan area. Held entirely within the heart of Grimes, Iowa, this premier summer event incorporates all the ingredients for an exciting family friendly event.
Complete with concerts, parades, carnivals and much, much more; Governors Days has something for everyone. This grand community event is headed up by a vibrant group of dedicated volunteers and organized with the help of Grimes Chamber & Economic Development.
Admission to the festival is free thanks to the MANY wonderful business
sponsors from the community.
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LOCATION

Waterworks Park

200 N James St

Grimes, IA
50111

EVENT GALLERY

 

THANK YOU SPONSORS!

Grimes Chamber & Economic Development would like to recognize and publicly thank all of the businesses and organizations who have donated their time, effort, or finances into helping this event be a true celebration of community.

 
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Presenting Sponsor:

Golden Rule PH&C

Gold Sponsor

Raccoon Valley Bank

Entertainment Garden Sponsor

Frampton Homes

Carnival Sponsor

DreamScape Homebuilders

Saturday Night Band Sponsor

BDI Signs

Silver Sponsor & Banner Sponsor

Bankers Trust

T-Shirt Sponsor

State Farm Insurance Andrea Sabus

The Throne Sponsor

VisionBank

Beer Bracelet Sponsor

Food Depot

Cocktail Table Sponsor

DART

Grand Parade Presenting Sponsor

Redwood Grimes

Grand Parade Gold Sponsor

City State Bank

Grand Parade Gold Sponsor

Modern Woodmen of America

Grand Parade Gold Sponsor

Rainbow of the Heartland

Kiddie Parade Presenting Sponsor

Bomgaars

Kiddie Parade Candy & Banner Sponsor

Grimes Dental Group

Friends of the Festival and Banner Sponsor

Civil Design Advantage

Friends of the Festival

Mid American Energy

Banner Sponsor

Kennybrook Village

Banner Sponsor

Black Hills Energy

Banner Sponsor

Grove & Platt Dental Associates, PLC

Banner Sponsor

Athletico

Banner Sponsor

Flooring America

Banner Sponsor

Walmart

Banner Sponsor

Fareway

Banner Sponsor

Integrated Print Solutions

Potty Promotion Sponsor

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contact us

COMMITTEE CO-CHAIRS

Vickie Lilly
Bankers Trust
110 SE Main Street
Grimes, IA 50111
(515) 245-2454
vlilly@bankerstrust.com

Brent Smith
Carlson Systems
1851 SE Destination Drive
Grimes, IA 50111
(515) 419-8803
bsmith@csystems.com

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Grimes Chamber  & Economic Development

404 SE 2nd St. Grimes, IA 50111

(515) 986-5770

chamber@grimesiowa.com

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