Railroad Days

Railroad Days 2024 – Come one, come all!

St. James’s annual celebration is always full of fun events, and this year is no exception!  Whether you are looking for a fun activity, great food, or entertainment-there’s something for everyone at this year’s Railroad Days festivities!

The St. James Chamber of Commerce is excited to celebrate it’s 40th Annual Rail Run!  This 4 mile run/walk, 1 mile run, and ½ mile kid’s fun-run is a wonderful family-friendly event, held each year during Railroad Days.  This year’s event is Thursday, June 20th starting at 7:00pm.  You can still sign up to participate!  Click here for more information! 

Friday, June 21st is the Community Golf Invitational, held at the St. James Golf Course.  Sign up a team and enjoy a fun day of golf, and relax in the beautiful new clubhouse-River’s Edge Grill!  This annual golf tournament benefits the St. James Chamber of Commerce, St. James Rotary, and the District 840 Foundation.  Contact Pioneer Bank to sign up your team!

The entire week is full of festivities, including the parade on Saturday, June 22nd at 6:00pm  and the Fire Department Dance at the Watonwan County Fairgrounds.  Be sure to check out the full listing of events below!  Don’t forget to purchase your Railroad Days buttons!  Buttons are available at the locations listed here.  The sale of buttons helps support the costs of the Railroad Days festivities, but it also earns you a chance at a cash prize!  Support our local celebration by purchasing a button today!  Be sure to follow the Railroad Days Facebook page!  

For more information on other community events, be sure to follow the Discover St. James Facebook page!

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