The City will be holding the Founders Day event on Saturday, May 8, 2021 at the Community Park.
This year’s Founders Day will feature the parade, mini golf, stick horse rodeo, pony hop derby, historical displays, photobooth, silent auction by Legacy 4-H Club, interactive raptor experience by Blackland Prairie Raptor Center, and the Lucas Farmers Market featuring “Lucas Local” vendors. In-N-Out Burger will be providing meals and Kona Ice will be providing snow cones to the public. Volunteers will have an opportunity to sign up to assist with any Founders Day activities.
Parade – If you and/or your group are interested in participating in the parade, please click on the following link to submit an online application: Parade Application.
Volunteer Opportunity – If you are interested in volunteering at Founders Day, please click on the following link to submit an online registration form: Volunteer Registration Form.
Public Parking & Shuttle Service – Public parking will be available at Willow Springs Middle School where shuttle buses will transport visitors to and from the event. The parade will be staged at Hart Elementary School. After the parade ends, public parking will be available at Hart Elementary School and shuttle buses will also stop by to pick up visitors to transport to and from the event.
Founders Day Event Schedule
8:00 am Lucas Farmers Market Opens
9:00 am Founders Day Begins
10:00 am Parade
11:00 am Lunch
12:00 pm Lucas Farmers Market Closes
1:00 pm Founders Day Ends