Bee Ridiculous! Come downtown for a day of celebration Saturday August 7th, 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. There's so much to do for the whole family!
Festivities will stretch from Second Avenue to Second Street along Main Street and will include a cornhole tournament and beer garden, food specials at restaurants, specials at retailers, children’s activities and more! See map below for locations and events.
MCBD is committed to making sure everyone is safe downtown and is working with the City to make sure there are barricades, proper lighting, and safe pathways to make it through and around downtown.
Schedule of Events and Specials
Activities: Bags/Cornhole Tournament
Click the link to Register for a $40 entry fee for a team of 2!
In-person Registration is on Aug 7th 9am - 9:30 am
Games start at 9:30am
Cash prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place!
Beer Garden Vinyl Records spun by Wax Xtatic Yard Games-sponsored by MCBD, Simms Construction, Showroom Auto, DyAnne Henry Children's Activities/Games-sponsored by McGregors Furniture Bike Toss Competition (prizes for 1st, 2nd, & 3rd Place) sponsored by Black Tire Bike Co Newspaper Toss Game (prizes for winners) sponsored by the Times Republican Face Painting-sponsored by Cornerstone Church Sally Sally Balloon Twister-sponsored by Dave and Sally's Bar Remix Dance Studio's Super Stars Performance at 10am on the street in front of the Courthouse Hogeland Auto Plaza Car Dissection 12 noon-1pm on 1st Ave and Main St Marshalltown Fire and Police Department
Fire Department's "Water Fountain" will be hooked and up going
Come see the New Polaris® Fire-Fighting and Rescue Vehicle
Cooling Stations at Gallery Gardens and Brit Marie's Country Boutique-sales benefit MCBD Promotions for future events Cartwright Downtown Farmer's Market-9am to 12 noon at the Cartwright Pavillion 108 N 2nd Ave Marshalltown Public Library Events: 105 W Boone St
Bee Bendy: Yoga on the Lawn, 8:30 a.m. (free)
Bee Bubbly: Absolute Science Bubble Stations, 10:30-noon, West Lawn (free, a partnership with CAPS & Library)
Bee Bookish: Book Sale Tables (inside), lobby 10 am-1 pm/near check-out desk, 1-5 pm
Specials and deals w/ participating restaurants:
DOO Dah's Diner-free coffee or ice tea with breakfast or lunch
Sub City-Can soda sidewalk special
La Salud-specials on fresh fruit cups, fruit drinks, and tacos
Maria's Taco-food truck will be parked in front of the Courthouse
Dave's Coffee Cakes-will be out in front of the Courthouse selling cakes by the slice or whole
Ocean City-Lunch specials
Tremont-Various Ridiculous Specials
Smokin' G's- Drink specials 9 am - 2 pm. $2 domestics, $5 craft draws Meal special dine in or carry out 11 am to 2 pm only 1/2 price kids meals with any adult meal purchase, $2 cheesy bites appetizer, $5 pulled chicken sandwich with side of cheesy potatoes
Opa Grill- Kid's 12 and under eat free from the kid's menu. Adults enjoy 50% off sandwiches
Zamora Fresh Market-specials on rainbow colored snow cones and tamales
Zenos Pizza-personal size pizzas from 11:30am-1:30pm
Specials and deals w/ participating retailers: TAX FREE WEEKEND!
Real Deals Marshalltown-drawing for gift card and other give aways
In Stitches-25% off items* some exclusions apply
Brown's Shoe Fit Co-Sales include 20-70% off sandals and a sale table of shoes from $9.97-$59.97
Staging 2 Sell It- Staging Inventory Sale-furniture and home décor items
Create A Keepsake-$3 small paintable ceramic pieces
Brit Marie's Country Boutique- 30% off store wide
Hellberg's Jewelers-In store sale items
Stepping Stones-$10 grab bags with $100 value and $5 grab bags with $50 value, large selection of new and used books and gifts 50% off
Full Circle Beans-Offering specialty coffee beans from Guatemala. Freshly roasted and full of amazing flavor!
Wax Xtatic Record Audio Stereo Shop-Offering a variety of "bee" related specials on music
Ambellish Beauty Lounge-25% off store items
Main Street Antiques-35%/50%/75% dot sale on select items
McGregors Furniture-Come see their sponsored race car from 9am-10:30am-various sale items throughout the store
Black Tire Bike Co-"Treasure Bikes" for sale
Marla's Headliner Salon-Gifts-Variety of miscellaneous items for sale
State Street Trading Company-10am-3pm Mimosa and Donut Bar, in store sales and giveaway!