113th Annual Labor Day Celebration

August 31 – September 3, 2018

 Welcome to the Official

Pioche Labor Day Event Page

Here you will find information on our annual Labor Day Celebration.  Pioche’s population triples as visitors gather from all over the world for our largest celebration of the year!

Labor Day 2018 Schedule

A few of the highlights: 

  • Three-Day Softball Tournament
  • Saturday Night Street Dance w Live Music
  • Food & Fun Vendors
  • A Day AND Night Parade
  • Kids Games in the Park
  • Pet Show
  • Live entertainment at The Thompson Opera House
  • Craft Fair
  • The Best Fireworks Show you will ever see!

Below you will find the complete schedule of events (something for everyone!) and contact information for the various events coordinators for the 2018 Labor Day Celebration.


For updates and news about the Labor Day Celebration visit our Facebook page and Instagram


T-Shirts will be available in sealed bags at The Krimper Salon and The Overland Hotel & Saloon in Pioche until Saturday of Labor Day Weekend. 

You will be able to purchase shirts in the park at the Information booth the rest of Labor Day weekend.

Men’s and Women’s styles available in multiple colors.

Adult sizes XS-2XL:  $20

Size 3XL: $25

Tanks: $20

Kids 2T-XL: $15

We will not be shipping shirts out this year – our apologies for any inconvenience.


Download the Sponsor Application Form

Please contact:

Kristina Lloyd

via Phone: 775-962-2163 or Email: krislloyd73@gmail.com


Download the Vendor Application Form

Please contact:

KoDee O’Connor

via Phone: 775-962-1163 or Email: lv4myboys@yahoo.com


Download the Parade Entry & Judge Forms

Please contact:

Janine Woodworth 

via Phone: 775-962-2105​ or Email: momentsandmilestones71@gmail.com

2018 Labor Day Schedule

Download a copy of the schedule

(Updated on 8/26/18)


Friday, August  31

8:00pm Softball Tournament (Ball Park)

7:00pm-9:00pm Bingo (New Fire Station)




Saturday, September 1
7:00am Golf Tournament (Lincoln County Golf Course)

7:00am-10:00am Breakfast in the Park, Sponsored by Masonic Lodge and Eastern Star (Town Park Ramada)

8:00am Volleyball Tournament (New Elementary School)

9:00am Softball Tournament (Ball Park)

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9:00am-4:00pm Craft Fair (Town Hall)

10:00am-3:00pm Nerf War $5 (LDS Church)

10:00am MC/SxS/ATV Barrel Races (Sign-up 9:00am @ Rodeo Grounds, or Friday 4:00pm-8:00pm @ Recreation Tires on Main St. for a discounted entry fee)

10:00am Hay Scramble/Cake Walk (Town Park T-ball field)

10:00am Nevada Archaeology & Ghost Town Presentation  (Thompson Opera House)

10:00am-4:00pm Open House (Thompson Opera House)

10:00am-5:00pm Chalk Art (Sign-Up @ Old School on Main Street)

1:00pm Children’s Mucking (Sign-Up 12:30pm, Town Park)

1:00pm Nevada Old Time Fiddlers (Thompson Opera House)

2:00pm Singles Horseshoe Tournament (Town Park)

2:30pm Adult Mucking (Town Park)

3:30pm Chicken Chucking (Town Park)

5:00pm Firemen’s Grudge Match – Pioche vs Caliente (Ball Park)

7:00pm Street Dance – LCHS Radio Club (Uptown Pioche)

7:00pm Old West Saloon Show & 1934 John Wayne movie immediately to follow (Thompson Opera House)

9:00pm Wild West Entertainment by Kristen Lloyd, aka “Krazi Ani” (Uptown Pioche)

9:15pm Night Parade (Main Street)

After the Parade Street Dance Resumes

Sunday, September 2
7:00am-10:00am Breakfast in the Park, Sponsored by Masonic
Lodge and Eastern Star (Town Park Ramada)

7:00am-2:00pm Fishing Derby, Sponsored by Eagle Valley Resort (Spring Valley Reservoir)

9:00am Softball Tournament (Ball Park)

9:00am-2:00pm Craft Fair (Town Hall)

9:30am Cornhole Tournament (Sign-Up @ 9:00am, Town Park)

10:00am-4:00pm Open House at Thompson Opera House

11:00am Golf Auction (Town Park Ramada)

12:00pm Doubles Horseshoe Tournament (Town Park)

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1:00pm Pet Show (Next to Town Park T-ball Field)

2:00pm Magic & Comedy Show w/ Tim Smallwood (Thompson Opera House)

2:00pm Lawn Mower Races (Rodeo Grounds)

4:00pm Firemen’s Dinner, Sponsored by Pioche Volunteer Fire Dept. (New Fire Station)

7:00pm Live Music by Kristen Lloyd (Town Park)

9:00pm Fireworks – Pioche Volunteer Fire Dept. (Town Park)

Monday, September 3
6:00am Sunrise Salute (Dynamite Provided by Elbe Drilling and Blasting)

6:30am-9:30am Breakfast in the Park, Sponsored by Masonic Lodge and Eastern Star (Town Park Ramada)

7:00am 10k Fun Run – Proceeds for 6th Grade Washington, D.C. Trip $15 (Begins @ Town Park)

10:00am Labor Day Parade (Main Street)

After Parade Kids’ Games (Town Park)

11:00am Taco Stand – Proceeds for St. Laurence Cemetery Maintenance (Town Park Ramada)