It's gonna be...

Celebrating 90 Years!

NEW THIS YEAR

Parade on Saturday, June 22 - 6:00 p.m.

Parade Sponsored by

Proud to partner with Rainier
Amusements out of Portland

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online now!

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Join us for the 2019
Dairy Days Fun Run
5k and 1 mile!

A Mooooving Family Fun Event

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Dairy Days Applications

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General Application

If you have any questions about the application form,  please contact us here.

Parade Application

Application closed. Questions, please contact us here.

Goat Show Application

If you have any questions about the application form,  please contact us here.

Dairy Cattle Application

If you have any questions about the application form,  please contact us here.

Food Vendor and Parade applications are closed.

About Us

OUR MISSION

Building strong leaders for our future by supporting 4-H and FFA in the Meridian area.

OUR HISTORY

June 18, 1929: First Dairy Show was held to celebrate the opening of the Meridian Creamery.

1948: Meridian Dairy Show Incorporates.

1949: First Dairy Show at the Dairy Show Grounds

DAIRY BOARD

President: Hans Bruijn (1987)
Vice President: Gary Johnson (1998)
Secretary/Treasurer: Gerald Mattison (1985)

Board Members:
President: Hans Bruijn (1987)
Vice President: Gary Johnson (1998)
Secretary/Treasurer: Gerald Mattison (1985)
Board Members:
Sharlie Workman (2012, 3rd generation of the Stevens family) 
Russ Johnson (2016)
Bill Allen (2016)
Mike Murgoitio (2017)
Jerry Payne (2018)
Ray Plum (2019)
Honorable board members:
Russell Clancy, Emmett (1958)
Marti Hill (1990)

Honorable board member:
Russell Clancy, Emmett (1958)
Marti Hill (1990)
*Year indicates when elected to the board.

Dairy Days Events

June 19th – 22nd

Wednesday 19th

  • 70th Annual Meridian Dairy Days Princss Pageant 7 p.m.

Thursday 20th

  • Old MacDonald Farm 4 pm – 9 p.m.
  • Rainier Carnival Opens 5 p.m.
  • 69th Annual Pancake Feed 4:30 p.m.

Friday 21st

  • Vendors in Storey Park Open Noon
  • Old MacDonald Farm 10 am – 10 p.m.
  • Rainier Carnival 3 pm – 11 pm
  • High School Volleyball Tourney  4:30 p.m.
  • Adult Coed Volleyball Tourney  6 p.m.
  • Monster Trucks – Friday – 7 to 9:30 p.m.
  • Live Music 4:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Saturday 22nd

  • Real Dairy Parade 6:00 pm
  • Dairy Days Fun Run (1 mile) 8 a.m.
    5K 8:30 a.m.
  • Vendors in Storey Park Open 10 a.m.
  • 4H & FFA Dairy Cattle &
    Goat Show 9 a.m.
  • Old MacDonald Farm 10 a.m. – 10 p.m.
  • Meridian Pool Bash Noon – 3 pm
  • Parent/Youth Volleyball Tourney 10 a.m.
  • Coed Volleyball Tourney 10 a.m.
  • Rainier Carnival Opens NOON
  • Live Music 1:00 to 5:00 p.m.
    and 8:00 to 10:00 p.m.
  • Meridian Speedway Monster
    Truck Rides 8 to Dusk
  • Fireworks – Dusk
  • Dairy Days Closes 11 p.m.

Additional Information & Downloads

Spectator Etiquette

FOR THE SAFETY & ENJOYMENT OF ALL SPECTATORS

  1. Stand or sit behind barriers on the Parade Route
  2. No chairs on the street
  3. No crossing the street (Parade Route) at any time during the parade
  4. Keep children under control. No running into the street to pet entries or grab candy
  5. Be a good neighbor and don’t crowd in front of spectators already in place
  6. Please throw your litter into the garbage receptacles placed all along the Parade Route
  7. For the safety of everyone in the Parade and attending the parade, leave all pets at home
  8. All the helpers that you see and hear at this event are volunteers. please treat them with the
    respect and thanks that they deserve.

Dairy Days Princess

Dairy Princess Pageant: Wednesday, June 19

1949 – Marilyn Marks
1950 – Dorothy Bridge
1951 – Doris Jerome
1952 – Carmen Steele
1953 – Barbara Rambo
1954 – Alice Erquiaga
1955 – Rogene Alger
1956 – Bette Fulcher
1957 – Mary Jauregui
1958 – Marilyn Frost
1959 – Carol Bedard
1960 – Peggy Boyack
1962 – Louise Stevens
1963 – Sandra Kasel
1964 – Sharon Lawrence
1965 – Connie Rupp
1966 – Donna Stevens
1967 – Helen VanBeek
1968 – Ann Jackson
1969 – Barbara Brown
1970 – Adrianne Wheeler
1971 – Kathy Eichelberger
1972 – Diann Noble

1973 – Linda McFadden
1974 – Vicki Sheffield
1975 – Patti Collin
1977 – Tina Murphey
1978 – Chandos Young
1979 – Marla Pasma
1980 – Carol Davenport
1981 – Tawna Davenport
1982 – Paula Davis
1983 – Lori Barlett
1984 – Kathy Bastian
1985 – Gwen Winegar
1986 – Audra Orcutt
1987 – Christine Harrold
1988 – Katrina Stroebel
1989 – Rolinda Johnston
1990 – Rachelle Young
1991 – Maxine Harrold
1992 – Stephanie Samson
1993 – Lucinda Eddlemon
1994 – Jamie Hassakis
1995 – Ruth Snow
1996 – Sharlie Stevens

Senior Princess Sydney Plum
Junior Princess Shelby Johnson

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Princesses 1949-1972

1949 – Marilyn Marks
1950 – Dorothy Bridge
1951 – Doris Jerome
1952 – Carmen Steele
1953 – Barbara Rambo
1954 – Alice Erquiaga
1955 – Rogene Alger
1956 – Bette Fulcher
1957 – Mary Jauregui
1958 – Marilyn Frost
1959 – Carol Bedard
1960 – Peggy Boyack
1962 – Louise Stevens
1963 – Sandra Kasel
1964 – Sharon Lawrence
1965 – Connie Rupp
1966 – Donna Stevens
1967 – Helen VanBeek
1968 – Ann Jackson
1969 – Barbara Brown
1970 – Adrianne Wheeler
1971 – Kathy Eichelberger
1972 – Diann Noble

Princesses 1973-1996

1973 – Linda McFadden
1974 – Vicki Sheffield
1975 – Patti Collin
1977 – Tina Murphey
1978 – Chandos Young
1979 – Marla Pasma
1980 – Carol Davenport
1981 – Tawna Davenport
1982 – Paula Davis
1983 – Lori Barlett
1984 – Kathy Bastian
1985 – Gwen Winegar
1986 – Audra Orcutt
1987 – Christine Harrold
1988 – Katrina Stroebel
1989 – Rolinda Johnston
1990 – Rachelle Young
1991 – Maxine Harrold
1992 – Stephanie Samson
1993 – Lucinda Eddlemon
1994 – Jamie Hassakis
1995 – Ruth Snow
1996 – Sharlie Stevens

Senior Princess Sydney Plum
Junior Princess Shelby Johnson

Carnival

The Meridian Dairy Board is excited to team up with Rainier Amusements

Rainier Rides

Check out Rainier Amusements right here. From rides, to games and much more!

Buy Tickets

Purchase all you can ride wristband here!
Carnival opens Thurs., June 20th – 5:00pm

Must be 36″ or taller to ride rides

CARNIVAL OPENS:
Thursday, June 20th @ 5:00 p.m.
Friday, June 21st @ 3:00 p.m.
Saturday, June 22nd @ Noon

Send a Message

Contact

Phone

208-318-3981

Address

PO Box 862
Meridian, ID
83680-0862