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Pioneer Oil Days - Bolivar


Jun 23 - 29, 2024 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Event Schedule 2024
All events marked with ** are tentative and are subject to change.

  • Sunday June 23rd
    • Genesee Valley Antique Tractor Pull, Hahn and Schaffner, 9am
      Chicken B-B-Q at the tractor pull by Trailblazers Snowmobile Club
  • Monday June 24th
    • Lions Club Euchre Tournament at American Legion. Registration at 5:30pm, games start at 6:00pm.
  • Tuesday June 25th
    • Lions Club Community Ice Cream Social 5pm, Shaner Field
    • Baldwin’s Tractor Pull for kids, 6:30-7:30pm, Shaner Field
  • Wednesday June 26th
    • Local History Scavenger Hunt, St. Mary’s Parish Hall, 5:45-7:30pm
    • Genesee Valley Chorus will be performing a one-hour event. Methodist Church, Time TBA
  • Thursday June 27th
    • **Strawberry Shortcake Festival, Richburg-Wirt Museum, 4-8pm $5.00
    • **Kids Fire Truck Rides at Bolivar Fire Hall, 6-8pm.
    • Movie under the Stars, Bolivar Library Parking Lot, 9pm. Bring your own snacks. No alcohol.
  • Friday June 28th
    • “Wall of Fame” Inductions, New Oil Museum at Hahn & Schaffner site 6:00pm
    • Wine & Cheese Tasting, New Oil Museum at Hahn & Schaffner, 6:30-8pm
    • **DJ at the Firehall 6-10pm
    • Fireworks display Friday night by Creative Minds Events Services
  • Saturday June 29th
    • Legion Auxiliary Breakfast 8-11am
    • Pioneer Oil Days Parade 10am
    • Pioneer Oil Days Summer Cruise Car Show immediately after parade
    • Duck Race, Main Street bridge, 12:00 noon
    • **Firemen’s Chicken Bar-B-Q at the Fire Hall, noon until gone
    • BCS-BRCS Alumni Reception, Bolivar Country Club, 2-6pm. Music by the “Chumps”.
  • Sunday June 30th
    • BRCS High School Graduation. Starts at 1pm

New for 2024

Professional fireworks display Friday night by Creative Minds Events Services. More details to come.

Live music by “Generations” on Main Street during the car show.

BCS-BRCS Alumni Reception at the Bolivar Country Club will have live music by the “Chumps”

Genesee Valley Chorus will be performing a one-hour event. Time and place to be determined

School tours happening Friday evening and Saturday afternoon this year for the Bolivar building and possibly Richburg.
Details to come.

The generosity of our many financial supporters and event sponsors is what makes the Pioneer Oil Days week a success. Check the sponsors page for a list of our many friends.

The Bolivar Lions Club is working to make Pioneer Oil Days bigger and better each year. In 2022 we funded $2500.00 in scholarships to BRCS seniors. You can partner with us by making a donation. Just send a check payable to The Bolivar Lions Club and send to:
The Bolivar Lions Club
Box 402
Bolivar, NY 14715.

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