Pufferbilly Days – Boone, Iowa
Known for being a Railroad Town Boone celebrates Pufferbilly Days the first weekend after Labor Day annually. The celebration is rated as one of the top 5 celebrations in Iowa with over 30,000 people every year.
The term Pufferbilly stemmed from the little steam engines that were used in coal mines. Friday and Saturday & Sunday – 1:30; Saturday and Sunday also at 4 are the Boone & Scenic Valley RR Train Rides. On Saturday & Sunday you can get the train at Argo Street at 12:30 and 3:24 which is just north of the Craft Fair.
Live music acts are featured Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights as well as on Sunday afternoon in McHose Park. In the past, a variety including polka, country, rock and jazz have featured musical styles.
Other events included in the celebration of Boone’s Railroad Heritage include: Karaoke contest, farmers market at the fairgrounds, the softball tournament,; 5K Run; parade, antique tractor show, softball tournament at McHose Park, music, a motorcycle show, disc golf tournament, wine tasting and so much more.;
Join the fun, enjoy the trains, make new friends, see old friends and remember to visit the other sites in the Boone area.
Locaiton: Boone Fairgrounds
1601 Industrial Park Road