2016 Knox, PA Horsethief Days

2016 Knox, PA Horsethief Days

This year will mark the 75th annual Horsethief Days in Knox! We are so excited to host this special event…so mark your calendars now for August 13th – 20th in Knox.


2015 Knox Pennsylvania Horsethief Days Tractor Race 2


Wednesday – Saturday Events

Food vendors, Bounce House, Basketball Toss, Backyard Obstacle Challenge & other games,  Live Music Nightly!


Saturday, August 13th

8:00 a.m. – Softball Tournament @ Knox Ball Field. Pre-Registration and MANDATORY meeting required for ALL team captains is on Wednesday August 10th, 7:00pm, at Knox Fire Hall. For More information please call Jason McMillen at 814-221-8310


Sunday, August 14th

8:00 a.m. – Softball Tournament

2:00 p.m.Gokit Soap Box Racing – South Main St.

5:00 p.m.Community Picnic – Knox Community Park – hamburgers, hotdogs, & drinks will be provided. Please bring a covered dish.

6:30 p.m.Vesper Service – Knox Community Park – special music by “Stuck in the Grass”


Monday, August 15th

7:00 p.m. – Bingo at Rod & Gun Club, doors open at 6:00 p.m.


Tuesday, August 16th

6:00 p.m. Chili Cook-Off – Rod & Gun Club in Knox, Cash Prizes


Wednesday, August 17th

5:00 p.m. Tractor race registration & meeting

5:00 – 7:00 p.m. – Community Picnic at Rod & Gun Club in Knox

6:00 p.m.Tractor Races

7:00 p.m. Live Music by The Wrangler Band, Main Street Stage


Thursday, August 18th

9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. – Senior Citizens Free Breakfast at Knox Presbyterian Church

9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Community Yard Sales, throughout Knox

5:00 p.m.Chicken & Ribs BBQ at Knox Rod & Gun Club

5:00 p.m.Corn Hole Tournament Registration

6:00 p.m.Corn Hole Tournament

7:00 p.m.Live Music at Main Street Stage, Music by Double Take

8:00 p.m.Bed Race & Obstacle Course Challenge, Main Street


Friday, August 19th

9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.Community Yard Sales, throughout Knox

4:00 p.m.Steak Cook-out at the American Legion

4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Knox Farmer’s Market at Knox Community Park

4:45 p.m.Lions Bike Race Sign-Up

5:00 p.m.Lions Bike Race

5:00 p.m.Garden Tractor Pull Registration, behind Knox Fire Hall

6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.Power Wheels Derby, North Main Street

6:00 p.m. Lake Erie Garden Tractor Pulls, behind Knox Fire Hall

7:00 p.m.Live Music on Main Street Stage, music by the Cubs

7:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.Entertainment at Rod & Gun Club (for Members and their guests)

Saturday, August 20th


7:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.Edenburg Lodge Breakfast (Buckwheat/Pancake/Sausage), located at the Knox Lodge Building, 2nd Floor (door next to Knox Video)

7:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.Breakfast at Knox Rod & Gun Club

9:00 a.m.Firemen’s Hot Sausage, Located on Main Street on Wednesday and Saturday

10:00 a.m.Lions Chicken BBQ, Knox Fire Hall


All DayCivil War Reenactment Camp, located at State Street Studios on corner of Main St and State St.

9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.Street Sales (Crafts/Food/Vendors), Main Street

9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.Vendor & Craft Sales at Rod & Gun Club

9:00 a.m.Jeep Invasion, located behind Knox Fire Hall

9:00 a.m.Horseshoe Tournament, located at Renninger’s Ice Cream Parlor, for more information please call Doug Weaver at 814-498-2340

10:00 a.m. Bingo at Knox Rod & Gun Club

11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.John Winkler Memorial Car Cruise & Tractor Show, Main Street

12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.Bingo, located at SMILES (Old Bank on Main Street)

4:30 p.m.Line Up for Power Wheels, Pedals, & Paws Parade, meeting by Knox Borough Building)

4:45 p.m.Power Wheels, Pedals, and Paws Parade

5:00 p.m.Recognize Citizen of the Year & Baby Contest Winners Announced

Before ParadeLive Music on Main Street Stage, music by Issac Cole, American Idol Contestant

5:30 p.m.Firemen’s Parade, Main Street

After Parade Ice Cream Social at Knox United Methodist Church

7:00 p.m.Keystone Soccer Scrimmage at Keystone High School (concessions available)

After DarkFireworks (Keystone High School Football Area)