If the weather is bad, make-up date scheduled for May 1st.
Join us in Red Oak, the Heart of Southwest Iowa, on Saturday, June 27th for the 3rd Annual Shady Tree BBQ Contest. This event is a growing competition for BBQ lovers in the Midwest with over $5,000 in cash prizes. With a $100 entry fee, how well can you cook four different meats in a day? Chicken, pork ribs, pork butt, and rib roast are on the menu! You will be judged on APPEARANCE, TASTE and TENDERNESS.
The Red Oak Junction Days Grand Parade is the highlight of the Junction Days weekend, featuring dignitaries, the Red Oak High School marching band, class reunion floats, business/organization entries, tractors, horses, and others. Families from the area line-up all along 3rd Street and around downtown to enjoy the parade and the treats that come with it! Afterwards there are various activities and foods available in Historic Fountain Square Park.