Grand Parade Saturday, July 08, 2017 9-11:30 AM Sponsored by: We thank Iowa Clinic for providing the Marshalls for the Ankeny SummerFest Parade. Platinum Sponsor: John Deere Des Moines Works Gold Sponsor: Prairie Trail – DRA Properties Parade Spectators: Please
Miss 16, originally known as Miss Ankeny, is a community based pageant that highlights Ankeny students around the age of 16 in the 3 categories of Miss Community, Miss Scholastic and Miss Photogenic. Winners hold their titles for one year
Ankeny's annual summer celebration has been going on for 51 years! SummerFest is a four-day run of carnival rides, parades, music and contests. Thursday through Sunday, July 6-9, 2017, on the grounds near Prairie Ridge Middle School, 1010 Prairie Ridge Drive. Organizers expect more than 10,000 people each day. The theme this year is "HEROES UNITE," which will focus on not only the fictitious super heroes but our local heroes that make a difference in our every-day lives. Whether you're a Baby Boomer, Gen Xer or a Millennial, you're sure to find something to enjoy at SummerFest. See you soon!