Magoffin County Founders Day 2023

Event – Magoffin County Founders Day 2023

The City of Salyersville, The Magoffin County Historial Society and the magoffin County Fiscal Court proudly presents Magoffin County Founders Day 2023!

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Date August 30th – September 3rd 2023!

Located downtown Salyersville next to the cabins there will be Food, Craft, and Activities booths setup Wednesday Morning August 30th 2023.

Remembering the Past and Honoring the Future

This year they will be honoring those individuals who have contributed to the growth of Magoffin County. They would like to give honor and gratitude to these pioneers that have been dedicated in preserving Magoffin’s Heritage.

  • The Late Carter Conley
  • Toddie Preston
  • James Caledwell
  • Chris bailey
  • Rebeca Lynn Howard
  • John Blanon

Schedule of Events

Below you will find the scheduled and times of the event’s happening on Magoffin County Founders Day 2023

Wednesday, August 30th 2023

Opening Ceremony 6:00 PM

With the Magoffin Co. DAV, Mayor Stanley Howard, Magoffin County Judge Matthew Wiremna, Pastor Jack Howard and State Represntative John Blanton. National Anthem by Erin Rudd

Baby Contest (Children ages 0 – 3 years old) 6:30 PM

Directors: Abbie Conley, Jessica Howard, Theresa dotson, and Lisa Preston

Mrs./Ms. Magoffin Pageant 8:00 PM

Directory Olivia Wireman and Jenny Howard

Thursday, August 31st 2023

Little Miss & Master Pageants (Children Ages 3-12 years) 6:00 PM

Directors: Tonya Ward & Lisa Swiger

Miss Teen Magoffin County Pageant 8:30 PM

Director: Tanika McFarlan

Friday, September 1st 2023

Annual 4-H Pet Show 10:00 AM

Sponsored by the Magoffin County Extension Office

Magoffin County Public Library Book Signing (Local Authors) 10:00 AM At the Library

Free Health Fair 10 AM – 12 PM

Community Center Yard

Free blood pressure checks, A1C screens and Giveaways!

Magoffin County School Events 12 PM

Directory: Charlotte Gillum

Talent Showcase 6:00 PM

Open Mic-dancers, etc everyone Welcome!

Directory: Tonya Ward, Abbie Conley, Jessica Howard

Miss Magoffin county Scholarship Pageant 8:30 PM

Directors: Jincy Bailey, Jessica Prater Francis, and Ginger one

Saturday, September 2nd 2023

Kiwanis 5k Race SIGN-UPS 8:30-9:00 AM Race at 9:00 AM

Starts at the Catholic church on Parkway Dr, Winners will get a t-shirt

Sponsored by: Kiwanis

Vendor Mall 10:00 AM

Salyersville national bank lot adjacent to city Park

Sponsored by: Rainbow Girls for more info contact Rhonda Howard – 606-496-5454

Holiness House of Prayer 4th Annual Founder Day Car Show

Salyersville City Park

Registration 10 AM – 12 PM

Awards at 2:00 PM

Founders Day Parade 2023 1:00 PM

“Remembering the Past and honoring the Future”

Parade directed by the Salyersville Fire Department and Magoffin County rescue squad.


Live Music at the City Park 4:00 PM – 7:30 PM

  • The Howlers
  • Eddie Jenkins & The 606 Sound
  • Terry Miller Band

Bring your own lawn chair

Free Bounce House Fun 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Location City Park

Square Dance 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM

Front of Magoffin County Court House

Fireworks 9:30 PM

Location City Park

Sunday, September 3rd 2023

Church Services 10 AM

Located at Pioneer Village Church House with John Blanton

Sponsored by: The Magoffin County Historical Society

Celebrate Magoffin County Founders Day 2023!

Come out and show your support for your favorite county, hopefully one of our crew might be there snapping photos of the events going on, we will be trying to put together a video and taking some high quality photos for the website and the youtube channel. Be sure to share any photos or videos you want in the Magoffin County News Networks Facebook group so we can compile anything we might have missed!

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