46th Annual Cinder City Days underway

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Altoona (WQOW) — A sure sign of summer in Altoona – Cinder City Days is underway

It’s the 46th year of the Altoona Lions Club’s biggest fundraiser of the year, and there will be plenty for you to check out, from carnival rides and games to live music and local food. Lions Club Vice President, Michael Schrader, told News 18, Cinder City Days may be a fundraiser for the organization, but it’s really a community event.

“If I’m not mistaken, it started down the road in a bar with one of our members when he owned the bar, but it’s been going on for that amount of time with help from the community, the Lions Club and all the money we raise goes right back into the community,” said Schrader.

There are events happening all weekend in each park throughout the city. You can check out a list of events below:

Thursday, June 6
  • Carnival Rides (Wristband Special — $18.00 Each)
  • 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Friday, June 7

  • Softball Tournament (Free Admission)
  • Carnival Rides (Wristband Special — $18.00 Each)
  • 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
  • Food Trucks
    Olson’s Ice Cream
    Dickey’s BBQ Pit
    Dhimiter’s
    M&S Concessions
    Cabin Coffee

Saturday, June 8

  • Pancake Breakfast at Bethlehem Lutheran Church (7:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.)
  • Bake Sale (10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.) at 10th Street Park (all items are $1.00)
  • Carnival Rides (Wristband Special — $18 Each from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.)
  • Craft & Vendor Sale at Altoona Hobbs Sports Center (10 a.m. to 3 p.m.)
  • Doll & Pet Parade
  • Car Show at 10th Street Park (10 a.m. to 3 p.m.)
  • Food Trucks
    Olson’s Ice Cream
    Dickey’s BBQ Pit
    Dhimiter’s
    M&S Concessions
    Marigold Cafe
    Cabin Coffee

Sunday, June 9

  • Carnival Rides (Wristband Special — $18 Each)
    1:00 p.m.  to 5:00 p.m.
Samantha Wensel

Samantha Wensel

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