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Join us for our 57th Annual Steam Threshing Jamboree
featuring the J.I. Case Collectors’ Summer Show August 22, 23, 24 & 25, 2019

Make plans now to attend and be part of this huge Prairie Village event. It’s three and a half big days featuring parades, the largest flea market in the area, steam and horse threshing, a wagon train, machinery demonstrations, truck and tractor pulls, train and carousel rides, free musical entertainment, exhibits, food and family fun.

*CASE OWNERS: As our Jamboree feature for 2019, the J.I.Case Collectors’ Association (JICCA) will be holding their summer show as part of our event. If you are an owner of J.I.Case equipment, we would like to invite you to attend and bring your Case equipment for exhibition. For additional information specific to J.I.Case and this feature, contact Donna at 605-270-9981, Orlynn at 605-270-2027 (or email them at doreinicke@yahoo.com), or call Doug at 507-825-2079 or 507-215-1232.

*Also, JICCA will be holding their banquet on Saturday evening, August 24 at 5:30 pm at Nicky’s Restaurant, just a short distance east of Prairie Village along Highway 34. The meal will be buffet style featuring chicken and roast beef. Cost to attend is $21.00 per person, and reservations are necessary. Send payment for banquet reservations to Irv Sorge, 1743 260th St, Denver, Iowa 50622. Phone 319-215-6774

To order your Case flags, click here.

Jamboree Admission: Adults $10 daily except $12 Saturday, age 6-12 – $2, age 5 and under free. Jamboree 4-day pass – $30 or free with Prairie Village season pass. Exhibitors and vendors Jamboree 4-day pass – $7 or free with season pass. Age 6-12 4-day pass $7.

All electrical camp sites for the 57th Annual Jamboree have been reserved. We accommodate all additional campers if they desire to camp without electricity (dry lot). No reservations are required for the dry lot area and generators are welcome in that area only. Click here to see details of camping and lodging options.

Golf cart rentals will be available during Jamboree until the supply is exhausted, beginning at noon on Thursday. Payment for rentals must be cash or check only – no credit cards. A $20 Prairie Village registration fee will be payable separately at the gate with admission. For information regarding rental reservations, call Brian at 605-595-8985.

Thursday, August 22 at 4:30: Board of Directors Appreciation Supper free for all Jamboree exhibitors, vendors and volunteers. Judging of the pie contest will take place at 3:30, prior to the appreciation dinner.

For information on being a Jamboree flea market vendor or food vendor click here.

Our dinner train will be serving a four course meal on Friday evening, August 23, leaving the depot at 6 pm. Reservations are required – $25 single, $40 a couple, $14 age 12 and under. Call the Prairie Village office at 605-256-3644 or 800-693-3644 to make reservations.

No person under the age of 16 is permitted to drive a motor vehicle on the Prairie Village grounds, with only one exception: Young driver’s training will be conducted at 9:00 a.m. on both Friday and Saturday of the Jamboree. The completion of this training allows young persons under 16 to drive tractors during the Jamboree parades and tractor pulls ONLY. The training location is just south of the Electric Museum on the east end of machinery row.

VEHICLE TRAFFIC. During the Jamboree, the highest density of vehicle traffic on SD Hwy 34 coming into the Prairie Village parking area will likely be between 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. on the Saturday of the Jamboree.


Our priority is to provide a safe and enjoyable environment for our visitors. To directly assist in accomplishing that, the following Vehicle & Safety Rules and Exhibitor Show Rules apply.

click here for the 2019 Jamboree Poster

All entertainment in the Lawrence Welk Opera House is FREE to all Jamboree attendees:
Friday Aug. 23, 2019:
1:30 p.m. Crystal Nelson free program in the Opera House
7:30 p.m. Something New band
Saturday Aug. 24, 2019:
1:30 p.m. Crystal Nelson free program in the Opera House
3:00 p.m. Maplewood Men singing group
4:30 p.m. SD Old Time Fiddlers
7:30 p.m. Larry Olsen Polka Band
Sunday Aug. 25, 2019:
9:00 a.m. Happy Memories Gospel Band Community Church Service

Brad Hodne with his chain saw art will be with us again at the Jamboree.