Dayville is on Hwy 26. 2 hrs east of Bend,OR and 7 miles east of the junction of Hwy 19.
John Day River near Sheep Rock Unit of Fossil Beds
John Day River near Clarno Unit
Local swimming hole
The Blue Basin
Fourth of July festivities begin in Dayville at with a pancake breakfast served at the community church.
Parade participants line up along the highway just east of the bridge at and are quickly signed in and judged.Ribbons are awarded in three categories and also Best of Parade. Entrants stop in the center of town in front of the MC, lifetime Dayville resident, Bill Mascall,Here they are introduced and are awarded their ribbons.The parade route is right down main street (Hwy 26) and traffic is halted for about an hour.
A line quickly forms at the city park after the parade with people seeking the infamous “Jake burger”.The park area is the place to be as there something for everyone- a baked goods auction, a duck race with lots of prizes, a pit barbecue, and a horse shoe tournament.
The town bursts at the seams as every home fills with guests, yards are laden with tents, and horses get out of the pasture and are ridden down main street.
The DayvilleCity Hall generally publishes a complete Fourth of July Schedule of Events that is posted around the town, available at area businesses, and seen in the Blue Mountain Eagle.To have one emailed to you contact the City of Dayville via firstname.lastname@example.org.
Links of interest
Prairie Springs Fish Farm- Live Fish Stocking, Dayville :www.prairiespringsfishfarm.com