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Mule Day 2019

Event Details

Start:
April 1 @ 10:00 am
End:
April 7 @ 9:00 pm
Maury County Park
1018 Maury County Park Dr.
Columbia, TN 38401 United States
Phone:
931-381-9557
Event Website:
http://www.muleday.com

Event Description

It’s almost that time! Mule Day has exciting events and activities lined up for you and your family to join in this old-timed tradition!

What is Mule Day?

Mule Day is an annual celebration of all things related to mules and is held in Columbia, Tennessee, the Mule Capital of the world. Begun in 1840 as Breeder’s Day, a meeting for mule breeders, it now attracts over 200,000 people and takes place over four days. In addition to mules, traditional Appalachian food, music, dancing, and crafts are featured.

Mule Day History

Mule Day has been a popular Columbia tradition for over 170 years, since the 1840s. It began as Breeder’s Day, a single day livestock show and mule market event held on the first Monday in April. Over time, Mule Day evolved from a single day event into a multi-day festival, attracting thousands of attendees, lasting almost a week. The heavy involvement of Maury County in the mule industry has caused the event to grow over time into one of the largest livestock markets in the world.

Park Admission

Thursday $5, Friday and Saturday $10; under 12 Free; Sunday Free. Weekend passes available for only $18. All campers are required to have weekend passes whenever they arrive. Please get them when you make arrangements for camping. Price includes state amusement tax and are good for all in park activities, excluding rides.

View Mule Day Map 2019 here!

Lots of events and fun for everyone to enjoy, please come out and support this timeless tradition!!

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