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Atomic Days

All Day, Jul 14, 2017


On July 17, 1955, Arco became the first city in the world to be lit by nuclear energy! Electricity, generated by the Boiling Water Reactor III (EBR I) at the internationally renowned Department of Energy Idaho National Laboratory, was switched by local technicians to light the City of Arco for approximately 2 hours on that historic day. Arco’s Atomic Days, sponsored by the Butte County Chamber of Commerce, is held annually on the 3rd weekend of July. It is a community-wide celebration of this historic day in Arco’s history. Come run with us and enjoy a weekend of celebration, activities, and history that Atomic Days has to offer!
Atomic Days Events:
Atomic Days Fun Run - 5k, 10k, kids mile
Softball Tournament
Sand Volleyball Tournament
Horseshoe Tournament
Brad Remer Memorial Rodeo
Car Show
Steak Fry in the City Park - Friday night, food by Pickles Place
$5 Breakfast in the City Park
Food Vendors
Inflatable toys for kids
Arts & Crafts Vendors
Sidewalk Sales
Live Bands
Street Dances
Karaoke

Phone: (208) 970-8346
Event url: https://www.facebook.com/AtomicDays/

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2438 North 3000 West / County Rd
Arco, ID 83213

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