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Solon Beef Days

July 19 - July 20

Find all the Herky on Parade statues at Solon Beef Days

There are six Herky on Parade statues located in Solon all summer long during the 20th anniversary of public art installation.

Solon Beef Days, held July 19-20, 2024, is an annual community celebration in Solon, Iowa, featuring great food, live entertainment and family-friendly activities.

Gen X Herky

Public Library, 320 W Main St, Solon | Sponsored by Senior Housing Consultants

Read more about Gen X Herky from artist Matt Ellison by clicking here.

Iowa Brass Herky

Community Center, 313 S Iowa St, Solon | Sponsored by City of Solon

Read more about Iowa Brass Herky from artist Laura Sievert-Hesseltine by clicking here.

Sheriff Herky

Sheriff Substation, 223 S Iowa St, Solon | Sponsored by Johnson County Sheriff

Read more about Sheriff Herky from artist Matt O’Neil by clicking here.

Solon Beef Days Herky

Sam’s Main St Market parking lot, 123 E Main St, Solon | Sponsored by City of Solon & Beef Days Committee

Read more about Solon Beef Days Herky from artist Brenda Marin by clicking here.

Solon Strong Herky

Mushroom Park, 110 S Dubuque St, Solon | Sponsored by Solon High School

Read more about Solon Strong Herky from artists at the Solon High School Visual Arts Department by clicking here.

Trailhead Herky

Recreation and Nature Area, Racine Ave NE, Solon | Sponsored by City of Solon

Read more about Trailhead Herky from artist Matthew Kargol by clicking here.

Find more information about Solon Beef Days by visiting its website beefdays.com/ or by clicking here.

Herky on Parade is a cooperative effort between the University of Iowa Department of Athletics, the Cities of Iowa City, Coralville, North Liberty, Solon, Tiffin, Think Iowa City and Iowa City Area Sports Commission.


July 19
July 20