The 56th Annual Pony Express Days begins with the Chili Cookoff on Thursday, May 30 from 5:30-7:30pm at Pierson Park in McKinleyville. The parade begins at 11am on Saturday, June 1 and travels along Central Ave from Murray Road to School Road. The festival will follow from 12-4pm at Pierson Park.

Hosted by the McKinleyville Chamber of Commerce.