Celebrate Ankeny Information Center

Vendor Information

Local vendors are represented at Ankeny SummerFest each year and Celebrate Ankeny will be bringing this tradition back again this year. Follow us on our social media for all of the latest vendor announcements.

Parade Information

The Grand Parade will not be taking place in 2021 however we hope to bring back traditions like the Grand Parade when we host the full Ankeny SummerFest weekend.

Frequently Asked Questions

Who oversees Celebrate Ankeny?

This is the tenth year Ankeny SummerFest is under the umbrella of the Ankeny Area Chamber of Commerce, with support from the City of Ankeny and the Ankeny Community School District. In 2021, we will be hosting Celebrate Ankeny. Celebrate Ankeny, in partnership with Ankeny SummerFest, is a success due to the amount of Chamber and Community volunteers.

Does the Smokefree Air Act apply to Celebrate Ankeny?

The Smokefree Air Act applies to all of the Celebrate Ankeny grounds. There is no smoking allowed anywhere on Celebrate Ankeny grounds. This is a state law that will be enforced.

Can I bring my dog with me to Celebrate Ankeny?

Celebrate Ankeny is a pet-free zone. This policy will be posted and enforced.

Where is Celebrate Ankeny?

Celebrate Ankeny is held outdoors at Prairie Ridge Middle School and Prairie Ridge Sports Complex at NW Ash Dr. and NW Prairie Ridge Dr. From Ankeny Blvd (Hwy 69) turn west on NW 9th or NW 18th Sts. 

How do I register to be a vendor?

You can call/email the Ankeny Area Chamber of Commerce office at 964-0685 or ankenysummerfest@ankeny.org to have more information mailed or emailed to you.

What bands are playing at Celebrate Ankeny this year?

Bands will begin being announced in June 2021. The entire line-up will be announced by July 1. Visit our Facebook page for updates. If your band is interested in playing at Celebrate Ankeny, contact jerickson@ankeny.org.

How can I get involved in Celebrate Ankeny?

Celebrate Ankeny, in partnership with Ankeny SummerFest,  is a one day event that will host three main events in 2021 to highlight some of the community’s favorite Ankeny SummerFest traditions. Celebrate Ankeny, in partnership with Ankeny SummerFest, is run by the Ankeny Area Chamber of Commerce, with support from the City of Ankeny, the Ankeny Community School District, and from many community volunteers. If you are interested in volunteering at Celebrate Ankeny please sign up with the link below or contact jerickson@ankeny.org.

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