Dogs are not allowed at the Milky Way Park during the Milk Day Festival






Svengoolie is coming to Harvard Milk Days Parade.  Saturday, June 2, 2018 at 1:00 pm.  Bring your rubber chickens and Berwyn you are welcome!

This year will be the last time New Odyssey will be performing.  Please come and celebrate their RETIREMENT

Sunday, June 3rd at 7:00 pm



Click below for complete list of 2017 Harvard Milk Days™ Winners.

10K Race     2 Mile Race

2 Mile Walk

Jr. Dairy Cattle Show

Rest of Events




Welcome to Harvard Milk Days™

The longest ongoing Hometown festival in the state of Illinois

"Unlike Any Udder for 77 Years"

Milk Day weekend was June 1, 2 and 3, 2018

Thank you to all the volunteers that make the Milk Day Festival happen.  Great Job and hope you had fun!

Looking ahead ---

May 31st, June 1 & 2, 2019 Milk Day Festival

The Milk Day office is closed for the season.

Call for an appointment - messages and mail, checked

Will open February 1, 2019

Harvard Milk Days, Inc. would like to recognize the photographers providing pictures for the 2018 Queen Coronation and the Prince and Princess Contest:

Miss Beloved Beauty and Miss Photogenic Photos

2018 Queen Formal Photo

Photography by Anna Marie Jorgensen

Huntley, IL

2018 Queen Coronation Photos

Molly Bee Photography, LLC

Beloit, WI

2018 Prince and Princess Contest

Maria Reyes

Harvard, IL

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Harvard Milk Days offers loads of fun for people of all ages. Events include a 2+ hour parade, rides, games, food, fireworks, petting zoo, Jr. Cattle Show, races, contests, Antique Tractor Show, entertainment, shopping and much more! Please see our Schedule page for complete details.



2018 General Chairman

Natalie Andrews

2018 Co-General Chairman

Sabrina Lindsay

2018 Harvard Milk Days Poster Artist

         Neil Schultz

      Congratulations Neil!




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Harvard Milk Days
P.O. BOX 325
201 West Front St.
Harvard, IL 60033
(815) 943-4614

2018 Milk Days™ Queen
Holly Kruckenberg


2018 Milk Days™
Prince & Princess

Max Eichholz & Kenlee Sunden


Get your 75th Harvard Milk Days Anniversary Book


In our office or City Hall