POLL: Help Us Plan the 100th Birthday Party

Historic Horlick Athletic Field turns 100 years old on Saturday, October 19, 2019, and we’re planning to celebrate! We’ve come up with some ideas and we want to hear from the community. Choose up to three things in the poll below that you think should be part of a potentially day-long community celebration. Also, there’s an opportunity for you to share your own idea either as part of the poll or in the comments section below.

Also, if you’re part of a local business or individual that would like to sponsor this community celebration or donate goods or services, please contact Don Wadewitz. The community celebration is currently being supported by the City of Racine Department of Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Services and the Racine Raiders Football Club, Inc.

What people or events would you like to see at the Historick Horlick Athletic Field 100th Birthday Celebration planned for October 19, 2019?

Welcome to Historic Horlick Atheltic Field!

Historic Horlick Athletic Field has been a central gathering place for the Racine community for nearly 100 years. On October 19, 2019, Historic Horlick Athletic Field will turn 100! The City of Racine and the Racine Raiders are putting together a year of celebrations to culminate on the 100th birthday on October 19, 2019.

Historic Horlick Athletic Field has been home to a National Football League team, an All-American Girls Professional Baseball League team, traveling Major League Baseball all-star teams, drum and bugle corps competitions, donkey baseball, midget car racing, high school athletics, adult amateur teams, and much more. While it’s impossible to figure out, Historic Horlick Athletic Field has likely hosted thousands of events and over a million spectators.

The planning is already underway. A logo was designed by Kris Martinez and this official logo will identify all official events for the 100th birthday of Historic Horlick Athletic Field. We hope you can make it to many of the events that we will plan to celebrate this cultural icon in our community.