An Important Message From Galen Malecha, General Chairperson

Dear friends of the Defeat of Jesse James Days celebration, After months of discussion, and evaluation, the DJJD committee has made the heartbreaking decision to cancel the 2020 Defeat of Jesse James Days celebration. This decision was not made lightly, as we...

Explore Celebration Events

There is so much to do during the Defeat of Jesse James Days! Dig into the various events going on at any time.

Watch the Raid!

Come watch our authentic replica of the botched bank robbery on Northfield First National Bank in 1876. Our re-enactments are world renowned.

See the Rodeo

This PRCA sanctioned rodeo is comprised of five generations over 75 years. They are known around the country for providing rodeos with high quality stock and great professionalism.

DJJD Music

Bridge Square – Water Street – Big top event tent – Button required for music acts.