Date Set for Slater’s Annual Steve McQueen Days

This year’s Steve McQueen Days in Slater is set for June 15th, beginning at 9 am. McQueen spent a portion of his childhood in Slater. Mayor Terry Jordan says the Hollywood actor’s time in Slater stuck with him.

McQueen was 50-years-old when he died from cancer in 1980. Slater has honored him with its annual Steve McQueen Days celebration since 2007. This year’s activities will largely center around the annual car show.

Admission to Steve McQueen Days is free. Entry fees for the car show cover the cost of the event.