STRAWBERRY DAYS 2018
The Glenwood Springs Chamber Resort Association and Alpine Bank present the 121st Annual Strawberry Days Festival June 15-17, 2018.
Make it an annual tradition & join us in Glenwood Springs, Colorado the 3rd weekend in June every year for Strawberry Days!
The festival features live music & main stage entertainment, the crowning of the 2018 Miss Strawberry Days sponsored by Bighorn Toyota and Fashion Show sponsored by Glenwood Hot Springs; the FamilyFest area sponsored by Holy Cross Energy with interactive, entertaining and creative experiences for the kids.
Roaring Fork Sotheby's will join Safeway and offer up FREE STRAWBERRIES & ICE CREAM on Saturday! Safeway will also host the COOL ZONE TENT providing a shaded/cooled oasis, FREE STRAWBERRIES all weekend!cool games & prizes from Xfinity, Iron Mountain Hot Springs, T-Mobile, Defiance Rafting Company, Bishop Plumbing, Heating and Air Conditioning , Solstice Senior Living At Mesa View, Renewal by Anderson, Peregrine Senior Living, and tons of cool swag and giveaways!
Special thanks to SGM for everything you do in support of Strawberry Days.
Enjoy a Fine Arts and Crafts Fair, Food Court, live music and a parade down Grand Avenue sponsored by Phil Long Honda.
MISS STRAWBERRY DAYS
What is the Miss Strawberry Days Competition?
Miss Strawberry Days is probably the oldest civic festival competition west of the Mississippi! The program has evolved over the years from a beauty pageant where contestants modeled bathing suits at the Hot Springs, to a scholarship competition.
Miss Strawberry Days is not a beauty pageant or a popularity contest. While the winning contestants earn substantial scholarships, they are not judged on academics but must plan on attending college or some type of continuing education within two years succeeding the competition.
Miss Strawberry Days is designed to provide an opportunity for local high school girls to acquire substantial scholarships to help pay for college. Scholarship recipients are selected based upon leadership skills exhibited during the competition, volunteerism, poise, and representation as a community ambassador.
Through a fun and interactive judging process, judges who are new to the community or have no special interest, select the best possible representative of Glenwood Springs.
For more information contact Joni Bates, IOM, VP of Membership Development at 945-1514 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
About the Carnival
There will not be a carnival associated with the 2018 Strawberry Days Festival. The Glenwood Springs Mall has graciously hosted the event in their parking lot for nearly a decade, but it is not available this year. Organizers were unable to find a suitable alternative location for this year’s event, but they hope to bring it back in the future.
Please join us at Sayre (Strawberry) Park June 15-17 for a full weekend of fun. Enjoy an arts & crafts fair, food booths, live music and entertainment. FamilyFest offers interactive, entertaining and creative experiences for the whole family. The parade takes place Saturday at 10 a.m. on Grand Ave., followed by FREE strawberries and ice cream at Sayre Park. Visit strawberrydays.com to see a full schedule of events.
Este año no habrá carnaval asociado con el Festival de los días de Fresa 2018 (Strawberry Days). El Mall de Glenwood Springs ha albergado muy amablemente este evento en su parqueadero durante casi una década, pero este año no está disponible. Los organizadores no pudieron conseguir otro lugar apropiado para llevar a cabo el evento este año, pero esperan poder celebrarlo otra vez en un futuro.
¡Si gusta, venga a encontrarnos al Parque Sayre (Sayre Park) del 15 al 17 de junio, para un fin de semana lleno de diversión! Disfrute de la feria de arte y manualidades, kioscos de comida, música en vivo, y entretenimiento. FamilyFest ofrece experiencias interactivas, entretenidas y creativas para toda la familia. La parada se llevará a cabo el día sábado a las 10am en Grand Avenue, seguido de fresas y helado GRATIS en el Parque Sayre. Para más detalles y el programa completo de eventos por favor visite strawberrydays.com
MAIN STAGE LINE-UP
SATURDAY, JUNE 16
3:30-5 p.m. – A Band Called Alexis
5:30-7 p.m. – The Mixx
7:30-10 p.m. – Cowboy Mouth
Oh, the Places She’ll Go!
Strawberry Days, returning for the 121st year, and the 2018 STRAWBERRY PRINCESS CELEBRATION welcomes all girls ages 5-11. This is not a contest but a celebration of the strength and spirit of the Roaring Fork Valley’s daughters. All participants will receive a free t-shirt and create a work of art inspired by the Strawberry Days theme, “Oh, the Places You’ll Go” by Dr. Seuss.
FAMILY FEST SCHEDULE
SATURDAY, JUNE 16
11-11:45 a.m. Jammin’ Jim Show
12-12:45 p.m. Strawberry Princess Celebration
12:45-1:30 p.m. Emma Marie
1:30-5:30 p.m. Interactive Circus
SUNDAY, JUNE 17
10-11 a.m. Family Yoga
11-11:45 a.m. Jammin’ Jim Show
12-12:20 p.m. Story Time with GWS Library
12:30-12:45 p.m. Aerialists
1-1:10 p.m. Pie Eating Contest (U8)
1:10-1:20 p.m. Pie Eating Contest (8-12)
1:25-1:35 p.m. Pie Eating Contest (13-17)
1:40-1:50 p.m. Pie Eating Contest (18+)
2:00-2:15 p.m. Aerialists
2:30-2:50 p.m. Story Time with GWS Library
3-3:45 p.m. Jammin’ Jim Show
FUN ALL WEEKEND LONG:
Rocky Mountain Mini Train
Freckle Farm Pony Rides & Petting Zoo
Inflatable Dragon Bounce House
Phil Long Honda Strawberry Days Parade Application
Application deadline is June 1, 2018.