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, Safeway COOL ZONE TENT providing a shaded/cooled oasis, FREE STRAWBERRIES all weekend, cool games & prizes from Defiance Rafting Company, cool swag and giveaways from Peregrine Senior Living, a Fine Arts and Crafts Fair, Food Court, an old-fashioned Carnival, a Parade down Grand Avenue sponsored by Phil Long Honda and of course, we’ll serve FREE strawberries and ice cream on Saturday after the parade, just like we’ve been doing for the past century! Fresh strawberries and ice cream sponsored by Roaring Fork Sotheby's and Safeway, the official grocery store and COOL ZONE sponsor of Strawberry Days.
MAIN STAGE LINE-UP
FRIDAY, JUNE 15
6-7 p.m. Crowning of Bighorn Toyota Miss Strawberry Days and Strawberry Princess Celebration
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
SUNDAY, JUNE 17
11:30-1:30 p.m. – Union of None FKA Bicycle Annie
2-4 p.m. – Goodman Band
Miss Strawberry Days Scholarship Contest Applications Available
Applications are now available for the 2018 Miss Strawberry Days Scholarship Contest, sponsored by Bighorn Toyota. Interested applicants are highly encouraged to attend the informational meeting to be held on Tuesday, April 17 at 5:30 p.m. at Morgridge Commons and should RSVP to Joni Bates, IOM, VP of Membership Development at 945-1514 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications and agenda will be available the evening of the meeting or by contacting the chamber at 970-945-1514.
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.
Only a FEW Strawberry Days Sponsorships Still Available!
It's a fun way to put your business in front of thousands of locals and visitors at the BIGGEST event of the year!
Strawberry Days Parade Application
Application deadline is June 1, 2018.