When:Saturday, September 21, 2019
Time: 10 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Where: Centennial Park 630 8th St., Frederick, CO 80530
We couldn't have this wonderful community event without your help! We need volunteers and sponsors.
Volunteer Sign Up - Lend a hand for a little while and then stay and play!
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8:00 am - 5th Annual Miners Day 5K run/walk and 1-mile Fun Run (Registration at 7:00 am)
10:00 am Parade Begins
11:00 am - 11:30 am Burro Race Start in Fifth St. and Oak St. Check here to see the race route map.
12:00 pm - National Anthem at the main stage in Centennial Park
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm Contests, awards and demonstrations at the main stage in Centennial Park
12:30 - Grade School Challenge Pie Eating contest
1:00 - Annual Chick-fil-A Larkridge Nugget Eating Contest
1:15 - Legacy School of Dance Performance
1:30 - Ohana Martial Arts Demo
1:45 - Alpha Martial Arts Demo
2:00 - Pie Bake Off Awards
2:15 - Burro Race Awards
2:30 pm - 9 pm Live music on the main stage
3:45 - Integrity Martial Arts Demo
5:30 - En Face Studios dance performance
9:00 pm Fireworks
Free Kids Activities in Centennial Park
12:00 pm - 4 pm - Pan for gold with our Sluice Miners.
12:00 pm - 5 pm - Spider Bungee Jump
12:00 pm - 5 pm - Bounce Houses
12:00 pm - 5 pm - Airborne Gymnastics course
Food Vendors Available in Centennial Park
12 pm - 7 pm
George's Kettle Corn
Tacos With Altitude
Have Treats Will Travel
The Sno Ball Shack
Edge Gourmet Street Kitchen
The Slawpy Barn
Tacos El Abuelo
Rocky Mountain Slices
Miners Day Parade - New Longer Route!
Join us for the 17th annual Miners Day parade at 10 a.m. The parade will start at Grant Ave and First St. (line up behind Safeway in Firestone) and head south on First Ave. to McClure Ave. The parade will proceed south on Johnson St and cross Tipple Ave. going south on Oak St to 5th St. The parade will then head west on 5th St. and end at Main St.
Check out the new 2019 parade route map.
Our parade entry deadline has passed. If you have any additional questions, please email our Events Coordinator.
Miners Day Sponsors
Miners Day could not exist without the donations and sponsorship from our wonderful community partners. Sponsor Miners Day and get an amazing level of publicity for your business. Reach over 8,000 people through promotion and event attendance! Download the sponsor form for details.
Vendors at Miners Day
Part of what makes Miners Day so great is all of the wonderful vendors we have that fill the park with fun and interesting displays! All of the great exhibitors and vendors will be located in Centennial Park from 12 pm to 5 pm.
Vendor spots are filled for 2019. If you have any additional questions, please email or call 720.382.5513.
2nd Annual Miners Day Pack Burro Race
The 2nd Annual Frederick Miners Day Pack Burro Race. Celebrate Miners Day with this great sport begun by some of Colorado’s 19th-century miners. This is the last leg of the Western Pack Burro Ass-ociation 2019 race season! This 10K race will begin right after the Frederick Miners Day parade (between 11 am & 11:30 am).
2019 Burro Race Course Map. The 10K race will start at Fifth St. and Oak St. (Downtown Frederick), head north along the trail and through the tunnel towards the Frederick Recreation Area, loop around Milavec Lake, head back south to the Frederick Gateway at Colorado Blvd. and Hwy 52 and then back north to the finish line in Centennial Park. There are some small bridges along the paved trail.
2019 Miners Day Burro Race Entry Form. The entry fee is $54.50 and includes programmed RFID chips for each registered racer. This does not include a burro.
Prizes: Cash prizes for the first 8 finishers. Prizes for youngest, oldest (human) racers and last "ass".
Annual Chick-fil-A Larkridge Chicken Nugget Eating Contest
Annual chicken nugget eating contest presented by Chick-fil-A Larkridge! This event will take place in front of the main stage in Centennial Park at 1 pm. Contestants will compete against each other. The object is to eat as many Chick-fil-A® Nuggets as possible within the allotted time: 2 minutes.
The winner will receive a small Nugget Party tray that serves 8. (To be redeemed by 12/31/19) Second place will receive Chick-fil-A for a month (awarded as 4 combo meal coupons.) The 3rd Place contestant will receive a milkshake party for 4.
Fill out this online form to enter the annual nugget eating contest!
First Annual Pie Bake Off
Put on those oven mitts because for the first time ever, a pie baking contest will take place during Miners Day. The entry fee is $10 per pie. Categories are for ages 8-12, 13-17, and 18+.
Enter your sweet style pie (cream, fruit, etc.) 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners for each age group. Once you submit your form, you will be contacted for payment of $10 per pie. No limit on the number of entries.
Eligibility: Contest is open to everyone ages 8 years old or older. Contest Rules: Pies must be homemade and brought to the Pie Bake Off event location between 9 am and noon on Saturday, September 21. Judging: Pies will be dropped off for judging to take place between noon and 2 pm. You are not required to be present during judging. Awards: 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners for each age group. Winners will be announced at the event main stage at 2 pm
Fill out this online form to enter the 1st annual Pie Bake Off!
Silverstone Development Company
Black Hills Energy
Charles Abbott Associates, Inc.
Feuerstein Consulting, LLC
Frederick Development Company
Malm Electrical Contractors
Ward Electric Company, Inc.
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