Annual Events in Cripple Creek, Colorado
aka - Any Excuse for a Parade!!
Great events annually in Cripple Creek, Colorado. The people, music, activities, food, and vendors. Here's the short list starting in the beginning of the year.
The coolest event - pun intended. Master Carvers from all over come to sculpt amazing environments. Can you believe they almost didn't hold it last year? The powers that be thought it wasn't successful. Not only is it well attended it is a unique festival and you just don't see that everyday!
Donkey Derby Days
A unique event to Cripple Creek, Colorado. The donkeys we celebrate are the descendents of those who worked the mines. Since the humble beginnings in the 1930s DDD gets bigger and better. Here's more on the
Donkeys of Cripple Creek
Fourth of July Celebration
Cripple Creek shows off some colorful FIREWORK displays every 4th of July. Start with a parade, spend the day exploring, enjoy a barbeque, then at dark; sit back and watch the show.
Salute to American Veterans
The oldest ,B.Veterans Ride and Rally,/B.. In honor of those who serve or have served, we salute you! This event starts with the ride from Woodland Park to Cripple Creek. Then the fun begins....
There is a lot more happening throughout the year. Follow the links for additional info and the current poster for the year.
Official site for Cripple Creek
2011 Event Poster
Information for vendors to participate in events is available online.
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