Join Lake City for its biggest and most exciting day of the year!  This long-standing tradition of family entertainment includes a parade, races in Town Park for all ages, delicious food and drinks in the park, a book sale at the library, live music and street dance and an incredible fireworks show put on by our Volunteer Fire Department. 

2019 Parade Theme - Lake City: Still Afloat


2019 Schedule of Events

8:00 AM

Pancake breakfast  8:00-10:00 am at LCCS - need to enter from Silver Street.

LCCS Garage Sale - 8:00-1:00 pm  at LCCS - in sports court 

10:00 AM

Parade begins

Airforce Flyover

Following the Parade

Reading of the Declaration of Independence - in front of the Museum - 2nd & Silver

Lake City Stinger Band - play song in the park - finishes w/ Star Spangled Banner sang by Bill Goodwin

Presentation of the Flags by the Veterans Honor Guard (Lake City Town Park)

12:00 - 3:00 PM

Races begin for all ages!! Races include walking age to 70+. 

Types: Foot races, sack races, shoe kick, egg toss. Food booths, Beer and margarita booth (must be 21 years of age to purchase and artisan booths. 

2:30 - 4:30 PM

3 on 3 basketball - in sports court

4:00 PM

BINGO in the Lake City Town Park (if raining it will be in the Lake City Armory)

6:00 PM

Fat-Tire Bike Raffle - winner chooses frame size and color - $5 each or 5 for $20

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Street Dance on Siilver St. with Maggie Rains and the Crooked Keys

9:00 PM

Firework Show



2018 Parade Theme - "History - Alive in Lake City" by Denny Brannon

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Lake City, CO 81235
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