Departments & Services

2020 Town of Fairplay Events

Board of Trustees meetings – 1st and 3rd Mondays of each month, 6pm except legal holidays.

February 22nd Fairplay's Mountain Mardi Gras Celebration, join us on ‘Bourbon Street” in Fairplay at the American Legion, 601 Clark Street. Authentic Cajun Cuisine, Cash Bar with Hurricanes, Costume Contest, Crowning of the Mardi Gras King & Queen, New Orleans style music provided by DJ Trizz, Dancing, Beads, Taro Card Readings, Face Painting and more. Tickets are $20 and available in advance only. Adults only. This event benefits the American Legion Post #172, the Boys & Girls Club of the High Rockies, Rocky Mountain Rural Health and the South Park Food Bank. Stop by Town Hall at 901 Main Street or call 719-836-2622 for tickets. (poster) (menu)
March 17th St. Patrick’s Day Celebration, hosted by the South Park Brewery & Taproom.
April 12th Fairplay Easter Egg Hunt, at South Park City Museum in Fairplay at Noon. Sponsored by the American Legion and Town of Fairplay, 719-836-2720.
June 6th South Park Trail Marathon & Half Marathon, Human Potential Running Series www.humanpotentialrunning.com
May 15th South Park City Museum is open, May 15th to October 15th, 719-836-2387. www.southparkcity.org
June 26th TGIFairplay FREE Concert Series, on Front Street, enjoy live music with Split Window. Food, beer and wine available for purchase, 719-836-2622. Split Window
July 4th Fairplay's Independence Day celebration : Burro Buster 5k race - Register Online or download race registration form, Strut Your Mutt, Parade (parade entry form), Community Flea Market (flea market application), Food, Free Concert with the Twenty Hands High band, and Kids Activities. Events are on Front Street, 719-836-2622.
July 11th Silverheels 100-Mile Endurance Run, Human Potential Running Series www.humanpotentialrunning.com
July 12th “Last Call” 50-Mile Endurance Run, Human Potential Running Series www.humanpotentialrunning.com
July 15th to July 19th Park County Fair, Vendors, Carnival, Animals & Rodeo. www.parkcofair.com
July 23rd
July 26th
Fairplay Rock, Gem & Jewelry Show, River Park Event Site on Platte Drive, Fairplay. jaypenn246@gmail.com, .
July 24th TGIFairplay FREE Concert Series, on 5th Street, enjoy live music with The Outliers. Food, beer and wine available for purchase, 719-836-2622.
July 24th
to • July 26th
72nd Annual Burro Days, Burro, Llama, Dog & Outhouse Races, Art, Craft and Food Booths, Parade, Rides, Cowboy Church, Gunfights & Burro Days Museum, 79-836-2622. www.burrodays.com
July 24th
to • July 26th
Bayou Salado Mountain Man Rendezvous, River Park Event Site during Burro Days.
August 1th Sheep Mountain Endurance Runs, 50-Mile and 50k, Human Potential Running Series. www.humanpotentialrunning.com
September 8th
to September 9th
Fairplay’s Wearable Art Fest, on Front Street, “art to wear” vendors, beer, wine, and food available, 719-836-2622.
September 8th
to September 9th
Fairplay’s Wearable Art Fest, at South Park City Museum – Gunfighters, 40+ Buildings of Local Mining Town History, Period Costumes. On Saturday at Fairplay Library, 5 – 7pm, enjoy Ol’ Time Live Mountain Music, Book Sale, Beer Garden, Dancing, Peach Dessert Contest & Ol’ Fashioned Games, 719-836-2387. www.southparkcity.org
August 15th Ed Snell Memorial Run/Walk 10k Charity Fundraiser, from Fairplay to Alma. www.almafoundation.com
August 28th TGIFairplay FREE Concert Series, on Front Street, enjoy live music with the Hazel iller Band and a FREE Colorado Peaches and Ice Cream Social. Food, beer and wine available for purchase, 719-836-2622.
September 7th
to September 12th
11th Annual South Park Arts Celebration & Plein Air Festival, enjoy art painted throughout the week by talented Plein Air artists from around Colorado and out of state. Works of art will be for sale at the public art gallery opening reception on the 11th, and again on the 12th where you can enjoy a live auction, 719-836-2622. www.southparkartscelebration.com
September 12th Oktoberfest in Fairplay, hosted by South Park Brewing & Taproom.
October 31st Halloween Spooktacular, hosted by the Boys and Girls Club of the High Rockies
October 31st Haunted Halloween Museum, hosted by the South Park City Museum
December 5th A Real Colorado Christmas Celebration and 35th Annual Holiday Bazaar, holiday sales, treats, horse-drawn wagon rides, caroling and lighting of the Town Christmas tree. The 35th Annual Holiday Bazaar will be at the Fairplay Schools campus. Art, craft & food vendors, visit with Santa, entertainment and silent auction. For more information about the Christmas celebration call 719-836-2622 and for more information about the Holiday Bazaar or vendor space call 970-406-1031. Split Window 719-836-2622.
December 12th Winter Ball 719-836-2622 ,
For more information or to sponsor or volunteer for an event please contact the Town of Fairplay at (719)836-2622, ext. 109.