Saturday, September 17, 2016
7:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. - Lion's Club Breakfast - Pioneer Park
Enjoy a delicious meal courtesy of the Lion's Club in lovely Pioneer Park in downtown Florence.
8:30 a.m. - Coal Car Races - Santa Fe to PIkes Peak on Main St. (Check in at 8:30, races start at 9:00)
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m - Junktique - 100 Block of North Santa Fe
Peruse dozens of vendor booths for antiques and treasures. Barter with the best of them to bring home a relic from the past or an invaluable craft item!
all day - Star Trek Starship Bridge - 116 N. Pikes Peak
Joe Lippis will have a replica of the Starship Enterprise on display in front of the Florence Chamber Office. Free walk-throughs.
10:00 a.m. - Parade Flyover - Fremont County Airport
10:00 a.m. - Pioneer Day Parade - Main St. to McCandless Avenue
Watch our local organizations, schools, clubs, and businesses dress up and partake in the Pioneer Day parade! You'll see animals, tractors, sports teams, bands, and more!
All Day - Pioneer Park
Vendors, entertainment and food will be available in Pioneer Park.
Meet a Denver Bronco Alumni: following the parade
12:00 p.m. - Tractor Pull - Pathfinder Park (just west of Florence)
12:00 p.m. - Sink the Sub Sandwich Eating Contest - Pioneer Park
Put on by Big D Super Foods. Come try your luck!
11:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. - Games in the park
Enjoy a climbing wall, a bounce house, and even a hoagie-eating contest! Meet Lil' Smokey the Pony (with owner Dottie Mayber). Additional children's activities, including face painting, a cake walk, water table, and crafts will run from 12:00-2:00 pm.
Horse Drawn Carriage Rides - Located on Fourth Street across from Pioneer Park pavilion
Beer Garden sponsored by the Chamber - Pioneer Park
Serving local favorite Florence Brewing Co.'s brews!
4:00 p.m. - midnight - Louie's Street Dance - South Pikes Peak Ave.
Music by 'The Geezers' from 4:00-7:00 pm and 'Martini Shot' from 8-midnight.