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Escalante Days 2016! “1976 – 2016: 40 Years of Escalante Days (& Nights)!”

August 12, 2016 - August 14, 2016

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Fantastic, AFFORDABLE Sponsorship Opportunities Available!

We begin marketing and advertising a few weeks before this event!

Sponsorship is $100 (Only $50 for current Chamber Partners!)

Your sponsorship includes:

Space to hang your banner at our Escalante Days Beer Garden (you provide banner)

Sponsorship listing on our official Escalante Days Poster (email us your logo!)

Social media mentions

Radio Mentions (KKDC D’Crow)

Our eternal gratitude. 🙂 This is an amazing, long-running, family-friendly, FUN event! Thank you for helping us keep it going, year after year!

 Online Payment Available (choose one):

Standard (non-Partner) Price – $100

Dolores Chamber Partner Discount – $50

Interested in becoming a Partner? We’d love to have you! Business and Individual Rates!

 2016 Booth Application

These sell out quickly – get your application in early!

Online Payment Available!

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The Dolores Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the

40th Annual

Escalante Days Celebration in Dolores, CO

Friday, August 12th – Sunday, August14th, 2016.

Experience the beautiful town of Dolores at this traditional, all-ages founders-day celebration with family, friends, food, and summer fun, just the way you remember it!

In addition to our traditional events, Dolores River Brewery will host the 4th Annual Escalante Days and Nights Music Festival, with local live acts beginning Saturday August 13th at 2 p.m. and running through midnight! 10 acts, 10 hours, $10. Promotional tickets will be given away before the event – follow the Escalante Days and Nights Music Festival Facebook page for more information!

Schedule of Activities

Friday August 12

12:00 noon Vendor Booth Setup in Flander’s Park

Vendor applications available at doloreschamber.com

5:30 PM Kiddy Parade. Lineup in front of Dolores General Store at 5:00 p.m.
6:00 PM


Kid’s Bicycle Rodeo with Chance to Win One of MANY Bikes!

Sponsored by Dolores Rotary Club and Dolores Medical Center. Behind Dolores Medical Center. Free helmets, safety instruction, No bike necessary to participate!

7:00 PM Ice Cream Eating Contest at Flanders Park

Saturday August 13

6-10 AM Pancake Breakfast at the Dolores Doghouse, sponsored by the K-9 Search and Rescue Team.
7:00 AM Softball Tournament sponsored by Dolores High School Wrestling Team.  Begins Saturday 7 AM, final games Sunday at 8 AM. Joe Rowell Park. For information, contact Leo Garand at 749-3718
8:00 AM Registration for the Dolores Rotary Club Mountain Bike Race To Change Lives…at Boggy Draw! In front of Dolores Medical Center. Pre-registration is available. For more information, visit http://www.doloresrace.com. A 50-Mile Endurance race has been added this year!
9:00 am Four Corners Community Band – Performance
9:50 AM Dolores Rotary Club Mountain Bike Race begins.
10:00 AM Parade Down Central Avenue!

Theme: “1976-2016: 40 Years of Escalante Days (& Nights!)”

Line up at Dolores High School at 9:30 AM. No registration necessary – register at Line Up, in front of Dolores High School at 9:30 a.m. 

Don’t forget to pick up your ribbons at the KKDC D’Crow Livecast Booth after the parade!

Grand Marshalls are the Dolores Chamber of Commerce Business of the Year, GST Liquors, and Citizens of the Year, Dr. Allan Burnside and Mrs. Linda Burnside, PA.

11:00 AM Hourly Galloping Goose rides until 4:00pm
Chain Saw Contest! (free – must pre-register)
12:00 PM Watermelon Eating Contest
12:30 PM Water Balloon Toss
1:00 PM Arm Wrestling
2 pm



4th Annual Escalante Days and Nights Music Festival at the Dolores River Brewery!

10 acts for 10 hours for $10!

Venue: Dolores River Brewery, 100 S 4th Street, Dolores

More info at doloresriverbrewery.com or Escalante Days and Night Music Festival on Facebook.

2:00 PM Penny Hunt 
2:30 PM 3-Legged Race
3:00 PM Dolores Fire District and Others Water Hose Fight!

Dolores Rotary Raffle Drawing

3:15 PM Stomp Rockets
3:30 PM Kiwanis Duck Race at Dolores River
3:45 PM Egg Toss



August 12, 2016
August 14, 2016
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