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41st Annual Escalante Days in Dolores CO
August 11 @ 5:00 pm - August 12 @ 11:59 pm
ESCALANTE DAYS 2017
“Where the Wild Still Lives: The Great Dolores Outdoors!”
5:30 Kid’s Bike Parade (Line up at Dolores General Store on 3rd & Central)
6:00 Bike Rodeo (Kids – you could win one of several bikes! Free Helmets!) sponsored by the Rotary Club of Dolores
7:00 Ice-Cream Eating Contest sponsored by the Dolores General Store
6a Pancake Breakfast sponsored by the K-9 Search And Rescue Team Inc. at the Dolores Doghouse
7a Softball Tournament Begins! (Joe Rowell Park call Grant Hobbs 970.560.8709)
9a Musical selections from the Four Corners Community Band
950a 19th Annual Escalante Days Mountain Bike Race begins, hosted by the Rotary Club of Dolores doloresrace.com
10a Escalante Days Parade, “CELEBRATING THE GREAT DOLORES OUTDOORS!” sponsored by Hospice of Montezuma
10a Beer Booth Opens! Hosted by the Dolores Chamber of Commerce Dolores mugs and Dolores caps! Corner of 5th and Central across from Flanders Park
11a Galloping Goose Historical Society runs the Goose and gives rides all day, on the hour until 4 pm 30th Anniversary Cake Cutting!
11a ***Chainsaw Contest Begins!*** Registration at time of event, must be 18 or over.
12p Watermelon Eating Contest sponsored by The Depot
1230p Balloon Toss sponsored by Ponderosa restaurant- Dolores Colorado
1p ***Arm Wrestling Begins!*** Registration at time of event, must be 18 or older
2p Penny Hunt sponsored by the Dolores State Bank
2:30p NEW this year! Hula Hoop Contest, ages 6 to adult. Sponsored by the Traditional Charm Antique Mall!
2p 5th Annual Escalante Days and Nights Music Festival begins at Dolores River Brewery, produced by Inner Orbit Sound System. Lineup and details on event page!
3p 3-Legged Race sponsored by Dolores Liquors
330p Egg Toss sponsored by Dolores Food Market
4p Water Fight on Central Ave hosted by Dolores Volunteer Fire & Rescue
Special thanks to our sponsors:
Empire Electric Association
The Pony Expresso
Dolores Mountain Inn
Dolores Food Market
Dolores General Store
Dolores State Bank
Ponderosa restaurant- Dolores Colorado
Traditional Charm Antique Mall
Partners and Collaborators
Debbie Lynn Valerio
Dolores Volunteer Fire & Rescue
Dolores High School Wrestling Team
Dolores High School Cheer Team (Street Game Coordinators!)
Rotary Club of Dolores
5th Annual Escalante Days and Nights Music Festival
Four Corners Community Band
Galloping Goose Historical Society
Hospice of Montezuma
Inner Orbit Sound System
K-9 Search And Rescue Team Inc.
Kiwanis Club of Mesa Verde
KKDC D’Crow RADIO