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69th Annual Burro Days

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An annual event in Fairplay, Colorado since 1948, Burro Days celebrates the role of the burro in mining days of old. 

Always held during the last weekend in July, the 69th Annual Burro Days will take place on Saturday, July 29 and Sunday, July 30, 2017

Over 10,000 people participate in festivities such as: burro races, llama races, kiddies pack dog races, parades, contests, over 140 arts & crafts booths, over 30 food vendor booths, local musical entertainment, dance & BBQ, pancake breakfast, Cowboy Church services and more! 

Burro Days merchandise is available for purchase at the Burro Information Booth during the event weekend. 

A portion of the proceeds goes to Park County RE-2 schools

 

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