Celebrate Our History & Heritage
Fun For The Entire Family
Gold Rush August 9 & 10, 2014
|Gold Rush has been a popular event for over 64 years!
Join us in the celebration of our history and heritage.
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|Watch the start of the Burro Race
Be sure and see the Third Leg of the Triple Crown Burro Race. Get out of the way as over 40 burros and their runners take off down East Main Street, across the Arkansas River bridge and race up the Midland Trail for an 11 mile race.
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|Over 100 Vendors:|
|Food, Crafts and Local Businesses
Beer Garden featuring Eddyline Brewery and Miller beers
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Don’t miss out on this year’s Gold Rush days, held at McPhelemy Park in the heart of Buena Vista.
Enjoy "Live Music" on both days, story telling, mountain man camp & historic demonstrations, the infamous "madams" of Colorado and who can forget the races! Come down and watch the annual Burro Race, or enjoy the Duck Races with the little ones. There is always something for everyone in the family!