Public Events

Station Events

  • We will be doing our annual open house this fall. Date to be determined.
  • Pancake breakfast this summer. Date to be determined. 

Town Events 

  • February 26 – Fairplay’s Mountain Mardi Gras Celebration, 6pm, American Legion, click here for more information.
  • May 21 – Fairplay Cemetery Clean Up Day, at the end of County Road 16 (Castello Avenue, east side of Hwy. 285), 9am – Noon. Join the Town and the American Legion for our annual clean-up day at the cemetery. Bring gloves, weed eaters, rakes, garden and yard tools. For more information call Town of Fairplay Public Works at 719-838-0163.
  • June 3, 4, & 5 – Fairplay Town Clean Up Days, for Town residents and businesses, proof of residency showing physical address is required. Friday and Saturday, 7:30am – 4:30pm, Sunday, 7:30am – 3pm. A list of acceptable and not acceptable items will be available closer to the event date. For more information contact the Public Works Department at 719-838-0163 or
  • June 4 – Huck Finn Day at the Fairplay Beach, free fishing in Colorado all weekend! For information contact the Division of Wildlife at 303-916-0784.
  • June 11 – South Park High School Graduation
  • June 11 – South Park Trails Heavy Marathon and Heavy 1⁄2
  • June 24 – TGIFairplay Free Concert Series, 5pm – 9pm, Front Street or 5th Street. For more information email or call 719-838-0163. Check our website, for updates.
  • July 4 – “Fairplay’s Independence Day Celebration” – Start your celebration this year with the Burro Buster 5k scholarship race, enter your pooch in the “Strut Your Mutt” dog competition, watch the parade or be a part of the parade, enjoy food, beer and wine during the outdoor concert. End the night with an awesome fireworks show (dependent on fire ban) over the Fairplay Beach! More activities and information will be available as we get closer to the event or contact or call 719-838- 0163. Keep checking here for updates.
  • July 9-10 – Silverheels 100-Mile Endurance .
  • July 10 – Last Call 50-Mile and 55K Endurance .
  • July 12 – 17 – Park County Fair, Vendors, Carnival, Animals & Rodeo,
  • July 28-31 – Fairplay Gem, Mineral & Jewelry Show, River Park Event Site, 200 PlatteDrive, 9am – 5pm, FREE Admission and FREE Parking. 24 well-spaced dealers at this outdoor show. Mineral specimens, decorator items, rough rock, slabs, jewelry, cabochons, beads, fossils, petrified wood, lapidary items, tools, equipment,
  • July 29 – TGIFairplay Free Concert Series, 5pm – 9pm, Front Street or 5th Street
  • July 29-31 – “73rd Burro Days Celebration” – This historic event takes place all weekend with arts, craft and food vendors, burro, llama, dog and outhouse races, a parade, live music, cowboy church, and more! To be a vendor or enter the burro race go to For more information contact or call 719-838-0163. Keep an eye on for updates to the schedule of events.
  • August 6 – Sheep Mountain Endurance Runs, 50-Mile & 50K. .
  • August 13-14 – Living History Days at the South Park City Museum, Gunfights, 40+ buildings of Local Mining Town History & Period Costumes.
  • August 26 – Free TGIFairplay Free Concert Series, 5pm – 9pm, Front Street or 5th Street. Food, beer, wine and a free peaches and ice cream social will be available. For more information contact or call 719-838-0163.
  • October 31 – Haunted Museum Trick-or-Treat, South Park City Museum, 5pm-7pm, For more information call 719-836-2387.
  • October 31 – Halloween Spooktacular hosted by the Boys and Girls Club of the High Rockies, Salado Restaurant, 5pm – 7pm, for more information call 719-836-9019.
  • December 3 – Holiday Bazaar and A Real Colorado Christmas