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Don’t Miss Parker Days 2017!

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Carnival Rides * Music * Car Show * Beer * Food * Parade * and more!

Parker Days 2017 is almost here, so get ready for four days of fun! This year, the festival will take place June 8-11, 2017. From music to carnival rides to food, this annual event has it all (and more!).

One of the most popular yearly festivals in Parker CO, Parker Days draws close to 150,000 attendees. The event is free to attend, but carnival rides and some of the special performances require a purchased ticket. A wide variety of delicious food will also be for sale.

Parker Days Festival Car Show

Parker Days Festival Car Show

The Parker Days 2017 festival is great for people of ages, and can be described as The Perfect Family Weekend!

Opening Day with Bret Michaels – June 8, 2017

Parker Days, which is brought to you by The Parker Area Chamber of Commerce, recently announced that the well-known band Bret Michaels will kick off the festival on Thursday, June 8, with a concert in O’Brien Park in downtown Parker. Tickets must be purchased for the concert, and prices start at $35/each. The outdoor concert venue will offer standing room only, space for dancing, and food and beverage vendors.

2017 Parker Days Hours

The festival will last for four days, and will be open the following hours:

Festival Hours:
Thursday, June 8, 2017: 5 pm – 10 pm*Carnival Preview & Bret Michaels Concert
Friday, June 9, 2017: 5 pm – Midnight
Saturday, June 10, 2017: 9 am – Midnight
Sunday, June 11, 2017: 9 am – 10 pm

Carnival Ride Hours:
Thursday, June 8, 2017: 5 pm – 10 pm
Friday, June 9, 2017: 5 pm – Midnight
Saturday, June 10, 2017: 11 am – Midnight
Sunday, June 11, 2017: 11 am – 10 pm

Parker Days Festival Carnival Rides

Carnival Rides
Rides appropriate for young children, teens and adults will all be at the festival… so get ready to twirl, spin and have some fun! Carnival rides will be open each day of the event (see above for specific hours of operation). Tickets are required for rides, and can be purchased online in advanced or in person at the festival.

Tickets cost $1/each if purchased on-site. A one-day carnival ride pass or a full 4-day Mega Pass may be purchased in advance for $25/30* or $60**, respectively. (Please note that certain rides and attractions such as the bounce houses require separately purchased tickets.)

*A single-day carnival ride pass is $25 if purchased online on or before June 8, 2017. After 5:00 pm on June 8, 2017, the price goes up to $30 per pass.

**The $60 pass is good for four full days of unlimited rides.

Carnival Food
No carnival in America would be complete without vendors selling funnel cakes, ice cream, burgers, corn dogs and turkey legs! The Parker Days 2017 Festival will include many food and beverage booths selling these delicious items… and much more. So, make sure to arrive hungry!

Parker Days Festival Food

There will be many free concert performances on Friday, Saturday and Sunday on the Main Stage, the Pikes Peak Stage, and the Community Stage. Make sure to check out the Parker Days Festival website for a full schedule.

Parker Days Festival 2014

Have a great time!

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Jim Garcia is a RE/MAX Professionals Colorado Realtor® in Douglas County Colorado. When he's not involved with real estate transactions, he spends time with his family, hones his cooking skills and enjoys the unique adventures only Colorado can offer.

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