Celebrate Creede’s 125th birthday


CREEDE — Creede is thrilled to announce that it will be celebrating its 125th birthday this summer!

Creede enthusiasts near and far are invited to the festivities, starting with the Kickoff Party at Basham Park in Downtown Creede on June 10. The Inaugural Creede Donkey Dash 10-mile pack burro race begins at 1 p.m. Enjoy watching or compete for great prizes in the pie-eating contest, the beard and mustache competition, the yard game triathlon, or the baby donkey race, sponsored by Del Norte Bank, San Juan Sports, and the Kentucky Belle Market.

Watch local artists at work and sign the giant birthday card. 

See a reenactment of the Bob Ford assassination. 

Have a Creede brewery beer while enjoying live music from the Creede Pinnacles followed by Halden Wofford and the Hi*Beams, and afterwards, join the sparkler parade! 

Please also join in birthday festivities during the rest of the week.  Stop by the Kid’s Rodeo at the Fairgrounds June 10th, the United Church Ceremony June 11th, the Ribbon Cutting of the scale model of 1892 Creede at the Chamber of Commerce on Incorporation Day, June 13th, Tomkins Hardware Customer Appreciation Barbeques on June 13th & 16th, the Community Center Comedian Gala June 17th, the Runoff Runoff June 17th, the Mineral County Fair at the Fairgrounds June 17th & 18th, Haunted Creede, A Ghostly Walk on June 17th & 18th, plus Creede Repertory Theatre Shows, the National Small Print Show, live music, art, food and fun throughout the week.

For event calendars and more information, visit creede.com or call 719-658-2374.