Kremmling Days this weekend, June 15 – 17 |

Kremmling Days this weekend, June 15 – 17

Special to the Sky-Hi News

Byron Hetzler/Sky-Hi Daily News

Hanging out with friends in the town park, sipping lemonade and collecting bragging rights at the tug-a-war contest are all in store at Kremmling Days, June 15 – 17.

This year’s theme for the three-day festival is “Kremmling Classics,” bringing back the heritage of Kremmling and what summer is all about.

Friday, June 15

Activities kick-off at noon on Friday, where participants can shop at the various retail and merchandise booths. People can also brush up on the history of Kremmling at the Heritage Park Museum, where they will be offering tours from 12-5 p.m. on Friday, with free admission from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday.

The Budweiser Beer Garden, sponsored by Bear Mountain Ranch, will open at 4 pm. on Friday.

The Fireman’s Barbecue starts at 6 p.m. on Friday in the town park. Rounding out Friday’s activities, people can test their singing voices on stage with U Rock, a “live karaoke band,” the performance of which is sponsored by Grand Mountain Bank.

Saturday, June 16

The Kremmling Senior Potluck’s Pancake breakfast starts off day two, at 8 a.m. on Saturday, followed by the Kremmling Days Parade on Main Street. Float participants were encouraged to represent this year’s theme “Kremmling Classics.” The Rocky Mountain Flyers will be doing a flyover, and this year’s Grand Marshalls Larry and Jan Gross and the Kremmling Days Royalty, Queen Kira Stone and her attendants Chyenne Simms and Shea O’Hotto, will be parade highlights.

After the parade, Kremmling firefighters will lead children’s games in the park. There will also be a variety of family games in the park, including a push-a-truck contest, tug-a-war, and much more. Pulled pork sandwiches, fried catfish, funnel cakes, fresh-squeezed lemonade, and other food items will be available for purchase.

Saturday’s music line-up includes Sasquatch Mountain Project, playing what they like to call “Americana Jamgrass,” followed by the acoustic stylings of Scott Stanton and Mike Fouth.

The 12th year of Kremmling’s Annual Cliff Golf Tournament takes place on Saturday, during which teams of four test golfing skills on top of Kremmling’s legendary cliffs. Registration is from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. at town park on Saturday. Individual prizes along with a grand prize for the team with most points will be awarded.

To end the night, the Redneck Mud Shuffle takes place at the fairgrounds.

Sunday, June 17

Sunday rounds out Kremmling Days, starting with 7 a.m. registration for the Cow Pie Classic 3 and 5 mile run, sponsored by Spur Companies, with the race-start at 8 a.m. Race organizers have promised a new exciting and challenging course this year, with prizes for 1st – 3rd in each race for both men and women.

At 9:30 a.m., a special church service takes place in the Town Park.

The weekend wraps up at the Fairgrounds with a mud volleyball tournament and horseshoe tournament.

The Kremmling Days weekend is presented in part by the Grand County Tourism Board and is made possible by title sponsors The Trash Company and Climax Molybdenum, as well as the many sponsors and volunteers who donate their time, money, and in-kind sponsorships.

For more information and for registration forms, go to Continious weekend updates will be posted on Facebook and Twitter.