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Posted on: June 16, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Strawberry Days Weekend 2022 Information

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Road Closures, Transportation Options, Boater Info

Presented by the Glenwood Springs Chamber Foundation, Glenwood Springs Chamber Resort Association and Alpine Bank, Strawberry Days takes place June 17, 18 and 19 at Two Rivers Park. The festival has been entertaining generations for more than a century and features an arts and crafts fair; a food court; a Family Fest area with interactive, entertaining, and creative experiences for the kids; a parade and a full entertainment line-up. There are also several community events associated with the festival.

Festival Hours

  • Friday, June 17: 12 -10 p.m.
  • Saturday, June 18: 10 a.m. – 10 p.m.
  • Sunday, June 19: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

For more information and a full schedule of events visit StrawberryDays.com.

Strawberry Days Parade 

The 125th Annual Strawberry Days Parade will be held Saturday, June 18 at 10 a.m. To bring back the small community feel, the parade will begin at Glenwood Springs High School, travel north on Pitkin Ave., turn right (east) on 8th St., left (north) on Colorado Ave. and left (west) on 7th St. ending at 8th St. Cars should be removed from the parade route by 6 a.m. Saturday, June 18. 

The following streets will be closed from approximately 8:30 a.m. to Noon on Saturday, June 18 to accommodate the parade: 

  • Pitkin Ave. 
  • Coach Miller Dr. 
  • School St. 
  • 7th St. between Cooper Ave.  and 8th St.
  • 8th St. between Grand Ave. and Midland Ave.
  • 4th St. between Grand Ave. and Coach Miller Dr. 
  • 13th St. between Grand Ave. and Pitkin Ave. 
  • 9th, 10th and 11th between Grand Ave. and Colorado Ave. 
  • Riverside Dr. at Pitkin Ave. 
  • Colorado Ave. between 9th St. and 7th St. 

Getting to and From Two Rivers Park 

Bike/Pedestrian Access

Two Rivers Park is conveniently located on the River Trail/Rio Grande Trail and within walking and biking distance to a variety of locations in town. It is also easily accessible from 6th St. via the newly opened Devereux Pedestrian Bridge. Bike parking will be available at both entrances of the event.  Glenwood Springs Bicycle Advocates will be there to greet you and answer any bicycle questions.  Be sure to bring your own lock. 

Parking

Festival parking is available in a variety of lots throughout town. Please visit strawberrydays.com for an interactive map. The Two Rivers Parking Lot will be closed except for ADA parking from June 15 at 8 p.m. to Monday, June 20 at 6 a.m. The boat ramp will remain open, but there will not be onsite parking available. View more parking info and map. >>

Shuttle/Bus

Ride Glenwood is FREE and has multiple stops throughout town. Ride to the Travel Trail stop and walk to the park along the new Devereux Trail Bridge. 

The Traveler provides accessible transportation for persons with an assessed inability to access any other transportation modes that exist in the designated service areas of Garfield County. Hours for both Ride Glenwood and The Traveler have been extended on Friday and Saturday to 10:30 p.m.

Strawberry Shortcut

On Sunday, June 19, 7th Street will be closed from 7:30-11 a.m. between Colorado Ave. and Cooper Ave. for the Strawberry Shortcut.

Kiwanis Ball Race

A portion of the Devereux Road trail sidewalk will be closed on Sunday, June 19 from approximately 11 a.m.-1 p.m. for the Strawberry Days Kiwanis Ball Race.

Boater Information

The boat ramp at Two Rivers Park will remain open through the weekend, but there will be no parking (including no boat or trailer parking) at Two Rivers. For alternate boat or trailer parking, boaters may use the 7th Street lot which is a short walk from Two Rivers Park. Due to limited parking, boaters may consider taking out or putting in at a different boat ramp this weekend.


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