Trapper Days - September 6 through 8, 2019

Trapper Days is a long standing, historic tradition in the City of Fort Lupton. Citizens, businesses and organizations all come together to celebrate living in Fort Lupton! There are many events that occur over the three day period. Please see event details below and we are excited to see you in September! 

Where: Downtown Fort Lupton
Fort Lupton, CO 80621

When:  September 6-8, 2019

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Trapper Days

Schedule of Events:


Friday, September 6th:

Golf Tournament: Coyote Creek Golf Course 7:00 am Check-in, 8:00 Start

My Favorite Treats Cooking Contest: Community Center; Drop off from 4:30pm - 7:00pm. Click here for registration form. 

Quilt Show at Library: Fort Lupton Public and School Library (425 S. Denver Ave.) 7:30 am-5:00 pm

Coyote Creek Golf Course:  Burgers & Brats at 5:30pm with Live music by Skooldaze at 6:00 pm followed by Fireworks

Saturday, September 7th:

Trapper Days 5K Run: Beginning at Weld Re-8 Admin Building 6:45 am Registration, 8:00 am. Click here for the event flyer. 

Pancake Breakfast:  7:00am - 10:00am at Fire Station #1, Denver Ave. & 11th Street

Quilt Show at Library: Fort Lupton Public and School Library (425 S. Denver Ave.)  9:00 am-2:00 pm

My Favorite Treats Cooking Contest: Judging takes place at 9:30am at Community  Center

South Platte Valley Historical Society Demonstrations: Public welcome to events & demonstrations between 11:00am-4:00pm

Flyover: Over Denver Ave., 10:00 am

Trapper Days Parade: Denver Ave. starting at 12th Street and turning on 3rd Street to Park Ave., 10:00 am

Ice Cream Social: Hosted by Fort Lupton City Museum (453 1st Street), 11:00 am-2:00 pm

Entertainment at Main Stage: 11:15am - 11:30am (Beauty & the Beats; 11:30am - 1:20pm (Montage); 1:20pm, 1:40pm (Folkloric); 1:40pm - 3:10pm (Finaleyes); 3:10pm - 3:30pm (Stage Image Dance Studio)

Vendors and Activities: 11:00am - 3:30pm; Denver Ave. from 3rd Street to 1st Street.Click here for vendor registration.

*Free All Day Shuttle Service:  Pick-up at 3rd Street and Park Ave., City Museum, Library, Recreation Center, Historical Park

Sunday, September 8th:

Ducks Along the Rockies:  Weld County Road 6 and 19, Fort Lupton Optimists Club, 11:00 am

Trapper Days Vendor Applications:

We are looking for food & exhibitor vendors. If your interested in having a booth space at the Trapper Days event, please fill out the BOOTH SPACE APPLICATION (PDF). If you're a food vendor, please fill out the food vendor paperwork from the Weld County website as well as the booth space application form.

Food Vendors:

In addition to the City's booth application you must contact the Weld County Department of Public Health at 970-304-6415 to obtain the required permit(s). You are required to fill out the Weld County Application for Temporary Events and turn it into the City of Fort Lupton. Failure to do so will result in forfeiting your space and application fee.

For more information on how to be a SPONSOR or VENDOR please email Monty Schuman.



Friday Event Map

Fireworks Map

Saturday Event Map

Events Map Saturday