Buffalo Bill Days 2015

Buffalo Bill Days – July 24 & 25

WHAT: Buffalo Bill Days, Golden’s annual salute to William F. Cody, who is buried atop Lookout Mountain, features a western weekend filled with the Best of the West Parade, spectacular Western entertainment at Cody’s Wild West, Muttin’ Bustin’, Firefighters’ Pancake Breakfast, Classic and Orphan Car Show, arts and crafts, live music, kids’ games and more.

WHEN: Saturday, July 24 highlights include: 6 – 10 a.m.: Pancake Breakfast at the Golden Fire Dept., 10th & Arapahoe 10 – 11:30 a.m.: Best of the West Parade along Washington Avenue 12:30 – 2 p.m.: Cody’s Wild West, featuring trick shooters, Mestizo dancers, spinning guns, dancing horses, rope twirling and Native American dancers and drummers at Lions Park Ball Fields, 10th & Illinois St. 10 a.m. – 10 p.m.: Buffalo Bill Days festivities in Parfet Park

Sunday, July 29 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.: Muttin Bustin’ for kids aged 5 – 7 years in Lions Park 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.: Classic and Orphan Car Show along Washington Ave. 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.: Buffalo Bill Days festivities in Parfet Park. 1 p.m. – American Legion Duck Race along Clear Creek

See www.buffalobilldays.com for the line-up of live music.

WHERE: Throughout the streets of historic downtown Golden including Parfet Park, Lions Park and along the scenic Clear Creek.

WHY: The festival’s namesake, Buffalo Bill Cody, spent time in Golden, Denver & Central City with his famous Wild West Show in which genuine cowboys and cowgirls demonstrated their skills. He is buried on Lookout Mountain, where he has long enjoyed the remarkable view from the top. Legend has it that while alive, he often commented that he could see all the way to Kansas from this Golden vantage point.

For more information and a full event schedule, visit www.buffalobilldays.com