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City Invites Community to Arvada Days, Ralston House .5K Endurance Challenge

The City of Arvada invites the community to enjoy some old-fashioned family fun and support an important community partner, Ralston House.

Arvada Days returns this Saturday, Aug. 21, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Clear Creek Valley Park (3700 W. 58th Place). Arvada Days is a festival dedicated to old-fashioned family fun featuring games for the whole family, kids fishing derby, vendors, live music, and more! There will be a beer garden and proceeds will benefit Ralston House.

Specific festival activities include:

  • Kids Fishing Derby

  • Face painting

  • Train rides

  • Vintage carnival games

  • Three-point contest

  • Potato sack races

  • Wiffle Ball Home Run Derby

  • Magic and balloon animals by Ed Aragoni

More information is available on the Arvada Days web page.

During the event, Ralston House will host the next running of its .5K Endurance Challenge Race/Walk, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Registration is open for this fundraiser designed to raise awareness about child abuse and honor the children who are brave and tell their story at Ralston House.

Arvada Festivals Commission is committed to bringing safe events to the community and will continue to follow all local and state guidelines regarding events and COVID-19. For additional information, visit