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93rd Annual Arvada Harvest Festival

2018 Parade Winners ! !


Viewer’s Choice -  Yellow Submarine by Arvada Community Gardener's

Motorized Unit
1st place – Re/Max Alliance
2nd place - El Jebel Shriner’s
3rd place – Lifeline Puppy Rescue & Fire Rescue Dogs Calendar

Commercial Float
1st place – Flower Powered by Majestic View Nature Center
2nd place – Custom Flooring Specialists
3rd place – Iwo Jima & Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

Non-Commercial Float
1st place - Flower Power Straight from the Sea
2nd place – Yellow Submarine by Community Gardeners
3rd place – Van Arsdale Elementary School

Marching/Walking Unit
1st place – Gardens on Quail
2nd place – Caporales dance of Bolivian Origin
3rd place – Thompson Elementary School

Horse Units
1st place – Three Margaritas
2nd place – Westernaires Horse Mounted Drill Team
3rd place - 

  Marching Band Unit
1st place – Arvada West High School
2nd place - Gateway High School
3rd place – Wolf Pride, Grandview High School
4th place - Lakewood High School
5th place - Horizon High School

Can't find what your looking for???

Look in the second row in orange and locate the word MORE +

You will find what you are looking for!!!  This cleaned up our sides!

Teddy Bear Picnic, 2018 Arvada Harvest Festival

Teddy Bear Picnic, Arvada Harvest Festival 2018.  Arvada, Colorado

Teddy Bear Picnic 2018

Sunday, Sept. 9, 2018
Arvada Library Meeting Room
5725 W. 57th Ave. in Old Town Arvada, CO
Noon to 1:00 p.m.
No registration needed...just "Come on Down Neighbor"

No cost, just a nice smile to join us...

Don’t forget to pack a little picnic as teddy bears do get hungry.  A little blanket is a great idea too!

Bring your kids, grandkids, great grandkids, nieces, nephews, neighbor kids & all heir friends for a Good Old-Fashioned Teddy Bear Picnic.  They can bring their favorite stuffed bear, animal or doll to be part of the festivities including some silly fun songs & great story teller's tales to mesmerize & capture the kid's imaginations giving them a great memory to take home. 

This outstanding family event is brought to you by:

"JAKE's Toy Box"

15530 W. 64th Ave. Arvada, CO 80004

Award winning specialty independent toy store in West Arvada Colorado. All ages and abilities always welcome at JAKE's. Educational as well as fun and whimsical toys for all ages and abilities.

Dan Driver- Locally Owned 720 934-7222

2018 Spelling Bee Winners

3rd Place - Jason Jones

2nd Place - Lauren Gerber

1st Place - Cheyenne Trujillo

Look for them in the 2019 Parade

Thank you to our Sponsor

School House Kitchen & Libations

Days till the 2018 Arvada Harvest Festival Weekend

Lots of High School Marching Bands in Saturday's Parade 9:00am- Noon

Lots of High School Marching Bands in Saturday's Parade 9:00am- Noon

FESTIVAL FOOD...Come & Get it before Summer's Over...

FESTIVAL FOOD...Come & Get it before Summer's Over...

The Carnival Rides are BACK!!!!

Best of the Best in Arvada








Thanks to all our faithful festival friends, the Arvada Harvest Festival has won the Best in Arvada title again in 2014. 

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Our Mission

The Arvada Harvest Festival and Parade commemorate the hearty history of the once primarily farming community of Arvada, Colorado. It is the second longest continuously running festival in Colorado. Beginning in October, 1925 to celebrate the completion of the first concrete road between Arvada and Denver, this community tradition has been overseen by Arvada citizens, the Arvada Chamber of Commerce and the Arvada Jaycees. Today, a variety of Arvada citizens and neighbors produce and host this cultural and historic celebration of Arvada, with the oversight of the Arvada Junior Chamber Foundation's 501 (c) 3 status. Our Festival and Parade stands out from the rest due to our commitment to value for families, old time festival traditions, and an emphasis on free or affordable activities for all.

Sponsored by Home Advisor

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Proclamation from Governor John W. Hickenlooper

City of Arvada honors Star Spangled Scholars

On Monday, February 3, 2014, representatives from the Arvada Harvest Festival and the Creator of Star Spangled Scholars received a proclamation from Arvada's Mayor and City Council honoring Star Spangled Scholars/Arvada Harvest Festival for being the official celebrants of the Star Spangled Banner Bicentennial in 2014.  "Irish Lace", historian from Hands on History Colorado was also on hand to receive the honor.

Daniels Fund - "Patriot Sponsor" for the Star Spangled Scholars program

We are honored to have our first sponsor for the Star Spangled Scholars program in 2014!  Thank you Daniels Fund for being a "Patriot Sponsor"!

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Consider donating at Harvest Festival if you want to support our troupes!!

Please consider donating at the Harvest Festival Information Booth!!  Bring Golf Balls (New or Used!)   - If we get used ones, we will have kids decorate them for the soldiers to surprise them!   We will take Golf Clubs, or any accessory as well.  To donate monetarily, please email us at then we will send you the instructions to do a monetary donation.

Click on the picture and you can see more what you would be supporting!!!