Celebrate summer before it is completely gone at the 29th annual Summerset Festival at Clement Park Friday, Friday through Sunday, September 13-15.
This family-friendly festival is also dog-friendly and will have a FunDay for Dogs on Sunday, September 15 from 10 AM to 4 PM featuring pet-friendly businesses and vendors. Events include Bobbing for Biscuits, disc dog demonstrations, a trivia game and dog talent contest. Local shelters participating in the FunDay for Dogs include Foothills Animal Shelter, The Misha May Foundation, MaxFund and The Humane Society of the South Platte Valley. All will feature wonderful adoptable dogs.
Woof Walk on Sunday, September 15. Registration is available online or in person starting at 8 AM. The walk begins at 9 AM. The first 100 pooches who register received a bandana. The World Walk benefits local non-profit animal shelters. The walk will also have door prizes and a dog costume contest. Cost to register is $10 before September 10 and $13 after.
The festival kicks off Friday night with Chase N the Dream playing at the amphitheater. Other events include the Wild West Auto Show with over 600 cars, a fishing derby, arts and crafts, live music, athletic events and a large selection of food and entertainment. The Foothills Foundation, a fund-raising organization for the South Jefferson County community, is the primary non-profit supported by this event, which attracts over 40,000 guests each year.
General admission to the festival is free. Clement Park is located at 7306 West Bowles Avenue in Littleton. Friday’s festivities will be from 5 to 9:45 PM, Saturday’s festival runs from 9 AM to 6 PM with an evening concert by That Eighties Band from 6:30 to 9 PM. Sunday’s events are from 9 Am to 4 PM. A full schedule of events can be found on the festival's website.
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