Important Festival Information
Two Rivers Park will be closed for general park access for festival safety and security beginning at 7 p.m. on Thursday, June 15.
There will be access around the park on the river path.
The park will be closed and secured during the following times:
- Thursday, June 15 from 7 p.m. to Friday, June 16 at 4 p.m.
- Friday, June 16 from 10 p.m. to 10 a.m.
- Saturday, June 17 from 10 p.m. to 10 a.m.
Two Rivers Park will be open for the festival (with two secured entrances):
- Friday, June 16 from 4-10 p.m.
- Saturday, June 17 from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.
- Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Thank you in advance for your patience.
NO smoking at Two Rivers Park
NO weapons of any kind at the festival
NO outside alcohol
NO pets besides service dogs at Two Rivers Park
Bring your ID if you plan on drinking alcohol. No outside alcohol or glass can be brought in or removed from the festival.
There are two Alpine Bank ATMs; one is located in the food court area and the other is in the arts and crafts village.
Emergency Services/ Lost & Found
The Glenwood Springs Police Department will have a presence at the park and will be the location for lost and found
Strawberry Days FAQs!
When does Strawberry Days take place?
Strawberry Days takes place on the third Friday, Saturday and Sunday in June. In 2023, the event will be held June 16-19. In 2024, the event will be held June 21-23.
Is Strawberry Days held on Fathers’ day weekend?
Often the event lands on the same weekend as Father’s Day, but not always. The festival is held on the third Friday, Saturday and Sunday in June.
How much does it cost to attend Strawberry Days?
Thanks to our generous sponsors admission to the festival is free.
When did Strawberry Days begin?
Started by the Tri-County Farmer’s Union, the first Strawberry Day was on June 18, 1898. The intention was to promote some of the state’s finest fruits, vegetables and dairy products produced in the region. Local farmers donated strawberries and fresh cream and local ladies baked cakes to serve to nearly 2,000 people from across the state who attended the celebration. More information.
Where are all the strawberries?
While strawberries are not grown in large quantities in and around Glenwood Springs anymore, we still honor the festival’s roots. One of the longest standing traditions is the serving of free strawberries and ice cream, which continues today on Saturday following the parade. Many food vendors also incorporate strawberries into their menus.
Are pets allowed during the festival?
Pets are not allowed at the festival. Please plan accordingly.
Is drinking water available at the park?
There will be two water bottle filling stations located at the park. Please bring your empty reusable water bottle. Vendors will not be selling bottled water so please come prepared. More information.
Are credit cards accepted at the festival?
Credit cards are accepted at the beer garden, information booth and by most vendors.
Is there an ATM?
There is an Alpine Bank ATM located next to the beer tent in the food court area.
Is there a lost and found?
The Glenwood Springs Police Department will have a presence at the park and will be the location for lost and found items.
Is onsite parking available?
Parking in the Two Rivers Parking lot (west side of the park) is by permit only or for persons with disabilities with an identifying placard or license plate. ADA parking is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis. ADA Van Accessible spots are very limited, so please do not park in one unless needed. More information
Is there a location where I can drop off or pick up friends/family?
Attendees can be dropped off or picked up at the boat roundabout at Two Rivers Park (west side of the park), but there is no parking allowed at the roundabout. More information.
Is the boat ramp open during the festival?
The boat ramp is open during the festival. Trailers can pick up boats in the boat roundabout at Two Rivers Park, but there is no onsite trailer parking available from Thursday, June 15-Sunday, June 18. More information.
What are the closest FREE parking lots?
The closest festival parking is available at the city parking lot located on 7th Street and the lot adjacent to City Hall on 8th Street. Parking is also available throughout downtown and at Glenwood Springs Elementary School and Glenwood Springs High School. Please refer to the parking map for other available options. More information.
Is there a bus or a shuttle?
Ride Glenwood will have extended hours during Strawberry Days on Friday and Saturday to 10:30 p.m. During peak times (3:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m. on Friday and 10 a.m. – 10:30 p.m. on Saturday) Ride Glenwood service will operate at 15-minute headways. Ride for FREE from one of the many locations throughout town to the Traver Trail stop and walk to Two Rivers Park along the Devereux Trail Bridge. ADA Complementary Paratransit Service hours will also be extended to match these Ride Glenwood service hours for eligible paratransit passengers.
Where can I park my bike?
A bike parking corral is available at the east entrance of the park. There is also limited bike parking available at the west entrance. Please be sure to bring your own lock and bike light. More information.
Is ADA parking available?
Parking in the Two Rivers Parking lot (west side of the park) is by permit only or for persons with disabilities with an identifying placard or license plate. ADA parking is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis. ADA Van accessible spots are very limited, so please do not park in one unless needed. More information.
Are there ADA restrooms?
ADA restrooms are available in the parking lot at the west entrance and at the southwest entrance of the park. More information.
Is the park ADA accessible?
The park is 22 acres with a sidewalk that runs throughout. Most of the arts and crafts vendors will be located along the sidewalk, on the grass. To enter the booths, you will need to exit the sidewalk path. Food vendors and main stage entertainment viewing are in the outfield of the ball diamond on grass. We have asked for the grass to be cut short to help with the movement of wheelchairs. More information.
Where can I find a list of arts and crafts vendors?
Arts and crafts vendors are listed here.
Where can I find a list of food vendors?
Food vendors are listed here.
What are the festival hours?
Friday, June 16 – 4-10 p.m.; Saturday, June 17 – 10 a.m. – 10 p.m. and Sunday, June 18 -10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
When and where is the Strawberry Days Parade?
The Strawberry Days Parade takes place on Saturday, June 17 at 10 a.m. The parade will begin at Glenwood Springs High School, travel north on Pitkin, east on 8th St., North on Colorado and West on 7th Street. More information. More information.