Western Welcome Week begins in 81 days
August 9-18, 2013
2013 Theme: “Spirit of the West!”
Over 40 events — Something for everyone!
LITTLETON, COLORADO: Western Welcome Week is an annual community celebration in the greater Littleton area. Western Welcome Week started in the late 1920s, and has been held every year since. Western Welcome Week includes over 40 events benefiting dozens of local civic and charitable organizations.
2013: The 85th annual celebration will begin on Friday, August 9, 2013 and continues for 9 more days, through Sunday, August 18, 2013. Festival Day, which includes the Littleton Firefighter’s Children’s Parade, the 85th Grand Parade, the 54th annual Arts & Crafts Fair, and concessions by local civic groups, will be Saturday, August 17, 2013.
Western Welcome Week, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) public charity, dedicated to carrying on the tradition of greater Littleton—yesterday, today and tomorrow—with the annual Western Welcome Week celebration.
Volunteerism and support from the business community are what make Western Welcome Week a success year after year. The goal of Western Welcome Week is to nurture community spirit, bring together residents and businesses, to support service clubs and nonprofits by creating an opportunity for fundraising, and to provide festivities and entertainment for families, friends and neighbors. In planning Western Welcome Week, the board pledges to remain open to new ideas, respect past traditions and be aware of present day needs with a vision for tomorrow.
Western Welcome Week, Inc. is a member of the Colorado Festivals and Events Association, representing community festivals, ethnic celebrations, music festivals, arts festivals, sporting events, historical celebrations, venues, chambers of commerce, parks and recreation districts, county fairs, rodeos, event vendors and more throughout Colorado.