Canon City hosts annual Blossom Festival

Posted at 8:57 AM, May 04, 2018
and last updated 2018-05-04 10:57:05-04

The 80th annual Canon City Music and Blossom Festival is underway and will continue this weekend.

The festivities kicked off at 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday with a street carnival on Elm Ave. between South 9th Street and Oak Creek Grade Road. The rides will stay up and running through Sunday, May 6.

There are several other activities planned for the weekend. High school and middle school band competitions will take place though Saturday at both Florence High School and Canon City High School.

Starting at 7:30 a.m. on Saturday morning, the 14th annual run blossom race will take place. It starts at Centennial Park and follows a route along the Arkansas Riverwalk. Click here for more details on the run.

Join News 5 for the annual parade Saturday afternoon starting at 1:00 p.m. along Main Street in Canon City.

For more information on the festival and activities click here