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Los Alamos Old Days

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Friday, September 27 2019

The Los Alamos Old Days Celebration honors and preserves the town’s authentic Western heritage.

Location: Los Alamos

You can find the Los Alamos Old Days Vendor Application Form on the Los Alamos Old Days Facebook page.


Highlights of the weekend celebration include free entertainment, two-day Peddlers Mart, and Sunday morning’s Greatest Little Small Town Parade!

The 2019 celebration will take place on September 27-29 on Bell Street in Downtown Los Alamos.


This is last year's schedule below, stay tuned for an updated 2019 schedule.


6 – 8 PM (or till the food runs out!)
Old Days Chili Kick-Off Party: Enjoy chili, corn bread, and all the fixings to begin the celebration with a tasty kick. Featuring chili by several local businesses and LAVMC members. No host, cash only, full service bar. Chili cook-off winner announced. 

Tickets $7 per bowl at the door.

Los Alamos Valley Men’s Club, 429 Leslie Street, corner of Centennial & Leslie St, Downtown Los Alamos.

8 - 11 PM
Dance: Featuring a local band (21 and over) $10 per person at the door.


7 – 10:30 AM
Pancake Breakfast on the patio at the Men’s Club. Prepared by and proceeds going to the Los Alamos Jr. Grange. $10 adults and $6 children under age 12.

10 AM – 4 PM
Peddlers Mart and Food Booths along Bell Street (Hwy 135).

10 AM – 3 PM
Car Show along Bell Street

11:30 AM – 2:30 PM (or till the food runs out!)
Tri -Tip Beef Sandwich BBQ & Beer Garden and music on the patio at the Men’s Club. Sandwich $8 (chips and drinks sold separately). Cold drinks and shaded tables available.

12 Noon
Cow Pie Bingo on Bell Street! Pick a square. Look for the cow on the West end of Bell Street!

5:30 – 8:00 PM
Old Days “Happy Hour” and silent auction at the Men’s Club. No host, cash only bar (until 9:00 p.m.) and music. Light fare will be available for purchase.
All proceeds support LAVMC youth activities. (21 & over only please);


9:30 – 10:15 AM
Non-Denominational Worship Service in Ferrini Park, led by Rev. Warren Einolander from the Cottonwood Community Fellowship, Los Alamos. All ages invited.

10 AM. – 3 PM
Peddlers Mart and Food Booths along Bell Street (Hwy 135).

9:30– 10:30 AM
Los Alamos Old Days Stampede 5K Run/Walk. Meet in Ferrini Park. Awards in 5 divisions (Male & Female- 10 & under, 11-19; 20-39; 40-59 and 60+). $20 per runner. All proceeds benefit Cal Swoosh Sports, a non-profit organization providing sports opportunities for youth.

11 AM– 12:15 PM
Greatest Little Small Town Parade Starts at Bell Street (HWY 135) & Augusta Street and continues west down Bell Street, ending at St. Joseph Street. Free to participate.

12:15 – 2:30 PM (or till the food runs out!)
The LAVMC Famous Tri-Tip BBQ with all the fixin’s including beans, bread, salad, & salsa (drinks sold separately). $10 Adults, $8 seniors age 55+ or kids 10 & under on the Men’s Club patio. Live music, cold drinks and shaded tables!

3 PM
Celebration concludes. Thank you for joining in the 71st annual Los Alamos Old Days celebration!


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Upcoming Dates:
  • Friday, September 27
  • Saturday, September 28
  • Sunday, September 29