MONTE VISTA— On Saturday, Sept. 7, don’t miss the the Second Annual Tater Trot 5K at Chapman Park in Monte Vista.
Participants can pre-register for the Tater Trot 5K at coloradopotato.org/potatofestival or register at 7:15 a.m. on Sept. 7 at the park. Registration is $25/participant and all proceeds will benefit SLV pediatric diabetes patients.
After the race, participants can stay for the 2019 San Luis Valley Potato Festival at Chapman Park in Monte Vista, and all the other fun activities it has to offer. All day at Chapman Park there will be a 5K race, kids’ games, the famous mashed potato dunk tank, professional chef demo, bouncy houses, and a trampoline quad jumper. There will also be food and craft vendors, games for the family, live animals, an antique tractor display with homemade ice cream, a truck and semi show and much, much more! That evening, as an added feature, there will be a motorsport aerial freestyle show featuring X-Game medalists! This will be at the Ski-Hi Park Arena, and tickets can be purchased at potatofest.eventbrite.com.
Make it a weekend and plan to join us at the Monte Vista Vali-3 Theatre for a showing of “Faith like Potatoes,” based on the heartwarming true story of Angus Buchan, follow the inspiring journey of Angus, a man who grows his faith, like his potatoes on Friday and Sunday evenings. Contact our office at 719-852-3322 or [email protected] with any questions.