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Colony Days 2023

Celebrate summer, Palmer-style! Colony Days is a summer favorite for locals and visitors alike, filled with fun for everyone!

Entertain yourself with fun activities for the whole family. We'll be hosting 5k runs, comical bed races, kids' carnivals and other fun events! Peruse the farmer's market, where you'll find a great variety of food, and the finest locally made Alaskan crafts. And definitely don't miss our Colony Days Parade!


Vendor applications for this year's Colony Days celebrations will be available to returning vendors on February 1st. Applications will be available to the public on February 15th.

June 9th-11th 2023

Colony Days 2022 Contest Results

Check here to see the results of your favorite contests! From Parade Winners to Bed Race Winners!

Colony Days Parade Winners

Overall 1st Place | Antique Power Club

Overall 2nd Place | 203 Kombucha

Overall 3rd Place | Alaska Line Builders, LLC

Theme: "Fields of Fun" Category Winner | Vintage Sleds of Mat-Su

"Business/Community Service Group" Category Winner | Tracy's Treasures

"Family/Friends" Category Winner | Gray Owl Farm

"Children/School Group" Category Winner | All About Dance/Rock On Cloggers

"Pets/Animals" Category Winner | Jonathan's Reptiles

Political: Alaskans for Shelley Hughes


Bed Races

Results TBD

Rhubarb Revival

• Other Category •

1st Place | Denise Nelson

2nd Place | Samantha Jordan

 • Jams and Jellies •

1st Place | Mari Jordan

• Baked Goods •


1st Place | Dana Cruz

• Children's Category •

1st Place | Mari Jordan

Car Rally

• Mayor’s Choice •

Peter Morgan

1951 Chevy Coupe Deluxe

• People’s Choice •

Tom Spoth

1967 Volkswagen Bus

My Favorite Cornhole Tourney

Results TBD