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Colfax 150-year Celebration
July 23-24

Come celebrate our 150 years of history, farming and community. Colfax is pulling out all the stops to celebrate this summer. July 23-24 will be a fun filled 2 days with fun in the sun, history and community pride. We can't wait to see you on Main Street. For more information email, Check back for more details to come.

July 23

Kid Zone

So much family fun in one place. Visit the dunk tank, face painting and other fun and games free to the public.

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July 23

Children's Parade

Kids in History, celebration of the sesquicentennial right on Main Street. More Details to follow.

July 23

City of Colfax - Lippett Fountain Rededication at Eells Park

The Mayor of Colfax will kick off the Colfax 150 Celebration with a rededication of the beloved Lippett Fountain at our own Eells Park. 

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July 23

Colfax Arts Council - Colfax 150 Mural Dedication & Yarn Bombing

Join The Arts Council in the official unveiling and dedication of the newest mural in Colfax. Created by local artist Henry Stinson and chosen to represent Colfax and our history.

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July 23

Spring Street Vendor Market

We have an exciting Line up of local artists, crafters, merchants, community groups and food 11-7 pm on Spring Street. Visit the Happy Camper Photo Booth Sponsored by the Colfax Chamber of Commerce for a free family photo 11-3 pm. Music on the Spring Street Stage from 3-7 pm. Too much fun. Check back for more details soon.

July 23

Cornhole Tournament

Sign up your team today to play in the Colfax Synergy One Cornhole tournament of a lifetime. Play against friends, neighbors and new acquaintances, to gain fame and our admiration while having a great time. Claim the title of Best of the Colfax 150!. Thanks to sponsor: Brandon Allen from Synergy One  Check back for more details soon.

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July 23

Corks & Caps - Wine & Beer Festival in Schmuck Park

Wine & Beer Festival in our beautiful Schmuck Park, tickets available here.  5-9 pm Local Music, food and beer and wine vendors from the amazing Palouse area. Check back for more details soon.

July 24

Cycle Colfax

Bring your bike and start at the Historic Perkins House to pick up your Pedal Passport, then pedal through history with this self-guided, family friendly bike tour of Colfax, hitting a few of our landmarks, collect stamps at each station, return the passport to the Perkins House for a vintage selfie and discounts from local retailers. Tour takes approximately 45 min. with easy to moderate routes available. End back at the Perkins House for music and tours of the house. Any time between 11-2 pm.  Thank you to our Event Sponsors:

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July 24

Guided Volksmarch (walking tour of Historical Colfax) 9am-11am


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START POINT: Whitman County Library, 102 S. Main St, Colfax, WA 99111. From I-90, east or west, take US195 south toward Pullman.  Colfax is approximately 1 hour south. US 195 is Main Street in Colfax.  The library is located on the right. There is parking available behind the library, on the side by US Bank, and Mill Street (one block east of Main). Ask for the start box at the checkout counter. LIBRARY HOURS: Check for current times on the Whitman County Library Website. Also available using the OSB.

​TRAIL DESCRIPTION: The route is on paved surfaces, sidewalks, and rail beds through the historical downtown of Colfax, Washington.  The walk does contain one set of cement steps to reach the trail on the levee along the Palouse River.

ESVA Challenges-Whitman County, Womb to Tomb (School, Church), Historic Train Station, Frontline Heroes (Restaurant, Police, Grocery Store)

AVA Special Programs: Little Free Libraries

Point of Contact: Shirley Cornelius, (509) 397-4366 EXT 106,

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July 24

Frisbee Golf Tournament


Friends of the Park will host a Frisbee Golf Tournament at Schmuck Park. More details to come.