RCVFD Mountain Festival
September 4, 201611835 Rist Canyon Rd., Bellvue, CO
The annual Mountain Festival, the major fundraiser for the all-volunteer Rist Canyon Volunteer Fire Department, will be held 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 4, across from Fire Station 1, 11835 Rist Canyon Road. Both admission and parking are free.
Highlights this year include Sweet Ride simulation rides, life-sized robots and dinosaurs, and a climbing wall. Youth of all ages will be delighted with face painting, a visit from Smokey Bear, and a hands-on display of an emergency AirLink helicopter.
The scenic event also features the ever-popular live art auction, a huge book sale, live music, gift baskets, arts and crafts booths, ice cream, plant sale, and food/drink vendors.
Funds raised from the Mountain Festival are vital for the financial operations of the fire department, which is 100% donation-based. For more information, visit rcvfd.org.