Vendor Application

Vendor Registration has been closed! Join us Saturday, September 7th to check out our 60+ craft and food vendors!

Race Registration

Pre-Registration for the 5K has been closed.

Meet us at Chapman Park on Saturday, September 7th at 7:15 AM to register for the race! Registration is $25.

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.

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Prices:
Adult $6
Children (6-16) $4
Seniors $5
Children 5 and under free.

2019 Potato Festival Ag Tour

It’s that time of year again! The 2019 Potato Festival will be Saturday, September 7, 2019 at Chapman Park in Monte Vista. As the date is fast approaching, we want to be sure you’re prepared to enjoy the day with us!

There is another exciting opportunity available at the Potato Festival to those who want an in-depth look at the potato industry. The annual agriculture tour will be departing from Chapman Park  by bus in Monte Vista at 8 AM and returning at 11 AM.  Hosted by the Executive Director of Colorado Potatoes, Jim Ehrlich, this tour will visit the San Luis Valley Research Center and a local grower’s field. Passengers will get to talk directly with growers and researchers, and get to see firsthand how potatoes are grown in the San Luis Valley.  This tour is free of charge as well, but spots are limited.  Those interested should contact Colorado Potatoes at 719-852-3322 or [email protected] to reserve a space.

After the tour, passengers 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, kid’s 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.

5K FUN RUN TO BENEFIT SLV PEDIATRIC DIABETES PATIENTS

Join us on Saturday, September 7. 2019 for the 2nd Annual Tater Trot 5K at Chapman Park in Monte Vista, CO.

Participants can pre-register for the Tater Trot 5K at coloradopotato.org/potatofestival or register at 7:15 AM on September 7th 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, kid’s 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.

Join us for a day of fun and activities for the whole family! Visit scenic Monte Vista, CO for our annual Potato Festival to celebrate the harvest of delicious Colorado Potatoes!  This year’s Potato Festival will be Saturday, September 7, 2019!  Keep checking back here for announcements regarding all the fun activities we have in the works!  

Colorado Potato Administrative Committee is proud to announce that we will be hosting Octane Addictions, again for the 12th Annual Potato Festival!! Check out this awesome video of a previous performance of this crew! Join for a bigger and better show this year!!