2017 Grand Marshal – Fred Mark

Fred Mark’s grandfather immigrated from Austria in the late 1890’s and settled in Butte, Montana.  Had he chosen Leadville Fred might have arrived here several decades sooner than he did.  Grandfather Mark was a skilled carpenter and had…

2017 Boom Days Belt Buckles

2017 Leadville Boom Days Official Belt Buckles will be available soon! 2017 Wolftone Mine $40 Numbered Buckles with light brass finish, many are reserved but there are some available $35 Non-Numbered Buckles with dark brass finish Shipping…

Mark Your Calendars – Grand Marshal Talk!

Fred Mark, our 2017 Grand Marshal, will be giving an extended talk about the Wolftone Mine and Banquet at the Lake County Public Library at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, July 19, 2017. Presentation begins at 6:30. Pick up a FREE ticket to…

2016 Boom Days Raffle Winner

Don Colburn, of Leadville, is the winner of $800 by guessing closest to the winning time of the Boom Days long-course burro race. Colburn guessed 3 hours, 51 minutes, 22.4 seconds, The actual time was 3 hours, 51 minutes, 22.7 seconds.…

Boom Days 2017 Theme – Wolftone Mine

The Underground Banquet took place January 1911. This map shows the location of the Wolftone Mine buildings, shaft and the Underground Banquet Hall as they were then. By the way, Coors “Banquet” beer has a relationship with the banquet that…