The village of Greer will kick off a summer full of fishing, hiking, and relaxation with the annual Greer Days celebration on June 7 and 8. At an elevation of 8,300 feet in Arizona’s White Mountains, Greer offers plenty of cool weather and beautiful scenery. What folks call that “Little slice of heaven.” Greer Days will feature an old-fashioned parade, music, arts and crafts, delicious foods, an auction, Lucky Duck race, 5K Fun Run and much more.
Schedule of Events:
7 a.m: 5K Fun Race
Meet at Greer Reservoir. 5K Fun Run registration begins at 6:30 AM Saturday, June 8th, with the race starting at 7! The race starts and ends at River Reservoir. Registration is $25 which includes a t-shirt, gift bag and finish medal. Additional immediate family members $15! The top three fastest times also receive medals. Proceeds from this event go to the Dan Leeds Memorial Scholarship Fund.
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9 a.m. to 5 p.m: Heavenly Vendor Village
Exhibitors will offer arts and crafts, food, jewelry, clothes, photographs, paintings, furniture, toys, Greer Library book and bake sale, ice cream social and more along Main Street and in the Greer Community Center. Enjoy the shopping and eats or apply to sell your wares.
10 a.m: Old Fashioned Main St. Parade
This is a Greer tradition evoking the good ol’ days with horses and riders, Native American dancers, floats, antique cars and more on Main Street in Greer. Arrive early to avoid the closure of Main Street. Enjoy the parade.
1 p.m: Lucky Duck Race
Everyone loves the annual duck race at the Greer Community Center. Children and adults race toy ducks for fun and in pursuit of the big prize. Ducks are run in dozens of heats with prizes for the top winners. 1st Place: $150, 2nd Place: $100, 3rd Place:$50 Ducks are $3 each or 2 for $5.