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 Celebrate the 21st Annual Mike the Headless Chicken Festival May 31 and June 1, 2019, in Fruita, Colorado. This festival is dedicated to the amazing story of one chicken’s will to live.

Events such as a 5k family fun run/walk, disc golf tournament, wing and peep eating contests, live music, delicious food and local artisan booths make this a weekend to remember.  The Mike Festival theme for 2019 is "Mike Turns 21."

The 5k run/walk begins at 9 am at the Fruita Civic Center on Saturday, June 1.  Early registration is $25.  The fee increases by $5 for late registration.  Preregister online (, by mail, or in person at the Fruita Community Center by Monday, May 27.  Race day registration is from 7-8:30 am at the Fruita Civic Center.

Registration fees

Mike the Headless Chicken Festival Closed

  1. $25.00
    Apr 2 - May 27

Contact Information

Event Location

Civic Center Park and Pavilion, East Aspen Avenue, Fruita, CO, USA

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