Prospectors’ Days

Once a rootin’ tootin’ celebration where hard living prospectors blew off steam, Republic, Washington’s, Prospectors’ Days is now an annual, three-day, family-friendly celebration of the area’s gold mining heritage. 

Held on Clark Ave. and Patterson Park, in downtown Republic, event highlights include a charming small-town parade;  the Gold Rush Run (10K and 3.7K courses); live music, vendors and concessions in Patterson Park; Can Can girls; a best beard contest;  talent contests; 3 on 3 basketball contests; a mock Old West shoot out; and children’s games. See complete event details at:

Hosted by the Republic Chamber of Commerce and sponsored by area businesses. 

Official Prospectors’ Days Web site

Crowds waiting in line to buy fair-style foods at Patterson Park.
Crowds are drawn to Patterson Park, with its popular vendors and food concession stands.
Bag pipers perform during the Prospectors' Days parade. Street is wet from rain.
Bag pipers perform during the Prospectors’ Days parade.
Prospectors' Days car show. Tan and red cars in foreground.
Prospectors’ Days car show attracts visitors every year.