The GCA is actively involved in local events that build a sense of community. We welcome you to participate and join in these wonderful local events.
The village of Greer will kick off a summer full of fishing, hiking and relaxation with the annual Greer Days celebration on June 10 and 11. 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, children’s games and much more. Featured events and activities (subject to change) include:
Friday, June 9th, 5 p.m.
The Greer Desperadoes ain’t fooling around as they officially open Greer Days with a Wild West shoot-out at Molly Butler Lodge.
Old Fashioned Main St. Parade
Saturday, June 10, 10 a.m.
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. Apply to be in the parade here.
Heavenly Vendor Village
Friday and Saturday (9 a.m. to 5 p.m.), June 9 and 10
Exhibitors will offer arts and crafts, food, jewelry, clothes, photographs, paintings, furniture, toys and more along Main Street and in the Greer Community Center. Enjoy the shopping and eats or apply to sell your wares.
Saturday, June 10, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Round up the kids and head to the field near 92 Beans coffee and ice cream shop, 92 Main Street, for family fun.
Lucky Duck Race
Saturday, June 10, 1 p.m.
Everyone loves the annual duck 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. Buy as many ducks as you want and see who is the luckiest duck. Buy your ducks in Greer.
Winter Wonderland in the Village of Greer
2015 dates are Nov. 28th. through Dec. 22th.
Visit the Official Greer Village Website for more detailed information.
First place winner Peyton Lowe!
Peyton Lane won $200 for having the winning toy boat. There were more than 450 boats in the contest. Money raised goes to civic projects like the renovated walkway through downtown Greer on which work begins soon.
The 2016 Great Greer Boat Race will be on Saturday, September 3rd at 11am at Greer Lodge Meadow, east of Wiltbank Road on Main Street.
Buy your boats at local retailers
Or online here at www.greercivic.org until September 3rd.
$5.00 per boat or 5 for $20.00
Grand Prize $200
2nd Place $100
3rd Place $50
And the winner is…