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. Check out some of our past events
Come join us Labor Day weekend at the Greer Lodge Meadow for our annual Great Greer Boat Race, on Saturday, August 31st, 2019. Boat sales start at 9 AM or beat the crowds and order online, race starts at 1 PM. Great fun for “kids” of all ages racing small sailboats in heats down the Little Colorado River!
Day of the race: $5 per boat or 5 for $20
Grand Prize $200
2nd Place $100
3rd Place $50
And the winner is…
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. Featured events and activities (subject to change) include:
Friday, June 7th, 5 p.m.
The Greer Desperadoes ain’t fooling around as they officially open Greer Days with a Wild West shootout at Molly Butler Lodge.
Old Fashioned Main St. Parade
Saturday, June 8, 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 7 and 8
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. Vendor Application
5K Fun Race
Saturday 7 a.m. June 8
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(t-shirts can no longer be guaranteed with registration), a gift bag, and a 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. Print the 5K 2019 Registration Form PDF or register online
Lucky Duck Race
Saturday, June 8, 1 p.m.
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. Buy as many ducks as you want in Greer or buy now