Tours Feature History During Gold Rush Days!!!

Gold Rush Days in Victor, Colorado is this weekend — July 14-16, 2017.  Three special events highlighting Victor’s unique heritage are scheduled as follows.

  •  Guided Walking Tour of Sunnyside Cemetery–11 AM, Saturday, June 15, Tickets $10 per person available outside the cemetery gates or at the Victor~Lowell Thomas Museum.  Call (719) 689-5509 for more information.
  • Guided Walking Tour of Downtown Victor–11 AM, Saturday, June 15, Tickets $10 per person available at the Victor~Lowell Thomas Museum.  Call (719) 689-5509 for more information.
  • Narrated Trolley Tours–10 AM and 1 PM, Saturday, June 15, Leaving from the Cripple Creek Visitors Information Center (in the Old Restored Train Car between the Tourist Train Depot & the Cripple Creek District Museum), Tickets $10 per person available in the Restored Train Car.  This hour and 40 minute trolley tour loops through Cripple Creek and Victor.  Actors from the Victorian Society, portraying historic characters, step on the trolley at various locations along the way.  These tours are also available the First & Third Saturday of each month during the summer season.  Call (719) 689-3289 for more information.

Of course the Victor~Lowell Thomas Museum and the Victor~Agriculture & Mining Museum are open all weekend.  Click this highlighted link for a complete Schedule of all the Gold Rush Days Events.  Hope to see you there.


Victor Heritage Society–Working Together to Preserve Historic Victor, Colorado.  For more details about VHS Activities & Membership see our web page  Mailing address:  PO Box 424, Victor, CO 80860.

Looking for Fireworks Rules within the City of Victor this July 4th?

Legal and Illegal fireworks in Victor include:

Any fireworks that explode or leave the ground are illegal. This includes: cherry bombs, Roman candles, firecrackers, bottle rockets, shells and rockets, M-80s and M-100s and helicopters.

Items that are legal include: cylindrical or cone fountains, wheel and ground spinners, illuminating torches and colored fire, dipped sticks and sparklers, toy propellant or toy smoke devices, trick noise makers and snakes or glow worms.

Fireworks can’t be possessed or used by children under the age of 16 without direct adult supervision.

Please watch for fire bans for Victor and Teller County before lighting fireworks.  A fire ban would make all forms of fireworks illegal.

Please be careful and use common sense!  Happy 4th of July.