Mountain Top Days – August 4th & 5th, in Running Springs

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Mountain Top Days — August 4-5 — kicks off August 4 with a 6:30 p.m. parade through downtown Running Springs. (Photo by

By Susan A. Neufeld

Running Springs, CA – Get ready for some old-fashioned fun during Mountain Top Days August 4-5 in Running Springs. The festivities kick off at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, August 4, with the Mountain Top Days Parade in Downtown Running Springs.

MTN TOP DAYFollowing the procession, attendees are invited to enjoy live entertainment(“Highway 173”) behind The Cut Above (31972 Hilltop Boulevard). Beer & Wine – Wild and Twisted Food.

On Saturday, August 5th, Mountain Top Days opens at 10 a.m. with fun games and activities, including the weekly Farmer’s Market & Artisan Faire. Visitors will find vendors, food and a whole lot more. These events will take place adjacent to the Running Springs Library and First Mountain Bank.


CHILI RS CookingMountain Toppers will be deciding the winners of the Running Springs Area Chamber of Commerce’s Chili Cook-Off on Saturday, August 5th, as part of Mountain Top Days.

Voting for the favorite chili is easy. Simply purchase all the chili for $3 and receive one (1) voting ticket, two (2) small cups and one (1) spoon. Tasters deposit their voting ticket at the Running Springs Chamber booth, in the ticket collection can of their favorite chili preparer.

The entrant whose chili is tasted by the most Mountain Toppers will win the People’s Choice award. There will also be a team of judges to select the Judge’s Best.


For additional information contact the Running Springs Area Chamber of Commerce  at (909) 867-2411 or visit RUNNING SPRINGS CHAMBER online.