Adler Krieg, 3, had a great time bouncing around the kids' area at Reinke Bros. on Festival Day, Aug. 17. Photo by Jennifer Smith
Arapahoe County Clerk and Recorder Matt Crane waves to the crowd assembled along Main Street in downtown Littleton for the 85th annual Western Welcome Week Grand Parade. Photo by Deborah Grigsby
Vintage tractors dating from as early as the 1920s celebrate Littleton’s rich agricultural history. The tractors were part of the 85th annual Western Welcome Week Parade, held Saturday, Aug. 17 in downtown Littleton. Photo by Deborah Grigsby
Colorful Latin dancers show off their beautiful traditional dresses as mariachi musicians play along Main Street in downtown Littleton. Now in its 85th year, Western Welcome Week celebrates the town’s many ties to its deep western roots and culture.
Members of the Heritage High School pom squad jump at the chance to help celebrate Western Welcome Week during the annual event's Grand Parade held Saturday, Aug. 17 in downtown Littleton.
Riding in what may have been the coolest float in the entire parade, a trio of Western Welcome Week fans beat the heat with popsicles as they make their way along the parade route, Saturday, Aug. 17 in downtown Littleton.
Local "paperboy" Marley Ortega, 3, enjoys a paper route of a different kind as the Littleton Independent float makes its way through downtown Littleton. Founded in the late 1880s, the paper has served the community for more than 125 years. File photo
Bungee jumping was a new attraction for Festival Day, Aug. 17, in the Keller Williams parking lot, and proved quite popular. Photo by Jennifer Smith
Remington Wozniak, 5, jams out at Littleton Drum Studio's set during Western Welcome Week's Festival Day, Aug. 17. Photo by Jennifer Smith
The weather was great on Festival Day, Aug. 17, but the kids still enjoyed cooling off at Reinke Bros. Photo by Jennifer Smith
Griffin Jewell, 9, tries to sink Officer Luke Bishard, despite Bishard's efforts to defend himself with a super soaker during the Littleton Police Citizens Academy Alumni Association's Dunk-a-Cop. Photo by Jennifer Smith
Griffin Jewell, 9. helps Littleton Police Officer Luke Bishard make a splash at Dunk-a-Cop, which benefited the family of fallen Officer Kevin Denner. Photo by Jennifer Smith
Dillon Bachicha, 3, pets the puppy his mother Heather is holding during the Aug. 18 pet fest at Aspen Grove. The puppy was just one of the animals from the Humane Society of the South Platte Valley looking for a new master. Photo by Tom Munds