2013 Derby Days Parade

Derby Days is a summer Redmond tradition that began as a bicycle race around Lake Sammamish in 1939. It was held as a fundraiser for downtown holiday decorations and school athletic equipment. The outgrowth of a small town's community spirit, the Derby now hosts the nation's longest running bicycle race. These days, the bicycle race is held in downtown Redmond. Except for four years (1942 to 1945) during World War II, the race has been held each year.  Today, Derby Days also includes a Parade in downtown Redmond as well as outdoor concerts, kid’s activities, carnival rides and fireworks. It is generally held the second weekend in July.


Below you will find a listing of articles and documentation about the history of Derby Days:

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1 2018 Derby Days
2 2017 Derby Days
3 2015 Derby Days
4 2014 Derby Days
5 2013 Derby Days
6 2012 Derby Days
7 Derby Days 70th Anniversary
8 Derby Days 69th Anniversary
9 Derby Days 66th Anniversary
10 Derby Days Historical Facts
11 Derby Days Remembered by Early Queens
12 Redmond Reporter Story about the Derby
13 1968 Derby Day Queen's Mother Held 1949 Title
14 1952 Derby Days Mayor's Race
15 1952 Derby Days Program

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