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The Walker Family Reunion

Welcome to the 3rd Walker Family Reunion

We are celebrating our 40th year of the Walker Mower and the production of the 150,000th machine with a 3-day event hosted at our factory in Fort Collins, Colorado. Think Walker open house, family reunion, carnival, music festival. There will be something for everyone.

 

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Activities

The Walker
Advantage Experience

An opportunity for guests to operate a Walker Mower in an interactive course showing off what makes the Walker Mower one-of-a-kind.

World Championship Walker Obstacle Course

Contestants from around the world will be able to take a shot at being crowned the Walker Mower World Champion. Don’t miss a minute of this exhilarating competition.

Live Entertainment

We love music at Walker. Over the weekend we will have some amazing performances from national and local Colorado musicians. Acts include Doc Walker, Shel, Thunder and Rain, Hearts Remedy, Union Gray, Sean Curtis and the Great Divide, and more.

Walker Product Tent

Check out the full lineup of Walker tractors, decks, versatile all-season add-ons, and unique configuration options. Walker staff will be on-hand to answer your questions.

Factory Tours

Get an insider’s view into how the Walker Mower is made. The factory tour will allow you to see raw steel turning into the amazing Walker Mower. Tours open Friday, July 13th only.

Walker "Skates"
Go-Carts

Not your average go-kart, these custom rides are made by Dean Walker and they are a blast! Take one for a spin on the Walker Skates Road Course.

Workshops

Whether you are a residential owner, you run a small mowing crew, own a large mowing operation, or you sell or service Walker Mowers, we will have a session that will educate and motivate you.

Carnival Americana Midway

The Carnival Americana Midway features a Ferris Wheel, Sky Swings, Atomic Drop, and many more exciting attractions. Unlimited rides are included with your registration.

Family Tent

Located at the heart of the Walker Family Reunion is the Walker Village Family Tent. You will experience supplier booths, crafts, children’s library, tabletop games, and a comfortable place to share conversations with other Walker enthusiasts.

Kidz Zone

There will be multiple Kidz Zone play locations around the Reunion grounds featuring playgrounds, climbing walls, hamster balls, swings, face painting, crafts, activities, and more.

Hot Air Balloons

Free hot air balloon rides will give you an amazing “bird’s eye” view of the entire Walker Family Reunion!

Helicopter Rides

Whether you are a Colorado native or a guest, taking a helicopter ride on the edge of the Rocky Mountains is an experience not to be missed. 15-minute rides are available at additional costs to your event registration and may be purchased on a first-come, first-serve basis at the Reunion.

Schedule

Friday, July 13th

7:00 AM
  • Grounds open
  • Factory Tours open
  • World Championship Qualifiers begin at Obstacle Course
  • Hot Air Balloons and Helicopter open
8:00 AM
  • Remainder of activities open including Carnival Americana Midway
10:00 AM
  • Opening Ceremony at Main Stage (all attractions and tours closed)
11:00 AM
  • All activities open
  • Live Entertainment begins at Main Stage
3:00 PM
  • 150,000th Walker Mower Ceremony
5:00 PM
  • Grounds close

Saturday, July 14th

7:00 AM
  • Grounds open
  • Hot Air Balloons and Helicopter open
8:00 AM
  • Breakfast (free for all)
9:00 AM
  • Remainder of activities open including Carnival Americana Midway
  • World Championship Qualifiers continue at Obstacle Course
1:00 PM
  • World Championship Finals at Obstacle Course
3:00 PM
  • Prizes and Giveaways at Main Stage
4:00 PM
  • Dinner (free for all)
5:00 PM
  • Live Entertainment at Main Stage
9:00 PM
  • Closing Ceremony at Main Stage
9:30 PM
  • Fireworks Grand Finale
10:30 PM
  • Grounds close

Sunday, July 15th

8:00 AM
  • Grounds open
9:00 AM
  • Worship Service
11:00 AM
  • Grounds close

Logistics

Travel

The Walker Family Reunion 2018 is hosted at Walker Manufacturing in Fort Collins, Colorado.

5925 E. Harmony Road
Fort Collins, CO 80528

Flights

Flights in and out of Colorado should be through Denver International Airport which is about 60 miles from Walker Manufacturing

Ground Transportation

In addition to numerous rental car companies, there are a variety of airport shuttles available between Denver International Airport and Fort Collins.

Camp Walker

On-site camping will be available at The Walker Family Reunion 2018 at Camp Walker. On-site camp hosts will ensure you are comfortable and your stay is as enjoyable as possible. 

Check-In:
3:00pm, Thursday July 12th
Check-Out:
3:00pm, Sunday July 15th


 

RV Camping

RV camping is available. No RV hookups are offered, but communal water and facilities are available. Showers are not available.

Black and gray water disposal is available:
Schroeder Country Store
Poudre Valley Coop

Tent Camping

Tent camping is available with access to communal water and facilities. Showers are not available.

Hotels

Local hotels are offering special rates and room blocks for guests of the Walker Family Reunion 2018. When contacting accomodation partners, be sure to mention you are attending The Walker Family Reunion.

Hotel Partners

Best Western - Loveland
$109 night
Free BreakfastFree Wi-Fi Pool
Click to Register

AmericInn
$110 night
Free BreakfastFree Wi-Fi Pool
Call (970) 226-1232
Mention Walker Family Reunion

Hilton Garden Inn - Fort Collins
$145 night
Free Wi-Fi Pool
Click to Register

Wingate by Wyndham
$149 night
Free BreakfastFree Wi-Fi Pool
Call (970) 578-0966
Mention Walker Family Reunion

Homewood Suites - Fort Collins
$149 night
Free BreakfastFree Wi-Fi Pool
Click to Register

Holiday Inn Express
$149 night
Free BreakfastFree Wi-Fi Pool
Click to Register

Candlewood Suites - Fort Collins
$150 night
Free Wi-Fi, Pet Friendly
Click to Register

Embassy Suites
$159 night
Free BreakfastFree Wi-Fi Pool
Click to Register

Hampton Inn
$159 night
Free BreakfastFree Wi-Fi Pool
Click to Register

Marriott Fort Collins
$159 night
Free Wi-Fi Pool
Click to Register

Comfort Suites Loveland
$164 night
Free BreakfastFree Wi-Fi Pool
Call (970) 663-3300
Mention Walker Family Reunion

Cambria Suites
$189/$199 night
Free Wi-Fi Pool
Click to Register

Courtyard by Marriott
$199 night
Free Wi-Fi, Pet Friendly
Click to Register

Parking

On-site parking is available free of charge. Parking lots open 15 minutes prior to the opening of the grounds each day and will close 30 minutes after closing.

No overnight parking is available to the public with the exception of guests at Camp Walker.

Parking entrance will be clearly marked with signage as you approach Walker Manufacturing. It is on the East side of our grounds off Three Bells Parkway.