Colony Days Parade


Colony Days is a 501(c)3 organization supported by our community — this event is a fundraiser for Atascadero Colony Days.

Fourth of July Drive-Thru Barbecue

**Pre-sale meals have ENDED! A limited number of meals will be available on Saturday at the event, first-come, first-served.**

The Atascadero Colony Days Committee will host a drive-through barbecue dinner on the Fourth of July from noon to 4 p.m. at Atascadero Printery, 6351 Rosario Ave. The barbecue dinners for 4 will include your choice of chicken or tri-tip with salad, bread and dessert. The cost for the chicken dinner is $40 and $50 for the tri-tip dinner. Dinners are being pre-sold on Atascadero Colony Days’ website through Thursday, July 2 at 4pm, A limited number of meals will be available the day-of.

Volunteers needed for Fourth of July drive-thru BBQ fundraiser

Volunteers are needed for a variety of tasks related to the Fourth of July Drive-Thru BBQ. If you are able to volunteer, please contact our volunteer coordinator, Candice Hubbard, at We would LOVE to have each person ONLY working one shift, so we encourage families and small groups to come volunteer. Spread the word! We will practice social distancing from each other and from the public, as well as wearing masks and hand washing.

Volunteer needs:

  • Meat Prep on July 3 at 10am, location in Atascadero TBA
  • Decorate the BBQ location with Americana decor on July 4 at 10am
  • Setup & Staging of event area on July 4: 9am-noon
  • Cooks and packers on July 4: 9:30-11:30am & 11:30am-1:30pm
  • Runners for food on July 4: 11:30am-1:30pm & 1:30-4:30pm
  • Ticket scanners (will need a smartphone with data) on July 4: 11:30am-1:30pm & 1:30-4:30pm
  • Cleanup crew on July 4: 1:30-3:30 & 3:30-5:30pm

We are also looking for loaners of ICE CHESTS–both to keep things cold and the cooked food HOT. We will need a LOT of ice chests. They can be dropped off Friday, July 3 and picked up Saturday evening or at a designed time. If you can loan us one or more, please email


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