Madam Lou Bunch Day

Join us Saturday, August 14, 2021 at noon through 8:00 pm for the 47th Annual Madam Lou Bunch Day! Madam Lou Bunch Day is a family event of fun, competition and loaded with history and facts of the area. Madam Lou Bunch owned the most successful brothel (referred to as a “sporting house”) in Central City, Colorado. The annual event features the famous bed races on Main Street, live entertainment, food and drinks, and ends with the Madam and Miners Ball. Visit for updates and more information. 

If you are interested in the Bed Races, please find information below:

BED RACE TEAMS WILL BE CAPPED AT THE FIRST 15 TEAMS TO SIGN UP! Don't wait and sign up today! Bed race applications are due August 7th with payment. If you're business needs their logo printed, please advise Lisa Roemhildt ( by August 7th as well. 

Central City Business Improvement District and businesses, please view the following Street Closure Notice.