At last summer is here! Coloradans are certainly eager to put our overly-rainy May behind us and enjoy the sun! Whether your passion is music, art, culture, fitness, cars or cattle there are some great events around our state! Here are just a few. Get planning!
DENVER CHALK ART FESTIVAL - June 6 & 7 - Larimer Square, Denver
Over 150 professional and amateur artists will feature their brightly colored and amazing detailed work. Watch the streets of Larimer Square transform into little Italy!
CAPITOL HILL PEOPLE'S FAIR - June 7 & 8 - Civic Center Park, Denver
Celebrating Denver's diverse, urban community, this fair offers a fun mix of everything!
TELLURIDE BLUEGRASS - June 18-21 - Telluride
This 4-day event is world famous! Both young and old music lovers in Colorado feel lucky it's right in our backyard!
GREELEY STAMPEDE - June 25-July 5 - Greeley
Another Colorado favorite! This nationally recognized rodeo brings out big name acts like Montgomery Gentry and Luke Bryan!
PIKES PEAK AIRSTRIP ATTACK - June 26-27 - Airport, Colorado Springs
If you love fast cars, this amazing event in the Springs is a must!
INDEPENDENCE EVE - July 3 - Civic Center Park, Denver
This biggest celebration in Colorado! Enjoy a spectacular light show right on the capitol's lawn. The fireworks display is accompanied by the Colorado Symphony.
THE ROCKIES FIREWORKS - July 10 - Coors Field, Denver
This is a fun night for both kids and adults. Cheap tickets are available in the Rockpile, but you have to order soon!
BOHEMIAN NIGHTS AT NewWestFest - August 14-16 - Downtown Fort Collins
If you enjoy local bands, then why not check the state-wide music scene!
USA PRO CHALLENGE - August 17-23 - (Western Slope)
USA 5th Pro Challenge is something unique and special. New additions to this year's race include: Arapahoe Basin, Loveland Pass, Copper Mountain and a lung buster time-trial in Breckenridge, a new twist for a familiar host city of past races.
COLORADO STATE FAIR - August 22-September 1 - Pueblo
Pueblo’s Colorado State Fair draws in tourists from all over the country. Fun activities, rides and food galore!
NEDFEST - August 28-30 - Nederland, CO
The Nederland Music and Arts Festival is a special outdoor music and arts festival in a quaint mountain town just outside of Boulder.
JAS LABOR DAY EXPERIENCE – Sept 4-6 – Aspen, CO
Formerly known as the Aspen JAS Fest, this summer event features famous bands and musicians like No Doubt, Hozier, Lenny Kravitz, The Fray, Fitz & The Tantrums, Jimmy Cliff and more.
A TASTE OF COLORADO - September 4-7 - Civic Center Park, Denver
Almost 500,000 Colorado residents will come out for this foodie fest! Savor some of the state's incredible and unique culture!