Oct 17

Boo at the Zoo

Oct. 17–18, 23–25, & 30–31, 2020
4–8:30 p.m.

Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
Colorado Springs, CO

A fun way for families with young children to trick-or-treat and enjoy Halloween festivities in a safe environment.
COVID-19 restrictions...

Oct 31

Munchkin Masquerade

Oct. 31, 2020, 2–4 p.m

Pearl Street Mall
Boulder, CO

Boulder's Pearl Street Mall is invaded by tiny trick-or-treaters.

Oct 06

Virtual History Happy Hours

Oct. 6, 2020–Apr. 6, 2021, 5:30–6:30 p.m.

Tread of Pioneers Museum
Steamboat Springs, CO

Learn about the rowdy and raucous side of Routt County’s history.

Nov 07

Denver Veterans Day Virtual Run

Nov. 7–15, 2020, All day

Denver City Park
Denver, CO

This memorial 5k & 10k fun run is open to runners, joggers, walkers, kids of all ages, and dogs are always welcome.

Nov 07

The Polar Express Train Ride

Nov. 7–Dec. 23, 2020
5, 6:30 & 8 p.m.
Check website for complete schedule.

Colorado Railroad Museum
Golden, CO

Be immersed in the sights, sounds and intrigue of this classic children’s tale.
COVID-19 safety precautions will be in place.

Nov 13

Colorado Springs Colorado Country Christmas Gift Show

Nov. 13–15, 2020
Fri–Sat: 10 a.m.–6 p.m.
Sun: 10 a.m.–5 p.m.

Colorado Springs Event Center
Colorado Springs, CO

Enjoy a unique holiday shopping experience.
COVID-19 restrictions will be in place.

Nov 20

20th Annual Denver Christkindl Market

Nov. 20–Dec. 23, 2020
Sun–Thu: 11 a.m.–7 p.m.
Fri–Sat: 11 a.m.–9 p.m.

Civic Center Park
Denver, CO

This annual event brings authentic German and European holiday traditions and a true spirit of an Old World Christmas to Denver.

Nov 20

Blossoms of Light

Nov. 20, 2020–Jan. 3, 2021
5–9:45 p.m.

Denver Botanic Gardens - York Street
Denver, CO

Celebrate the holiday season with a dazzling and ever-changing display of light and color.

Nov 21

Castle Rock Starlighting Celebration

Nov. 21, 2020, 2–7 p.m.

Historic Wilcox Square
Castle Rock, CO

An annual traditions dating back to 1936.

Nov 21

Downtown Tree Lighting

Nov. 21, 2020, 5–7 p.m.

Downtown Grand Junction
Grand Junction, CO

Catch the Spirit of the holidays in Downtown Grand Junction.
COVID-19 restrictions WILL be in place.

Nov 25

28th Annual ElectriCritters

Nov. 25–Dec. 27, 2020
5:30–8:30 p.m.
Check website for specific dates.

Pueblo Zoo
Pueblo, CO

Stroll through a dazzling spectacle of animated animal creations at the Pueblo Zoo.
COVID-19 safety precautions will be in place.

Nov 27

31st Annual Creede Chocolate Festival

Nov. 27–28, 2020
11 a.m.–4 p.m.

Downtown Creede
Creede, CO

An annual two-day event showcasing luscious samples of chocolate specialties created by local business owners and individuals.

Nov 27

Trail of Lights

Nov. 27, 2020–Jan. 3, 2021, 5–9 p.m.
Fri–Sun: Nov. 27–Dec. 13
Nightly: Dec. 18–Jan. 3

Denver Botanic Gardens Chatfield Farms
Littleton, CO

Travel along a winding path glistening with lights that illuminate the Colorado countryside.

Nov 27

30th Annual Denver Zoo Lights

Nov. 27, 2020–Jan. 3, 2021, 5:30 p.m.–9 p.m.

Denver Zoo
Denver, CO

Nightly entertainment, animal encounters, and illuminated animal sculptures.
COVID-19 safety precautions will be in place.

Nov 27

46th Annual 9NEWS Parade of Lights

Nov. 27–Dec. 5, 2020

Denver Pavilions
Denver, CO

This year's holiday tradition will be a multi-week, socially safe extravaganza.

Nov 28

60th Annual Olde Golden Christmas

Nov. 28–Dec. 31, 2020, all day
Visit website for full schedule.

Downtown Golden
Golden, CO

Step back to a simpler time of strong family traditions and small-town holiday celebrations.

Nov 28

13th Annual Wassail Days

Nov. 28–Dec. 6, 2020, Times vary.
Check website for full schedule and activities.

Downtown Frisco
Frisco, CO

Holiday festivities in downtown Frisco.

Nov 29

Farolito Lighting & Pinecone Ceremony

Nov. 29, 2020, 4–6 p.m.

The Fort Restaurant
Morrison, CO

Join Tesoro as it ushers in the holiday season with its Farolito Lighting & Pinecone Ceremony.

Oct 06

Virtual History Happy Hours

Oct. 6, 2020–Apr. 6, 2021, 5:30–6:30 p.m.

Tread of Pioneers Museum
Steamboat Springs, CO

Learn about the rowdy and raucous side of Routt County’s history.

Dec 04

6th Annual Telluride Fire Festival

Dec. 4–6, 2020, All day

Downtown Telluride
Telluride, CO

Be entertained by mesmerizing fire spinners and towering fiery art.

Dec 04

46th Annual Holiday Arts & Crafts Festival

Dec. 4–6, 2020
Fri: 2–7 p.m.
Sat: 9 a.m.–5 p.m.
Sun: 10 a.m.–2 p.m.

La Plata County Fairgrounds-Exhibit Hall
Durango, CO

Creative vendors from the surrounding four corners area will have handcrafted arts and crafts for sale

Dec 04

Noel Night Holiday Celebration

Dec. 4, 2020, 5–9 p.m.

Sorrel Sky Gallery
Durango, CO

Meet featured jewelry artist Michelle Tapia as see her work.

Dec 04

30th Annual Electric Safari

Dec. 4–6 & Dec. 11–January 1, 2021
(NOT open on Christmas Eve, Dec. 24)
5:30–8:30 p.m.

Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
Colorado Springs, CO

Celebrate holiday lights and cheer during Electric Safari with 85 light sculptures on more than 50 acres at the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo.

Dec 05

Palisade Olde Fashioned Christmas

Dec. 5, 2020
Sat: 11 a.m.–4 p.m.

Downtown Palisade
Palisade, CO

The whole town will be decorated for visitors to enjoy holiday magic with all the sights, sounds, tastes, and shopping.

Dec 05

38th Annual Grand Junction Parade of Lights

Dec. 5, 2020,  5–7 p.m.

Downtown Grand Junction
Grand Junction, CO

Spectators line Main Street as more than 100 lighted entries enchant viewers.
COVID-19 safety precautions will be in place.

Dec 05

36th Annual Festival of Lights Parade

Dec. 5, 2020, 5:30–8:30 p.m.

The Broadmoor World Arena
Colorado Springs, CO

Drive through this stationary parade at The Broadmoor World Arena.

Dec 05

33rd Annual Lights of December Motorcade

Dec. 5, 2020, 6–7 p.m.

Downtown Boulder
Boulder, CO

Vehicle-based motorcade viewable from home via live stream.

Dec 12

Robert Wands: A Retrospective Exhibit

Dec. 12, 2020–May 22, 2021
Wed–Sat: 10a.m.–3 p.m.

Sangre de Cristo Arts Center
Pueblo, CO

The works of retired CSU-Pueblo art professor Robert Wand.

Dec 19

12 Days of Aspen

Dec. 19–31, 2020, all day

Downtown Aspen
Aspen, CO

Enjoy a variety of holiday events during this 12-day celebration.

Dec 24

Las Posadas

Dec. 24, 2020, 4–5:30 p.m.

The Fort Restaurant
Morrison, CO

Re-enactment of Mary and Joseph’s journey from Nazareth to Bethlehem in search of shelter.

Dec 31

Denver New Year’s Eve Fireworks

Dec. 31, 2020, 9 p.m. & Midnight

16th Street Mall
Denver, CO

Two fireworks shows over Denver’s 16th Street Mall.

Oct 06

Virtual History Happy Hours

Oct. 6, 2020–Apr. 6, 2021, 5:30–6:30 p.m.

Tread of Pioneers Museum
Steamboat Springs, CO

Learn about the rowdy and raucous side of Routt County’s history.

Oct 06

Virtual History Happy Hours

Oct. 6, 2020–Apr. 6, 2021, 5:30–6:30 p.m.

Tread of Pioneers Museum
Steamboat Springs, CO

Learn about the rowdy and raucous side of Routt County’s history.

Oct 06

Virtual History Happy Hours

Oct. 6, 2020–Apr. 6, 2021, 5:30–6:30 p.m.

Tread of Pioneers Museum
Steamboat Springs, CO

Learn about the rowdy and raucous side of Routt County’s history.

Oct 06

Virtual History Happy Hours

Oct. 6, 2020–Apr. 6, 2021, 5:30–6:30 p.m.

Tread of Pioneers Museum
Steamboat Springs, CO

Learn about the rowdy and raucous side of Routt County’s history.

Apr 22

50th Annual UNC/Greeley Jazz Festival

Apr. 22–24, 2021, 8 a.m.–11 p.m.

Union Colony Civic Center
Greeley, CO

Performances from internationally recognized artists, jazz lovers, award-winning clinicians, and more than 250 student big bands, combos, and jazz...

May 07

25th Annual Fruita Fat Tire Festival

May 7–9, 2021
Fri–Sat: 8 a.m.–10 p.m.
Sun: 8 a.m.–12 p.m.

North Fruita Desert
Fruita, CO

Meet MTB friends from around the world and support those who support the passion, the lifestyle and the sport.

May 21

6th Annual Pikes Peak Birding & Nature Festival

May 21–23, 2021, All day

Fountain Creek Nature Center
Fountain, CO

Birding festival complete with field trips, workshops, presentations, and more.

May 28

32nd Annual Taste of Creede Festival

May 28–31, 2021, All day

Downtown Creede
Creede, CO

A festival of fine arts and dining.

Jun 04

65th Annual Colorado Square Dance Festival

June 4–5, 2021

Colorado Mesa University
Grand Junction, CO

Three days of square and round dancing, with a fashion show, sewing clinic, exhibitions, and vendors.

Jun 04

15th Annual Pagosa Springs Folk & Bluegrass Festival

June 4–6, 2021, All day

Reservoir Hill Park
Pagosa Springs, CO

Three days of family friendly folk, bluegrass and Americana music.

Jun 04

Greeley Blues Jam

June 4–5, 2021
Fri: 4 p.m.–12 a.m.
Sat: 11 a.m.–11 p.m.

Island Grove Regional Park
Greeley, CO

Two days of non-stop Blues with shopping, food, the Blues 101 stage, and specialty events like Craft Beer Sampling and Whiskey & Cigar Tasting...

Jun 06

36th Annual Colorado College Summer Music Festival

June 6–26, 2021, All day.

Colorado College
Colorado Springs, CO

Three weeks of classical, contemporary, children's, and free lunchtime concerts

Jun 10

43rd Annual Parker Days Festival

June 10–13, 2021
Thu: 5–11 p.m.
Fri: 5 p.m.–12 a.m.
Sat: 9 a.m.–12 a.m.
Sun: 9 a.m.–10 p.m.

O’Brien Park
Parker, CO

More than 250,000 people will descend on Parker for a weekend of great summer fun.

Jun 10

Brit Floyd: The World’s Greatest Pink Floyd Show

June 10, 2021, 8–11 p.m.

Red Rocks Amphitheatre
Morrison, CO

Pink Floyd tribute band concert.

Jun 11

12th Annual Palisade Bluegrass & Roots Festival

June 11–13, 2021, All day

Riverbend Park
Palisade, CO

Three days of bluegrass music.

Jun 12

44th Annual Colorado Renaissance Festival

June 12–Aug. 1, 2021
Sat–Sun: 10 a.m.–6:30 p.m.

Colorado Renaissance Festival
Larkspur, CO

Enter a 16th-century medieval city featuring authentically costumed performers, full-armor jousting, tasty turkey legs, music, and an artisan...

Jun 13

35th Annual Ride the Rockies

June 13–18, 2021
Race starts each day at 6 a.m.
Festivities are 12–9 p.m.

La Plata County Fairgrounds
Durango, CO

Bicycle tour through the communities of Durango, Cortez, Norwood, Ridgway, and Ouray County.

Jun 17

29th Annual Country Jam

June 17–20, 2021, All day

Country Jam
Mack, CO

Four days of live performances by some of Country music's biggest stars.

Jun 17

32nd Annual Rocky Mountain Mustang Roundup

June 17–19, 2021
Thu: 1–4 p.m.
Fri: 7:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
Sat: 10 a.m.–3 p.m.

Downtown Steamboat Springs
Steamboat Spring, CO

More than 450 Mustangs line downtown main street in Steamboat.

Jun 18

FOOD & WINE Classic in Aspen

June 18–20, 2021

Wagner Park
Aspen, CO

Three incredible days of cooking demonstrations, wine tastings, and panel discussions led by world-class chefs and wine experts.

Jun 18

Pikes Peak Celtic Festival

June 18–20, 2021
Fri: 4–10 p.m.
Sat: 10 a.m.–10 p.m.
Sun: 10 a.m.–4 p.m.

Western Museum of Mining & Industry
Colorado Springs, CO

Bagpipe bands, Celtic Rock groups, Irish and Highland dancing, Irish and Scottish cuisine, and fireworks.

Jun 18

27th Annual Colorado BBQ Challenge

June 18–19, 2021
Thu: 7–9:30 p.m. (Concert only)
Fri: 11 a.m.–9 p.m.
Sat: 10 a.m.–6 p.m.

Downtown Frisco
Frisco, CO

A KCBS-sanctioned competition entrants competing for prizes in a variety of BBQ categories.

Jun 19

12th Annual 1940s WWII Era Ball

June 19, 2021, 6 p.m.–1 a.m.

Boulder Municipal Airport
Boulder, CO

A USO-style event that features top vintage acts and big bands of the 1940s & ’50s, with dancing, food and drinks, and contests.

Jun 24

39th Annual Telluride Wine Festival

June 24–27, 2021, All day

Downtown Telluride
Telluride, CO

Annual festival brings together renowned winemakers and America’s finest chefs for an intimate 4-day wine and food experience.

Jun 25

10th Annual Colorado Lavender Festival

June 25–27, 2021, 9 a.m.–4 p.m.

Veterans' Memorial Park
Palisade, CO

Immerse yourself in lavender.

Jun 25

90th Annual Donkey Derby Days

June 25–27, 2021
Sat: 9 a.m.–9 p.m.
Sun: 9 a.m.–6 p.m.

Downtown Cripple Creek
Cripple Creek, CO

Donkey races, games, live entertainment, and heritage competitions.

Jun 25

28th Annual Scandinavian Midsummer Festival

June 25–27, 2021
Fri: 4–8 p.m.
Sat: 9:30 a.m.–5 p.m.
Sun: 9:30 a.m.–4 p.m.

Bond Park
Estes Park, CO

Scandinavian tradition celebrating the summer solstice. 

Jun 25

25th Annual Cowboy Up in Kiowa Rodeo

June 25–26, 2021
Fri: 6–11 p.m.
Sat: 8 a.m.–11 p.m.

Elbert County Fairground
Kiowa, CO

CPRA-sanctions rodeo event, as well as activities for contestants, fans and their families.

Jun 26

20th Annual High Peaks Art Festival

Jun. 26–27, 2021
Sat: 10 a.m.–5 p.m.
Sun: 10 a.m.–4 p.m.

Nederland Visitor's Center
Nederland, CO

Juried art festival features fine arts and contemporary crafts from more than 40 artists.

Jun 26

48th Annual Cherry Blossom Festival

June 26–27, 2021
Sat: 11 a.m.–6 p.m.
Sun: 11 a.m.–4 p.m.

Sakura Square
Denver, CO

Celebrating Japanese heritage and culture.

Jun 26

10th Annual Keystone Bacon & Bourbon Festival

June 26–27, 2021, 1–6 p.m.

River Run Village
Keystone, CO

Thousands of pounds of bacon and bacon-inspired cuisine at your fingertips.

Jul 02

30th Annual Cherry Creek Arts Festival

July 2–4, 2021
Fri–Sat: 10 a.m.–10 p.m.
Sun: 10 a.m.–6 p.m.

Cherry Creek North Shopping District
Denver, CO

Meet and talk with international juried visual artists, sample fine cuisine, enjoy live music, and interactive “ARTivities” in Cherry Creek North...

Jul 05

Rooftop Rodeo

July 5–10, 2021, All day.

Rooftop Rodeo
Estes Park, CO

A PRCA sanctioned rodeo, mutton bustin’, and parade.

Jul 14

80th Annual Pikes Peak or Bust Rodeo

July 14–17, 2021, All day.

Norris-Penrose Event Center
Colorado Springs, CO

The top cowboys and cowgirls from across the country compete in seven standard rodeo events.

Jul 23

19th Annual Evergreen Jazz Festival

July 23–25, 2021
Fri: Noon–11 p.m.
Sat: 10 a.m.–10 p.m.
Sun: 11 a.m.–6 p.m.

Evergreen Elks Lodge
Evergreen, CO

A three-day celebration of traditional jazz featuring world-class musicians, with five intimate venues.

Jul 24

Chaffee County Fair & Rodeo

July 24–Aug. 1, 2021, All day.

Chaffee County Fairgrounds
Salida, CO

One of Chaffee County's oldest summer events.

Jul 30

151st Annual Boulder County Fair

July 30–Aug. 8, 2021, All day.

Boulder County Fairgrounds
Longmont, CO

Celebrate Colorado's oldest county fair.

Aug 02

3rd Annual Durango PlayFest

Aug. 2–7, 2021, 2–11 p.m.

Durango Colorado
Durango, CO

Top-tier playwrights, directors, and actors gather to incubate new plays, hold free workshops, and engage audiences with affordable staged...

Aug 06

6th/7th Annual Estes Park Wine Festival

Aug. 6–7, 2021, 11 a.m.–5 p.m.

Bond Park
Estes Park, CO

Sample wine from more than 20 Colorado wineries, with local food, and live music.

Aug 06

San Luis Valley Beat the Heat BBQ & Brews

Aug. 6–7, 2021
Fri: 3–8 p.m.
Sat: 10 a.m.–6 p.m.

Cole Park
Alamosa, CO

A sanctioned Kansas City Barbecue Society and Rocky Mountain BBQ Association event.

Aug 07

24th Annual Keystone Bluegrass and Beer Festival

Aug. 7–8, 2021, 11:30 a.m.–5:30 p.m.

River Run Village
Keystone, CO

Enjoy down-home cooking, frothy flavors, and mountain music.

Aug 07

13th Annual Vino & Notes Wine, Food & Jazz Festival

Aug. 7, 2021, 12–8:30 p.m.

Memorial Park
Woodland Park, CO

Sample wines from more than 25 Colorado wineries, beer garden, Jazz stage, and food & wine pairings.

Aug 13

44th Annual Telluride Jazz Festival

Aug. 13–15, 2021, All day.

Town Park
Telluride, CO

Three days of rich tradition, modern styles, and cutting edge Jazz music.

Aug 19

1964: The Beatles Tribute Concert

Aug. 19, 2021, 8–11 p.m.

Red Rocks Amphitheatre
Morrison, CO

If you love the Beatles you won’t want to miss the most unique, fun and affordable concert event.

Aug 27

5th Annual Colorado Springs Comic Con

Aug. 27–29, 2021
Fri: 2–9 p.m.
Sat: 9 a.m.–7 p.m.
Sun: 9 a.m.–5 p.m.

Chapel Hills Mall
Colorado Springs, CO

Meet celebrities from all genres of TV, movies, cartoons, and comic art, as well as toys, comics, and collectibles vendors.

Aug 29

9th Annual Affordable Arts Festival

Aug. 29, 2021, 9 a.m.–3 p.m.

Arapahoe Community College
Littleton, CO

More than 160 artists offer fine art that is priced at $100 or less.

Sep 04

40th Annual Early Iron Festival

Sept. 4–6, 2021
Fri: 3–10 p.m.
Sat: 7 a.m.–10 p.m.
Sun: 8 a.m.–12 p.m.

Cole Park
Alamosa, CO

Check out one of the largest vintage car shows in Colorado with more than 600 vehicles, live music, and more.

Sep 08

34th Annual Meeker Classic Sheepdog Championship Trials

Sept. 8–12, 2021
Wed: 7 a.m.–4 p.m.
Thu: 7 a.m.–8 p.m.
Fri–Sat: 7 a.m.–9 p.m.
Sun: 7 a.m.–4 p.m.

Meeker Classic Sheepdog
Meeker, CO

Five days of sheepdog herding competitions.

Sep 10

44th Annual Longs Peak Scottish-Irish Highland Festival

Sept. 10–12, 2021, 9 a.m.–5 p.m.

Estes Park Events Complex
Estes Park, CO

One of the nation's largest celebrations of the heritage, the sounds, the tastes, and the arts of the Scottish and Irish cultures.

Sep 11

Big Chili Cook-off, Music & Arts Festival

Sept. 11, 2021, 10 a.m.–5 p.m.

Buchanan Park
Evergreen, CO

A celebration of fun, food, live entertainment, kids’ activities, vendors and more to honor local firefighters.

Sep 11

12th Annual Steamboat OktoberWest

Sept. 11, 2021, 2–6 p.m.

Steamboat Ski Resort
Steamboat Springs, CO

Enjoy a beef cook-off, beer garden, and Steamboat Springs.

Sep 16

53rd Annual Ruggerfest

Sept. 16–19, 2021, All day

Wagner Park
Aspen, CO

The world’s only all-age, full-contact rugby tournament is on display for four full days, rain, snow, or shine.

Sep 16

16th Annual Spanish Peaks International Celtic Music Festival

Sept. 16–19, 2021, All day

La Veta Town Park
La Veta, CO

Enjoy concerts, singing, dancing, and tale-spinning, plus a wide variety of instrumental workshops taught by guest artists.

Sep 17

51st Annual Denver Oktoberfest

Sept. 17–19 & 24–26, 2021
Fri: 2 p.m.–11 p.m.
Sat: 11 a.m.–11 p.m.
Sun: 11 a.m.–5 p.m.

Denver's Ball Park Neighborhood
Denver, CO

Traditional German games, food, and music in Downtown Denver’s Ballpark neighborhood.

Sep 17

27th Annual Telluride Blues & Brews Festival

Sept. 17–19, 2021
Fri: 11:30 a.m.–9 p.m.
Sat: 11 a.m.–9 p.m.
Sun: 10:30 a.m.–9 p.m.

Town Park
Telluride, CO

A three-day celebration of blues, funk, jam bands, indie, rock, gospel and soul performances, accompanied by craft beer and cider.

Sep 18

Lake City Uncorked Wine & Music Festival

Sept. 18, 2021, 10 a.m.–9 p.m.

Town Park
Lake City, CO

Come and celebrate the fall colors with good wine, good music, and good friends. 

Sep 17

51st Annual Denver Oktoberfest

Sept. 17–19 & 24–26, 2021
Fri: 2 p.m.–11 p.m.
Sat: 11 a.m.–11 p.m.
Sun: 11 a.m.–5 p.m.

Denver's Ball Park Neighborhood
Denver, CO

Traditional German games, food, and music in Downtown Denver’s Ballpark neighborhood.

Oct 02

The Kingston Trio Concert

Oct. 2, 2021, 7–10 p.m.

Paramount Theatre
CO

Experience the clean, crisp sound and their trademark three-part harmony of this legendary trio.