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ANNUAL CELEBRATIONS OF HISTORIC EVENTS
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JANUARY

PITKIN COUNTY

Aspen
Winterskol
Aspen’s annual “toast to winter”.
Twelve days of everything from carriage rides to ice skating.
Santa’s reindeer, concerts, carolers
and fireworks extravaganza over Aspen Mountain.
Since 1951

(800) 670-0792


FEBRUARY

DENVER COUNTY

Denver
Home and Garden Show
Colorado Home and Garden Show
Oldest, largest, and most prestigious in the Rocky Mountain Region
.
(800) 466-7469

EL PASO COUNTY

Colorado Springs
Big Horn Sheep Day
View these spectacular animals in their natural habitat on Pike’s Peak. They are also known as Rocky Mountain Sheep.
Since 2005

(719) 685 – 7830

PROWERS COUNTY

Lamar
High Plains Snow Goose and Birding Festival
The white snow geese make this their favorite rest stop on their migration on their way south, considered to be the
most abundant goose with over 6 million worldwide.
Exhibits, birdwalks, historic tours, arts and crafts and more.
Since 2002

(729) 336 - 4379


MARCH

DENVER COUNTY

Denver
Annual Denver March Pow-wow.
A special parade features  over 700 dancers and  singers, 70 tribes and  traders with over 100 stalls where crafters exhibit their wares from the Indian community.
Since 1974

(303) 934-8045

APRIL

DENVER COUNTY

Denver
Doors Open Denver
Celebrate the local architects who have shaped Denver’s architecture.  Spend the day going behind the scenes
of the city’s historic and modern buildings

(303) 388-0918

MAY

JEFFERSON COUNTY

Morrison
Annual Tesoro Indian Market at the Fort.
Forty of the finest Indian artists will share their art and their heritage. Includes a powwow and dance performances.
Since 2000.

(303) - 839-1871

OURAY COUNTY

Ridgway
Ridgway Balloon Festival
aka Balloons –n-Varooms
One of Colorado’s most scenic events.
Beautiful balloons and classic cars amongst the majestic
San Juan Mountains.
Music, food and fun.

(970) 626 - 5181


JUNE

CLEAR CREEK COUNTY

Idaho Springs
Idaho Springs Gold Rush Days.
Pan for gold, tour a mine, ride a train.
Fun for the family.
Since 1931

(303)-507-4380

JUNE/JULY/AUGUST

LAKE COUNTY

Leadville
Route of the Silver Kings and Mineral Belt Trail
Experience Leadville historic mining district.

(888) 532 - 3845


JULY

CUSTER COUNTY

Westcliffe
Westcliffe Stampede Rodeo
In the heart of the Wet Mountain Valley
Bull riding, calf roping, barrel racing and much more.
Since 1946

(719) 783 - 9163

JUNE/JULY/AUGUST

LAKE COUNTY

Leadville
Route of the Silver Kings and Mineral Belt Trail
Experience Leadville historic mining district.

(888) 532 - 3845

GUNNISON COUNTY

Crested Butte
Crested Butte Music Festival
Music for all ages.
World renown artists perform
opera, orchestra, chamber , dance, jazz and bluegrass.

(970) 349 - 0619 

GUNNISON COUNTY

Gunnison
Cattlemen’s Day’s Rodeo
Colorado’s oldest and longest-running rodeo and horseman show, plus dances, carnival, horse pull, and animal exhibits- great family entertainment.
Since 1900

(800) 465 - 1290

ROUTT COUNTY

Steamboat Springs
One of Steamboat Springs earliest traditions
and a salute to the Old West. 
Activities include parade, fireworks,
Cattle drive through the town and rodeo.
Since 1903

(877) 754 - 2269



AUGUST


JUNE/JULY/AUGUST

LAKE COUNTY

Leadville
Route of the Silver Kings and Mineral Belt Trail
Experience Leadville historic mining district.

(888) 532 - 3845

LAKE COUNTY

Leadville
Old West Festival, Mining Celebration and Burro Race
Historic Celebration of the Old West

(719) 0486 – 3900


SAN MIGUEL COUNTY

Telluride
Telluride Chamber Music Festival
Since 1973

(997) 728 – 8686



SEPTEMBER

LAS ANIMAS COUNTY

Trinidad
Trinidad
Round-up and Labor Day Parade.
Week-end festivities include a county fair and livestock show,
street dancing, barbecue, parade and breakfast.

(719) 845- 0713


OCTOBER

GARFIELD COUNTY

Glenwood Springs
Frontier Historical Museum Ghost Walk.
Guided tours through Linwood cemetery by lantern light.
See actors portray Glenwood pioneers including Doc Holiday.

(970) 945-4448


NOVEMBER

LAS ANIMAS COUNTY

Trinidad
Hometown Holidays
Victorian Christmas parade of lights, festival of trees.
Gingerbread House Workshop and more.

(719) 846 - 9285

DECEMBER

DENVER COUNTY

Denver
Blossoms of Light at Denver Botanic Gardens.
Over 1000 bright holiday lights on 17 acres.

(720) 865- 3500

LAKE COUNTY

Leadville
Victorian Days
Celebrate the Victorian era in the nation’s highest incorporated town.

(888) 532 - 3845

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