With the majestic Rocky Mountains serving as a picturesque backdrop, Colorado is an ideal place for outdoor enthusiasts and nature lovers to visit. However, there's more to this state than just amazing hiking and challenging bike trails; the state is also home to large museums, music festivals, theater productions and much more.
- STAPLETON CONSERVATORY GREEN in Denver, CO
For many years, local and national artists have showcased their works during this three-day event. With many artisans also in attendance, thousands of visitors experience the finest display of art mediums. From whimsical paintings to exquisite pottery, furniture, glass crafts and jewelry, this festival will not disappoint.
- Downtown Boulder, along Boulder Creek corridor Boulder, CO 80302 in Boulder, CO
This May festival is broken down into nine distinct sections. Visitors can stroll between art displays and wellness exhibits. A children's area contains interactive and hands-on activities, while a separate section for teenagers has theater and musical endeavors. A Farmer's Market and concerts fill the three-day festival.
- Telluride, Colorado in Telluride, CO
Started in 1979 with the screening of adventure films, Mountainfilm has now expanded to include numerous independent film screenings, panel discussions, book signings, and art and photography shows. Student projects are also welcomed. After the festival, the award winning films are screened worldwide.
- Civic Center Park 201 Laporte Ave Fort Collins��, CO 80524 in Fort Collins, CO
This early June festival offers local residents and visitors three exciting days of delicious food samplings, wine and beer offerings, even carnival rides for the kids. Numerous musical concerts performed by national and local talent fill the air with their artistic sounds.
- Frisco, CO in Frisco, CO
The smells of barbeque fill the Frisco air in June. Crowds are entertained by a musical concert before the team competitions begin. Holders of Hogback tickets may sample the wonderful food and drink offerings. The Kids Q allows children to display their culinary talents.
This 40-year old festival showcases outstanding bluegrass music. Standard rules are set aside, as well-known and less famous artists take the genre to a higher and more unique level. The party does not end when the sun sets, as late night shows crank up at indoor venues nearby.