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.
- Larimer Square, Denver in Denver, CO
Downtown's Larimer Square becomes a blank canvas for close to 200 artists each June. Young and old alike are armed with pastel and neon chalk sticks and work their magic on the streets. Food, beer and wine vendors, along with live entertainment, make this unique event something special.
- 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.
With the gorgeous backdrop of Aspen, this culinary extravaganza offers delectable food tastings, with informative demonstrations and seminars by well-known chefs. In June, several venues around town are used for the various scheduled activities that include multiple samplings of some of the finest wines available.
Live music, yoga demonstrations, and astrology and meditation workshops are just some of the activities here. Held at the Shadows Ranch in Georgetown, this mid-June festival is two days of immersion in some of the best local music productions, and thought provoking seminars assembled in one place.