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.
Since 1983, the world's best men and women snowboarders have competed annually for large cash prizes in this competition. Parties follow events throughout the competition because...snowboarders are there. Until 2012, this event was held on Stratton Mountain, but it has moved to Vail, Colorado.
- Durango, Colorado in Durango, CO
Pass holders enjoy access to various receptions and parties allowing them to mingle with the independent filmmakers who are here to showcase their work. Seminars on filmmaking and documentary topics are held. Independent films are screened throughout the five-day event.
- Nederland, CO in Nederland, CO
Up to 30 teams may participate in this Nederland race. With a team member inside, pall bearers must drag, push or carry the coffin through a preset obstacle course and across the finish line. Excess laughter is the team's greatest hindrance!
- Vail, Colorado in Vail, CO
Four days of education in the creative process, this festival brings together filmmakers, celebrities and those who have a great appreciation of that art form. Via screenings and panel discussions, innovative storytelling techniques are explored. Do not miss the fabulous opening and closing night parties!
- Aspen, CO, USA in Aspen, CO
The focus of this event is the short film. All entries are less than 40 minutes long, and all are entered into one of four categories: comedy, drama, documentary or animation. The festival is a launching pad for potential Academy Award nominees.
- 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.