Summer festivals in Colorado to check out

Summer festivals in Colorado to check out – Here’s the newest additions to our site, the top summer events by month, and some festivals that you should mark your calendars for this summer.

June festivals in Colorado

So here it is, the top events in Colorado this June you can’t miss out on.  Our complete list of all the events, with the narrowed down top events listed in the menu.

June 17 – 22, 2014
Alamosa PRCA Round-up Rode

Alamosa, The Alamosa Round-Up brings a full week of activities to the San Luis Valley. Don’t miss the Downtown Cattle Drive and Demolition Derby Parade

Summer Colorado festivals 2014
June 19 – 22, 2014
Country Jam USA Music Festival, Grand Junction

June 18 – 20, 2014
Groove Festival, Georgetown
June 19 – 22, 2014
Glen Miller Swing Fest, Fort Morgan, Glenn Miller Swing Fest is a three day event in Fort Morgan, CO that brings people from across the US and Europe to honor hometown hero Glenn Miller.
June 19-22, 2014
The 41st Annual Telluride Bluegrass Festival, Telluride The festival is built around the many artists that have defined the Telluride Bluegrass sound, as the weekend is sprinkled with inspired sets from Peter Rowan, Béla Fleck, Jerry Douglas
June 19 – Jul 28, 2014
Jazz Aspen Snowmass June Festival 2014, Benedict Music Tent and JAS Cafe Downstairs @ the Little Nell
June 20-21, 2014
Bands in the Backyard – Uncle Kracker, Blackjack Billy, Bands in the Backyard Festival Grounds, Pueblo
June 20,21, 2014
Royal Gorge Whitewater Festival, Canon City, Centennial Park.
The third weekend in June is wet and wild during the Royal Gorge Whitewater River Festival when thrill&skill-seekers gather on the Arkansas in and near Cañon City for two days of kayak and raft races, paddleboard sprints, inner tube races, fly casting contests, triathlon events, disc golf tourney, live music, Fun Zone for kids, lots of food and, yes, beer.

6/20 to 6/22 2014 – Pikes Peak Celtic Festival
Memorial Park – Colorado Springs, Colorado
06/20 to 08/17 2014 – Breckenridge Music Festival
Riverwalk Center – Breckenridge, Colorado
Quilt and Craft Show/ Vintage Car Show 06/21 to 06/21 2014 – Quilt and Craft Show/ Vintage Car Show
Fickel Park – Berthoud, Colorado
06/21 to 06/21 2014 – WGBC Community Market
Large Parking Lot Just West Of West Greeley Baptist Church – Greeley, Colorado
06/21 to 06/22 2014 – Denver Pridefest
Civic Center Park – Denver, Colorado
Steamboat Solstice Soiree 06/21 to 06/22 2014 – Steamboat Solstice Soiree
Little Toots Park – Steamboat Springs, CO
Glenwood Springs Strawberry Days 06/21 to 06/23 2014 – Glenwood Springs Strawberry Days
Sayre Park – Glenwood Springs, Colorado
Strings Music Festival 06/21 to 08/16 2014 – Strings Music Festival
Strings Music Pavilion – Steamboat Springs, Colorado
06/26 to 08/17 2014 – Aspen Music Festival and School Summer Festival
Harris Concert Hall and Benedict Music Tent – Aspen, Colorado
Sixteenth Street Fair 06/27 to 06/28 2014 – Sixteenth Street Fair
Downtown – Denver, Colorado
Salida Artwalk 2014 06/27 to 06/29 2014 – Salida Artwalk 2014
downtown Salida Colorado – Salida, Colorado
06/28 to 06/28 2014 – Longmont Farmers Market Fine Art and Fine Craft Fair
Boulder County Fairgrounds – Longmont, Colorado
06/28 to 06/28 2014 – Denver Oyster_the Race
Downtown Aquarium Parking Lot – Denver, Colorado
06/28 to 06/28 2014 – Aurora Arts Festival
Fletcher Plaza – Aurora, Colorado
High Peaks Art Festival 06/28 to 06/29 2014 – High Peaks Art Festival
Town Square – Nederland, Colorado
06/28 to 06/29 2014 – Grand Lake June Arts and Crafts Fair
Town Park – Grand Lake, Colorado
06/28 to 06/30 2014 – International New Age Trade Show – West
Denver Mart – Denver, Colorado
06/29 to 06/29 2014 – European Market – At The Orchard – June
The Orchard Town Center – Westminster, Colorado
Alameda Mile High Farmer’s Market 06/29 to 06/29 2014 – Alameda Mile High Farmer’s Market
Bicentennial Park – Aurora, CO
June 21 – 22, 2014
117th Annual Strawberry Days, Glenwood Springs
See Glenwood Springs Map, Vacation Lodging, Event and Things to Do

June 21-22, 2014
Blue Ribbon Bacon Tour, Keystone. Whether you’re a bacon enthusiast or the loved one of a bacon connoisseur, this event is for you. With thousands of pounds of bacon and bacon inspired cuisine at your finger tips you won’t want to miss this weekend long celebration of bacon.
June 21 – 22, 2014
Gunnison River Festival, Gunnison
See Crested Butte and Gunnison Vacation Lodging, Events and Things to Do

June 21, 2014
RGSRR Rails and Ales 2014, Alamosa,
Rails and Ales combines some of our favorite things: classic rail equipment, rustic Rocky Mountain setting, live music, smoking hot BBQ and handcrafted brews from the region’s best.
June 21, 2014
Lake Dillon Brew Fest featuring The Samples – Dillon Amphitheatre
June 24 – July 3, 2014
Aspen Institute Aspen Ideas Festival 2014, The Ideas Festival celebrates its tenth anniversary of dialogue and conversation with leading thinkers from around the globe.
June 25-29, 2014
Telluride Wine Festival,
June 26 – July 6, 2014
Greeley Stampede, Greeley
June 27-29, 2014
Blues From the Top Festival – ANA Popovic, The Healers, Tommy Castro, Kara Grainger, Joanne Shaw Taylor, Ori Naftaly Band, The Boogie Boys, Monkey Junk, The Dustin Pittsley Band, Austin Young, The Sad Sam Blues Jam,Michaela Rae, Ty Morris and The Hearts of Worship, Larry McCray, Hideaway Park, Winter Park See more

See Winter Park, Fraser and Ground County Vacation Lodging, Events and Things to Do

June 27-29, 2014
Vail Arts Festival, 2014 marks the 30th anniversary of the Vail Arts Festival, featuring 100 artists selling original works of art in thirteen mediums in an outdoor Festival settting. The event is located in Lionshead Village and the Arrabelle at Vail Square. Festival-goers are able to view and purchase original works of art in painting, drawing, metalworks, glass, wood, fiber, mixed media, jewelry, sculpture, digital art, ceramics, graphics and printmaking and photography. The event is free to attend and offers free children’s activities and entertainment.
June 27 – 29, 2014
30th Annual NSRA Rocky Mountain Street Rod Nationals Plus, Colorado State Fairgrounds, Pueblo
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June 27 – 29, 2014
Salida Art Walk, Salida
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June 28, 2014
Mac and Cheese Festival, Durango, Santa Rita Park.
20+ Chefs Throwing the MAC Down Dishing up gourmet macaroni and cheese samples. Come hungry and remember to SAVOR THE FLAVOR. YOU VOTE for your favorite MAC the TOP 3 – chefs will win a sponsored prize. *Local Wine and Beer 20+ wineries, breweries will be serving up some of their award winning products.
June 28 – 29, 2014
Scandinavian Midsummer Festival, Estes Park, Bond Park


June 12–15, 2014
If rivers are your passion, FIBArk (First in Boating on the Arkansas) is a must. “America’s oldest and boldest whitewater festival” draws kayakers, stand up paddlers and rafters to compete (and play) in the mighty Arkansas River. While whitewater is the draw, the city of Salida also showcases a variety of local color with live music, costumed bike competitors, a parade and foot races.

Food and Wine Classic in Aspen

June 20–22, 2014
Taste the crème de la crème of epicurean favorites at the 30th anniversary of Aspen’s Food and Wine Classic, hosted by Food and Wine magazine. Sip wine, sample food and indulge in the high-mountain scenery surrounding Aspen’s chic downtown.

Telluride Bluegrass Festival

June 19–22, 2014
This June, music lovers from around the globe will come together at the world-renowned bluegrass festival in Telluride for four days of toe-tapping, carefree-dancing and music-loving fun. This year’s performers include Alison Krauss, Béla Fleck, John Fogerty and Yonder Mountain String Band, just to name a few.

Greeley Stampede

June 26–July 6, 2014
Dust off your cowboy boots for one of Colorado’s largest summer festivals and rodeos. Dating back to the 1800s, Greeley’s Fourth of July celebration puts the “Yeehaw!” in Colorado’s western culture. Justin Moore, Credence Clearwater Revisited, Montgomery Gentry and Luke Bryan will headline this year’s Stampede.

Colorado Brewers’ Festival

June TBA, 2014
If you’ve tasted a Colorado-brewed beer, then you know why Colorado Brewers’ Festival is wildly popular. 30 Colorado breweries, showcasing more than 60 cold and fresh handcrafted beers, fill Fort Collins’ historic downtown. Summer has never been more refreshing than at this beer-lover’s paradise.

June 28 – July 4, 2014
111th Annual Cowboys’ Roundup Days and 4th of July Celebration, Steamboat Springs, For over 100 years Steamboat Springs, Colorado has celebrated Independence Day in true western fashion. This is a special holiday and Steamboat does it right with a hometown parade which ends in a big dance party in the street.
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June 29 – July 5, 2014
Greeley Stampede, Greeley, July 4 – Martina McBride, July 5 – Big and Rich
June 29 – August 10, 2014
Crested Butte Music Festival, Crested Butte
See Crested Butte and Gunnison Vacation Lodging, Events and Things to Do

Denver Summer Festivals

During the summer months in The Mile High City, a week doesn’t go by without at least one amazing festival taking place. From Memorial Day in May until Labor Day in September, the weekends are filled with arts, entertainment, food and more, all with a distinctly Denver twist.

WHEN: June 14 – August 2 (weekends)
WHERE: Larkspur, halfway between Denver and Colorado Springs
Flash back to the 16th century and journey through a medieval city at the Colorado Renaissance Festival. Enjoy full-armor jousting, tasty turkey legs, music and a marketplace featuring more than 200 artisans.

WHEN: June 13-15 700 14th St.
WHERE: Colorado Convention Center, 700 14th St.
Denver Comic Con is a 3-day Fan Convention featuring the best in popular television shows, movies, Japanese Animation, CosPlay, Toys, Gaming, sci-fi/fantasy, and of course… comic books.

WHEN: June 21
WHERE: Golden Triangle Museum District and South of Colfax Nightlife District
Spread across ten stages in the Golden Triangle Museum District, the Westword Music Showcase is a favorite among locals who want to dig dozens of the latest Denver rock stars, along with some of the hippest national acts. Join Denver’s biggest one-day music festival for music, great local vendors, food and libations!

WHEN: June 14
WHERE: Five Points Neighborhood on Welton St.
Denver’s Juneteenth Music Festival is one of the nation’s largest celebrations, drawing in record numbers of festival-goers and participation. The two-day event features live performances, art and cultural exhibitions, and food and commercial vendors; with partners and sponsors ranging from community support networks and organizations, to local and international companies.
WHEN: June 20-22
WHERE: 4610 E. Alameda Ave., Denver
Enjoy Greek culture at the Greek Festival, including traditional dancing by the Hellenic Dance Academy of Denver. There are plenty of homemade food and pastries from throughout Greece to satisfy any appetite.

WHEN: June 21-22
WHERE: Civic Center Park, Broadway and Colfax Ave.
Denver’s Lesbian, Gay Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) community throws an enormous party every summer with Denver PrideFest in Civic Center Park. Recognized as one of the top ten pride events in the country, Denver PrideFest is a celebration of community and culture that is welcoming — and fun! — to all attendees, regardless of sexual orientation. Produced by the Gay Lesbian Bisexual and Transgender Community Center of Colorado, the two-day festival gets bigger. Last year attracted more than 200,000 people from Colorado and the surrounding areas. This year should draw even more revelers.

Top July festivals in Colorado this summer

4th of July festivities and events in Colorado, July festivals you can’t miss, and some other great events this summer in Colorado.  Check out the list and add your own favorites if we missed one.  Free submissions for festivals!


WHEN: July 4-6
WHERE: Cherry Creek North from 2nd to 3rd Aves., on the seven streets between Columbine and Steele Sts.
Cherry Creek Arts Festival is a world-class and award-winning celebration of the visual, culinary and performing arts, and enjoys an attendance of 350,000 visitors over the 3-day event. CCAF gives patrons the rare and special opportunity to meet and talk with international visual artists, sample fine cuisine, visit special exhibits and artist demonstrations, and entertain their families with interactive “Artivities” and exciting performing arts.

WHEN: July 11-13
WHERE: Jefferson County Fairgrounds, 15200 W. 6th Ave., Golden
Hang on to your cowboy hats at the Colorado Gay Rodeo! This traditional rodeo comes with a few twists including a goat dressing and a Wild Drag Race at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds.

WHEN: July 11-13
WHERE: Clement Park, 7306 W. Bowles Ave., Littleton
Experience the Colorado Irish Festival, the largest Irish celebration in the Rocky Mountains, with traditional Irish music performances and dancing, Irish drama and storytelling, crafts, games, and food and drinks at Clement Park.

WHEN: July 11-13
WHERE: City Park West, 17th Ave. and Colorado Blvd.
The Colorado Black Arts Festival is a three-day festival that presents an array of exciting African-American arts and cultural delights. A wide array of art will adorn the grounds and live music (including jazz, hip hop, R&B, rock ‘n’ roll and more) from the people of African descent will give way to a memorable weekend. This is a family friendly event with programming and activities for the entire family.

WHEN: July 12, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
WHERE: Denver’s Union Station, 1701 Wynkoop St.
For several years, Denver’s Union Station has been undergoing a major transformation to once again be a destination for Coloradans and visitors alike. The project includes an extensive transportation hub, a custom-crafted line up of locally owned restaurants and shops, and a new 112 room hotel. On July 12, be there for the FREE grand opening celebration, with loads of fun activities, giveaways and more.

WHEN: July 24-27
WHERE: 7 S. Broadway
The Denver Post Underground Music Showcase, Denver’s very own version of Austin’s South By Southwest Music Festival, takes over the streets and stages of South Broadway for a multi-night extravaganza featuring the cream of Denver’s underground music scene. This year, 250-300 local and national bands will play in 25-30 venues for more than 5,000 music lovers over four days and nights. Live music fans can stroll from club to club, from stage to stage, catching the city’s rising stars before the rest of the world hears about them.

WHEN: July 19-20
WHERE: Sloan’s Lake Park, 1700 S. Sheridan Blvd.
Founded in 2001 to celebrate Colorado’s rich Asian Pacific American (APA) culture, the Colorado Dragon Boat Festival has become the region’s fastest growing fun, family-friendly summer festival. Named “Top Annual Festival” by the Rocky Mountain News and a “Best of Denver” event by Westword, it offers festival-goers the opportunity to explore APA customs through performances, arts and crafts, shopping, dining and the exciting athletic competition of dragon boat racing.

July 2 – 4, 2014
Brush 4th of July Rodeo and Parade, Brush
July 2-8, 2014
Aspen Antiques, Jewelry and Fine Arts Fair, Downtown Aspen
July 3-6, 2014
Colorado Wanderlust Festival, Snowmass Village, take everything you treasure about your yoga practice, throw in epic musical performances, thought-provoking lectures, delicious farm-to-table dinners, wine tastings, hikes, films and much more.
July 4-6, 2014
Pikes Peak Arts Fest, America the Beautiful Park, Downtown Colorado Springs
July 4-6, 2014
South Park 420 Music Festival 2014, Fairplay
July 5-6, 2014
Shannon Whitworth: Crested Butte Music Festival, Crested Butte Music Festival Grounds, Crested Butte
July 5 – 13, 2014
Cattlemen’s Days Gunnison, Gunnison, Selected One of “THE TOP 101 WESTERN EVENTS” in the country by American Cowboy magazine

Crested Butte Wildflower Festival

July 7–13, 2014
As the official Wildflower Capital of Colorado, Crested Butte is the obvious place to host this event, packed with guided wildflower hikes, 4×4 tours, photography classes, gardening instruction and much more.

Underground Music Showcase

July 24–27, 2013
The Underground Music Showcase is the perfect place to witness Colorado and Denver’s exploding music scene. The Denver Post hosts this annual bonanza in Denver’s Broadway neighborhood. Every space viable for an intimate jam session opens its doors for music-lovers looking to discover the next Billboard-topping band.

8. Vail International Dance Festival

July 27–Aug. 9, 2014
Pirouettes, dips, leaps and headspins sweep through Vail during the prestigious International Dance Festival. Moves from Dancing with the Stars are so much more exciting in the flesh — not to mention in Vail’s scenic outdoor venues.

July 5 – 6, 2014
Art in the Park, La Veta
July 7 – 13, 2014
Crested Butte Wild Flower Festival, Crested Butte

July 10-13, 2014
Telluride Yoga Festival, a Yoga event based on the teachings of karma yoga.

July 11-12, 2014
Snowmass Culinary and Arts Festival,
July 11- 13, 2014
Colorado Lavender Festival, Palisade

July 11 – 13, 2014
The Ride Festival, Telluride

July 12, 2014
18th Annual Colorado Brewer’s Rendezvous, Salida

July 12 – 13, 2014
33rd Annual Hot Air Balloon Rodeo and 39th Annual Art in the Park, Steamboat Springs

July 12-13, 2014
Ride Festival, Telluride Town Park, Telluride
July 12-13, 2014
Colorado Irish Fest: Gaelic Storm, Clement Park, Littleton
July 13, 2014 – August 3, 2014
Music in the Mountains, Durango
For the past 27 years, Music in the Mountains has produced an exceptional summer music festival with musicians of the highest caliber. We have entertained, educated and delighted audiences with the richness of classical music, and complemented concerts with year-round educational programs for youth
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July 15 – 19, 2014
Mesa County Fair, Grand Junction, Mesa County Fairgrounds
See Grand Junction, Palisade and Fruita Vacation Lodging, Events and Things to Do

July 16-20th, 2014
2014 Park County Fair
July 16-19, 2014
Americana Music Fest and Songwriter Showcase, Three nights of the best in Americana songwriters in the historic Sheridan Opera (plus a private VIP event on Wednesday).

07/03 to 07/06 2014 – Steamboat Springs Art on the Mountain
Base of Gondola/Gondola Square – Steamboat Springs, Colorado
Park to Park Arts and Crafts Festival 07/03 to 07/06 2014 – Park to Park Arts and Crafts Festival
Town Park/Centennial Park – Pagosa Springs, Colorado
Westminster Fourth of July Celebration 07/04 to 07/04 2014 – Westminster Fourth of July Celebration
City Park – Westminster, Colorado
07/04 to 07/04 2014 – Fourth of July in Thornton
Multipurpose Fields – Thornton, Colorado
07/04 to 07/04 2014 – July Fourth Family Festival
E.B. Rains Jr. Memorial park – Northglenn, Colorado
07/04 to 07/04 2014 – Rollin’ on the Riverwalk
Pueblo Riverwalk – Pueblo, Colorado
Fourth of July Spectacular 07/04 to 07/04 2014 – Fourth of July Spectacular
City of Aurora Municipal Center Great Lawn – Aurora, Colorado
07/04 to 07/04 2014 – Old Fashioned Fourth of July Festival
Fort Lupton Community Complex – Fort Lupton, Colorado
07/04 to 07/06 2014 – Breckenridge July Art Festival
Main Street – Breckenridge, Colorado
07/04 to 07/06 2014 – Cherry Creek Arts Festival
Cherry Creek North – Denver, Colorado
07/04 to 07/06 2014 – Fourth of July Celebration With Flea Market and Fireworks
Main St. and Event Center on Main Street – Westcliffe, Colorado
Boulder Art and JazzFest 07/04 to 07/06 2014 – Boulder Art and JazzFest
Pearl Street Mall – Boulder, CO
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Vegfest Colorado 07/05 to 07/06 2014 – Vegfest Colorado
Jefferson County Fairgrounds – Golden, Colorado
Alameda Mile High Farmer’s Market 07/06 to 07/06 2014 – Alameda Mile High Farmer’s Market
Bicentennial Park – Aurora, Colorado
07/06 to 07/27 2014 – The Orchards Town Center Farmers Market – July
The Orchard Town Center – Westminster, Colorado
07/10 to 07/12 2014 – Rocky Mountain Sew Expo
Denver Merchandise Mart – Denver, Colorado
The Urban Market July 07/10 to 07/24 2014 – The Urban Market July
Skyline Park – Denver, Colorado
07/11 to 07/12 2014 – Rhythm on the River
Roger’s Grove – Longmont, Colorado
Vail’s Art on the Rockies Festival 07/11 to 07/13 2014 – Vail’s Art on the Rockies Festival
Colorado Mountain College – Edwards, Colorado
Eaton Days 07/12 to 07/12 2014 – Eaton Days
City Park – Eaton, Colorado
07/12 to 07/12 2014 – Boulder Farmers Market Fine Art and Fine Craft Fair
Central Park – Boulder, Colorado
Second Saturday Street Festival – July 07/12 to 07/12 2014 – Second Saturday Street Festival – July
Grandview Ave – Arvada, Colorado
Salida Arts Festival 07/12 to 07/13 2014 – Salida Arts Festival
Centennial Park – Salida, Colorado
07/12 to 07/13 2014 – Summerfest Art Show
Pagosa Inn and Suites – Pagosa Springs, Colorado
07/12 to 07/13 2014 – Art on the Green
Sandstone Park – Lyons, Colorado
Alameda Mile High Farmer’s Market 07/13 to 07/13 2014 – Alameda Mile High Farmer’s Market
Bicentennial Park – Aurora, Colorado
Music in the Mountains Music Festival 07/13 to 08/03 2014 – Music in the Mountains Music Festival
Various Locations – Durango, Colorado
Lake City Arts and Crafts Festival 07/15 to 07/15 2014 – Lake City Arts and Crafts Festival
Town Park – Lake City, CO
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07/17 to 07/17 2014 – Taste of Windsor Now
Boardwalk Park – Windsor, Colorado
Deltarado Days 07/17 to 07/20 2014 – Deltarado Days
Cleland Park, Main Street – Delta, Colorado
Mile High Global Bazaar 07/18 to 07/19 2014 – Mile High Global Bazaar
16th Street Mall – Denver, Colorado
Logger Days Festival and Craft Show 07/18 to 07/20 2014 – Logger Days Festival and Craft Show
Community Building Grounds – South Fork, Colorado
07/18 to 07/20 2014 – Victor Gold Rush Days
Downtown – Victor, Colorado
Pagosa Renaissance and Pirate Festival 07/18 to 07/20 2014 – Pagosa Renaissance and Pirate Festival
Town Park – Pagosa Springs, Colorado
07/18 to 07/20 2014 – Seventh German Fest Denver 2014
Civic Green Park – Highlands Ranch, Colorado
07/18 to 08/18 2014 – Mountain Shoot Out Regional Juried Photography Show
Creede Chamber of Commerce – Creede, Colorado
07/19 to 07/19 2014 – Longmont Jazz Festival
Roosevelt Park – Longmont, Colorado
Castle Rock Winefest 07/19 to 07/19 2014 – Castle Rock Winefest
The Grange in the Meadows – Castle Rock, Colorado
7/19 to 07/19 2014 – WGBC Community Market
Large Parking Lot Just West Of West Greeley Baptist Church – Greeley, Colorado
7/19 to 07/20 2014 – Alma Festival in the Clouds
Town Hall Park – Alma, Colorado
Colorado Dragon Boat Festival 07/19 to 07/20 2014 – Colorado Dragon Boat Festival
Sloans Lake Park – Denver, Colorado
Open Arts Fest 07/19 to 07/20 2014 – Open Arts Fest
Pearl Street Mall – Boulder, Colorado
7/19 to 07/20 2014 – Summerfest Arts Festival
Buchanan Park – Evergreen, Colorado
7/19 to 07/20 2014 – Winter Park Alpine Artaffair
Pine Forest Downtown – Winter Park, Colorado
7/19 to 07/20 2014 – Buffalo BBQ
Lakeside Park – Grand Lake, Colorado
Orthodox Food Festival and Old Globeville Days 07/19 to 07/20 2014 – Orthodox Food Festival and Old Globeville Days
Argo Park – Denver, Colorado
07/19 to 07/20 2014 – Tanner Gun Show
Denver Merchandise Mart – Denver, Colorado
Salida Riverside Fine Arts Festival 07/19 to 07/20 2014 – Salida Riverside Fine Arts Festival
Riverside Park, Downtown Salida, CO – Salida, CO
07/19 to 07/26 2014 – El Paso County Fair
Fairgrounds – Calhan, Colorado
Boulder Market – July 07/20 to 07/20 2014 – Boulder Market – July
Central Park – Boulder, Colorado
Alameda Mile High Farmer’s Market 07/20 to 07/20 2014 – Alameda Mile High Farmer’s Market
Bicentennial Park – Aurora, Colorado
07/22 to 07/27 2014 – Phillips County Fair
Fairgrounds – Holyoke, Colorado
07/23 to 07/28 2014 – Weld County Fair
Island Grove Regional Park – Greeley, Colorado
7/24 to 07/27 2014 – Arapahoe County Fair
Arapahoe County Fairgrounds – Aurora, Colorado
7/25 to 07/27 2014 – Breckenridge Main Street Art Festival
Parking Lot on Main Street – Breckenridge, Colorado
7/25 to 07/27 2014 – Carbondale Mountain Fair
Sopris Park – Carbondale, Colorado
7/25 to 07/27 2014 – Evergreen Jazz Festival
Elks Lodge and others – Evergreen, Colorado
07/25 to 08/03 2014 – Chaffee County Fair
Chaffee County Fairgrounds – Salida, Colorado
Montrose County Fair 07/25 to 08/04 2014 – Montrose County Fair
Fairgrounds – Montrose, Colorado
7/26 to 07/26 2014 – Longmont Farmers Market Fine Art and Fine Craft Fair
Boulder County Fairgrounds – Longmont, Colorado
7/26 to 07/27 2014 – Greeley Arts Picnic
Historic Lincoln Park – Greeley, Colorado
7/26 to 07/27 2014 – Downtown Aspen Art Festival
Monarch Street – Aspen, Colorado
Cheesman Park Art Fest 07/26 to 07/27 2014 – Cheesman Park Art Fest
Cheesman Park – Denver, Colorado
Call For Entries: Shy Rabbit Print International 5 07/26 to 09/06 2014 – Call For Entries: Shy Rabbit Print International 5
Shy Rabbit Contemporary Arts – Pagosa Springs, Colorado
07/27 to 07/27 2014 – European Market – At The Orchard – July
The Orchard Town Center – Westminster, Colorado
Alameda Mile High Farmer’s Market 07/27 to 07/27 2014 – Alameda Mile High Farmer’s Market
Bicentennial Park – Aurora, Colorado
Adams County Fair 07/30 to 08/03 2014 – Adams County Fair
Adams County Regional Park – Brighton, Colorado
07/31 to 08/03 2014 – Archuleta County Fair
Fairgrounds – Pagosa Springs, Colorado
07/31 to 08/10 2014 – Logan County Fair and Rodeo
Fairgrounds – Sterling, CO

July 18-20, 2014
Groove Music and Arts Festival: Cosby Sweater, Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe, Kyle Hollingsworth, Mountain Standard Time, The Magic Beans, Shadows Ranch, Georgetown
July 18-20, 2014
German Fest Denver, Civic Green Park, Highlands Ranch, German Fest Denver, provides crafts, music, food, culture, customs and ethnic awareness
July 18-20, 2014
Keystone Wine and Jazz Festival, River Run braids hundreds of wines into a picturesque piazza of wine seminars and deluxe jazz ensembles.
July 18-20, 2014
Dillon Arts Festival, Downtown Dillon
July 19-20, 2014
Gunny Grass Bluegrass Music Festival, I Bar Ranch
July 19 – 20, 2014
2014 Winter Park Jazz Festival, Winter Park
July 19 – 20, 2014
Festival in the Clouds, Alma
July 19, 2014
The 16th Annual Longmont Jazz Festival, Fort Collins
July 19-20, 2014
Groove Music and Arts Festival: The Magic Beans, Shadows Ranch, Georgetown
July 21 – 26, 2014
National Little Britches Rodeo Finals, Colorado State Fair Grounds, Pueblo, Little Britches rodeo is one of the oldest, continuing junior rodeo associations in the nation. The aims and purposes of the organization are directed toward the interests of the western-minded youth of the nation. It is a non-profit venture to build sound, healthy minds and bodies — to develop character, self-reliance and good sportsmanship through competition in the great sport of rodeo. We want to give thanks to Halftime Coupons for providing us with all the Sports Authority equipment we need for the rodeo. To see what coupons they currently have on sports equipment.
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July 21-27, 2014
Telluride Playwrights Festival, Telluride A laboratory for playwrights, actors, and directors where, for one week, dynamic, meaningful work is nurtured and refined.
July 23 – August 3, 2014
Chaffee County Fair, Salida

July 24 – 27, 2014
Buffalo Bill Days, Golden

July 24 – 27, 2014
Ski-Hi Stampede, Monte Vista, The Ski-Hi Stampede, Colorado’s oldest pro rodeo, has roots as deep as the San Luis Valley itself. It began in 1919, but two years were deducted because of World War II, when no events were held. The first rodeo was held August 11-13, 1919, and was called the Ski-Hi Stampede.
July 25-27, 2014
Roots Retreat, Music and Camping Festival, Silverthorne, Aspen Canyon Ranch
July 25-27, 2014
RockyGrass – John Jorgenson, Della Mae, Bela Fleck, Abigail Washburn, Chris Eldridge, Julian Lage, Planet Bluegrass Ranch, Lyons
July 26 – 27, 2014
12th Annual Downtown Aspen Art Festival, Aspen
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July 26 – August 2, 2014
Fremont County Fair, Canon City
As All-American as locally grown and hand-picked apples, the Fremont County Fair encompasses multiple weekends in July and into August. Held at the Fremont County Fairgrounds in Cañon City and Pathfinder Park in Florence, the fair spotlights not only local 4-H youth and their livestock but also area cooks, artists, craftsmen and rodeo athletes. It is wholesome family fun, and you might just walk away with an apple pie for dessert.
July 27 August 9
Vail International Dance Festival,Celebrating its 26th season the Vail International Dance Festival, lead by Artistic Director Damian Woetzel, is a celebration of dance held July 27 – August 9, 2014 in Vail, Colorado, features many forms of dance, and boasts an international reputation and dedicated following. The year the Festival will host 9 performances at the Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater, 2 performances at the Vilar Performing Arts Center, a series of master classes and free interactive events in the streets of Vail at Solaris Plaza and Arrabelle Square. Artists that have visited the Festival include: New York City Ballet MOVES, BalletX, Martha Graham Dance Company, Paul Taylor Dane Company, Pacific Northwest Ballet and stars from the Royal Ballet, New York City Ballet, America Ballet Theater, Alvin Ailey Dance Company, the Moscow Stanislavsky Ballet, Hamburg Ballet and Harlem Dance Company. The 2014 Festival line-up will be announced in January 2014 and tickets will go on-sale March 25, 2014.
July 31 – August 3, 2014
2nd Annual Roof of the Rockies Jeep Jamboree, “It’s a Jeep thing; you wouldn’t understand.”

August Colorado festivals

The complete listings of all the Colorado celebrations in August and county fairs in CO that are well-regarded all over the country!  The long list of all the top things to do in Colorado this year!

August 1 – 3, 2014
Cortez Rendezvous Hot Air Balloon Rally, Cortez

August 1 – 3, 2014
Crestone Music Festival 2014, Crestone
August 1-3, 2014
Bluegrass and Beer Festival, Down-home cooking, frothy flavors, and mountain music are just a piece of the pie. In a whirlwind of hillbilly luxuries, folks gather while 30+ microbreweries from Colorado and beyond showcase their unique blends of hops and barleys.
August 1 – 2, 2014
Beat the Heat BBQ, Brews and Chili Challenge 2014, Alamosa
August 1-3, 2014,
Telluride Jazz Celebration, Telluride Telluride Jazz Celebration ranks among the world’s most memorable music festivals.
August 1-3, 2014
42nd Annual Crested Butte Arts Festival, Elk Avenue, Crested Butte
August 1-3, 2014
Pagosa Springs – 2014 Archuleta County Fair
August 1-3, 2014
Leadville Boom Days, Leadville’s Annual Boom Days, which takes place the first weekend in August, has been honored by the United States Congress as a Local Legacy Event. This three-day celebration of the area’s mining heritage offers entertainment for people of all ages and interests, from mining competitions, motorcycle games and a rod and gun show, to live music, a craft fair and parade.e 21-mile Leadville Boom Days International Pack Burro Race – the second leg of Pack Burro Racing’s Triple Crown – is always a crowd favorite. See more
Aug. 1 – Aug. 17, 2014
Piknik Theatre Festival, In Collaboration with the Steamboat All Arts Festival. Bring a picnic basket and a blanket for sixteen days of FREE outdoor Shakespeare and musical comedy presented in the Yampa River Botanic Park
August 2, 2014
Leftapalooza, Left Hand Brewing Co., Longmont
Left Hand Brewing Company’s ultimate music and craft beer experience brings together some of the most talented cover acts in the country to help raise funds and support for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.
August 2 – 3, 2014
27th Annual Beaver Creek Art Festival, Avon
August 3, 2014
Keystone Bluegrass and Brews Festival: Lindsay Lou and the Flatbellys, River Run Plaza, Keystone
August 6-10, 2014
La Plata County Fair Friday, La Plata County Fairgrounds
Aug. 6 – 10, 2014
Steamboat Wine Festival, A premier destination event where master winemakers, culinary greats, and distinguished guests gather to play, wine, and dine
Aug 7-17, 2014
Telluride Chamber Music Festival,
August 8-10, 2014
MotherLode Music Festival, Lake George
August 8-10, 2014
ARISE Loveland
August 8-10, 2014
Wine and Spirits Festival, Celebrate the pleasures of the palate at our 10th annual Beaver Creek Wine and Spirits Festival sponsored by Wine Spectator Magazine
August 8-9, 2014
Rotary/Krystal 93 Festival in the Park: Freefallin’ (Tom Petty Trib Band), Samantha Fish, Ash Ganley, Carolyn Wonderland, Cassie Taylor, Kevin Danzig and Faith Crawford, The Grins, Battle of the Bands, Downtown Dillon, Dillon
August 9 – 10, 2014
Gold Rush Days, Buena Vista
August 9 – 10, 2014
7th Downtown Frisco Art Fair, Frisco
August 9-10, 2014
Heritage Festival, Estes Park, Take a step back in time and explore the history of Estes Park at the Heritage Festival. Your entire family can participate, learning about the hearty pioneers who settled the region.
August 9, 2014
Denver Blues and Brews Festival: Steady Rollin Bob Margolin, Old South Pearl Street, Denver

August 9 – 10, 2014
Gold Rush Days, Buena Vista

August 9-10, 2014
Heritage Festival, Estes Park, Take a step back in time and explore the history of Estes Park at the Heritage Festival. Your entire family can participate, learning about the hearty pioneers who settled the region.

August 9 – 10, 2014
7th Downtown Frisco Art Fair, Frisco

August 14 – 17, 2014
Palisade Peach Festival, Palisade

August 14 – 17, 2014
6th Steamboat All Arts Festival, Steamboat Springs

August 14 – 17, 2014
Telluride Mushroom Festival, Telluride

August 14-17, 2014
2014 True West Railfest, Durango Silverton Railroad, The D&SNG will again partner with True West Magazine to bring you the 2014 True West Railfest celebration of railroading and the western lifestyle. Watch for new, exciting events!

Aug. 14 – Aug. 17, 2014
Routt County Fair,

August 15 – 17, 2014
Gunnison Car Show and High Octane Arts and Crafts Festival, Gunnison

WHEN: August 1-3
WHERE: National Western Complex, 4655 Humboldt St.
The annual Denver County Fair is a place to share ideas, traditions, creativity, local culture and intellect. The Fair highlights the talents, trends, diversity and interests of the residents of the amazing City and County of Denver. Events include a skateboard rodeo, a carnival (complete with rides and midway games), competitive eating contests, animals, rockets, Roller Girls and so much more!

WHEN: August 9-10
WHERE: Highland Heritage Park, 9651 S. Quebec St., Highlands Ranch
Join the Colorado Scottish Festival and Rocky Mountain Highland Games, a Celtic celebration featuring pipe bands, drumming, Scottish athletic competitions, highland dancing and folk music.

WHEN: August 16-17
WHERE: 11th St. and Arapahoe St., Golden
Come browse a variety of beautiful art at the Golden Fine Arts Festival. The festival hosts more than 140 high-quality artists (many of which are Coloradoans) in a variety of media, including ceramic arts, fiber arts, glass, jewelry, mixed media, painting, photography, sculpture.

WHEN: Aug. 29 – Sept. 1
WHERE: Civic Center Park, Broadway and Colfax Ave.
A Taste of Colorado stands proud as the end-of-summer celebration of community pride and spirit in the Denver region. Over 500,000 people make the four-day festival their Labor Day Weekend celebration, enjoying the offerings of more 50 area restaurants, 250 marketplace artisans and vendors, seven stages, and educational programs promoting the diverse cultural and western heritage of the region.

August 15-17, 2014
Bohemian Nights at NewWestFest, Fort Collins –
Bohemian Nights at NewWestFest is a free, three-day music festival held the third weekend in August each year in historic Old Town Fort Collins.

August 15-17, 2014
Rocky Mountain Folks Fest: Greg Brown, Ani DiFranco, Sarah Jarosz, Rocky Mountain Folks Festival Grounds, Lyons

August 17 – 18, 2014
Golden Fine Arts Festival, Golden

August 22 – September 1, 2014
Colorado State Fair, Pueblo

August 22 – 24, 2014
Food Wine and Art Festival, Cortez

August 22 – 24, 2014
7th Annual Prairie Biker Rally, Brush

August 22-24, 2014
NedFest, Jeff Guercio Memorial Ballfield, Nederland

August 22-24, 2014
30th Annual Genuine Jazz and Wine, Copper Mountain, A stellar line-up of national jazz talent and wine tastings.

August 22-23, 2014
Keystone Mountain Music Festival: Frution, River Run Plaza, Keystone

August 23, 2014
San Juan Brewfest, Held in downtown Durango on Main Ave. between 12th and 13th Streets. Sponsored by Purgatory at Durango Mountain Resort, this event benefits United Way of Southwest Colorado.

August 27 – September 1, 2014
Telluride Film Festival, Telluride

Aug 7-17, 2014
Telluride – Telluride Chamber Music Festival

Aug. 28-Sept. 1, 2014
Four Corners Motorcycle Rally™, Durango
Rally Central which moved from downtown Ignacio to the Sky Ute Fairgrounds in 2012 will again be giving away a brand new motorcycle. Bands, vendors, field events, and a number of poker runs take off from Rally Central. The Ms. Four Corners Motorcycle Rally contest will also be held along with other contests such as tattoo and arm wrestling, all of which start Friday and run until Monday. Of course there is tent and RV camping on-site.

8/01 to 08/02 2014 – Rocky Mountain Book and Paper Fair
Denver Mart, Expo Hall – Denver, Colorado
8/01 to 08/03 2014 – Crested Butte Arts Festival
Historic Elk Avenue – Crested Butte, Colorado
08/01 to 08/03 2014 – Crestone Music Festival
Challenger Golf Club – Crestone, Colorado
08/01 to 08/03 2014 – Denver County Fair
National Western Complex – Denver, Colorado
Larimer County Fair and Rodeo 08/01 to 08/05 2014 – Larimer County Fair and Rodeo
The Ranch Events Complex – Loveland, Colorado
08/02 to 08/03 2014 – Mountain Arts Festival
Ute Pass Cultural Center – Woodland Park, Colorado
08/02 to 08/03 2014 – Beaver Creek Arts Festival
Beaver Creek Village – Avon, Colorado
08/02 to 08/03 2014 – Tanner Gun Show
Denver Merchandise Mart – Denver, Colorado
08/03 to 08/03 2014 – Alameda Mile High Farmer’s Market
BiCentennial Park – Aurora, Colorado
08/03 to 08/31 2014 – The Orchards Town Center Farmers Market – August
The Orchard Town Center – Westminster, Colorado
08/04 to 08/09 2014 – Lincoln County Fair
Fairgrounds – Hugo, Colorado
08/04 to 08/10 2014 – Moffat County Fair
Moffat County Fairgrounds – Craig, Colorado
Garfield County Fair 08/04 to 08/10 2014 – Garfield County Fair
Garfield County Fairgrounds – Rifle, Colorado
08/06 to 08/09 2014 – Steamboat Wine Festival
Steamboat – Steamboat Springs, Colorado
Urban Market – August 08/07 to 08/21 2014 – Urban Market – August
Skyline Park – Denver, Colorado
Motherlode Music Festival 08/08 to 08/10 2014 – Motherlode Music Festival
Idlewild Ridge Ranch – Lake George, Colorado
Westy Fest Westminster 08/09 to 08/09 2014 – Westy Fest Westminster
Westminster City Park – Westminster, Colorado
08/09 to 08/09 2014 – Upper Poudre Canyon Craft Fair and Quilt Show
Community Building – Rustic, Colorado
08/09 to 08/09 2014 – Boulder Farmers Market Fine Art and Fine Craft Fair
Central Park – Boulder, Colorado
Second Saturday Street Festival – August 08/09 to 08/09 2014 – Second Saturday Street Festival – August
Grandview Ave – Arvada, Colorado
08/09 to 08/10 2014 – Gold Rush Days
McPhelemy Park with lake – Buena Vista, Colorado
Rhythms on the Rio 08/09 to 08/10 2014 – Rhythms on the Rio
River Mill – South Fork, Colorado
Denver Arts Festival at Sloan’s Lake 08/09 to 08/10 2014 – Denver Arts Festival at Sloan’s Lake
Sloan’s Lake Park – Denver, CO
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Rocky Mountain Music Festival 08/10 to 08/10 2014 – Rocky Mountain Music Festival
Clement Park Amphitheater – Littleton, Colorado
Arkansas Valley Fair 08/13 to 08/17 2014 – Arkansas Valley Fair
Fairgrounds – Rocky Ford, Colorado
8/14 to 08/16 2014 – Palisade Peach Festival
Riverbend Park – Palisade, Colorado
Sixteenth Street Fair 08/15 to 08/16 2014 – Sixteenth Street Fair
On the 16th Street Mall – Denver, CO
8/15 to 08/17 2014 – Rocky Mountain Quilt Festival
The Ranch Event Complex – Loveland, Colorado
8/16 to 08/16 2014 – Downtown Littleton Craft Fair and Bazaar
5663 S Prince Street – Littleton, Colorado
Lafayette Peach Festival With Art and Antiques 08/16 to 08/16 2014 – Lafayette Peach Festival With Art and Antiques
Old Town Lafayette – Main Street – Lafayette, Colorado
8/16 to 08/16 2014 – High Octane Arts and Crafts Festival
Legion Park – Gunnison, Colorado
8/16 to 08/16 2014 – Bootstraps Western Winefest
Evergreen Rodeo Grounds – Evergreen, Colorado
8/16 to 08/16 2014 – Silver Thread Studio Tour
Silver Thread Scenic Byway – Creede, Colorado
8/16 to 08/16 2014 – Dynamite Days
Downtown – Idaho Springs, Colorado
8/16 to 08/16 2014 – WGBC Community Market
Large Parking Lot Just West Of West Greeley Baptist Church – Greeley, Colorado
8/16 to 08/17 2014 – Gilpin County Fair
Gilpin County Fairgrounds – Black Hawk, Colorado
8/16 to 08/17 2014 – Golden Fine Arts Festival
Downtown – Golden, Colorado
Boulder Market – August 08/17 to 08/17 2014 – Boulder Market – August
Central Park – Boulder, Colorado
08/17 to 08/17 2014 – Alameda Mile High Farmer’s Market
Bicentennial Park – Aurora, CO

August 29-31, 2014
Copper Country, Copper Mountain, A FREE Labor Day festival tradition featuring live music, Arts Festival, kids’ crafts and more!

August 29-31, 2014
Pagosa Springs – Four Corners Folk Festival

August 29 – September 1, 2014
10th Annual Wild West Air Fest and Labor Day Celebration, Steamboat Springs

Aug 29 – 31, 2014
JAS Aspen Snowmass Labor Day Experience, Snowmass Town Park

August 29-Sept. 1, 2014
Vail Jazz Festival Ann Hampton Callaway, Jazz Tent Vail Square, Vail

August 30 – 31, 2014
Salsa Fiesta and Mountain Run Weekend, Creede

August 30, 2014
Early Iron Festival 2014, Alamosa, The Early Iron Club is a group of car enthusiasts that joined together 30 years ago to promote the interest of street rodding. We try to promote street rodding in an environment that is safe, fun, and family orientated.

USA Pro Challenge

August 18–24, 2014
Because of incredible popularity in its first two years, the USA Pro Challenge returns to Colorado for a third year. Follow the race and festivities as world-class athletes pass through Aspen, Snowmass, Crested Butte, Gunnison, Monarch, Colorado Springs, Woodland Park, Breckenridge, Vail, Boulder and Denver.

Taste of Colorado

Labor Day Weekend 2014
Fifty food booths, 270 artisan vendors, six entertainment stages and 500,000 fellow Colorado fans converge in the heart of downtown Denver at Civic Center Park for a lively celebration of Colorado’s food and culture.

Colorado State Fair

August 22–Sept. 1, 2014
The Colorado State Fair in Pueblo expertly combines lively entertainment, thrilling competitions, intriguing vendor booths and old-fashioned family fun. Serving fair fare such as Pueblo green chiles, funnel cakes, deep-fried Snickers and other hearty treats, you’ll want to be sure to bring your appetite.

1Colorado Balloon Classic

August 30–Sept. 1, 2014
Colorado’s largest hot air balloon festival is a sight to see in Colorado Springs. With massive colorful ascensions scheduled for each morning, a bonus feature is the nighttime festivities; when torches illuminate the balloons against the sparkling night sky. Memorial Park in Colorado Springs is transformed into balloon central — with local food vendors, live music and opportunities to chat with the crews that put those bad boys in the air.

Aug. 30, 2014
Tour de Fat, Civic Center Park, Fort Collins

August 30-31, 2014
Beaver Creek Oktoberfest, Beaver Creek’s 15th annual Oktoberfest returns with foot stompin’ oom-pah-pah music, unbeatable beer, and wunderbar wurst!

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Archuleta County Fair

Aspen Music Festival

Aspen RooftopComedy Festival
“The Aspen RooftopComedy Festival is bringing together the best, most innovative and up-and-coming stand-up comedians from throughout the U.S. for a weekend of amazing comedy, comedy and new media industry networking events, and the occasional blowout fiesta.

The festival will feature the National College Comedy Competition. We’ll be honoring the coolest comedians, clubs, and new media publishers at the Rooftop Awards.

The Aspen RooftopComedy Festival is building on the deep history of comedy in Aspen, Colorado with a re-energized focus on the discovery of new and upcoming talent — while embracing current technology to open it up to comedy fans all around the world.”

Blues n’ BBQ
“Benefits Habitat for Humanity in Metro Denver. It is a July Festival.”

Boulder International Fringe Festival
“The Boulder International Fringe Festival is an annual 12-day un-juried arts event packed with live theatre, dance, circus art, media art, cinema, visual art, spoken word, puppetry, workshops and storytelling. The Boulder Fringe will host artists, local and international that will present a series of events in twelve days at venues throughout downtown Boulder. ”

Breckenridge Festival of Film
“For over a quarter century, film lovers have been coming to beautiful Breckenridge, Colorado for a celebration of film.”

Breckenridge Music Festival
“Year-round programming including the Summer Festival, featuring the Breckenridge Music Festival Orchestra, in residence each summer; Chamber music in intimate settings; Blue River Series jazz, blues and bluegrass, roots rock country and many other musical styles; and a Winter Series of concerts.”

Cattlemen’s Days
“On behalf of the Cattlemen’s Days Rodeo committee, Gunnison County, City of Gunnison and our many “pardners” (sponsors), it is a great pleasure to invite you to our Cattlemen’s Days Rodeo and Race Meet. Our ten-day celebration of western heritage will feature many Western traditions as well as a street parade, carnival and live music at many local establishments.”

Collegiate Peaks Music Festival
“Music in July located in Buena Vista, Colorado.”

Colorado Brewers’ Festival
“June festival in downtown Fort Collins, Colorado. This event brings the community and long time friends together to celebrate. Enjoy sampling Colorado’s best brews, fabulous food, conversations with brewers, and two stages of stellar Colorado music.”

Colorado Irish Festival
“July festival celebrating Irish culture in music, dance, merchandise, food, culture, sports and more!”

Colorado Medieval World
6-8 week Summer Festival located north of Fort Collins, Colorado celebrating the Middle Ages and early Renaissance.”

Colorado Music Festival
Colorado Music Festival located in Boulder and presented by the Rocky Mountain Center for Musical Arts.

Colorado Renaissance Festival
Colorado Renaissance Festival is located South of Denver outside of Larkspur, Colorado. The festival is in June and July.

Colorado Shakespeare Festival
The Colorado Shakespeare Festival is a professional theatre company in association with the University of Colorado.

Colorado State Fair
“Colorado State Fair is located in Pueblo, Colorado.”

Colorado Mountain Winefest
“Colorado Mountain Winefest located in Denver Colorado in June and Pallisade Colorado in September.”

Crested Butte Music Festival

Crested Butte Music Festival is located in Crested Butte, Colorado and runs through most of the Summer.”

Crested Butte Wildflower Festival
“Crested Butte Wildflower Festival is in July located in Crested Butte, Colorado.”

Crestone Music Festival
Three Days of Music. Awesome Headliners. Located in Crestone, Colorado.”

Estes Park Scandinavian Midsummer Festival
“Celebrate Midsummer in Estes Park Colorado with Song, Dance, and Music.”

Genuine Jazz
“Genuine Jazz At Copper Mountain Resort in August.”

Gold Rush Days
“Gold Rush Days in beautiful Buena Vista Colorado in August.”

Grand County Blues Society
“Located in Winter Park, Colorado. “Hi energy Blues in the Mountains. This festival include 2 full days and 2 night shows.”

Greeley Stampede
“Greeley Stampede located in Greeley Colorado has music and many Western events including a rodeo. Late June to early July.”

International Film Series
“The International Film Series is located at the University of Colorado in Boulder Colorado.”

Jazz Aspen Snowmass
“Jazz inspired festival surrounded by the Rocky Mountains featuring four days of rock, funk, blues, world, soul, R&B, reggae and more daily.”

Leadville Boom Days
“Leadville Boom Days is in August. Leadville is located in the heart of the Colorado Rockies, two miles above sea level. This historic mining town is nestled in a high valley among snow capped mountains. Come to Leadville and enjoy the beauty of the mountains, the history of an 1880’s mining camp, and the friendly people of Leadville, Colorado on its biggest weekend of the year!”

Manitou Springs’ Mountain Music Festival
“Come To Colorado’s Best Fest Of Folk, Food, And Fine Crafts In Manitou Springs at the base of Pike’s Peak.”

Music in the Mountains
“Music in the Mountains is Southwest Colorado’s premier three-week classical music festival featuring orchestra, chamber and conservatory performances of classical and world music. A host of concerts and events are performed in spectacular venues set in Durango, Colorado this coming season.”

National Repertory Orchestra
“National Repertory Orchestra is located in Breckenridge Colorado”

NedFest-Nederland Music and Arts Microbrew Festival
“NedFest is located in Nederland Colorado in August.”

Olathe Sweet Corn Festival
“Olathe Sweet Corn Festival is located in Olathe Colorado in August.”

Palisade Bluegrass and Roots Music Festival
“Make plans to be at the fourth Annual Palisade Bluegrass and Roots Music Festival in June. There’s no better way to recharge before the long summer than three days of live music and camping by the Colorado River in one of Western Colorado’s most stunning and unique locations. A taste of Acoustic Music – Bluegrass, Blues, Folk, Old-Time, Celtic, Americana, Singer/Songwriter and More!”

Palisade Peach Festival
“Join us in the celebration of Palisade’s world-famous peaches at the Palisade Peach Festival, one of the original agricultural festivals in Colorado. It’s Peach Mania: plenty of great food, entertainment, contests, activities for kids, and opportunities to explore Palisade via self-guided tours, guided tours and outdoor recreation.”

Pikes Peak Community Foundation
“PPCF will boldly commit to dramatically improve the quality of life in the Pikes Peak region. Through education and our actions, we will improve the understanding of, appreciation for, and the practice of philanthropy. Pikes Peak Community Foundation supports Festivals in the Summer and Fall.”

Planet Bluegrass
“A summer full of Bluegrass in Telluride and Lyons Colorado.”

Ridgway Music Concert Series
“The Ridgway Concert Series is held every Thursday in July, from 6 till dark, in Town Park, and it’s FREE to attend. The concerts bring a variety of high quality national bands, with local and regional bands opening the shows. The music genre leans in the Americana roots direction, with acts playing bluegrass, folk, funk, swing, country, alt-country, jazz and their own combination of those styles. The music is always family friendly so the young, the elders, and everyone in between will enjoy the concerts. We’ll have local beer on tap as well as great food, drinks and snacks from local vendors!”
“The RockyGrass is in July in Lyons.”
Rocky Mountain Folks Festival
“A week before the eyes of the world focus on the Convention in Denver, the ears of festivarian nation (and beyond) focus on Lyons and the stories and songs of the Annual Rocky Mountain Folks Festival.”

Rhythm on the River
“The beat of the community continues to flow at Longmont’s annual Rhythm on the River at Roger’s Grove at Hover Street and Boston Avenue in Longmont, Colorado. Voted Best Local/Outdoor Event and Kids’ Event in the Longmont Times-Call 2007 Readers’ Choice Award.”
San Luis Valley Arts and Fiber Festival, Monte Vista, Colorado
“The third annual San Luis Valley Folk Arts and Fiber Festival will commence in July at Marsh Park on Highway 160 in Monte Vista.”
Silverton Jamboree
“We’re the southwest’s highest music festival at 9,318 feet, taking place in Music all day on Saturday and Sunday, and late-night Juke Joints on Fri/Sat/Sun.”

Strawberry Days Festival
Glenwood Springs
Telluride Bluegrass
“The Annual Telluride Bluegrass Festival is in June.”

Telluride Chamber Music Festival
“Telluride Chamber Music Festival is located in Telluride Colorado in August.”

Telluride Jazz Celebration

Telluride Jazz Festival is enjoying the 36th year of bringing world-class jazz to the town of Telluride. A not-to-be-missed musical event, Telluride Jazz Celebration has earned national and international favor for featuring the best in classic, mainstream, blues, Brazilian, African and Latin jazz music. Performances are staged outdoors in the daytime and in intimate clubs and historic concert halls at night. Telluride Jazz is in fact, a “Celebration” of the art, soul, history, and future of Jazz. We take immense pride in honoring jazz music’s finest artists, and strive to create a platform year round for the discovery of the new voices of today.”

Territory Days
Old Colorado City – Colorado Springs
“Old Colorado City is the oldest city in the Pikes Peak Region. From its beginning in 1859 Old Colorado City had a colorful reputation. Its permanent population had a high percentage of troublemakers, outlaws and other people who enjoyed the rugged comforts of its 21 saloons, houses of ill repute and jails. Old Colorado City was rough, even for the wild, Wild West!”

Fort Collins
“Wine Fest is among the largest and best-received wine tasting events in Colorado.”

Music Festivals this summer in Colorado

Bands in the Backyard 2014
Pueblo, CO
June 19-21, 2014
logo Jun 21 2014Westword Music Showcase 2014
Denver, CO
June 21, 2014
logo Jun 19 2014Country Jam Colorado 2014
Grand Junction, CO
June 19-22, 2014
logo Jun 19 2014Sonic Bloom 2014
South Park, Colorado
June 19-22, 2014
logo Jul 03 2014South Park Music Festival 2014
Fairplay, CO
July 3-6, 2014
logo Jul 12 2014The Ride Festival 2014
Telluride, CO
July 12-13, 2014
logo Jul 25 2014Rockygrass Festival 2014
Lyons, CO
July 25-27, 2014
logo Jul 24 2014UMS 2014
Denver, CO
July 24-27, 2014
logo Aug 08 2014Arise 2014
Loveland – Sunrise Ranch, CO
August 8-10, 2014



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