Colorado Holiday Events

Colorado Holiday EventsEvery day is a holiday when you’re in Colorado. There are iconic Colorado holiday events that take place when visitors and locals Colorado have the time to get away. Colorado holiday events range from New Years eve torch light parades to old fashion Fourth of July parades at Colorado's classic downtowns. This Colorado holiday events guide covers special activities taking place in Colorado over holidays like Valentine's Day, Memorial Day, Easter, St. Patrick's Day, Mardi Gras, Halloween, Christmas and all the rest.

See Colorado Holiday Events taking place during these holidays

November Colorado Holiday Events

Thanksgiving – Thanksgiving kicks off the winter holidays and it’s usually the first family gathering of the season where families consume food, libations and try not to discuss politics. Wanna get away? See these great ideas of concerts, festivals, things to do at ski resorts and more. Either bring the family with you, escape the family or find another family to hang out with. See Colorado events taking place Thanksgiving weekend in Colorado.

December Colorado Holiday Events

Christmas – Yes, you are guaranteed a white Christmas in Colorado and you're encouraged to get out and soak in the winter feeling at Christmas holiday events that usually get started around Thanksgiving with several lighting parades, continue through December with indoor and outdoor holiday markets, and you can expect to be entertained all the way to New Years Eve with special concerts, festivals and celebrations. ‘Tis the season. See all the Christmas and winter holiday events taking place in Colorado.

New Years Eve – From Denver to Grand Junction and Steamboat Springs to Telluride, Colorado throws down big time when it comes to ending the old year, and welcoming the New Year. Mega fireworks shows, on mountain torch light parades, decadent parties, major concerts and the biggest festivals in America are right here in Colorado to help ring in the New Year. See all the December 31st celebrations in Colorado.

January Colorado Holiday Events

Martin Luther King Birthday Weekend – On the third Monday of every January Americans observe Martin Luther King and his non-violent movement to bring civil rights to Americans who were denied them. It’s a national holiday, so most businesses and schools are closed and that makes for a long weekend and extra visitors to Colorado for winter adventures and fun. See how you can celebrate Martin Luther King's Birthday in Colorado.

February Colorado Holiday Events

Valentines Day – The most popular Date Night in America is Valentines Day and you can be sure Colorado communities will be busting with things to do for couples in Colorado. See Valentines Day events in Colorado.

Presidents Day Weekend – Great men do great things and George Washington and Abraham Lincoln are a couple of great men who have garnered their own holiday. Presidents weekend is celebrated around their birthdays on the third Monday of every February. Since most schools and businesses are closed and ski resorts are buried in snow, this weekend has become a popular time for visitors to come to Colorado. Resorts and communities are busting with things to do whether you like to ski or not. See events in Colorado during Presidenta Day Weekend.

Mardi Gras – Mardi Gras lands on the Tuesday that is 47 days before Easter. But you don't have to calculate that because we'll do it for you and then you'll be pointed to the parades, crawfish, beads and more that bring a little New Orleans to most all Colorado communities during this festive time of year. See Mardi Gras Celebrations in Colorado.

March Colorado Holiday Events

St. Patrick’s Day – Finally a holiday that takes place the same day every year, March 17. It’s another day of parades, beer and corned beef as Colorado celebrates the Irish heritage that has made America so great. See St. Patrick's Day Events in Colorado.

April Colorado Holiday events

Easter – This holy holiday usually marks the end of winter and the end of spring break and offers Coloradoans and visitors many resort activities. See these Easter events in Colorado.

May Colorado Holiday Events

Memorial Day – Celebrated the last Monday of May, Memorial Day isn’t a very busy holiday in Colorado, so if you’re looking for a mellow good time  to visit this may be best for you.

July Colorado Holiday Events

July 4th – Independence Day is a summer celebration like no other in Colorado. Majestic fireworks, old fashion parades and the best music festivals in the world take place right here in Colorado.

September Colorado Holiday Events

Labor Day – It’s another Monday off in America and another reason to celebrate everything that is Colorado with signature festivals featuring music, food and family fun.

October Colorado Holiday eEvents

Halloween – Just about every corner of Colorado is haunted since even the dead want to be here, so it’s only normal that Halloween is a big deal.

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Leonardo da Vinci: 500 Years of Genius
Mar 01 - Aug 25
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Boulder County Farmers Market Saturdays
Apr 06 - Nov 23
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Longmont Farmers Market Saturdays
Apr 06 - Nov 23
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Boulder County Farmers Market Wednesdays
May 01 - Oct 02
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Cherry Creek Fresh Market Saturdays
May 04 - Oct 26
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Metro Denver Farmers’ Market at Southwest Plaza
May 04 - Oct 26
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Highlands Ranch Farmers’ Market
May 05 - Oct 27
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Southlands Farmers Market Saturday
May 11 - Oct 26
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Union Station Farmers Market Saturdays
May 11 - Oct 26
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Parker Farmers Market Sundays
May 12 - Oct 27
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Louisville Farmers Market Saturdays
May 18 - Oct 12
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Briargate Farmer’s Market Wednesdays
May 22 - Oct 09
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University Hills Farmers Market
May 25 - Oct 19
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Cordera Farmer’s Market
May 26 - Sep 01
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Golden Farmers Market Saturdays
Jun 01 - Oct 05
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Westminster Farmers’ Market Saturdays
Jun 01 - Sep 28
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Arvada Farmers Market Sundays
Jun 02 - Sep 29
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City Park Fresh Market Sundays
Jun 02 - Oct 27
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The Light Show
Jun 02 - May 03
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Lafayette Famers Market Thursdays
Jun 06 - Sep 26
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Beer Here! Brewing the New West Artifacts from Colorado's Brewing History
Jun 10 - Aug 09
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Glenwood Springs Downtown Market Tuesdays
Jun 11 - Sep 17
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Glenwood’s Downtown Market & Music Series Tuesdays
Jun 11 - Sep 17
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Downtown Farmers’ Market Wednesdays
Jun 12 - Sep 11
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Cherry Creek Fresh Market Wednesdays
Jun 12 - Sep 25
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Littleton Farmers’ Market Wednesdays
Jun 12 - Sep 25
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Aspen Saturday Market
Jun 15 - Oct 05
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Rino Fresh Market Saturdays
Jun 15 - Oct 12
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Lakewood Farmers’ Market Saturdays
Jun 15 - Sep 28
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Plein Air Meeker "Paint Out"
Jun 15 - Jul 02
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Stapleton Fresh Market Sundays
Jun 16 - Oct 13
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Vail Farmers’ Market Sundays
Jun 16 - Oct 06
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Comedian Ismo Leikola
Jun 18 - Sep 19
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Symbiosis - Courtney Cotton and Justin Kedl
Jun 18 - Jul 13
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The Taming of the Shrew
Jun 20 - Jul 07
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Cowboys' Roundup Days
Jun 21-29
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Fruita Farmers Market Saturdays
Jun 22 - Sep 21
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Cowboy Singalong
Jun 23-24
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Little London Winds (variety)
Jun 24
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Alpenglow Free Concert Series: Wood Belly
Jun 24
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Ginger Root
Jun 24
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East Meets West Mini Meet
Jun 24-28
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Nightgrass: Punch Brothers
Jun 24
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Bravo! Vail presents Opera Explored | An Immersive Introduction to Puccini's Tosca
Jun 24
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Brass Authority and Barkeley Avenue (army bands, jazz and New Orleans-style)
Jun 25
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2019 Estes Friends of Folk Festival
Jun 25
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Food Truck Rally with Music from TMULE
Jun 25
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Bravo! Vail presents National Repertory Orchestra | Bravo! Vail's Free Family Concert
Jun 25
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Mini Meet Car Show
Jun 25
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The Wailers
Jun 25
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Avon Live: La Misa Negra
Jun 26
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Bands on the Bricks: Hazel Miller Band
Jun 26
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July 26 — Oliver White Group
Jun 26
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Bike to work day
Jun 26
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Rawbert Beard (‘70s, ‘80s, ‘90s rock)
Jun 26
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Soul School (R&B, dance, pop, soul, funk)
Jun 26
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The Jacob Jolliff Band
Jun 26
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Jet Black Alley Cat/Hate Drugs
Jun 26
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No Vacation
Jun 26
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Clint Black
Jun 26
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True West Rodeo
Jun 26
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Ryan Chrys & the Rough Cuts w/ Stillhouse Junkies
Jun 26
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Lagoon Summer Concert Series: Shaky Hand String Band
Jun 26
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Glenwood Springs Summer of Music: Michelle Sarah Band
Jun 26
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Moonlight Movies at the Amp: Captain Marvel
Jun 26
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Greeley Stampede
Jun 26 - Jul 07
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One Sweet Summer- Outdoor Movie Nights Downtown
Jun 26
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Snowmass Rodeo
Jun 26
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Sunset Plaza @ Mountain Village Orquesta Akokan
Jun 26
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Bravo! Vail presents National Repertory Orchestra | Bravo! Vail's Free Family Concert
Jun 26
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Trout Steak Revival/Chain Station
Jun 26
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Top Taco 2019
Jun 27
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Beaver Creek Rodeo
Jun 27
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Bonfire Dub with Bridget Law
Jun 27
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Dustin Spencer/Soul School (soul)
Jun 27
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Juice
Jun 27
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Opening Night: Beethoven’s Path to Romanticism
Jun 27
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That Eighties Band
Jun 27
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Wild West Rodeo Series
Jun 27
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Bare Bones Trombone Choir
Jun 27
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The Symbols
Jun 27
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The Wailers
Jun 27
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Alejandro Escovedo
Jun 27
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Grateful Bluegrass Boys
Jun 27
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MoJaBlu Concert Series- Hazel Miller
Jun 27
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Sober Rob
Jun 27
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The Felice Brothers
Jun 27
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Concert Hall @ The Park - Elektric Voodoo
Jun 27
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Thursday Night Live
Jun 27
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Bohemian Nights Presents Thursday Night: Live Railbenders
Jun 27
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Phour Point O
Jun 27
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The Blues Brothers
Jun 27
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6 Million Dollar Band
Jun 27
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Chris Daniels and the Kings
Jun 27
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Meeker Summer Rodeo
Jun 27
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Mountain Air Music presents Desi Valentine with opener AJ Fullerton
Jun 27
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The Burroughs
Jun 27
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Salida Art Walk
Jun 27-29
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Thursday's @ 6 Concert Series in Riverside Park: Roundhouse Assembly
Jun 27
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Snowmass Free Concert Series: Orquesta Akokán
Jun 27
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2019 Telluride Wine Festival
Jun 27-30
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2019 Telluride Yoga Festival
Jun 27-30
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High-Note Thursdays: Michael Hornbuckle Band
Jun 27
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Orquesta Akokan
Jun 28
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Beanstalk Music & Mountains Festival Octive Cat - LeSpecial - The Magic Beans - Kind Country - Cycles - Mantaray - Galaxe
Jun 28
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Beethoven’s Path to Romanticism
Jun 28
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Grant Farm & Banshee Tree
Jun 28
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Sky Pond
Jun 28
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Knights of Columbus St Louis Catholic School Golf Event
Jun 28
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Head For The Hills
Jun 28
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Rapids & Grass Beer Festival: Rapidgrass/Head For The Hills
Jun 28-30
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2019 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb Fan Fest
Jun 28
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Groove N Motion
Jun 28
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Homestead Ranch Concert in the Park feat. 101st Army County Band and 101st Army Rock Band
Jun 28
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Little London Belles
Jun 28
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Tejon Street Corner Thieves (bluegrass, blues)
Jun 28
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Wood Belly (bluegrass, newgrass)
Jun 28
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Final Friday Frolic
Jun 28
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Elitch Gardens Drive-In Movies: Aquaman
Jun 28
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Greyhounds
Jun 28
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Juice
Jun 28
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Movie on the Green- A League of Their Own
Jun 28
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Pepe Aguilar
Jun 28
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Red Baraat
Jun 28
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Red Baraat
Jun 28
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The Dickies
Jun 28-29
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The Kinky Fingers/Vic N' The Narwhals
Jun 28
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Buckstein
Jun 28
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Lucinda Williams and her band Buick 6
Jun 28
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TGIFairplay Free Concert Series on Front Street: Split Window
Jun 28
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30th Annual Colorado Brewers’ Festival
Jun 28-29
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Grateful Bluegrass Boys
Jun 28
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The Fab Faux (Tribute to the Beatles)
Jun 28
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Georgetown Indie Con
Jun 28-30
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Hot Tomatoes
Jun 28
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Mile High Centennials Basketball Academy Golf Fundraiser
Jun 28
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Fritto Misto Feat. Vi Wickham
Jun 28
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One Sweet Summer- Blues Nights: ThreeShots
Jun 28
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Steamboat Pro Rodeo Series
Jun 28-29
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Sammy Brue
Jun 28
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Hamlet By William Shakespeare
Jun 28
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Coca-Cola Family Movie Night: Trolls
Jun 28
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Avon Brew run & Vail Valley Brewfest
Jun 29
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Michael Martin Murphey
Jun 29-30
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Orquesta Akokán: With Baracutanga
Jun 29
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Gregory Porter Tribute to Nat King Cole
Jun 29
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2019 Vail Valley Brew Fest
Jun 29
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19th Annual High Peaks Art Festival
Jun 29-30
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Last Men on Earth
Jun 29
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Colorado Springs Flea Market
Jun 29-30
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Last Saturdays Car Show
Jun 29
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Paradise Kitty (A Guns N' Roses Tribute band)
Jun 29
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Amzy/Moves
Jun 29
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Grapetooth
Jun 29
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Local 858 Denver Firefighters Car Show
Jun 29
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PhaseOne/ Slimez
Jun 29
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Possessed By Paul James/Lou Shields
Jun 29
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The Catching & Cemetary Sun
Jun 29
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Westword Music Showcase: Jauz - Bishop Briggs - Crooked Colours - Lovelytheband - Shaed
Jun 29
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Jenny and The Mexicats
Jun 29
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Juice
Jun 29
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Music on the Mountain: Brain Grace Band
Jun 29
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Granby Rodeo
Jun 29
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2019 Airport Day
Jun 29
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The Colorado Renaissance Festival
Jun 29-30
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Soco Lowrider Supershow
Jun 29
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Harriet Alexander Airport fly-in and Airshow
Jun 29
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Steamboat Free Summer Concerts: The Expendables and The Movement
Jun 29
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The Importance of being Earnest By Oscar Wilde
Jun 29
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Tree Climbing Class
Jun 29
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Sundays at Six Haldon Wofford & the Hi Beams
Jun 30
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The Denver Brass: Awesome Summer Mix
Jun 30
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Jamestown Revival
Jun 30
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Beethoven’s Path to Modernism
Jun 30
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17th Annual Black and White Ball
Jun 30
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Sundays @ 6: Hunker Down
Jun 30
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Buckner FunkenJazz
Jun 30
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Mystery Skulls
Jun 30
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Peter Asher
Jun 30
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Movies on the Water: Ferris Bueller's Day Off
Jun 30
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Strider Balance Bike Races
Jun 30
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101st Army Band
Jun 30
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2019 Telluride Plein Air Festival
Jun 30
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Hamlet By William Shakespeare
Jun 30
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Week of June 24, 2019

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