Photo courtesy of Cherry Creek Arts Festival / Liz Levy Figueroa
Reaching its 25th anniversary isn't the only noteworthy number the Cherry Creek Arts Festival (July 3–5) is hitting this year. Before you start perusing the vast array of art in the sunshine this holiday weekend—don't forget your sunscreen!—take a look at some of these other momentous...
July 2 2015, 9:30 AM
Camping during last year's Telluride Bluegrass Festival, with Ingram Falls visible in the background. (All photos, unless otherwise noted: Benko Photographics)
I think about festivals like Coachella and Bonnaroo, with attendance levels that hover around 80,000, and I feel a little sick. Not because of the music, but—as anyone who has ever cleaned up a large festival can attest to—because of the amount of waste left behind and the emphasis...
June 15 2015, 1:30 PM
Snowmass Mammoth Fest (Photo Credit: Jeremy Swanson)
Summer tourism in Colorado has been booming in recent years, the result of ski towns refusing to sacrifice a season’s worth of income, and savvy travelers catching on to all the mountains have to offer when the snow melts. In 2012, the town of Snowmass’ tourism board, cognizant of the money to...
June 1 2015, 11:00 AM
—Image courtesy of Imbibe
If you can think of anything more Colorado than a giant beer festival in the same venue the Broncos play, let me know. Imbibe's Collaboration Fest is returning, bigger and better, to Denver for a second year. In addition to expanding space from the Curtis Hotel to Sports Authority Field at...
March 18 2015, 4:02 PM
The Boulder Theater during last year's Boulder International Film Festival.
—Photo courtesy of Randy Malone
With tonight marking the start of the 11th Annual Boulder International Film Festival, the Front Range is slowly but surely asserting itself as a film mecca. The festival, happening March 5–8 at various locations in Boulder, will showcase more than 30 original films by both up-and-...
March 5 2015, 10:05 AM
Festival favorites Fruition play to a sold-out crowd in Avon, Colorado at last year's WinterWonderGrass.
Photo credit: Michael Liggett.
There are few things that speak more to Colorado’s collective soul than fresh powder, acoustic roots music, and craft beer. It’s the Rocky Mountain lifestyle, and no festival captures it better than WinterWonderGrass Colorado. The outdoor event takes place February 20–22 in Avon and highlights...
February 6 2015, 4:15 PM
Image courtesy of Zach Mahone
Summer is festival season in Colorado, and while there is probably one just down the street or around the corner, you may want to go further afield. It seems every weekend, within a few hours drive (or less), there are plenty of festivals celebrating music, food, nature, and more. So go on, hop in...
May 29 2014, 8:30 AM
Fort Logan National Cemetary
Rain-riddled skies or not, the kickoff to summer starts now. Without losing sight of Memorial Day’s true purpose—to honor the men and women who’ve lost their lives while serving our country—here are highlights of this holiday weekend.
1. Meadowgrass Music Festival: A weekend showcase...
May 23 2014, 10:12 AM