Here’s your guide to a fun-filled weekend in Colorado, where there are plenty of things to do both on and off the trails. From taking your yoga practice into the mountains to hunting for wild mushrooms to celebrating the magic of live music, there are countless activities to enjoy this weekend. Here are some of our favorite things to do around Colorado, from August 16-18, 2019.

1. BoulderBoulder Market: Boulder’s Premier Open Air Marketplace with more than 75 vendors, music and family fun. Aug. 11 and 18, Central Park, Boulder.

2. BoulderInternational Fringe Festival: Celebrating art outside the box. Aug. 14-25, Boulder.

3. TellurideMushroom Fest: Learn all that mushrooms have to offer the world. Aug. 15-18, Telluride.

Photo Credit: Rick Hollinbeck

4. PalisadesPeach Festival: Peach pies, peach ice cream, peach preserves, peach salsa, peach brandy, peach wine. Aug. 15-18, downtown Palisade.

5. Steamboat SpringsMovement Fest: Transformative yoga and movement festival. Aug. 15-18, downtown, Steamboat Springs.

Yoga, Photo Credit: Marija Jovovic (iStock).

6. LyonsRocky Mountain Folks Festival: The world’s most inspired songwriters share their songs and stories. Aug. 16-18, Lyons.

7. Colorado SpringsSteers and Beers Brew and Whiskey Fest: Hundreds of brews and whiskeys to sample. Aug. 17, Antlers hotel, Colorado Springs.

8. Cherry Creek North — Food Wine Festival: This event will satisfy the wine aficionado and the foodie in all of us. Aug. 17, Fillmore Plaza, Cherry Creek North.

9. GreeleyMonster Day; Celebration of all things monster. Aug. 17, downtown Greeley.

10. Fort CollinsPeach Festival: Peach food and drinks, music, kids activities and more. Aug. 17, Civic Center Park and Washington Park, Fort Collins.

Photo Credit: JMichl (iStock).

11. WindsorFront Range Wine Festival: Wine, entertainment, vendors and more. Aug. 17, Main Park, Windsor.

12. KeystoneMountain Town Music Festival: A celebration of all things Colorado. Warm summer days, live music and more. Aug. 17, Keystone.

13. AuroraGlobal Fest: Flavors, cultural experiences and artistic expression from around the world. Aug. 17, Aurora Municipal Center, Great Lawn, Aurora.

14. Old Town LafayettePeach Festival: Peach pies, cobblers and smoothies, vendors, crafters, antique dealers. Aug. 17, Old Town Lafayette.

15. ParkerBrewfest: Aug. 17, Parker.

Photo Credit: coldsnowstorm (iStock).

16. GoldenFine Arts Festival: A prestigious juried art show for close to three decades. Aug. 17-18, downtown, Golden.

17. Grand JunctionColorado Gypsy Fest Horse Show: Aug. 17-18, Grand Junction.

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