It’s hard to run out of fun and adventurous things do in Colorado. From outdoor music jams to mountainside sipping to colorful balloon floats, there are a ton of can’t-miss events and festivals this weekend in Colorado. Here’s your weekend guide for things to do around Colorado, from August 9-11, 2019.

1. Beaver CreekBeaver Creek Wine and Spirits Festival: Local culinary talent, exclusive wines and outdoor venues. Aug. 8-11, Beaver Creek.

2. Buena VistaContin-Tail Rock and Mineral Show: Aug. 8-11, Rodeo Grounds, Buena Vista.

3. MontroseFUNC Fest: Water sports, food, beer, live music and more. Aug. 9-10, Water Sports Park, Montrose.

4. TellurideJazz Festival: Featuring Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue, Lettuce and more. Aug. 9-11, Telluride.

5. SilvertonHardrockers Holidays: Celebrates Silverton’s mining heritage. Aug. 9-11, Silverton.

6. Wheat RidgeCarnation Festival: Music, arts and craft show, fireworks and more. Aug. 9-11, Anderson Park, Wheat Ridge.

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7. Fort CollinsBohemian Nights at NewWestFest: Music festival. Aug. 9-11, downtown Fort Collins.

8. Copper MountainGuitar Town Festival: Guitar performances, workshops and repairs. Aug. 9-11, Copper Mountain.

9. SilvertonGreat Western Rocky Mountain Brass Band Festival: Brass band concerts, featuring musicians from all over the country. Aug. 9-11, Silverton School Gym, Silverton.

10. LovelandSculpture in the Park: One of the largest outdoor juried exhibitions of artwork in the United States. Aug. 9-11, Benson Sculpture Garden, Loveland.

11. CarbondaleCompassion Fest: Film festival, fair and symposium. Aug. 9-11, Carbondale.

12. Fort MorganPhilip K. Dick Festival: To commemorate this great American science fiction writer with lectures, movies, music and an art show. Aug. 9-11, Fort Morgan.

13. LittletonWestern Welcome Week Festival: Parades, arts & crafts, concessions. Aug. 9-18, Littleton.

14. Colorado SpringsNative American Indian Intertribal Powwow: Celebration of Native history and culture. Aug. 10, Norris-Penrose Event Center, Colorado Springs.

15. Denver258 Deaf Street Festival: Sign language culture festival. Aug. 10, Denver.

16. WaldenSky’s the Limit Hot Air Balloon Festival: Balloon launch, food, and more. Aug. 10, Walden.

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17. CentennialCentennial Under the Stars: Concert and laser light show. Aug. 10, Centennial Center Park, Centennial.

18. GouldMoose Fest: Speakers, workshops, family activities and more. Aug. 10, Gould.

19. DenverWanderlust Festival: An experience for your mind, body and soul. Aug. 10-11, Denver.

20. FriscoMain Street to the Rockies Art Festival: More than 80 artists. Aug. 10-11, Main Street, Frisco.

21. Estes ParkEstes Park Wine Festival: More than 20 wineries, food and more. Aug. 10-11, Bond Park, Estes Park.

Wine, Photo Credit: Juanmonino (iStock).

22. RidgwayRidgway Rendezvous Arts and Crafts Festival: Up to 140 vendors, food, music and more. Aug. 10-11, Hartwell Park, Ridgway.

23. LovelandArt in the Park: Colorado’s longest running artisan festival. Aug. 10-11, North Lake Park, Loveland.

24. Buena VistaGold Rush Days: Celebrate mining history with vendors, food, music and beer garden. Aug. 10-11, Main Street and McPhelemy Park, Buena Vista.

25. FairplayLiving History Days: Gunfighters, people dressed in period costume, tours of local buildings. Aug. 10-11, South Park City Museum, Fairplay.

26. DenverStreetlow Magazine Colorado Super Show: Taking lowriding back to its roots. Aug. 11, National Western Complex, Denver.

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

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