Experience something awesome happening in Colorado this weekend. From annual donkey races to medieval days to hoppy craft brew fests, this weekend brings a world of fun and excitement for all ages. Here’s a look at a few of our favorite events happening in Colorado this weekend, June 7-9, 2019.
1. Telluride — WOW Festival: Health, fitness and wellness event. June 5-9, Telluride.
2. Fairplay — Gem, Mineral and Jewelry Show: June 6-9, River Park Event Site, Fairplay.
3. Vail — GoPro Mountain Games: Adventure sports, with cycling, running, kayaking, bouldering and more. June 6-9, Vail.
4. Estes Park — Wool Market and Fiber Festival: Hands-on activities; fuzzy, approachable animals; entertaining performances; and shopping. June 6-9, Estes Park.
5. Parker — Parker Days: Entertainment, strongman competition, carnival rides. June 6-9, downtown Parker.
6. Greeley — Greeley Blues Jam: The “Blues 101 Stage” highlights some of the more talented young blues performers. June 7-8, Greeley.
7. Central City — Central Jazz Fest: With four stages in various parts of the town. June 7-8, Central City.
8 La Junta — Living History Encampment: Experience the hey-day of the trail through ongoing demonstrations, June 7-8, Bent’s Old Fort National Historic Site, La Junta.
9. Fort Collins — Taste of Fort Collins: Food, music, art and more. June 7-9, Fort Collins.
10. Alamosa — Summerfest on the Rio: Entertainers, crafters, artists, food, beer garden and activities for all ages. June 7-9, Cole Park, Alamosa.
11. Pagosa Springs — Folk n’ Bluegrass Festival: Music with views. June 7-9, Pagosa Springs.
12. Denver — International Gem and Jewelry Show: Rows and rows of quality vendors. June 7-9, Denver Mart, Denver.
13. Loveland — Colorado Medieval Festival: A weekend of swordsmanship, crafts and food and beverages. June 7-9, The Savage Woods, Loveland.
14. Holly — Holly Bluegrass Festival: Held in conjunction with Holly Days which commemorates Holly’s recovery from the 1965 flood. June 7-9, Gateway Park, Holly.
15. Denver — Lit Fest: Celebration of the literary arts. June 7-21, Denver.
16. Boulder — Colorado Shakespeare Festival: The nation’s second-oldest Shakespeare festival. June 7-Aug. 11, Boulder.
17. Colorado Springs — Feast of St. Arnold VII Family-Friendly Beer Festival: Colorado craft brewers, family fun zone and more. June 8, Chapel of Our Saviour, 8 Fourth St., Colorado Springs.
18. Thornton — Thorntonfest: Embraces the spirit of community involvement and offers interactive, cultural and fun activities. June 8, Carpenter Park Fields, Thornton.
19. Erie — Brewfest: More than 30 Colorado breweries. June 8, Coal Creek Park, Erie.
20. Highland Ranch — Classic Car Show: Fun for the whole family. June 8, Cherry Hills Community Church, Highlands Ranch.
21. Aurora — Buskers, Brews & BBQ: Local brews, BBQ competition and music. June 8, Aurora Municipal Center Great Lawn, Aurora.
22. Carbondale — Bonedale Skate Revival: Skateboard competition. June 8, Carbondale.
23. Grand Junction — Ed Bozarth Mark Miller Car Show: June 8, Grand Junction.
24. Creede — Donkey Dash: Burro racing. June 8, Main Street, Creede.
25. La Junta — Arkansas Valley Brew Fest: June 8, Santa Fe Plaza, La Junta.
26. Denver — Art Students League of Denver Summer Art Market: Food, music, art activities and demonstrations. June 8-9, West Wash Park neighborhood, Denver.
27. Fairplay — Wearable Art Festival: Vendors, art demos, food and more. June 8-9, Front Street, Fairplay.
28. Denver — Denver Berkeley Park Arts and Music Festival: Juried fine arts, music, food and more. June 8-9, Berkeley Park, Denver.
29. El Jebel — Crown Summerfest Balloon Bash: Cornhole tournament, vendors, music and more. June 8-9, Crown Mountain Park & Recreation, El Jebel.
30. Grand Lake — Arts and Crafts Show: More than 60 vendors. June 8-9, Town Park, Grand Lake.
31. Denver — A Taste of Puerto Rico Festival: One of largest Latino Festivals and most diverse in the State of Colorado. June 9, Civic Center Park, Denver.
32. Denver — Evolution Block Park and Ultimate Beer Bust: A LGBTQA party for adults. June 9, Clarkson Street between Colfax Avenue and 16th Street.
33. Littleton — Hudson Gardens Summer Concert Series: With America, Melissa Etheridge, STYX, Oak Ridge Boys and more. June 9-Aug. 25, Littleton.
Looking for more events? Check out our online searchable events calendar to see what’s happening all season long.
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