If you’re seeking summer festivals and events happening around Colorado, then this weekend’s line-up is sure to satisfy. From multi-day music festivals to delicious BBQ cook-offs to whitewater rafting competitions, there’s no shortage of fun to be had this weekend in Colorado. Here are 38 ways to adventure around Colorado this weekend, June 21-23, 2019.

1. GunnisonGunnison River Festival: Embraces river and stream activities, education and the celebration of the Gunnison River Basin. June 20-22, Gunnison.

2. RyeSonic Bloom Festival: Colorado’s premier electronic music festival. June 20-23, Hummingbird Ranch, Rye.

3. AspenJazz Aspen Snowmass June Experience: With a greater variety of artists, not only playing at the Benedict Music Tent, but a various venues in town. June 20-23, Aspen.

4. TellurideTelluride Bluegrass Festival: June 20-23, Town Park, Telluride.

5. AspenAspen Ideas Festival: Public gathering place for leaders from around the globe and across many disciplines to engage in deep and inquisitive discussion of the ideas and issues that shape our lives and challenge our times. June 20-29, Aspen.

6. VailBravo! Vail Music Festival: Celebrating 30 Years of Music in the Mountains. June 20-Aug. 1, Vail.

7. Cañon CityRoyal Gorge Whitewater Festival: To promote outdoors and an active lifestyle. June 21-22, Centennial Park, Cañon City. *Editor’s Note: Changes to event may occur due to water conditions.

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Rafting on the Arkansas River through the Royal Gorge.

8. LeadvilleBBQ and Brew Festival: Sweet smell of BBQ and the taste of fine microbrews at historic mining community. June 21-22, Leadville.

9. Glenwood Springs Strawberry Days Festival: Carnival, live music and free strawberry ice cream. June 21-23, Glenwood Springs.

10. LafayetteBotanica! A Festival of Plants: Workshops, presenters, farm to table dinner and more. June 21-23, Three Leaf Farm, Lafayette.

11. Estes ParkScandinavian Midsummer Festival: Music, dancing, Vikings and beer. June 21-23, Bond Park, Estes Park.

12. BrightonColorado Tiny House Festival: Tiny houses, yurts, school bus & van conversions, container homes and everything tiny. June 21-23, Adams County Fairgrounds, Brighton.

13. DenverGreek Festival: Greek food, music and more. June 21-23, Denver.

Greek gyros wraped in a pita bread on a wooden background

14. VailCraft Beer Classic: Beer paired with adventure. June 21-23, Vail.

15. VailArts Festival: More than 80 artists. June 21-23, Lionshead Mall/Arrabelle at Vail Square, Vail.

16. FrederickFrederick in Flight – Hot Air Balloon Festival: June 21-23, Centennial Park, Frederick.

17. PuebloRocky Mountain Street Rod Nationals: With vehicles from 1986 and earlier, swap meet, vendors and more. June 21-23, Colorado State Fairgrounds, Pueblo.

18. DenverSeriesFest: Dedicated to showcasing the best new pilots from established and emerging content creators. June 21-26, Denver.

19. Cripple CreekOnce Upon a Time in the West Art Show: Featuring western art. June 21-July 4, Cripple Creek Heritage Center, Cripple Creek.

20. MeekerMeekerpalooza Arts and Music Festival: Showcasing dance, singing, music, visual and culinary arts. June 22, Meeker.

21. BrightonArt in the Park: Local, regional and international artists. June 22, Carmichael Park, Brighton.

22. LouisvilleRocky Mountain Beer Festival Tour: Craft beer, live music and classic lawn games. June 22, Community Park, Louisville.

23. Steamboat SpringsReds, Whites and Brews in the Boat: Unlimited wine and craft brew tastings, live music and vendors. June 22, Steamboat Springs.

24. HolyokeDandelion Daze Family Event: Garage sale, art gallery, vendors, arts and crafts and more. June 22, Phillips County Courthouse Lawn, Holyoke.

25. ArvadaArvada on Tap – A Craft Beer and BBQ Fest: June 22, Ralston Park Addition, Arvada.

26. LongmontPride Festival: June 22, downtown Longmont.

27. GreeleyWeldWerks Invitational Festival: Sample closes to 100 beers, food trucks and more. June 22, DoubleTree hotel, Greeley.

28. Central CityStills in the Hills: Colorado distillers tasting. June 22, Central City.

29. SilvertonAntique Truck and Car Show: Breakfast, parade of truck and cars and more. June 22, Silverton.

30. Colorado SpringsPikes Peak Airstrip Attack: Half-mile side-by-side roll race and trap speed competition featuring more than two hundred of the fastest, most powerful street cars in the nation. June 22-23, Colorado Springs Airport.

31. HugoColorado Prairie Music Festival: With several popular red dirt country bands. June 22, Hugo.

32. Cripple CreekDonkey Derby Days: Watch a race inspired by the town’s resident donkey herd with games, entertainment and more. June 22-23, Cripple Creek.

Photo Credit: City of Cripple Creek

33. KeystoneBacon and Bourbon Festival: Thousands of pounds of bacon and bacon-inspired cuisine. June 22-23, Keystone.

34. DenverCherry Blossom Festival: Colorado’s Celebration of Japanese American Culture. June 22-23, Sakura Square, Denver.

35. Highlands RanchMusic Arts Festival: Music, arts and crafts, food and more. June 22-23, Civic Green Park, Highlands Ranch.

36. BoulderColorado Latino Festival Week: Celebrates the diversity and contributions of Latin American and Caribbean people. June 23, downtown, Boulder.

37. Grand LakeSpirit Polar Plunge: Food, music and more. June 23, Grand Lake.

38. DurangoCowboy Poetry Gathering Barn Dance and Picnic: Featuring the Tim Sullivan Band. June 23, Rotary Park, Durango.

Search our events calendar for more things to do around Colorado all year long.

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