Whether you’re on the Front Range or down in Southwestern Colorado, you’ll find something for the whole family to participate in this weekend. Check out what it’s like to be a Scot, enjoy some Bluegrass and beer, go to a rodeo, put up your jazz hands, or beat the heat with some BBQ this weekend!

1. Colorado Scottish Festival

Bring your kilt and join in on the fun in Snowmass, Colorado for this free Scottish festival! You’ll get to experience bagpipe bands, Great Highland athletes, Highland and Irish dancers, vendors, musicians, Dogs of the British Isles, and more at the world’s highest Scottish festival!

ADMISSION:
Free

Directions: Take me there!

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2. 21st Keystone Bluegrass and Beer Festival

Keystone Bluegrass and Beer Festival - Mountaintop Media - OutThere Colorado
Keystone Bluegrass and Beer Festival. Photo Credit: The Keystone Neighbourhood Company.

Head over to Keystone, Colorado this weekend as this mountain town fills with music and beer during this two-day festival. With over forty Colorado breweries participating, you’ll have no problem finding the beer that you’ve been wanting to taste. Headlining bands include The Railsplitters and Peter Rowan Band. This event is FREE for all ages to enter, however, have your I.D. ready if you’re going to purchase or sample the beer.

ADMISSION:
FREE – $75

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3. Douglas County Fair & Rodeo

Head over to Castle Rock and and explore all that the Douglas County Fair & Rodeo has to offer. Join the fun at the carnival and enjoy impressive thrill rides and family-friendly kid rides. The Mutton Bustin’ event allows kids to participate in their own version of bull riding by riding on a sheep. Check out the other offerings such as the livestock, the two entertainment stages, three rodeos, Xtreme Bulls, Stick Horse Rodeo, pancake breakfast, and more!

ADMISSION:
– Friday: $6 per person
– Saturday: $6 per person
– Sunday: FREE

Directions: Take me there!

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4. Telluride Jazz Festival

Welcome to the 41st Annual Telluride Jazz Festival. With a stellar music performance lineup, this three day and night music event lies in the heart of legendary Telluride Town Park. Enjoy food and drinks from the local vendors while jazzing out to the music.

ADMISSION:
FREE

Directions: Take me there!

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5. Beat The Heat BBQ, Brews & Chili

Beat the Heat BBQ, Brews, and Chili - Photo Credit Alamosa Convention & Visitors Bureau - OutThere Colorado
Beat the Heat BBQ, Brews, and Chili – Photo Credit: Alamosa Convention & Visitors Bureau.

Local vendors and cooks come together in this competitive cook-off to see whose food is the best in this judged contest. There’s fun for the family such as cornhole games, music, the Hogwaller Mud Run, and more!

ADMISSION:
FREE

Directions: Take me there!

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