If you’re looking for stuff to do this weekend, there’s a range of activities that you can enjoy. Learn about wines, ascend the Barr Trail, or sing your heart out at a music festival—this weekend will give you a reason to get out there!

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1. COLORADO IRISH FESTIVAL

Head out for a craic this weekend as you enjoy a weekend full of Irish beverages, entertainment, food, and more! Check out the Pipe Band competition, Gaelic sports, and of course, the Irish Dance. Don’t be afraid dress up in any Irish clothing you have!

ADMISSION:

– Friday, July 14:
$7 per person
Children 10 and under FREE

– Saturday, July 15:
$14 per person
$11 per Seniors (65 yrs +), Active Military (with I.D.), Students (with I.D. ages 11-18)
Children 10 and under FREE

– Sunday, July 16
$14 per person
Children 10 and under FREE

DIRECTIONS: Take me there!

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2. MILE HIGH GLOBAL BAZAAR

Check out this 3-day annual event if you want to experience a vast array of cultures with different arts, crafts, food, music, merchandise, and dance.

ADMISSION:
FREE

DIRECTIONS: Take me there!

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3. SALIDA RIVERSIDE FINE ARTS & MUSIC FESTIVAL

Salida Riverside Arts and Music Festival - Photo Credit Colorado Event Design - OutThere Colorado
Salida Riverside Arts and Music Festival. Photo Credit: Colorado Event Design.

Enjoy this arts festival located within a local park alongside the banks of the Arkansas River. As you enjoy the live music, watch as local kayakers, fly fishermen, and rafters go by you in the river! You’ll experience live music from the local favorites, Wounded Warrior Band, Milo/Hayes Meld, Ponder the Albatross, Band on the Fence, Tullis Blues, Doc & Kit, Ceruleus and many more!

 

ADMISSION:
FREE

DIRECTIONS: Take me there!

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4. 2017 WINE AND JAZZ FESTIVAL

From live music from national Jazz musicians to attending professional wine seminars and discovering what wines pair with which foods, this event will enrich your tastes. Check out all the wine and food vendors as you partake in this event!

ADMISSION:
FREE – $100

DIRECTIONS: Take me there!

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5. BARR TRAIL MOUNTAIN RACE

Ascend along this 12.6 mile course that begins at the Cog Railway Station in Manitou Springs. This race begins at 6,570 feet and goes all the way up to 10,200 feet before descending back to the finish line.

 

ADMISSION:
Early Bird: $45
On-time Bird (Through June 15): $55
Late Bird (June 16-July 13): $65
REALLY Late Bird (July 14-16): $80 cash or check ONLY (packet pickup/race day)

DIRECTIONS: Take me there!

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