Where are you going?
Or, let us surprise youSpin the Globe ®

Colorado Cultural Events: Festivals and Rodeos All Year Round

List View
Map View
From native dance celebration to iconic mountain bluegrass festivals, Colorado offers all manner of rodeos, coffin races, and outhouse rides. Every town has some interesting, colorful, photogenic tradition. Maybe it's the altitude, but some zany customs have taken hold in Colorado. The more rooted activities include stock shows, rodeos, small town parades, and celebrations of local wildlife. Here is a small sampling.
Save Place
4655 Humboldt St, Denver, CO 80216, USA
Every January thousands of cows, horses, sheep and cowboys ride into town for one of Denver's oldest and finest traditions - the National Western Stock Show. The over 100 year history has seen the 17-day event grow, but some things stay the same,...
Save Place
Durango, CO, USA
Think of Durango as a one-stop shop for family adventure. Founded in 1881 as a railroad depot to serve nearby mining camps, Durango is a hotspot for rafters, rock climbers, skiers, and more, ensconced in a mountain valley miles from the nearest...
Save Place
137 S Main St, Breckenridge, CO 80424, USA
This is a great photo by Robin Johnson of a family at the 2012 Oktoberfest in Breckenridge, Colo. The party is the largest in the Rocky Mountains, so it helps to have a little local's knowledge -- 1. Friday and Sunday tend to be a bit quieter, so...
Save Place
170 MacGregor Ave, Estes Park, CO 80517, USA
If you're in Colorado the last weekend in September, it’s worth visiting Estes Park, a cool little summer resort town just outside Rocky Mountain National Park (RMNP). Not only is the fall foliage on full display, the elk are too ... and they’re...
Save Place
Aspen, CO 81611, USA
Aspen's old-fashioned July 4 parade showcases floats from nearly all of the community businesses and organizations. Many epitomize Aspen's work hard/play hard ethos. Even though there wasn't snow on the ground, the Aspen Snowmass team decorated...