Festivals & Events

Old Cars, Fast Cars & Pinups at Pikes Peak International Raceway. HeidiTown (15)
August, Colorado, Festivals

Old Cars, Fast Cars & Pinups at Pikes Peak International Raceway

Earlier this month, we headed to Colorado Springs. To be accurate, our goal was Fountain, a town just south of Colorado Springs. It is home to Pikes Peak International Raceway, a place that was said to have the “fastest 1-mile ... [ Read More ]
Three Tips for How to Oktoberfest in the Time of Coronavirus. HeidiTown (41)
Festivals, October, September

Three Tips for How to Oktoberfest in the Time of Coronavirus

I am going to miss our usual flight of Oktoberfests. Last year, we attended Keystone Oktoberfest where Ryan walked away as the Stein Hoisting Champion. I guess he gets to keep his title for two years.  Ryan Schlaefer wins! Photo ... [ Read More ]
Loveland Drive-In food truck food HeidiTown.com
Colorado, Festivals

Loveland Drive-In Movie Theater, Not Just for Kids

When I first heard about the pop-up movie theater in Loveland, I was skeptical. It seemed like it was only for families and I am not a mommy blogger. I don’t even have children (well, not the human variety). Loveland ... [ Read More ]
Liven Things Up This Winter with Food & Festival Fun. HeidiTown (3)
Colorado, Dining, Festivals

Liven Things Up This Winter with Food & Festival Fun

‘Tis the season when winter sets in, and not in a good way. Here on Colorado’s Front Range, we are experiencing a dreary day. No snow is falling and it looks like Seattle-weather (something I am all too familiar with ... [ Read More ]
Why Do Snowdown, a Winter Festival, in Durango, Colorado. HeidiTown (10)
Colorado, February, Festivals, January

Why Do Snowdown, a Winter Festival, in Durango, Colorado

Last winter, we attended the 41st Snowdown, Durango, Colorado’s winter festival. To write that we had fun is an understatement. We lived it up from Human Foosball at Animas Brewing Co. to slopeside shenanigans at Purgatory Resort.  Purgatory Resort, Durango, ... [ Read More ]
2019, A Year I’d Rather Forget, But… HeidiTown (Snowmass, Colorado)
Colorado, Festivals, Travel

2019, A Year I’d Rather Forget, But…

This has been a rough year. I was diagnosed with Atypical Migraines in June after four visits to the emergency room in May. Today, months later, we still haven’t gotten to the bottom of why this is happening although the ... [ Read More ]
The 13 Best Bites (and Sips) at PAIRED 2019 at GABF. Photo by Castner. Foie_by_Chef_Galen
Colorado, Dining, Festivals, October

The 13 Best Bites (and Sips) at PAIRED 2019 at GABF

Guest post by Angela Rose If you live anywhere near Denver, Colorado, or are at all familiar with the world of craft beer, you’ve probably heard of the Great American Beer Festival (GABF) organized by the Brewers Association (BA). Now ... [ Read More ]
Beyond Colorado 12 Years of HeidiTown. HeidiTown.com (5)
Festivals, Travel

Beyond Colorado: 12 Years of HeidiTown

I feel like I’m writing one of these every day. I think it is because time is moving so fast.  Uncompahgre River near Ouray, Colorado. I’ve been the Mayor of HeidiTown for 12 years, yes, I started the blog in ... [ Read More ]
Fall in Love with Pueblo, Colorado, Part One Chile Festival. HeidiTown (5)
Colorado, Festivals, Travel

Fall in Love with Pueblo, Colorado, Part One: Chile Festival

I believe chiles make the world go round. So Pueblo Chile & Frijole Festival has been on my list for almost as long as the festival has been running. This year, their 25th anniversary, I finally made to the fest, ... [ Read More ]
Featured Festival Loveland Oktoberfest HeidiTown (1)
Festivals, September

Featured Festival: Loveland Oktoberfest, Sept. 13-14, 2019

‘Tis the season of Oktoberfest and I love it. There’s nothing better than beer, brats, sauerkraut and polka on a crisp fall day. Okay, fall actually doesn’t start until September 23, but there have already been a few brisk Colorado ... [ Read More ]