Festivals & Events

Cozy Up & Party Down Sweetheart Festival in Loveland, Colorado. Richard Haro, photographer, Visit Loveland (3)
Colorado, February, Festivals

Cozy Up & Party Down: Sweetheart Festival in Loveland, Colorado

Last year, I attended Sweetheart Festival on both days of the event. Both times I was so proud of what is on offer in my hometown of Loveland, Colorado. Sweetheart Festival is a spectacle for the eyes as well as ... [ Read More ]
Not a Year in Review. Baby goat at AJ Farms in Belle Fourche, South Dakota. HeidiTown 3
Festivals, Travel

The Future is Here: Not Looking Back

I have not written a “year in review” post, and I’m not going to do it. Now that isn’t to say that there weren’t highlights. Most were animal-related. For instance, meeting kittens and puppies at Animal Aid of Colorado on ... [ Read More ]
Featured Photo Colorado Uncorked preview on HeidiTown.com
Colorado, Festivals, November

Taste the Governor’s Cup Collection at Colorado Uncorked, Nov. 4, 2022

Want to taste the best of the best Colorado wine? Get tickets to Colorado Uncorked at History Colorado on November 4, 2022. 2021 Dry Rose of St. Vincent Whitewater Hill Vineyards, Grand Junction, Colorado I got a sneak peek (or ... [ Read More ]
Featured Festival Barbarian Feast 2022, There Will be Meat, HeidiTown.com, Photo by Jonathan Castner (4)
Colorado, Festivals, October

Featured Festival: Barbarian Feast 2022, There Will be Meat

October 10, 2022: Tickets for the feast are officially SOLD OUT. It is time—time to eat with your hands and a knife, dress in furs and embrace your inner barbarian. Since 2017, the Barbarian Feast, a beer dinner like no ... [ Read More ]
Featured Festival Loveland Oktoberfest 2022 HeidiTown (100)
Colorado, Festivals, September

Featured Festival: Loveland Oktoberfest 2022

It’s Loveland Oktoberfest at Fairgrounds Park, a time to celebrate the end of summer with good friends, a few pints and a little polka. September 16-17 Friday (4 p.m. to 10 p.m.) & Saturday (12 p.m. to 10 p.m.)  Fairgrounds ... [ Read More ]
Where to Stay in Vail, Colorado Manor Vail Lodge. HeidiTown (10)
Colorado, Festivals, Travel

Where to Stay in Vail, Colorado: Manor Vail Lodge

We were in Vail to eat and drink. We were attending Taste of Vail, an event that I love. Manor Vail Lodge had offered to host me, so we were all set for this three-night eating and drinking extravaganza. Little ... [ Read More ]
The Craziest Winter Sport in Colorado: Skijoring
Colorado, Contest, Festivals

The Craziest Winter Sport in Colorado: Skijoring

kijorkijorUpdated: 12-27-22 There is nothing more beautiful than watching a horse gallop with a rider magically floating in the saddle. And we’ve watched a lot of good skiers lately, on the televised Olympics in 2022. The way they seem to ... [ Read More ]
What the World Needs Now Sweetheart Festival, Loveland, Colorado 2
Colorado, February, Festivals

What the World Needs Now: Sweetheart Festival, Loveland, Colorado

“What the world needs now is love, sweet love.” -Hal David, 1965 After the last couple of years, we could use a festival dedicated to love. That’s what the Sweetheart Festival is all about. I am excited about the event ... [ Read More ]
What's New in Steamboat Springs + OktoberWest Fun. HeidiTown (2)
Colorado, dog, Festivals, September, Travel

What’s New in Steamboat Springs + OktoberWest Fun

I should disclose that I have been to Steamboat Springs more than once. Okay, a lot of times. One of my best friends lives there and so I’ve been going long before HeidiTown was a thing.   That being said, I ... [ Read More ]
Taste of Vail 2021, photo by Zach Mahone (used with permission)
Colorado, Festivals

Vail in Autumn: Lots of Lamb, Lots of Wine, Lots of Fall Color

If you haven’t visited Vail in the fall, it’s where summer and autumn collide in the most appealing way. Brightly colored flowers fill brimming flower boxes while pops of yellow appear on the mountain. Shadows of petals and bronze sculptures ... [ Read More ]