Festivals & Events

Featured Festival Greeley Arts Picnic 1
Festivals, July

Featured Festival: Greeley Arts Picnic, July 27-28, 2019

Dance like nobody’s watching. Eat all the things. Enjoy circus performers. Listen to live music. Buy art. In its 41st year, at Greeley Arts Picnic you can do all these things and more.  All photos courtesy of the Greeley Arts ... [ Read More ]
Dogs & Beer in Berthoud, Colorado: 7th Annual Hops & Harley
Colorado, Festivals, June

Dogs & Beer in Berthoud, Colorado: 7th Annual Hops & Harley

Today’s featured festival is a nonprofit event I’ve been involved with since the beginning. You see, the event incorporates two of my favorite things—dogs and beer—and 100% of the proceeds of this festival go to Harley’s Dream. Harley, the dog ... [ Read More ]
Tasty Bites from Taste of Vail 2019 & My Thoughts on Greek Wine (10)
April, Colorado, Dining, Festivals

Tasty Bites from Taste of Vail 2019 & My Thoughts on Greek Wine

Taste of Vail is a whirlwind of wine and food. I ate so much that on Saturday night, after the Grand Tasting, I dreamed about eating food. This year I decided to highlight the best bites of Taste of Vail ... [ Read More ]
The Majestic - An Authentic Experience at a Boutique Leadville Hotel (13)
Colorado, Festivals, Travel

The Majestic – An Authentic Experience at a Boutique Leadville Hotel

I’ve always wanted to stay in one of Leadville’s gingerbread houses. We’ve stayed at The Colorado Trail House in Leadville, which is a beautiful and rather stately Victorian home, but not quite as colorful as some of Leadville’s old homes ... [ Read More ]
Dining in Durango Pozole to Pho, It Never Gets Boring 8. HeidiTown.com
Colorado, February, Festivals, Travel

Dining in Durango: Pho to Posole, It Never Gets Boring

Some days I wish I were one of those svelte folks who treat food as fuel, but I probably wouldn’t be doing this job. If I were one of those people, I’d be climbing mountains in the Himalayas, but alas, ... [ Read More ]
More Than Just Beer Big Beers Offers a Complete Culinary Experience, 4th course, photo by Jonathan Castner,
Colorado, Dining, Festivals

More Than Just Beer: Big Beers Offers a Complete Culinary Experience

Guest Post by Angela Rose Held annually in the ski town of Breckenridge, Colorado, the Big Beers, Belgians and Barleywines festival is understandably popular with craft beer aficionados. The festival’s largest event, the Saturday afternoon Commercial Tasting at Beaver Run ... [ Read More ]
Firework Snowdown 08 Claude Steelman©
Colorado, Festivals

It’s Time to Party Colorado Style: 6 Winter Festivals for You

I love winter festivals. It’s a party in the snow and I don’t think it gets much better than that, especially in Colorado. Here’s a lineup of Colorado winter festivals that should be on your radar this year. Snowdown Parade ... [ Read More ]
HeidiTown Turns 11 Pic 6
Festivals, Travel

Exploring for More Than a Decade: HeidiTown Turns 11

Before the month is out, it’s important that I acknowledge the fact that I’ve been doing this gig for 11 years. That’s right, I started this blog before self-driving cars, Kickstarter, Hoverboards and Kindles.  Rocky Mountain National Park, March 2018 ... [ Read More ]
Celebrate Dia de los Muertos in Longmont, Colorado, Featured Festival. Courtesy Photo. HeidiTown.com
Colorado, Festivals, November, October

Celebrate Dia de los Muertos in Longmont, Colorado, Featured Festival

‘Tis the season for ghost and goblins, but it is also the season for something I consider to be much more beautiful. It still involves skeletons, however, Dia de los Muertos has a much deeper meaning that becomes clear at ... [ Read More ]
Featured Festival Fall Back Beer Fest 2017 in Estes Park 3, Photo Credit Brewtography Project
Colorado, Festivals, November

Featured Festival: Fall Back Beer Fest 2018, Estes Park

There’s little need to find an excuse to travel, but a beer festival in a fantastic Colorado town is a good one. After all, what’s a more perfect way to celebrate fall than by drinking beer in Estes Park? This ... [ Read More ]
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