Festivals & Events

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 ]
Featured Festival Longmont Oktoberfest 2018 - HeidiTown - Firkin tapping
Colorado, Festivals, October

Featured Festival: Longmont Oktoberfest, Oct. 5-6, 2018

It’s time to Oktoberfest in the Longmont-style and that means great beer from Longmont breweries and some harmonica. That’s right, crowds at this Oktoberfest will enjoy the all-American, bluesy sound of JJ Grey & Mofro. The Left Hand Brewery Foundation ... [ Read More ]
Treat Yourself to Vail, Colorado & the Four Seasons. Thew view from our room's balcony at Four Seasons. HeidiTown
Colorado, Festivals, Travel

Treat Yourself to Vail, Colorado & the Four Seasons

I’ve become quite familiar with Vail, Colorado over the years, and I’ve become quite the fan. In addition to being a World Class ski resort, Vail is a foodie destination, shopping haven and a top spot for adventure seekers.  The ... [ Read More ]
Featured Festival Farm to Fiddle Summer Festival 2018 kids dancing
Colorado, Festivals

Featured Festival: Farm to Fiddle Summer Festival 2018, Hotchkiss, CO

Farm to Fiddle Summer Festival encompasses everything a summer festival should be; there’s fresh veggies, singing and dancing, chickens, a climbing wall, locally made beverages and so much more. All of these things are why I love Hotchkiss and the ... [ Read More ]