Festivals & Events

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

Updated: February 28, 2024 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 ... [ 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 ]
Fun With Your Fur Friend in Fickle Park, Berthoud, Colorado. Puppy Mill Awareness Day 2
Colorado, Festivals, September

Fun With Your Fur Friend in Fickle Park, Berthoud, Colorado

Did you know that 75% of Americans own at least one dog? I believe it because, at one point, we were the only people on our block with one dog, everyone else had two! And now for an unhappy statistic ... [ Read More ]
Five Reasons to go to Hot Rock & Rumble at Pikes Peak Int'l Raceway
August, Colorado, Festivals

Five Reasons to go to Hot Rock & Rumble at Pikes Peak Int’l Raceway

You don’t need to love the sounds of motors revving and the smell of exhaust… but if you do, you simply have to go. Pikes Peak International Raceway is in Fountain, Colorado, just minutes south of Colorado Springs. The raceway ... [ Read More ]