Festivals & Events

Rippled silk effect German flag with sky background
Festivals, July

Celebrate all things German at the 15th Annual Biergarten Festival in Morrison, Colorado

I’m excited to tell my readers about this festival. This is not an Oktoberfest, but a celebration of German culture at a family-friendly event in Morrison, Colorado. The 15th Annual Biergarten Festival is a yearly event hosted by the German ... [ Read More ]
Colorado State Haggis Toss Championships at Elizabeth Celtic Festival
Festivals, July

Calling all Celts!

Colorado State Haggis Toss Championships at the Elizabeth Celtic Festival. (Photo courtesy of the festival) Much to my delight, there’s no shortage of Celtic festivals in Colorado. With the Rocky Mountain Irish Festival more than a month away, this little ... [ Read More ]
Old Fashion Corn Roast Festival in Loveland, Colorado
August, Festivals

Corn Roast Festival, a Loveland, Colorado event, announces entertainment lineup!

Corn Roast Festival runs August 26-27, 2011, in Loveland, Colorado. This event is still nearly two month away, but today the entertainment line-up for this corny community festival is being released on Facebook. I thought it was the ideal time ... [ Read More ]
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The Mayor’s tips for attending summer festivals

I’ve been attending festivals since I was just a kid. Our family favorite was the Pacific Northwest Scottish Highland Games & Clan Gathering in Enumclaw, Washington. We also attended regional and community events, such as the Skagit Valley Tulip Festival ... [ Read More ]
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Festivals, June

Head to Fort Morgan, Colorado for some swinging fun

I think this is one of the most unique festivals in Colorado. Celebrate the music of Fort Morgan’s favorite and most famous son at the Glenn Miller SwingFest, June 23-26, 2011. Read all about it HERE ... [ Read More ]
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Festivals, June

Win tickets to Spirits at Sunset at Summerfest in the Rockies in Loveland, Colorado

This year, Summerfest in the Rockies will kick off on July 8, 2011 with Spirits at Sunset. This is a twist on their usual wine tasting event. With a unique new distillery now open in Loveland, as well as a ... [ Read More ]
Greeley Stampede Rodeo
Festivals, July

Get your kicks at the Greeley Stampede

Greeley Stampede Rodeo. Courtesy photo. You don’t have to be a cowboy, or even own a pair of boots, in order to love the Greeley Stampede. This week long event has been held in Greeley, Colorado for over 100 years ... [ Read More ]
SummerFest in the Rockies is just around the corner
Festivals, June

SummerFest in the Rockies is just around the corner

Held annually on the  second weekend in July, this year (2011) will be the  5th SummerFest celebration. Held at Civic Center Park/Foote Lagoon in Loveland, Colorado, this community event features a smorgasbord of activities, and always kicks off with ... [ Read More ]
1955 Chevy purple
Festivals, Travel

Calling all car people! It’s time for Colorado Nationals

The Mayor never used to be much of a car person, however, buying a car with a V6, along with a newly developed love affair with Top Gear on the BBC, has changed all that. I still don’t consider myself ... [ Read More ]
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Festivals, June

One of Fort Collins, Colorado’s greatest yearly events

Read all about one of Fort Collins, Colorado’s greatest yearly events! The lineup for this year’s Bohemian Nights headliners have been announced and I’d advise you to start breaking in your dancing shoes. My update also includes a great Tip ... [ Read More ]