Festivals & Events

Beyond Colorado 12 Years of HeidiTown. HeidiTown.com (5)
Festivals, Travel

Beyond Colorado: 12 Years of HeidiTown

I feel like I’m writing one of these every day. I think it is because time is moving so fast.  Uncompahgre River near Ouray, Colorado. I’ve been the Mayor of HeidiTown for 12 years, yes, I started the blog in ... [ Read More ]
Fall in Love with Pueblo, Colorado, Part One Chile Festival. HeidiTown (5)
Colorado, Festivals, Travel

Fall in Love with Pueblo, Colorado, Part One: Chile Festival

I believe chiles make the world go round. So Pueblo Chile & Frijole Festival has been on my list for almost as long as the festival has been running. This year, their 25th anniversary, I finally made to the fest, ... [ Read More ]
Featured Festival Loveland Oktoberfest HeidiTown (1)
Festivals, September

Featured Festival: Loveland Oktoberfest, Sept. 13-14, 2019

‘Tis the season of Oktoberfest and I love it. There’s nothing better than beer, brats, sauerkraut and polka on a crisp fall day. Okay, fall actually doesn’t start until September 23, but there have already been a few brisk Colorado ... [ Read More ]
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 ]