Don't be Bored This Winter Festivals Abound. HeidiTown
Colorado, February, Festivals, January

Why Do Snowdown, a Winter Festival, in Durango, Colorado

Updated: January 10, 2024 In 2019, we attended the 41st Snowdown, Durango, Colorado’s winter festival. To write that we had fun is an understatement. We lived it up from Human Foosball at Animas Brewing Co. to slopeside shenanigans at Purgatory ... [ Read More ]
Featured Festival: Winter Wonderlights 2017-2018, Loveland, Colorado
December, Festivals, January, November

Featured Festival: Winter Wonderlights 2017-2018, Loveland, Colorado

A brand new holiday event is coming to Loveland, Colorado and it is one that the organizers hope becomes a long-running Northern Colorado tradition. Photo credit: Joshua Hardin Winter Wonderlights will be a light show like no other in the ... [ Read More ]
Featured Festival, Rio Frio Ice Fest & Rio Frio on Ice 5K race. HeidiTown.com
Festivals, January, Travel

Featured Festival: Rio Frio Ice Fest in Alamosa, Colorado

Where can you watch a fire and ice bonfire, run a 5K on a frozen river, celebrate a 167-year-old mountain expedition, take a polar plunge and so much more? At the Rio Frio Ice Fest in Alamosa, Colorado in the ... [ Read More ]
Three Awe-Inspiring Colorado Winter Festivals, Kids Ski Joring Leadville CO 5 - by Lake County Tourism Panel
February, Festivals, January, March

These Colorado Winter Festivals Will Make You Feel like a Kid Again

UPDATED with 2018-2019 dates. I love things that make me feel like a little kid again; things like magic, 50 pound bags of popcorn at Costco and fresh snow. There’s something nostalgic about being truly awed, and as we get ... [ Read More ]
1st place Team Lithuania at the International Snow Sculpture Championships in Breckenridge, Colorado. HeidiTown (1)
February, Festivals, January, Travel

Why You Should go to the Snow Sculpture Championships in Breckenridge, Colorado

Last year I finally got the opportunity to attend the International Snow Sculpture Championships in Breckenridge, Colorado. I’d known about the event for years and wondered if it would live up to the hype. We were booked at the Village ... [ Read More ]
Featured Festival Telluride Fire Festival 2016 El Pulpo Mecanico
Festivals, January

Featured Festival: Telluride Fire Festival (Jan. 14-18, 2016)

This was the most unique winter festival we attended last year. It’s a spectacle of creativity and fire and must be experienced to be truly understood. And, the fact that it’s held in Telluride is a big bonus. Part Burning ... [ Read More ]
 ©Arthur Balluff  Breckenridge Tourism Office
Festivals, January, Uncategorized

Celebrate New Year’s Eve at a Colorado ski resort

Want to get high in Colorado this New Year’s Eve? It’s super easy and I’m not referring to a drug induced high. If you were to fly high above the Rocky Mountains on New Year’s Eve, you’d see an array ... [ Read More ]
Fall Back Beer Fest 2014. HeidiTown (1)
Festivals, January, November, October

Fall beer festivals in Colorado

The Great American Beer Festival may be over, but that doesn’t mean Coloradans stop celebrating craft beer. We celebrate all year long. Here are a few fall beer festivals that are sure to tickle your taste buds. Fall Back Beer ... [ Read More ]
Estes Park Winter Festival, Estes Park, Colorado
Festivals, January, Uncategorized

Featured Festival: Estes Park Winter Festival (Jan. 16-19, 2015)

If you like to eat and drink as much as I do, then you need to attend the Estes Park Winter Festival. Gluttony is one of the seven deadly sins, but once a year I get gluttonous at this fest ... [ Read More ]
Heidi at Fatty's during Ullr Festival in Breckenridge, Colorado. HeidiTown.com
Festivals, January, Travel, Uncategorized

Tweets from my Ullr Fest adventures in Breckenridge, Colorado

A fellow travel blogger once called me “a tweeting fool,” and she’s right. I love Twitter, and when I’m on a trip I tweet regularly. My twitter account is not hooked up to HeidiTown’s Facebook page, but it is hooked ... [ Read More ]