July Festivals

Enjoying myself at The Village Uncorked at Winter Park Resort. HeidiTown.com

Colorado wine festivals not to miss

Colorado high country wine festivals Colorado’s ski resorts come alive during the summer with festivals of all kinds; music, muddy races, biking extravaganzas, beer fests and more. However, for those who prefer the pursuit of wine tasting over running a ... [ Read More ]
Crested Butte Wildflower Festival. Gothic Mountain photo by Doug Beezley
Festivals, July, October

Celebrate nature festivals at Colorado’s state parks

I learned recently that Colorado Parks & Wildlife is involved in many nature festivals throughout the state. From birding excursions to festivals celebrating elk, these events take place all year and in every corner of Colorado. Here are a few ... [ Read More ]
Keystone Wine & Jazz fest 2014 logo
Festivals, July

Keystone Wine & Jazz Festival

There’s something about wine and jazz  – they seem to be a natural fit. Perhaps it’s all the notes; flavor notes and C notes. Okay, so that’s just silly, but these two wonderful things really do pair very nicely. I ... [ Read More ]
Biergarden Festival Denver logo
Festivals, July, Uncategorized

Featured Festival: Biergarten Festival

What haven’t I written about Biergarten Festival? It’s one of my favorite Colorado summertime festivals, and in fact, I’d say it’s in the top three. For me, Biergarten Festival ticks all the right boxes because it’s an authentic German summer ... [ Read More ]
Firestone 4th of July Logo
Festivals, July

Featured Festival: 4th of July in Firestone, Colorado

Nothing is better than a small town celebration of the 4th of July, and you’ll find just that in Firestone, Colorado. Firestone is located  30 minutes north of Denver and 40 miles south of Fort Collins, along I25. Founded ... [ Read More ]
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Win 4 tickets to Colorado Renaissance Festival

We’ve been visiting the  Colorado Renaissance Festival for many, many years. In fact, my husband’s been visiting the realm since he was just a kid. It’s one of our favorite summer excursions. At the end of the day we’re hot, ... [ Read More ]
August, Festivals, July, June

Featured Festival: Food & Flick Fridays in Firestone, Colorado

There’s a fun, family-friendly event happening in Firestone over five Fridays this summer, and it’s called Food & Flick Friday. This is an event for everyone, from the new baby in the family to that newly engaged couple who is ... [ Read More ]
Aztec dancer at Native American Cultural Gathering in Colorado kneels. HeidiTown.com

Native American Cultural Gathering at Chimney Rock

Growing up in the Pacific Northwest, I was surrounded by Native American history. Therefore, it was sort of “old hat.” I knew a lot about Native Americans in the area because school presentations and museums were filled with this information, ... [ Read More ]
Happy Hour at Smokin Moes in Winter Park, Colorado.  Heiditown.com

Wine, Women & Winter Park, Part I

A girlfriend getaway to Winter Park, Colorado With the back of my Toyota stuffed with suitcases and coolers full of wine and other sweet treats, we were off. This was our long awaited girls-only weekend to be spent stuffing ... [ Read More ]
Pagosa Springs Renaissance & Pirates Festival. Courtesy Photo
Festivals, July, Travel

Pirates in Pagosa Springs, Colorado

All photos courtesy of the Pagosa Springs Renaissance & Pirates Festival and used with permission. Mermaids, knights in shining armor, craft beer and belly dancing? I am so there! And I will be, because I’m attending the 5th Annual Pagosa ... [ Read More ]