July Festivals

Featured Festival: Loveland Loves BBQ, Bands & Brews
Dining, Festivals, July

Featured Festival: Loveland Loves BBQ, Bands & Brews

Nothing feels as much like summer as a cold beer in one hand and a pulled pork sandwich in the other – welcome to Loveland Loves BBQ, Bands & Brews. This event always takes place on the second weekend in ... [ Read More ]
Featured Festival: Biergarten Festival (Morrison, Colorado)
Festivals, July

Featured Festival: Biergarten Festival (Morrison, Colorado)

The top three reasons why Biergarten Festival is one of my favorite summer fests: 1. It is located in one of the loveliest settings in Colorado. 2. The music never stops. 3. It’s simple. First, location. The Biergarten Festival is ... [ Read More ]
Junkyard Wars "“ Loveland, Colorado style
Festivals, July

Junkyard Wars ““ Loveland, Colorado style

Photos by H.M. Kerr-Schlaefer, all rights reserved. (Note: This event name has been changed to The Sculpture Games for 2013. It is now a 2-day event. More at www.thesculpturegames.com.) I consider myself creative and imaginative, but when it comes to ... [ Read More ]
Biergarten Festival in Morrison, Colorado gets it right
Festivals, July

Biergarten Festival in Morrison, Colorado gets it right

The 16th Annual Biergarten Festival – July 13 & 14, 2012   Last year I was interviewed by Kama, from 99.9 FM in Fort Collins, Colorado. She asked me, “What makes a great festival?” I answered that setting is a ... [ Read More ]
Loveland Loves BBQ, Bands & Brews (July 13-14, 2012)
Dining, Festivals, July

Loveland Loves BBQ, Bands & Brews (July 13-14, 2012)

I was raised in a strict vegetarian household, and when I was 16-year-old I rebelled by eating bacon, and since then I’ve been making up for my childhood meat deprivation. Today, I freaking love meat, and barbecue festivals allow me ... [ Read More ]
Celebrate all things German at the 15th Annual Biergarten Festival in Morrison, Colorado
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 ]
Calling all Celts!
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 ]
Get your kicks at the Greeley Stampede
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 ]
Cherry pie, oh my
Festivals, July

Cherry pie, oh my

Photo from the City of Loveland online. POST UPDATE:  The 2011 Cherry Pie Festival will be held on July 23.  All info here. Loveland, Colorado has a lot to celebrate – most recently Money Magazine named it the 33rd ... [ Read More ]
A Festival of Asses
Festivals, July

A Festival of Asses

Burro Days, Fairplay, Colorado. (Photo from Burro Days on Facebook) s A preview of the 62nd Annual Burro Days, this weekend in Fairplay, Colorado. Click here for all the details. ... [ Read More ]
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