March Festivals

Spring Break Festivals in the Colorado Rockies, Keystone photo by_jack_affleck_HighRes
Festivals, March

Spring Break Festivals in the Colorado Rockies

Make your spring break experience extra special this year with these fantastic Colorado ski resort festivals. Keystone Resort, Kidtopia Experience Week, photo by Jack Affleck. Breckenridge This town knows how to throw a party and spring break is no exception ... [ 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 ]
Cardboard Classic in Steamboat Springs, Colorado.
April, Festivals, March

Spring slopeside festivals in Colorado

Whether you ski or not, Colorado’s ski resorts put on fabulous springtime, slopeside parties that are worth a trip to the mountains. Nearly every resort has some sort of spring festival; some mountains host bands and others host competitions such ... [ Read More ]
How to lift your mood during the doldrums of winter. Frozen Dead Guy Days (1)
Festivals, March, Travel

Spring is one month away: How to lift your mood during the doldrums of winter

It’s always about this time of year when Coloradans are lulled into the belief that spring is just around the corner, and then, in comes March, Colorado’s snowiest month. Have you been wondering how you’re going to make it through ... [ Read More ]
The Mayor and a Leprachaun. St. Patrick's Day in Colorado.
Festivals, March

St. Patrick’s Day in Colorado

As a natural redhead with the freckles to prove it, I love St. Patrick’s Day. And while I’ve technically got more Scottish than Irish blood running through my veins, on St. Patrick’s Day I’m all Irish, along with everyone else ... [ Read More ]
St. Pats Fort Collins parade picture
Festivals, March

Featured Festival: Lucky Joe’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade (Fort Collins, Colorado)

Full disclosure: As a redhead with an Irish grandmother, I’m a big fan of St. Patrick’s Day. BIG. Last year I finally attended the Lucky Joe’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Fort Collins, Colorado, and it’s a heck of ... [ Read More ]
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HeidiTown Gives Back: Disabled Resource Service (DRS), Fort Collins, Colorado

It’s the first Monday of the month and that means it’s time to introduce the recipient of HeidiTown Gives Back. Each month a different Colorado-based charity is picked to receive free ad space on and a blog post about ... [ Read More ]
Skijoring in Leadville at Crystal Carnival
Festivals, March

Featured Festival: Leadville Ski Joring Weekend (Leadville, Colorado, March 2-3, 2013)

Skijoring competition during in Leadville, Colorado. Photo by Steve Sunday. ( One of my favorite memories is waking up to six inches of fresh snow on my birthday, October 10, 2007. We were staying in Leadville, Colorado the highest town ... [ Read More ]
Top 3 places to celebrate St. Patrick's Day in Northern Colorado
Festivals, March

Top 3 places to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in Northern Colorado

This is a holiday rooted in Christianity, but today it’s better known for green beer and corn beef and cabbage. March 17 is the anniversary of St. Patrick’s death in the fifth century and the Irish have celebrated this date ... [ Read More ]
The Mayor celebrates St. Patrick's Day a top a Colorado mountain.
Festivals, March

St. Patrick’s Day in Fort Collins, Colorado

The Mayor celebrates St. Patrick's Day a top a Colorado mountain. Photo by Ryan Schlaefer. All rights rserved. St. Patrick’s Day is one of my favorite holidays. I’m not exactly sure why. Despite having Irish roots my family never celebrated ... [ Read More ]