Oktoberfest

Two topnotch Oktoberfests in Colorado

For the past several weeks I’ve done a lot of chatting about Oktoberfests, and this is because I think, when done right, they are such fun and unique festivals. There are two Oktoberfests fast approaching that I want to bring to your attention. You will not find an eighties cover band headlining these fests, because both work to provide authentic Oktoberfest experiences that embrace and emphasize Northern Colorado’s rich German

Oktoberfests in Colorado

Got a craving for a big beer and some polka music? You are in luck! The Mayor of HeidiTown loves a good Oktoberfest, so I’ve created a list of all the festivals around Colorado. From Durango to Berthoud, from Steamboat Springs to Lamar, all across the state Coloradoans will be celebrating German heritage with beer, brats and polka. Festivals run September though October. Find out where to join in the

What to do this weekend & where to do it in Colorado (October 2-3, 2010)

As promised here’s a list of weekend events that caught the Mayor’s eye. Again, this is not a calendar of event, just stuff the Mayor thought was worth mentioning. I’m sure there are lots of other fun events happening this weekend. If you know of something, please share it in the comment section. First Friday Art Walks –  An art walk is just the thing to light your creative fire.

Grove of Aspen Trees in Colorado

As most of my loyal readers know HeidiTown is not a calendar of events. It is impossible for me to preview every event going on in Northern Colorado (let alone state wide). If only I could clone myself! I’ve decided to compile a list, every Friday morning, of all the  upcoming weekend events I was unable to preview, but would have liked to preview. Fall in Colorado is fabulous and

Oktoberfest celebration in Colorado mug of beer

September is in full swing and so are Colorado Oktoberfest celebrations. Some have already occurred, but here are a few festivals where you can practice your chicken dance and drink beer from a giant mug. Don’t forget the lederhosen! Oktoberfest Denver, September 17-19 and 24-26: This will be the 41st year for this Oktoberfest that was named one of the best festivals in the nation by USA Today. It also

Barley Days Barbeque in Berthoud, Colorado

Come celebrate small town America in Berthoud, Colorado this Saturday. This is the first annual Barley Days Barbeque, which will be held in Fickel Park. The event is sponsored by the Berthoud Area Chamber of Commerce. There will be beer, brats, bbq,  music and much, much more. Bring the whole family and stay for the entire afternoon. Barley Days starts at 12 p.m. on Saturday, October 3, and runs until

Why is September so great?  Oktoberfest

Coloradoans likes beer.   We have a lot of breweries.   In fact, we produce more beer here than in any other state.    Not surprisingly  towns across Colorado embrace Oktoberfest. The real Oktoberfest is held each year in Munich, Germany, where Germans and tourist alike consume 1.5 million gallons of beer during the 16-day event. The event starts in September and usually last into the first part of October.