Colorado festivals are known to be some of the most exciting festivals in the country. If you are worried about missing the festival season fear not, opportunities are abound. Music and film are the most popular festivals but we also have Renaissance, Shakespeare, Wild Flowers, Wild Mushroom, Ice, Wine, etc. Join us for some fun in paradise. It is difficult to choose favorite festivals because they are all fun but we did it anyways. Check out our favorites then browse the complete festivals directory to find the festival that fits your lifestyle.
Telluride Blues and Brews
Drink some of the many microbrews available while listening to world class blues, rock, gospel, soul, and funk. The mountain backdrop completes the package and makes for a thrilling experience. This is one of the best Colorado Festivals around. Go to Telluride Blues and Brews for information on this year's event.
Ouray Ice Festival
That's right-ICE. Ice climbing has become popular in the extreme sports arena and Ouray leads the way with great ice and some of the best climbers in the world. If you do not mind the cold and are interested in learning about ice climbing, this festival is a must. The best climbers are present giving slide shows and expert instruction. This is one fun festival. For more information visit Ouray Ice Festival.
Crested Butte Wild Mushroom Festival
This unique festival is fun and educational. Learn all about wild mushrooms in classes then learn how to use them in the kitchen. Then you take it to the next level and pair your recipes with fine wine. Crested Butte is a fun town in a beautiful mountain setting. Recreation opportunities are numerous and will keep you occupied between activities. For more information visit Crested Butte Wild Mushroom Festival.
Take advantage of this opportunity to drink great beer on the cheap. This two day festival is in downtown Fort Collins and is very affordable not to mention the large variety of beer and live music! Grab a hotel near downtown and remember, don't drink and drive. For more information visit Colorado Brewfest.
Visit Estes Park during the rutting season to watch some elk in action. Enjoy the art work, Mountain Man Rendezvous, Native American Storytelling and a variety of exciting events. This is truly a mountain festival. Visit Elk Fest.
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