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Colorado Arts and Events FestivalsMusic, Art, Film, Oktoberfest, Beer, Rivers, and Snow Sculpting. What do all these things have in common? There are festivals for all these throughout the state of Colorado each year!

During the summer months, Colorado has hundreds of festivals to offer visitors, as well as locals. Though the winter months are frigid, Colorado does not lack in festivals during the harsher weather, as well.


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Starting as early as January, Colorado's mountain towns from Breckenridge and Vail to Durango host festivals celebrating everything winter. Members of the community dress in hilarious costumes and roam the streets. Highlights frequently include a parade, fireworks, plenty of unique competitions and family friendly activities. The end goal of these festivals is to bring plenty of fresh snow to the mountains....and have a ton of fun in the dead of winter!

Music and film festivals are abundant in every month all over the state of Colorado. From the Aspen Jazz Festival taking place over Labor Day each year, to musical festivals during March for spring break at many resorts, to summer long concert series in towns like Steamboat Springs, there are music festivals for all tastes.

Denver is known for its jam-packed schedule of festivals throughout the year. The Taste of Colorado hosts thousands of food vendors and special musical guests. In the summer months, the Colorado Renaissance is held on multiple weekends in Larkspur. This annual attraction features sword swallowers, jugglers, mimes, kings and queens. A fun way to travel back to medieval times, the Renaissance Festival Colorado is a grand family affair!  

Palisade Peach Festival located in Palisade has been running for over 40 years and is a wacky and fun four days. Centered around peaches, the festival features food, music, entertainment and activities. Festivals also take place for beer, for artwork, and for numerous ethnic groups.
Festivals