Till the nice snow!
Though we’re certain you’ve got already seen, it is formally winter in Colorado. In honor of our favourite time of 12 months, we have put collectively a listing of 9 tremendous stress-free (pun meant) winter occasions to go to in Colorado this 12 months.
This could be our coolest listing but!
1. INTERNATIONAL SNOW SCULPTURE CHAMPIONSHIPS
Kicking off our listing is one in all our favourite winter traditions – the Breckenridge Worldwide Snow Sculpting Championships. This icy competitors brings groups from around the globe to Breck as they compete and create some actually superb artworks – made completely of snow.
This 12 months’s occasion takes place on January 23rd – February 1ststfrom 27e. This occasion is free to the general public, nonetheless, timed entry reservations (free) are ONLY required on Saturday January twenty eighth.e as a result of it should actually be the busiest day.
2. KEYSTONE BLUEGRASS WINTER WEEKEND
Winter + Bluegrass…it would not get extra Colorado than that!
The tene The annual Keystone Winter Bluegrass weekend going down January 27-28 is the proper approach to finish the day of snowboarding. Going down at Warren Station from 7-11 p.m., every evening contains a stacked lineup of a few of Colorado’s prime bluegrass bands. Get your tickets right here.
3. FROZEN DEAD GUY DAYS
You had us at Frozen Lifeless Man.
We’re in fact speaking about Frozen Lifeless Man Days, which is transferring to Estes Park, CO this 12 months.
Though this competition has seen a change of surroundings, it’s certain to be stuffed with all of your favourite winter enjoyable. March 17-19 is the proper approach to say goodbye to the brief winter days and head into the spring snowmelt. Reside music, coffin races, polar dips, frozen t-shirt contests, frozen turkey bowling, costume contests and extra, this can be a competition each Coloradan should expertise no less than as soon as . Tickets ought to go on sale in late January, however you possibly can join alerts right here, within the meantime.
4. WINTER POLO CLASSIC
Now hear us out…polo in winter!
occurred on February 25e, Broadmoor’s first ever Winter Polo Traditional debuts and you will not wish to miss it. With the resort’s deep-rooted polo previous and a few of the finest gamers within the nation, it is a good way to discover the world of polo. You will discover reserved and GA tickets right here.
5. X GAMES
Subsequent up is the return of a particularly cool winter occasion – X Video games Aspen.
Going down from January 27-29, it is arguably the most important winter sports activities occasion of the 12 months, that includes a whole lot of the world’s finest winter athletes. Along with nice mountain views, the X Video games competitions and musical performances are free to the general public and are certain to maintain you coming again for extra.
Psst… we strongly counsel you costume early and costume Xtra scorching.
6. FULL GRASS
UllrGrass is coming.
This 3-day competition going down in Golden, CO the final weekend of January is the proper approach to unleash your interior Viking. Full with dwell music, beer competition, costume contest and rather more. You’ll want to seize these final minute tickets and benefit from the Nordic vibe.
7. SKI JORING DE LEADVILLE AND CRYSTAL CARNIVAL
Subsequent is one other Colorado staple – the Leadville Ski Joring and Crystal Carnival. From March 3-5, this distinctive occasion is full of winter enjoyable, together with: the gravity-defying sport of ski jöring, mountain biking, Nordic ski racing, paintball biathlon, dwell music, dancing, and extra.
Psst… if you happen to’re not aware of ski jöring you are going to wish to google this one!
8. WINTER CARNIVAL BY STEAMER
Rejoice 110 years of custom on the Steamboat Winter Carnival.
It is one in all Colorado’s oldest winter carnivals showcasing Steamboat’s distinctive western roots and love of winter sports activities. February 9-13 is a good way to have fun frost season. Nordic leaping, mountain events, road occasions, parades, fireworks and extra; it is easy to see what makes it a winter favorite.
Psst… be sure to catch The Lighted Man on the 9e.
9. DENVER WINTER WHISKEY TASTING FESTIVAL
Rounding out our listing is the Denver Winter Whiskey Tasting Pageant.
occurred on January 28e at Blake Avenue Tavern – it is undoubtedly a approach to keep heat this winter. Notable highlights of this 12 months’s competition embody: over 20 native and worldwide whiskeys, dwell music, scrumptious bites, an unique tasting glass and infinite enjoyable. Tickets are promoting out quick, seize yours whilst you nonetheless can.
IT’S A WINTER LIFE
We have mentioned it earlier than and we’ll say it once more, winter in Colorado is THE final! We hope you’re taking the time to get pleasure from a few of these distinctive Colorado winter occasions. Keep snug!
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