Colorado Weekend Ten To Do
June 4-6, 2010
- Colorado – Free Fishing Days
June 5 & 6 – Statewide
The Colorado Division of Wildlife allows fishing
without a license the first full weekend of June. Bag
and possession limits and special regulations apply,
check website for full details.
- Denver – Chalk Art Festival
June 5 & 6 – Larimer Square
Free street painting festival with over 200 artists
including six madonnari – professionals in this
medium. Youth challenge, kids corner and musical
- Denver – 39th Capitol Hill Peoples Fair
June 5 & 6 – Civic Center Park
FREE admission to multiple stages of local talent,
arts, children activities, crafts, food, wine pavilion.
In 39 years this event has grown from 2,000
attendees to 250,000.
Elizabeth – Elizabeth Stampede
June 4 – 6 – Casey Jones Park
Rodeo events sanctioned by Professional Bull Riders,
Professional Rodeo Cowboy Association and the
Women’s Professional Rodeo Association. Saturday
morning parade, evening dance and mutton bustin’ for
the younger set.
Manitou Springs – Wine Festival
June 5 – Memorial Park
Sample wines from 30 Colorado wineries, tasting
tickets $30, non-tasters admitted free. Food and wine
related booths, wines for purchase by bottle or case,
Pueblo – 10th Boats, Bands & BBQ
June 4 & 5 – Riverwalk
Kansas City BBQ Society competition, wing eating
and ice cream eating contests, live music.
Pueblo – Bluegrass on the River
June 4 – 6 – Nature & Raptor Center
Dozens of bluegrass groups perform on two stages.
Nature activities, arts & crafts, storytellers, camping,
Saturday night dance.
Snowmass – Chili Pepper & Brew Fest
June 4 & 5 – Village Mall/Fanny Hill
A smokin’ weekend of chili, beers and music.
Competition sanctioned by the International Chili
Society, summer ale competition, European and exotic
beer tasting with over 50 participating breweries.
Telluride – 27th Annual Balloon Rally
June 5 & 6 – Telluride Town Park
Morning balloon risings plus Saturday evening GLO on
Vail – Teva Mountain Games
June 3-6 – Vail Valley
Celebration of outdoor adventure sports – pro
athletes and amateurs complete in 24 disciplines
including kayaking, trail running, standup paddling,
amateur climbing, World Cup Bouldering. Adventure
Film School, photo competition, free concerts, art,
expo areas and interactive family zone.
Click on each event name to open website.
Check back each week during the summer for a potpourri of Colorado events and festivals for the upcoming weekend.