Leadville Boom Days |
Leadville is the highest incorporated city in the country, as well as being the frontier's wildest and richest silver mining boom town. The town was home to Doc Holliday, "Unsinkable" Molly Brown, and many other well-known historic figures.
Today, Leadville is designated as a National Historic Landmark District, featuring 70 square blocks of Victorian architecture and twenty square miles of mining history.
The town's real wealth may be its authentic historic attractions, such as the only two remaining Tabor structures in the state, -- the Tabor Opera House and the recently renovated Tabor Grand Hotel.
Leadville is an excellent base from which to explore the state, with plentiful nearby recreation in the surrounding mountains and lakes. The Colorado Trail provides convenient access to miles of hiking and biking trails; the route traverses Lake County and many of the country's best rafting rivers have their headwaters in this area.
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07/17 Coming to The area
Denver Greek Festival Denver CO June14-17 Traditional Greek dancing by the Hellenic Dance Academy of Denver and music by Etho Ellas. There is plenty of homemade food and pastries from throughout Greece to satisfy any appetite.
Breckenridge Summer Beer Festival Breckenridge CO July13 This event offers brews, views and free live music and features unlimited beer tasting from 12:00 to 5:00 p.m.
Winter Park Alpine Artaffair Winter Park CO July20-21 Featuring Fine Arts & Fine Crafts,
Jewelry, Photography, Metalwork, Mixed Media,
Pottery, Painting, Glass, Wood, Fiber and More.
Olathe Sweet Corn Festival Olathe CO August3 The Olathe Sweet Corn Festival is more than fun in the western Colorado sunshine. It is an ever-growing symbol of a community committed to making the future better for the generations to come.
Keystone Bluegrass and Beer Festival Keystone CO August3-4 Down-home cooking, frothy flavors and mountain music are just a piece of the pie. In a whirlwind of hillbilly luxuries, folks gather while 30 microbreweries from Colorado and beyond showcase their unique blends of hops and barleys.
Steamboat Wine Festival Steamboat Springs CO August7-11 Experience more than 100 food artisans, wineries, breweries, distilleries, epicurean purveyors, and locally-made products at this ultimate food and wine experience.