Greeley is the largest city in Weld County
, located an hour's drive north of Denver
and just 30 minutes from the Rocky Mountains Front Range.
In 1870, the community was founded under the direction of journalist Horace Greeley, who envisioned it as a temperance colony and farm cooperative.
Today Greeley, population 76,930, offers an abundant selection of indoor and outdoor recreational activities within its 580 acres of parkland. Enjoy walking and biking trails along the Poudre River Trail in Island Grove Regional Park. Nearby points of interest include the Pawnee National Grasslands where visitors can experience the prairie; a 1.5 mile walking trail is maintained as well as a 36-mile self-guided birding tour. The city is home to the University of Northern Colorado and host to one of the country's largest outdoor rodeos.
Greeley is part of the Greeley, Colorado metro area.
Education Highland Hills Beauty Academy |
Residential and Commercial Real Estate West Fork Village |
Wildlife Viewing Bucks, Bulls, and Beards Outfitters | Diamond Flyfishers |
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11/24 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.
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.
Lafayette Peach Festival Lafayette CO August17 500 fresh peach pies and individual servings of peach cobbler while supplies last, are available for sale at Festival Plaza and in front of the Main Stage near Lafayette Florist.
Scottish/Irish Highland Festival Estes Park CO September5-8 The Longs Peak Scottish/Irish Highland Festival has grown from four families on a Saturday afternoon to one of the most prestigious Celtic Festivals in North America.The world renowned festival has hosted world champion pipe bands, jousting, clogging competitions, dog shows featuring breeds of the British Isles, battle dioramas from famous events such as Waterloo, Scottish and Irish dance festivals, and oodles more.