There is certainly no shortage of festivals to keep you occupied over the next several months. Whatever your passion, whether it be beer, music, food, art, donkeys or balloons, there's a festival out there for you.
With this extensive list of different fiestas, carnivals and jamborees in the state, there's really no excuse not to get out out of the house and enjoy the summer.
• Denver — Beer Week: With more than 100 beer-related events. Through Oct. 5, Denver.