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, balloons or Bigfoot, 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.

Want to stay local? Here's a list exclusive to the Springs area.


- Aspen - Aspen Music Festival and School: More than 400 events and featuring its signature wide variety of musical works, periods and performers. Through Aug. 19, Aspen.

- Steamboat Springs - Strings Music Festival: Jazz, rock, country, bluegrass and more. Through Aug. 24, Steamboat Springs.

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- Denver — Friday Night Bazaar - RiNo Summer 2018: More than 30 local makers, breweries and food trucks. Fridays, through Sept. 14, 2845 Walnut St., Denver.

- Telluride - Telluride Mushroom Fest: Learn all that mushrooms have to offer the world. Aug. 16-19, Sheridan Opera House, Telluride.

- Palisades - Peach Festival: Peach pies, peach ice cream, peach preserves, peach salsa, peach brandy, peach wine. Aug. 16-19, downtown Palisade.

- Manitou Springs - Pikes Peak Run Fest: Running and trail organizations, music, food and more. Aug. 17, Memorial Park, Manitou Springs.

- Northglenn - Magic Festival: Aug. 17 and 18, Recreation Center, Northglenn.

- Denver - Velorama Festival: A Celebration of cycling and music, with craft beer, food trucks, cycling events and premium views of the Colorado Classic. Aug. 17-19, Black Street, Denver.

- Copper Mountain - Copper Crush Wine Festival: Not your mother's wine fest. Wear your jeans and get ready to stomp grapes. Aug. 17-19, Copper Mountain.

- Lyons - Rocky Mountain Folks Festival: The world's most inspired songwriters share their songs and stories. Aug. 17-19, Lyons.

- Snowmass Village - Zoppé Italian Family Circus: Acrobatic feats, equestrian showmanship, clowns and more. Aug. 17-19, Snowmass Village.

- Colorado Springs - Steers and Beers Brew and Whiskey Fest: Hundreds of brews and whiskeys to sample. Aug. 18, Antlers hotel, Colorado Springs. Advance tickets.

- Monument - Pickin' on the Divide Bluegrass Festival: With WireWood Station, Flying W Wranglers and Tenderfoot Bluegrass. Aug. 18, Limbach Park, Monument.

- Greeley - Monster Day: Celebration of all things monster. Aug. 18, downtown Greeley.

- Fort Collins - Peach Festival: Peach pikes, music, kids activities and more. Aug. 18, Civic Center Park and Washington Park, Fort Collins.

- Windsor - Front Range Wine Festival: Wine, entertainment, vendors and more. Aug. 18, Main Park, Windsor.

- Gould - Moose Festival: Speakers, workshops, family activities and more. Aug. 18, Moose Visitor Center, Gould.

- Keystone - Mountain Town Music Festival: A celebration of all things Colorado. Warm summer days, live music and more. Aug. 18, Keystone.

- Winter Park - Uncorked: Wine, food, music and a champagne cork-off. Aug. 18, Hideaway Park, Winter Park.

- Boulder - Boulder Craft Beer Fest: Samples of Boulder's best beer, food, music and more. Aug. 18, Boulder.

- Aurora - Global Fest: Flavors, cultural experiences and artistic expression from around the world. Aug. 18, Aurora Municipal Center, Great Lawn, Aurora.

- Old Town Lafayette - Peach Festival: Peach pies, cobblers and smoothies, vendors, crafters, antique dealers. Aug. 18, Old Town Lafayette.

- Mancos - Mancos Valley Summer BrewFest: Aug. 18, Cottonwood Park. Mancos.

- Golden - Fine Arts Festival: A prestigious juried art show for close to three decades. Aug. 18 and 19, downtown, Golden.

- Grand Junction - Colorado Gypsy Fest Horse Show: Aug. 18 and 19, Mesa County Fairgrounds, Grand Junction.

- Denver - Urban Market: Denver's premier open air marketplace with live concert at noon. Aug. 18 and 23, Skyline Park, Denver.

- Morrison - Red Rocks Beer Festival: Plus The Revolution 3 Tour with The Cult, Stone Temple Pilots and Bush. Aug. 19, Red Rocks Amphitheatre, Morrison.

- Greenwood Village - KS 107.5 Summer Jam 21: With Wiz Khalifa, Rae Sremmurd, Lil Dicky, Big Boi, Lil Skies and Saweetie. Aug. 19, Fiddler's Green Amphitheatre, Greenwood Village.

- Denver - High Plains Comedy Festival: Aug. 23-25, Denver.

- Carbondale - Cowboy Up Dance & BBQ: Local celebration of Carbondale's western heritage. Aug. 24, 4th Street Plaza and Park, Carbondale.

- Loveland - Old Fashioned Corn Roast Festival: Parade, corn shucking competition and corn eating contest. Aug. 24 and 25, downtown Loveland.

- Colorado Springs — Comic Con: With celebrities from all genres of TV, movies and cartoons. Aug. 24-26, Chapel Hills Mall, Colorado Springs.

- Towaoc - Pow-wow: And handgame tournament. Aug. 24-26, Ute Mountain Casino Hotel.

- Nederland - Nedfest: Outdoor music, arts and microbrew event. Aug. 24-26, Nederland.


- Copper Mountain - Cider Circus Festival: Sample craft ciders and brews while enjoying jugglers, mimes, clowns and acrobats. Aug. 25, Copper Mountain.

- Colorado Springs - Wine Festival — To benefit Colorado Springs Dance Theatre. July 25, 1832 N. Cascade Ave. Advance tickets available online.

- Colorado Springs - Colorado Springs International Dragon Boat Festival: Full day of dragon boat races. Aug. 25, Prospect Lake, Memorial Park, 1605 E. Pikes Peak Ave.

- Broomfield - Rocky Mountain Cigar Festival: Mingle with the most prominent cigar manufacturers and cigar celebrities from around the world. Aug. 25, Broomfield.

- Central City - Great Central City Beer Fest: Live music and more. Aug. 25, Central City.

- Durango - San Juan Brewfest: More than 50 breweries, live music and more. Aug. 25, downtown Durango.

- Gunnision - Blue Mesa Beach Bash: Take place on Colorado's largest body of water. Aug. 25, Blue Mesa Reservoir, Gunnison.

- Trinidad - Trinidaddio Blues Fest: Aug. 25, Central Park, Trinidad.

- Denver - Summer Spirits Festival: Embark on a journey to warm up your taste buds in the great season of summer with the opportunity to taste a variety of spirits. Aug. 25, Denver.

- Buena Vista - King Boletus Mushroom Festival: Seminars and everything mushroom. Aug. 25 and 26, Buena Vista.

- Glendale - Bruises and Brews Festival: Beer and rugby. they are better together. Aug. 25 and 26, Infinity Park, Glendale.

- Creede - Headwaters Music Festival: Music, dining and vendors. Aug. 25 and 26, Ball Field, Creede.

- Evergreen - Fine Arts Festival: Juried fine art show, with local music, food and drink. Aug. 25 and 26, Hiwan Homestead Museum, Evergreen.

- Estes Park - Handmade in Colorado Expo: Juried event showcasing some of Colorado's best fine art and contemporary craft. Aug. 25 and 26, Bond Park, Estes Park.

- Littleton - Affordable Arts Festival: All art is $100 or less. Aug. 26, campus of Arapaho Community College, Littleton.

- Denver - Chef and Brew Beer Fest: More than 20 Denver chefs pairing food with craft brews. Aug. 29, Exdo Event Center, Denver.

- Steamboat Springs - Yampa Valley Crane Festival; Crane viewings, speakers, live raptors and more. Aug. 30-Sept. 2, Steamboat Springs.

- Silverton - Western Movie Festival: Aug. 31 and Sept.1 , Silverton

- Pagosa Springs - Four Corners Folk Festival: Los Lobos, Bela Fleck & Abigail Washburn, Sarah Jarosz and more. Aug. 31-Sept. 2, Pagosa Springs

- Aspen - Jazz Aspen Snowmass Labor Day Experience: Maroon Five, Keith Urban and more. Aug. 31-Sept. 2, Aspen.

- Alamosa - Early Iron Festival: Vintage car shows with more than 500 vehicles. Aug. 31-Sept. 2, Alamosa.

- Buena Vista - Seven Peaks Music Festival: With Dierks Bentley, Miranda Lambert and more. Aug. 31-Sept. 2, Buena Vista.

- Telluride - Film Festival: Celebration of film, community, and creativity. Aug. 31-Sept. 3, Telluride.

- Denver - Taste of Colorado: With more than 50 of Coloradans' favorite restaurants. Aug. 31-Sept. 3, Civic Center Park, Denver.


- Steamboat Springs - Wild West Air Fest: Nationally renowned pilots perform aerobatics and formation flying. Sept. 1, Airport, Steamboat Springs.

- Salida - Wine Fest: Celebrates the vintages of Colorado wineries in Salida. Sept. 1, Riverside Park, Salida.

- Louisville - Pints in the Park: Close to 20 breweries and food trucks. Sept. 1, Community Park, Louisville.

- Copper Mountain - Copper Country Fest: Music and arts festival. Sept. 1 and 2, Copper Mountain.

- Boulder - Boulder Creek Hometown Festival: Arts, crafts, vendors beer and more. Sept. 1-3, Boulder.

- Breckenridge - Gathering at the Great Divide: More than 100 artists. Sept. 1-3, Breckenridge.

- Colorado Springs - Labor Day Liftoff: Balloon Classic and Balloon Glow. Sept. 1-3, Memorial Park, Colorado Springs.

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- Manitou Springs - Commonwheel Co-op's Labor Day Art and Craft Festival: Art, music and more. Sept. 1-3, Memorial Park, Manitou Springs.

- Victor - Victor Celebrates the Arts: Plein air artists from around the country gather to paint on location in our historic town. Sept. 1-3, Victor.

- Windsor - Harvest Festival and Balloon Rally: Vendors, balloon launch and more. Sept. 1-3, Windsor.

- Boulder - Rocky Mountain Beer Festival: Beer music and classic lawn games. Sept. 3, Boulder.

- Fairplay - Plein Air Arts Celebration: Enjoy art painted by talented Plein Air artists. Sept. 4-8, Fairplay.

- Denver - Food and Wine Festival: Extravaganza of food, wine and spirits education, promotion and tastings. Sept. 4-9, Denver.

- Highlands Ranch - Highlands Ranch Days: Historical reenactments, Indian fry bread, petting zoo and more. Sept. 6, Highlands Ranch.

- Estes Park - Longs Peak Scottish-Irish Highland Festival: There will be jousting, piping, a parade and more. Sept. 6-9, Estes Fairgrounds and Event Center, Estes Park.

- Denver - Urban Market: Denver's premier open air marketplace with live concert at noon. Sept. 6 and 27, Skyline Park, Denver.

- New Castle - Burning Mountain Festival: Parade, music, vendors and more. Sept. 7 and 8, Burning Mountain Park, New Castle.

- Aurora - CherryArts Festival: national and local art, music and interactive art installations. Sept. 7 and 9. Stanley Marketpace, Aurora.

- Colorado Springs - Briarfest: Rides, food, concerts and marketplace. Sept. 7-9, St. Gabriel the Archangel Catholic Church, Colorado Springs.

- Crested Butte - Colorado Jazz Musicians Festival: Sept. 7-9, Crested Butte.

- Fort Lupton - Trapper Days: Parades, food and more, Sept. 7-9, downtown, Fort Lupton.

- Vail - Wheels & Wings Festival: Hundreds of cars, airplanes, aircraft, and motorcycles. Sept. 8, Vail.

- Westcliffe - High Peaks Music Festival: Sept. 8, Feed Store Amphitheater Park, Westcliffe.

- Colorado Springs — Tees, Tacos and Tequila Festival: Sept. 8, Valley Hi Golf Course, 610 S. Chelton Road, Colorado Springs.

- Louisville - Boulder Valley Wine Festival: Sept. 8, Caranci Pavilion Community Park, Louisville.

- Colorado Springs - What If...Festival of Innovation and Imagination: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sept. 8, downtown Colorado Springs.

- Buena Vista - Apple Fest: Apple bobbing, pie contests, tours and more. Sept. 8, Turner Farm, Buena Vista.

- Cortez - Harvest Beer Festival: Music, food, kid's activities and more. Sept. 8, Cortez.

- Greeley - Potato Day: Living history demonstration, music and baked potatoes. Sept. 8, Centennial Village Museum, Greeley.

- Snowmass Village - Septemberfest: Wine and food tastings, kids activities, vendors and more. Sept. 8, Base Village, Snowmass Village.

- Crested Butte - Chili and Beer Fest: Locally made chili, craft beer and live music. Sept. 8, Crested Butte.

- Lafayette - Lafayette Brew Fest: Explore craft/micro beers one pour at a time. Sept. 8, Lafayettek.

- Denver - Westwood Chile Fest: Celebrates Hispanic-centric cultures with focus on authentic food and the arts. Sept. 8, Morrison Road, Denver.

- Loveland - Pastels on 5th: Artwork is created on the sidewalk by local and regional artists using brightly colored pastels. Sept. 8, downtown, Loveland.

- Meeker - Jammin' Lamb Festival: Lamb, music, culture and spirits. Sept. 8, Downtown Plaza, Meeker.

- Cripple Creek - Cruise About the Clouds Car Show: Vintage, custom and classic cars and motorcycles. Sept. 8 and 9, Cripple Creek.

- Snowmass Village - Balloon Festival: One of the highest-altitude balloon events in the country. Sept. 8 and 9, Snowmass.

- Castle Rock - Colorado Artfest: Juried fine arts show with artists from across the country. Sept. 8 and 9, Castle Rock.

- Salida - Fiber Festival: Find everything you need to stay warm and fashionable this winter. Sept. 8 and 9, Riverside Park, Salida.

- Salida - Bike Festival: Group rides, bike films, chainless race, bike parade. Sept. 13-16, Salida.

- Carbondale - No Man's Land Film Festival: With guest speakers, panel discussions, hands-on workshop and more. Sept. 13-16, Carbondale.

- Palisade - Colorado Mountain Winefest: It's the state's largest and oldest wine festival. Sept. 13-16, Palisade.

- Aspen - Ruggerfest: 50th anniversary celebration. Sept. 13-16, Aspen.

- Northglenn - Pirate Fest: A whole day o' pirate ruckus. Sept. 14 and 15, Northglenn.

- Denver - Grandoozy Festival: More than 40 music acts, craft beer and more. Sept. 14-16, Overland Park Golf Course, Denver.

- Colorado Springs - Holly Berry House Folk Art Festival: 165 juried artisans from across the United States. Sept. 14-16, Rock Ledge Ranch, Colorado Springs.

- Denver - Lindy on the Rocks - Vintage Dance Festival: With Lindy Hop instructors from across the globe to Denver to teach, dance and inspire. Sept. 14-16, Denver.

- Pagosa Springs - ColorFest: Hot air balloons, music, beer, wine, food and more. Sept. 14-16, Pagosa Springs.

- Telluride - Telluride Blues and Brews Festival: Beer, music and more. Sept. 14-16, Telluride.

- Denver - Beer Fest: With more than 100 beer-related events. Sept. 14-22, Denver.

- Lake City - Uncorked Wine and Music Festival: Music wine and food. Sept. 15, downtown Lake City.

- La Junta - Hispanic Heritage Day: Music, dance, cooking and more. Sept. 15, Bent's Old Fort, La Junta.

- Frederick - Miners Day: Parade, vendors, music and more. Sept. 15, Crist Park, Frederick.

- Broomfield - Craft Beer and Wine Festival: Hand-crafted beers, food and more. Sept. 15, Orchard Town Center.

- Fort Collins - Natures' Harvest Fest: Live butterfly release, garden tastings, apple cider pressing and more. Sept. 15, Fort Collins.

- Broomfield - Broomfield Days Community Festival: Parade, food, vendors and more. Sept. 15, Broomfield.

- Florence - Pioneer Day: Parade. Floats, bands and more. Sept. 15, West Main Street to East Main Street, ending at Pioneer Park, Florence.

- Sterling - Sugar Beet Days: Craft and food vendors, music and more. Sept. 15 and 16, Sterling.

- Northglenn - Healing Hoop Pow-Wow: Contest dancing, food vendors, arts and crafts and more. Sept. 15 and 16, Stonehocker Historical Site, Northglenn.

- Morrison - Trapfest: Featuring Nghtmre and Slander. Sept. 16, Red Rocks Amphitheatre, Morrison.

- Grand Lake - Constitution Week: Celebrates the signing of the Constitution with week long events. Sept. 17-22, Grand Lake.

- Breckenridge - Film Festival: Sept. 20-23, Breckenridge.

- Fountain - Hot Rod Rock & Rumble: Live bands, car show, vendors and more. Sept. 21 and 22, Pikes Peak International Raceway, Fountain.

- Pueblo - Chile & Frijoles Festival: Music‚ arts and crafts‚ cooking competitions and chilies‚ chilies‚ chilies. Sept. 21-23, Pueblo.

- Ridgway - Spirit Fest: Spiritual but not necessarily religious event. Sept. 21-23, Ridgway.

- Boulder - Handmade in Colorado Expo: Juried event showcasing some of Colorado's best fine art and contemporary craft. Sept. 21-23, Central Park, Boulder.


- Monument - Bines and Brews Hopsfest: Brewers competition, food vendors, music and more. Sept. 22, Limbach Park, Monument.

- Arvada - Arvada Days: Celebration of the early days of Arvada. Sept. 22, Clear Creek Valley Park Park Addition, Arvada.

- Westminster - Craft Beer & Wine Festival: Try hand-crafted beers and wines from around the state. Sept. 22, Orchard Town Center, Westminster.

- Pagosa Springs - Mountain Chile Cha Cha and Chile Festival: Celebrates trail running with live music, beer chiles and more. Sept. 22, Town Park, Pagosa Springs.

- Erie - Wine and Cheese Festival: Sept. 22, Coal Creek Park, Erie.

- Greenwood Village - High Elevation Rock Festival: Sept. 22 and 23, Fiddler's Green Amphitheatre, Greenwood Village.

- Parker - Fine Arts & Music Festival: National and local juried art and a mix of blues, county and more. Sept. 22 and 23, O'Brien Park, Parker.

- Greeley - Civil War Weekend: Witness a day in the life of a Civil War soldier with recreate drills and battle reenactments. Sept. 22 and 23, Centennial Village Museum, Greeley.

- Ridgway - Ouray County Railroad Days: Museum open house, hikes, model railway and more. Sept. 27-30, Ridgway Railroad Museum, Ridgway.

- Boulder - Film and Brew Festival: Highlighting the craft of brewing and distilling, food arts and artistic crafts. Sept. 28, Element Bistro, Boulder.

- Buena Vista - 14er Fest: A multi-sport mountain festival for all trail users, ages, and abilities. Sept. 28-30, Buena Vista.

- Victor - Taste the Gold: Venture through the old historic streets to experience a wide selection of wines from local wineries. Sept. 29, Victor.

- Boulder - Bee Boulder Festival: A day of learning about and celebrating pollinators with music, prizes and more. Sept. 29, Central Park West, Boulder.

- Idaho Springs - Dynamite Days Festival: To celebrate the mining history of the town. Sept. 29, Miner Street, Idaho Springs.

- Ridgway - SNEFFELS Fiber Arts Festival: Fiber vendors, food, workshops, classes, demonstrations. Sept. 29 and 30, Ridgway.

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