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Only In Colorado: The Definitive Guide To What You Should Do This Memorial Day

Is anyone else having a hard time believing that Memorial Day is next weekend?! Have you made any special plans for your Saturday, Sunday, and Monday? Instead of traveling on busy interstates or fighting the crowds at DIA, why don’t you just relax and enjoy your weekend at home? From beer tastings to parades to special openings, Memorial Day weekend in Colorado offers something for everyone! Here is a rundown of some of the events happening close to you!

Alamosa
Memorial Day Encampment at Fort Garland
May 23rd-25th

Arapahoe Basin
Shakin’ at the Basin May Concert Series – Wash Park
May 23rd

Festival of the Brewpubs
May 24th

Bennett
Bennett Community Market
May 23rd

Boulder
Farmer’s Market
May 23rd

BolderBoulder
May 25th

Brush
2015 Sweney Cycle Memorial Weekend Challenge
May 23rd-25th

Buena Vista
Paddlefest
May 22nd-25th

Burlington
Kit Carson Carousel (Opening Weekend)
May 23rd

Canon City
Create Canon City Balloon Festival
May 23rd-25th

Castle Rock
Memorial Day Run & March
May 23rd

Colorado Springs
40th Annual Territory Days
May 23rd-25th

Plant Sale at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
May 23rd-25th

American Muscle Car Show
May 23rd

Cortez
Indian Arts & Culture Festival
May 23rd & 24th

Craig
Grand Olde West Days
May 22nd-25th

Commerce City
Memorial Day Parade
May 25th

Denver
Day of Rock
May 23rd

Downtown Denver Arts Festival
May 22-24th

Comic Con
May 23rd-25th

Water World (Opening Weekend)
May 23rd-25th

Soul Food Festival
May 23rd

Deborah Butterfield: The Nature of Horses at the Botanic Gardens (Opening Weekend)
May 23rd-25th

Durango
Iron Horse Bicycle Classic
May 22nd-25th

Estes Park
Art Market
May 23rd-25th

Fort Collins
Realities Ride & Rally
May 23rd & 24th

Victory Day Dance
May 23rd

Grand Junction
Junior College Baseball World Championship
May 23rd-30th

Shrine Circus
May 22nd & 23rd

Grand Lake
Memorial Day Parade
May 25th

  Gunnison
Growler Weekend
May 22nd-24th

La Junta
Laying of Flags at Cemetery
May 23rd

Limon
Limon Heritage Museum (Opening Weekend)
May 23rd-25th

Longmont
Farmer’s Market
May 23rd

Louisville
Boulder Creek Festival
May 22nd-25th

Ouray
HeidiTown Fest
May 23rd & 24th

Pueblo
Memorial Day Riverwalk
May 25th

Lake Pueblo (Opening Weekend)
May 23rd-25th

Salida
Bluegrass on the Arkansas
May 23rd & 24th

Steamboat Springs
Sidewalk Sale
May 22nd-25th

Tabernash
Memorial Day BBQ at Devil’s Thumb Ranch
May 24th

Telluride
Mountainfilm
May 22nd-25th

No matter where you are in Colorado (Front Range, Plains, or Slope), there is something fun to do nearby this Memorial Day weekend! What are you most looking forward to?

Annie
Annie is a wife, mom, new homeowner, and blogger with a love of God, family, and chicken nachos (in that order).