Colorado January 14, 2022
The One Annual Winter Festival In Colorado Every Coloradan Should Bundle Up For At Least Once
You have heard of the Taste of Colorado, Cherry Creek Arts Festival, and the New West Fest, but did you know that the Centennial State is also home to some can’t-miss winter festivals? Case in point: this annual winter festival in Colorado that is worth bundling up for:
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Welcome to the Pagosa Springs Winterfest!
Taking place January 21st through the 23rd (2022), the Pagosa Springs Winterfest is unlike any other festival you have ever attended, beginning with such unique attractions as the highly anticipated hot air balloon launch.
What? Did you think hot air balloons could only paint the sky in warmer months?
In addition to the jaw-dropping hot air balloons, the Winterfest also features Skijor Pagosa, a competition in which a horse and rider pull a skier or snowboarder as quickly as possible through obstacles with the fastest times winning cash and other prizes.
As if these activities were not unique enough, the Pagosa Springs Winterfest also boasts a costumed pet parade, penguin plunge (AKA participants jumping into the freezing San Juan River), Sledz on Rez (pictured), and even a cross country skiing competition!
While you're here, be sure to check out the charming town of Pagosa, which is home to the famous Springs Resort & Spa, world-class shopping and dining, and so much more.
To learn more about the Pagosa Springs Winterfest (which, if you hadn't guessed, takes place in Pagosa Springs), please visit the Pagosa Chamber of Commerce's
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