If you weren’t able to make it out to the Breckenridge International Festival of Arts last weekend, you are in luck, all of the festivities will be continuing on until Sunday, August 21st! With a wide array of events including exhibitions, installations, contemporary circus performances, film, music, art and spectacle, there will be no lack of entertainment! We highly recommend you grab your handy Jett Cannabis pen and make it out to the Festival of the Arts and take in the beauty of Breckenridge. For more details and a full list of events, check out breckcreate.org/bifa
If you enjoyed the Telluride Bluegrass festival, or are simply a lover of the easygoing genre, this weekend is the Rocky Mountain Folks Festival along the St. Vrain River in Lyons Colorado from Friday, August 19th, through Sunday, August 21st. With incredible bands in the line up including The Decemberists, Andrew Bird, Conor Oberst, Lucinda Williams, Passenger, Mavis Staples, Dougie MacLean, Kathy Mattea, Darrell Scott and so much more! This festival began with the vision of spending a glorious Colorado summer weekend celebrating songs and stories from around the world. We highly recommend you stock up on some tasty Gaia’s Garden sour candies and make it down to the Rocky Mountain Folks Festival to enjoy the heat of summer! For more details or to purchase your tickets, check out bluegrass.com/folks.
To explore some incredible art under the beautiful Tabletop Mesas, the 26th annual Golden Fine Arts Festival in Golden this weekend on Saturday, August 20th, and Sunday, August 21st. Located in historic Downtown Golden on 11th street, there will be over 130 featured artists from 20 states, there will be art in a wide variety of mediums so there is bound to be a piece that catches your eye. We highly recommend that you put up a Zoot Espresso Brownie bar and make it down to the Fine Arts Festival. For more details, check out goldenchamber.org/golden-fine-arts-festival.
This weekend is also the 3rd annual Boulder Craft Beer Festival in downtown Boulder on Saturday, August 20th from 1 to 5pm. There will be 25 Craft breweries that will be participating and sampling their delicious brews and live music to keep you grooving! There will be free lawn games including Corn Hole and Ping Pong available for a little friendly competition. We highly recommend you munch on some Strawberry and Waffle Chocolate from Leafs by Snoop available at LivWell and explore the Boulder Craft Beer Festival! For more details or to buy tickets, check out boulderdowntown.com/craft-beer-festival.
It’s not too late to grab a few friends, get some costumes and sign up for the Craft Beer Relay at Copper Mountain this Saturday, August 20th. This approximately 5k relay race will have each team navigate a course filled with team games and individual challenges that will test their will and palates. There will be 12 local craft beer stations along the way to keep you refreshed as well as live music and food trucks to enjoy before and after the race! We highly recommend you grab some Mary’s Muscle Freeze to help ease your muscles after taking on the Craft Beer Relay. For more details or to sign up, check out craftbeerrelay.com/event/denver-co.