Mount Evans 2021
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There's a place to get away, to trade in the city for cool mountain air, to get a dose of Gold Rush History, and break free for a little while…
Just Over The Horizon
EXPLORE Clear Creek
Miner Street Market
Enjoy a safe, friendly, pedestrian mall-like space allowing businesses to expand outdoor dining + storefronts. A place to enjoy dinner + drinks + lightfare in a unique setting. Complete the experience with games such as cornhole, ring toss, sidewalk chalk + bubbles, live music and special events. OPEN daily all summer long!
Summer is almost here and white water rafting returns mid-May! From beginners to experts Clear Creek has rapids for every level of adventure! Book your trip today and escape the ordinary!
Only 20 Miles from Denver - A Day Trip to Remember
Clear Creek County is the gateway to the Rocky Mountains offering endless opportunities for outdoor recreation, delicious dining, unique shopping, and history that goes clear back to the Colorado Gold Rush!
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June 26 | 2021
Slacker Half Marathon, Relay and 4 Mile Races
8:00 AM TO 5:00 PM
Exit 216 Interstate 70, Georgetown
Welcome to the highest downhill half marathon in the country and possibly the highest downhill 4-miler!
The half marathon/relay begins on dirt and then paved bike path at Loveland Ski Area and descends five miles to Bakerville. At this point, racers travel a paved road 4.5 miles to Silver Plume. From here, racers travel 3.5 miles of paved bike path and paved/dirt road to downtown Georgetown. The 4 mile begins at Silver Plume and travels on paved bike path/road to the Town of Georgetown. These courses offer a fast race time for the serious runner and a scenic, fun route for the novice.
Please Note – All Parking for all races is at Loveland Ski Area! – Nothing will be at Georgetown Lake as the property has sold. EVERYTHING will be staged at Loveland Ski Area, Exit 216 off I-70.
For more information or to register visit www.slackerhalfmarathon.com
July 4 | 2021
4th of July Celebration in Clear Creek County
July 4 - 4th of July Celebration in Clear Creek County
Come spend the day with Idaho Springs, Empire, Georgetown and Silver Plume! Stroll through unique shops, art galleries, visit historic landmarks, tour museums, pan for gold, or experience a little adventure on Clear Creek’s rapids, atv tours, train rides, adventure park, sky trek, or zipline!
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Idaho Springs will be hosting an afternoon complete with live music and dancing in downtown at Citizens Park, delicious barbecue, and be sure to stay for fireworks over the Charlie Tayler Waterwheel!
- 2:00 pm Live Music and Entertainment Starts
- Beer Garden at Citizen’s Park
- 9:15 Fireworks Show will take place over Charlie Tayler Waterwheel – weather permitting.
In Georgetown, there will be a morning parade followed by a picnic, entertainment, and other special events. Please note – There will NOT be any fireworks in Georgetown this year… (Please head approximately 15 minutes east to Idaho Springs)
Also be sure to check out the Georgetown Loop Railroad schedule as train rides run from 10am until 3:50pm! Please contact the Georgetown Loop Railroad for reservations and additional information.
- 11:00 am Parade (Starting at The Alpine Restaurant and Bar at 11th and Rose Streets to 6th Street in Downtown Georgetown)
- Noon BBQ at Georgetown City Park (1001 Taos St, Georgetown, CO 80444) and music by the Brass Band
- 3:00 pm Live Music on Library Stage
- Beer Garden off of 6th Street and Rose Street – across from Guanella Pass Brewery
- Reenactments by the Park County Regulators off of 6th Street and Rose Street following the BBQ at City Park
There will be an annual 4th of July Ice Cream Social from 2-4 pm at Dinger’s Park and Pavilion on Main Street, across from the George Rowe Museum. There will be an assortment of baked goods, ice cream and beverages. Proceeds will benefit People for Silver Plume, Inc. and historic preservation.