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August 20 | 2022

Rapidgrass Bluegrass Festival

Time

12:00 AM TO 11:59 PM

Location

101 Idaho Springs Road East, Idaho Springs

Details

Rapidgrass Bluegrass Festival returns to Idaho Springs in Clear Creek County, Colorado this summer on August 20th!

Come enjoy this iconic, independent, home grown mountain music born in Colorado, and inspired + influenced by country, jazz, bluegrass, gypsy-swing & classical music.

Definitely a music festival not to be missed complete with additional musicians, artisans, and festivities in the heart of the Rocky Mountains.

Venue

Idaho Springs Sports & Events Complex

Idaho Springs 80452 United States

November 12 | 2022

Annual Georgetown Bighorn Sheep Festival

Time

10:00 AM TO 6:00 PM

Location

600 6th Street, Georgetown

Details

The Annual Georgetown Bighorn Sheep Festival takes place the Second Saturday of November from @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Join the Historic Town of Georgetown and Colorado Parks & Wildlife for the Annual Georgetown Bighorn Sheep Festival!

This festival always takes place the 2nd Saturday in November and runs from 10 am until 3 pm. There will be children’s activities, crafts, music, wildlife programs, hikes, tours and so much more!

Be sure to stop by the Bighorn Sheep Viewing Station and the Georgetown Gateway Visitor Center as trained volunteers with binoculars and spotting scopes help viewers locate the head-banging sheep and offer a brief lesson on the animals!

To visit the viewing station, take I-70 west from Denver to the Georgetown exit (#288). Turn left on Alvarado Road and follow the brown and white binocular signs until you reach the viewing station near Georgetown lake. Bighorns may be noticed from the highway, but, for the safety of both people and wildlife, please view sheep from the viewing station.

For more information:

Georgetown Bighorn Sheep Festival Website or call the Georgetown Gateway Visitor Center at (303) 569-2405.

Colorado Parks and Wildlife: cpw.state.co.us

The Gateway Visitors Center: www.georgetowntrust.org/gateway-visitor-center.html

Georgetown Promotions Website: www.georgetown-colorado.org

Georgetown Loop Train and Mining Park: www.georgetownlooprr.com

Venue

Strousse Park

Georgetown 80444

November 11 | 2023

Annual Georgetown Bighorn Sheep Festival

Time

10:00 AM TO 6:00 PM

Location

600 6th Street, Georgetown

Details

The Annual Georgetown Bighorn Sheep Festival takes place the Second Saturday of November from @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Join the Historic Town of Georgetown and Colorado Parks & Wildlife for the Annual Georgetown Bighorn Sheep Festival!

This festival always takes place the 2nd Saturday in November and runs from 10 am until 3 pm. There will be children’s activities, crafts, music, wildlife programs, hikes, tours and so much more!

Be sure to stop by the Bighorn Sheep Viewing Station and the Georgetown Gateway Visitor Center as trained volunteers with binoculars and spotting scopes help viewers locate the head-banging sheep and offer a brief lesson on the animals!

To visit the viewing station, take I-70 west from Denver to the Georgetown exit (#288). Turn left on Alvarado Road and follow the brown and white binocular signs until you reach the viewing station near Georgetown lake. Bighorns may be noticed from the highway, but, for the safety of both people and wildlife, please view sheep from the viewing station.

For more information:

Georgetown Bighorn Sheep Festival Website or call the Georgetown Gateway Visitor Center at (303) 569-2405.

Colorado Parks and Wildlife: cpw.state.co.us

The Gateway Visitors Center: www.georgetowntrust.org/gateway-visitor-center.html

Georgetown Promotions Website: www.georgetown-colorado.org

Georgetown Loop Train and Mining Park: www.georgetownlooprr.com

Venue

Strousse Park

Georgetown 80444

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July 4 | 2022

4th of July Celebration in Clear Creek County

Time

12:00 AM TO 11:59 PM

Details

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! Follow us:  www.facebook.com/VisitClearCreek

Georgetown

8:00 am  ~  SUP-athlon at Georgetown Lake
10:30 am  ~  Beer Garden in Werlin Park
11:00 am  ~  Parade in Historic Downtown
12:00 pm  ~  BBQ in City Park
12:30 pm  ~ Cowboy Band in City Park
1:00 pm   ~  Jeffco Brass Band in Historic Downtown on Library Stage
2:00 pm   ~  The Wrecklunds in Historic Downtown on Library Stage
2:00 pm   ~  Park County Regulators Shootout in Historic Downtown

Start the day in Georgetown, Colorado with a SUP-athlon at Georgetown Lake then enjoy a beer garden while you settle in and wait for the start of the Old Fashioned Parade down 6th Street in Historic Downtown. Bring a blanket or lawn chair and find a spot to watch – we also suggest bringing umbrellas for shade, or you can pick one up a beautiful keepsake umbrella at the Georgetown Valley Candy Company too!

After the parade enjoy a short walk to City Park at the corner of 10th Street and Rose Street for an afternoon filled with BBQ to benefit the Georgetown Community Center ($10 per plate – cash or check please) and enjoy the sounds of the Cowboy Band as the children play at Fosters Place Playground with spectacular views of the surrounding Rocky Mountains.

Also be sure to check out the Georgetown Loop Railroad schedule for reservations and additional information.

Silver Plume

2:00 pm   ~  Ice Cream Social at Dinger Park

Enjoy a free ice cream social complete with homemade cakes, pies, refreshments, and of course ice cream at Dinger Park, located at 310 Main Street in Silver Plume, Colorado. Please drop in from 2:00 pm until 4:00 pm. If you wish to make a donation all proceeds will benefit People for Silver Plume.

The George Rowe Museum is located across the street and is open daily from 12:00 pm until 5:00 pm. Take a tour of the original schoolhouse and learn about the history of Silver Plume and unique mining past. There is a small entrance fee to help support People for Silver Plume and ongoing historic preservation. Learn more at peopleforsilverplume.org

Idaho Springs

1:00 pm   ~  Live Music + Festivities start on Miner Street & Citizens Park
9:15 pm   ~  Fireworks Show over the Charlie Tayler Waterwheel

The City of Idaho Springs is hosting a day filled with fun for the whole family with activities from 1:00 pm until 9:00 pm and fireworks to follow at 9:15 pm.

Along Miner Street in Downtown Idaho Springs enjoy perusing the Miner Street Market, listening to live music + enjoying entertainment while sipping on craft brews in the beer garden at Citizens Park (16th and Miner Street), bounce house for the kiddos, a dunk tank, lawn games, face painting, balloon art, chalk art, live animals, and sampling the flavors of local restaurants and food vendors.

Fireworks will take place over the iconic Charlie Tayler Waterwheel starting at 9:15 pm, weather dependent.

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September 5 | 2022

Labor Day

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Celebrate Labor Day in Clear Creek County!

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September 22 | 2022

First Day of Fall

Time

12:00 AM TO 11:59 PM

Location

Idaho Springs, Empire, Georgetown, Silver Plume

Details

Celebrate the First Day of Fall in Clear Creek County!

Venue

Clear Creek County

Idaho Springs, Empire, Georgetown, Silver Plume, CO

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October 31 | 2022

Happy Halloween

Time

8:00 AM TO 5:00 PM

Location

Idaho Springs, Empire, Georgetown, Silver Plume

Details

Happy Halloween from all of us here in Clear Creek County!

Venue

Clear Creek County

Idaho Springs, Empire, Georgetown, Silver Plume, CO

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