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Georgetown Christmas Market

The Georgetown Colorado Annual Christmas Market showcases a Christmas of long ago. Complete with roasted chestnuts, holiday shopping, horse-drawn wagon rides, St. Nicholas, live entertainment and more! A Colorado Christmas tradition for generations, and this year we hope you'll begin making it a tradition of your own!

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Bighorn Sheep Festival

Bighorn Sheep Festival is a free, family-friendly festival in Georgetown, Colorado featuring special activities throughout the day! Always the 2nd Saturday of November.

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Winter Wonderland

Enjoy holiday season festivities and experiences to create authentic holiday traditions with historic mine tours, train rides, decadent pampering, overnight stays, or exploring the great outdoors!

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Boo-Tastic Halloween Favorites

This Halloween visit Clear Creek County for spooky season just 20 miles west of Denver! Idaho Springs, Empire, Georgetown, and Silver Plume welcome you with unique activities and experiences to explore!  Come spend the day or stay the night at unique and enchanted accommodations.

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Fall in Love With Clear Creek County

Located just 20 miles west of Denver, our Victorian Mountain Towns are the perfect destination for Colorado fall favorites! From weekend getaways to fall activities be sure to include Clear Creek, who knows, you may just fall in love!

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Visit Georgetown

Discover Vintage Colorado and enjoy hiking, scenic drives, mine tours, train rides, and cozy accommodations in Georgetown, Colorado.

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Haleigh Washington

Team USA Olympian, Haleigh Washington gives thanks to Clear Creek County during an interview with Hudl Volleyball. Washington is part of the 12-player Olympic roster for the upcoming Summer Olympics held July 23rd through August 8th in Tokyo, Japan.

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Denver Zoo Field Conservation

Denver Zoo’s Field Conservation Team is conducting research on the bighorn sheep and mountain goat (Ungulate) population on Mount Evans to ensure safe wildlife-human interactions.

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July 4th

July 4th Celebration just 20 miles west of Denver. Fun for the whole family; parade, live music, activities, BBQ, shopping, dining, camping, and fireworks too!

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Highway Cleanup

Georgetown, Colorado Mayor, Parker the Snow Dog teamed up with popular social media site "I-70 Things" and the Colorado Department of Transportation (C-DOT) to host an I-70 Highway Cleanup in Georgetown, Colorado!

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Roundabout

Hop on the RoundAbout Bus and get you where you need to go! The Roundabout Bus serves the communities of Silver Plume, Georgetown, Empire, Lawson, Dumont and Idaho Springs. Two wheelchair-accessible spots available. The Roundabout Bus does not typically run on County holidays.

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Mount Evans 2021

To reduce crowding at welcome stations, restrooms and parking areas this year, the Forest is developing a timed-entry pass system for Mount Evans and Brainard Lake. While the project is still in development, all pass sales will occur online on Recreation.gov and passes are expected to be available to purchase beginning in late May. Mount Evans is tentatively scheduled to open June 4 and the Brainard Lake welcome station is tentatively scheduled to open June 11.

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