Love is in the air! Love of beer and harvesting, that is.
Check out the Rocky Mountain Oktoberfest this weekend, October 2-4th, in Denver. Celebrate the changing of season at the Pepsi Center in the Prius Lot West. Expect some of the most delicious breweries to serve up some great beers, including Prost Brewing, Left Hand Brewing Company and Ska Brewing.
There’s some really great activities to get involved in while you sip and shop around the area. Check out the Rockies’ Largest Cornhole Tournament (boards open for casual play Friday from 5pm-8pm, tournament Saturday at 12pm).There’s a cash prize! Or maybe you’d rather join in on the Yodeling Contest (1:30 Saturday) or the Stein Race (3pm Sunday). No matter what sort of Bavarian fun you’re looking for, we don’t doubt this festival will have it. HERE is the link to the list of events.
And please don’t miss out on grabbing some weinerschnitzel and sauerkraut, maybe a big pretzel!
Tickets are $15 for a one day pass, or you can do combo passes. Check out the prices HERE nad purchase tickets in advance (who hates lines, raise your hand!)
May the season of beer festivities officially begin (although in Colorado, beer seems to be constantly be celebrated).
This coming Saturday, September 19th, the Downtown Business Association in Fort Collins will be hosting its annual autumn street event, FORToberfest. Starting at 11am and running until 10pm at Walnut and Linden St. in downtown, everyone will be able to enjoy the free celebration of our vibrant music scene, the local brewing industry and the importance of sustainability to our City (“bands, beers & bikes”). There will be art and bike vendors, delicious food offerings and live music throughout the day. Attendees will also have the opportunity to customize their own Taster Trays from 12+ Fort Collins breweries.
Now, just imagine yourself peddling to a festival full of beer and good music to sway to. What’s not to love about this?
And so the fun filled celebration of bikes, beer and bemusement will premier again this coming Saturday, 9/12, at City Park in Denver. Registration begins at 10am the parade kicks off at 11am, and in the end, everyone gathers for live entertainment, delicious beers galore, funky attractions and costume gazing.
Don’t miss round 2 of this fabulous day!!
Tour de Fat is rolling in to town once again!
On September 5th at the Civic Center Park in Fort Collins, New Belgium will be hosting this fantastic costumed parade of bikes and wonderful beer fest, bringing together cycling advocates and bon vivants alike. What better way to honor mankind’s best transportation invention than with a celebration unlike any other?
Arrive at the event at 9am to register for the parade or Pre- register HERE and donate for either some swag, or just out of the goodness of your heart (it’s free! Not the beer, but biking and joy are). Or you can sign up the day of the event. Be there bright and early to sign the waivers and get to the front of the parade line. Don’t be late for push off at 10!
Costumes are not optional- they’re absolutely expected! Tutus, funky hats, group ideas, hippies, disco divas, whatever makes you smile! Enjoy special entertainment such as live music, a car-for-bike trade off, funky side shows, strange bikes, costume galore, etc. Just be ready to witness and participate in the unimaginable!
Still not sure what Tour de Fat is exactly? Imagine if a circus, a beer fest, and a costume party were all combined. But add a few thousand creative, thrill seeking bicyclists. That’s Tour de Fat. Check out the 10 Commandments of Tour de Fat to get a better understand of what the festival expects from you as a participant!
Tour de Fat is best described by being there so go!
Looking for a good thrill during a day trip to the mountains? Have you always wanted to know how a bird feels? Good, because that’s what this joy ride will surely give you.
Check out Breckenridge‘s new Flyer Zipline! Located at Peak 8 just off the gondola, this line set includes the shorter zipline at 392ft and a longer one straight down the mountains with a length of 1095ft! You can reached up to 45 miles per hour and fly 50ft off the ground.
Tickets are $35 a piece and can be purchased at the mountain. No reservations required.
Don’t miss out on the chance to zip along the mountain side this summer- get to it while the weather’s hot!