Winter is in full swing, so this week gear up and head outside to celebrate around the state with a plethora of events and festivals designed to help you enjoy all of our brisk Colorado weather and traditions.
National Western Stock Show
National Western Complex
January 10-25, 2015
Opening day of the 2015 National Western Stock Show broke the record with over 47,000 in attendance. Get your tickets to see a multitude of classic western events and 19 Pro Rodeos, 3 Colorado vs The World Rodeos, 3 PBR Bull Riding and an all new CINCH Super Shootout Rodeo.
January 11-17, 2015
All hail Ullr! This week Breckenridge, Colorado pays homage to the Nordic snow god Ullr in the hopes that he will bring an abundance of powder for the rest of the winter season. Celebrate in the rowdy traditions and don’t miss the Ullr parade down Main Street.
International Sportsmen’s Exposition
Colorado Convention Center
January 15-18, 2015
The International Sportsmen’s Exposition is the largest watering hole for outdoor enthusiasts in Colorado. Marking its 38th year, ISE welcomes sportsmen of all ages to see the latest in outdoor gear and technology.
Telluride Fire Festival
January 15-19, 2015
The Telluride Fire Festival centers on an interactive experience of fire art. Tucked high in the mountains this festival is free and commences as darkness falls. Swarming the central plaza and Main Street artists and performers will amaze you with their talent. Culminating with the Gala at the Mine, ticket holders can spend an exclusive evening inside a subterranean mine off Deep Creek Road benefiting the Deep Creek Experimental and the Telluride Fire Festival.
Winter X Games 2015
January 22-25, 2015
Next week Colorado welcomes a world-class athlete brigade to Aspen as it is once again time to kick off the 2015 X-Games. Head to the hills to witness aerial stunts at record-breaking heights as competitors push themselves and their sport to the next level. This year’s musical line up is something that you don’t want to miss. Stay out late with musical headliners Wiz Kalifa, Snoop Dog, Chromeo and Skrillex.