FUN THINGS TO DO
It's happening in Northern Colorado! Here are a few fun things to do in May...Cinco De Mayo Festival ~ Fort Collins
May 5-6, 2018
Cinco de Mayo Of Northern Colorado INC extends an open invitation of attendance to the 2018 Northern Colorado Cinco De Mayo Festival ~ A Celebration of Family Culture and Community!
Food Vendors | Beer Garden | Live Band's | Merchandise Vendor's | Art’s & Craft Vendor's | Zumba in The Square | Kidzone Area | Mariachi's | Aztec, Ballet Folklorico Dancer's | Inflatable Bounce House and Slides | Face Painting | Human Water Ball Pool | Home Depot Kid’s Workshop and MORE!
The celebration of this annual fiesta provides an excellent means of education and sharing of cultural diversity among our communities. Events planned for 2018 are geared for all ages and people of all ethnic backgrounds. We hope you can join us for 2 days and nights of fun filled events for the entire community!
Mom & Grad Weekend ~ Fort Collins
May 11-13, 2018
Join us in Downtown Fort Collins from May 11th - 13th to celebrate family, tradition, and graduations of all kinds during Mom & Grad Weekend! 20+ of our favorite one-of-a-kind and must-visit Old Town shops will be opening their doors in celebration of one of the most important weekends of the year! So grab your family and head downtown during Mom & Grad Weekend!
Colorado Run ~ Fort Collins
May 28, 2018
Location: 2720 Council Tree Ave, Ste 112, Fort Collins, CO
Celebrate Memorial Day with the 39th Annual Colorado Run on a brand new date & a brand new course! The Colorado Run has moved to Memorial Day with a beautiful race courses & great post-race party. This is an event for everyone, whether you are walking with friends, running for an award or even sprinting towards the finish line for the post race food.
Tour de Pants ~ Loveland
May 5, 2018
Location: 4th Street & Lincoln
Join Us for a SPECIAL CELEBRATION OF THE 100 YEAR ANNIVERSARY of Bill Reed Middle School, formerly Loveland High School.
Featuring the Tour de Pants Bike Ride & Festival, School Tours, Bike Safety information, HISTORY, Games, Frozen Pants Contest, Prizes & FOOD. Find your Mother’s Day gift at ARTISAN Booths by The People’s Market, Enjoy Community Booths & a SPECIAL Dedication of a LOVELAND HEART SCULPTURE commemorating the 100 years of HISTORY of this IMPORTANT LOVELAND LANDMARK!
LOCATION: 370 W 4th Street, Loveland, CO 80537
Historic Bike Tour starts at 8:30am. Reservations for the bike ride required.
Night on the Town ~ Loveland
May 11, 2018
Night on the Town is Downtown Loveland’s “night out” with many art galleries and businesses offering a ready welcome from 5 pm to 9 pm. There’s plenty of fine and casual dining, craft beer tasting rooms and retail shops to enjoy. You’ll find snacks, live music and sales in multiple locations, all part of an inviting atmosphere and hearty welcome from downtown businesses. It’s an opportunity to spend an evening with friends in our downtown.
The Loveland Museum/Gallery remains open on the second Friday of each month from 5 – 9 pm, offering free special events, lectures, and activities as well as free admission to the main gallery exhibits.
Notice as you stroll along 4th Street between Jefferson Avenue and Garfield Avenue there are sculptures (which change annually) that are part of the City of Loveland’s “The Art Advocacy Project” known as TAAP for short. It’s an easy-to-enjoy outdoor art exhibit!
Night on the Town activities change season to season, so there might be pop-up sales, sidewalk art or pedicabs in summer, or horse carriage rides, hot chocolate or the annual Festival of Lights in winter. Retailers and restaurants may run Night on the Town specials, art galleries have special exhibits and in general, you’ll find people strolling 4th Street and often there is music in the air.
Movies in the Park: Field of Dreams ~ Loveland
May 31, 2018
Time: 8:15 PM - 10:15 PM
Location: Fairgrounds Park
Join City of Loveland Parks & Recreation for the first film in their inaugural Movies in the Park summer series – Field of Dreams starring Kevin Costner. Admission is free. Plus, enjoy batting cage specials and concessions. The movie will be screened at field #4. Presented by Kaiser Permanente.
Feel free to bring blankets, chairs and a picnic dinner (NO alcohol or glass containers, please).
Cinco de Mayo ~ Greeley
May 4-5, 2018
Website: greeleycincodowntown.com & cincodemayogreeley.com
Friday, May 4, 2018
8th Street Plaza | 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
2018 marks the annual celebration of our Cinco De Mayo on 8th Street plaza for the Northern Colorado Community! Live entertainment, fun for the whole family, local vendors and traditional foods.
Saturday, May 5, 2018
Island Grove Regional Park | 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
The Cinco de Mayo Festival held in Greeley is one of the largest multicultural festivals in Colorado. The festival takes place on Saturday, May 5th at Greeley’s Island Grove Regional Park. Admission is free!
2018 marks the 33rd Annual Cinco de Mayo Greeley Fiesta. The 2018 event includes: Vendors, Food and Beverage, Live Bands, Cultural Performances, Children’s Activities, Car Show.
Mother's Day Skate ~ Greeley
May 12, 2018
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Celebrate Mother’s Day at the Ice Haus. Mothers receive free admission and skate rental!
2018 Centennial Celebration ~ Greeley
May 26-27, 2018
Location: Centennial Village
Step back in time to Colorado’s Centennial Decade, 1866-1876, with a visit to Centennial Village Museum, 1475 A St. Spend Memorial Day weekend exploring the 8-acre living history museum. Check out blacksmithing, timber cutting, and chuckwagon cooking demonstrations. Opened during the nation’s bicentennial in 1976, Centennial Village Museum preserves and interprets American western heritage in the Colorado high plains region over the last 150 years. Some of Weld County’s oldest structures are located in this museum.
During Centennial Celebration, visitors can also enjoy a historical performance by the Buffalo Soldiers on May 26 at 11 a.m.
Admission to Centennial Village Museum is $8 per adult, $6 per senior (60+), $5 per child (ages 3-17). The museum also has a special family rate of $18 which includes admission for up to 5 people.
Mom Prom/Mother-son Hoedown ~ Windsor-Severance
May 4, 2018
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location: Community Recreation Center
Break out your best dance moves as mother and son and raise the roof at this year’s Mom Prom. The evening features a dance, light snacks, beverages, and a special gift for your son. Register by April 27, but make sure to sign up early because space is limited. When registering, please sign up mom and each accompanying son. Please call 970-674-3500 to register; online registration is not available. Activity #120522. Hope to see you there!
10 Year Tornado Commemoration ~ Windsor-Severance
May 14, 2018
Time: 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Location: Town Hall
Greenhouse Beer Garden Pub trivia at High Hops Brewery is presented on 2nd & 4th Thursdays. Sign up at the brewery starting at 5:30 p.m. or register your team of 6 or fewer players in advance at clearviewlibrary.org. Please indicate how many players will be on your team. Only one registration needed per team.
Public Safety Fair & Awareness Day ~ Windsor-Severance
May 22, 2018
Time: 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Location: Boardwalk Park
Join us as we remember the Windsor Tornado by learning about safety. Get up close to the trucks, boats, and cars that are used to keep our town safe and clean.
Man of LaMancha ~ Johnstown-Milliken
April 26 - June 17, 2018
One of the most heralded musicals of all time. Man of La Mancha is a glorious affirmation of the unyielding resilience of the human spirit that will leave you breathless. Man of La Mancha enters the mind and world of the “mad knight” Don Quixote as he pursues his quest for the impossible dream. In a tale told by Cervantes himself in defense of his life’s work, Quixote is, against all odds, a man who sees good and innocence in a world filled with darkness and despair. Featuring stirring classic songs including “The Impossible Dream,” Man of La Mancha is a multi-Tony Award®-winning theatrical masterpiece that blurs the line between dreams and reality.
Pet Expo ~ Johnstown-Milliken
May 19, 2018
Time: 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location: Milliken Athletic Complex
Johnstown Milliken News presents our FREE entry-annual Pet Expo. We have a new venue this year & hope you will like it! Anything & anything pet related will be available- Flyball demo, bouncy house, ice cream truck, home made pet items, local vets, local groomers, trainers, pet food, rescues- you name it, we aim to have it!
Foodie Friends Club ~ Johnstown-Milliken
May 19, 2018
Time: 11:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Do you enjoy trying new recipes? Join our group and give some new cook books a try!
Rotary Duck Race Festival ~ Estes Park
May 5, 2018
Time: 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Join the fun in Estes Park for the 30th Annual Estes Park Rotary Duck Race Festival on Saturday, May 5, 2018. We will launch thousands of yellow rubber ducks at 1 p.m., but the fun will begin at 8:30 a.m. with a Duck Waddle Fun Run and continue at 10 a.m. with a park full of activities and food for families. For a donation of $20 to the charity you select on our Duck Race Adoption Form, you will have the chance to win prizes, from travel vouchers to gift certificates to local merchants. You can adopt your ducks online at http:www.estesparkduckrace.org beginning March 1.
Mountain Music Festival ~ Estes Park
May 12, 2018
Location: Estes Park Events Complex
Don't miss the Estes Park Mountain Music Festival. This bluegrass extravaganza features national and local bands. San Francisco's Front Country, a national touring band, will be headlining. This event is a fundraiser for the Estes Park School District music programs.
Annual Art Market ~ Estes Park
May 26-28, 2018
Location: Bond Park
This is the 19th annual Art Market featuring approximately 100 artists and craftsmen from around the country who join us on Memorial Day weekend to market and sell their fine arts and crafts. This even is a family friendly event with great reviews from artists and attendees and for the kid events.
Colorado Hot Springs ~ Fun Year Round!