Unique experiences await you in Longmont. From our strong agricultural roots and rich history to outdoor recreation and cultural attractions, Longmont offers diverse experiences that are fun for the whole family.
Agriculture has played an integral role in Longmont’s history, and we continue to celebrate our heritage through our sustainable farms, award-winning Farmers Market and locally handcrafted goods. Glimpse into Boulder County’s history of agriculture at the pastoral Agricultural Heritage Center. Enjoy a farm-to-table dinner on one of dozens of local farms that host specials events and offer eclectic dining options. Food lovers can also take a tour of Haystack Mountain Goat Dairy, try your hand at cheesemaking or just bring a cooler to take home all your goodies from our locally-owned European bistro and market, Cheese Importers.
ARTS & CULTURE
Longmont is home to more than 40 arts and entertainment destinations that include galleries, teaching studios, performance stages, theaters and music venues. Tour many local artists’ studios every September during the Longmont Studio Tour, or take in a performance of the Longmont Symphony Orchestra. The Longmont Museum & Cultural Center hosts traveling exhibits that include a highly interactive, family-friendly exhibit each summer and the state’s largest Día de los Muertos or, Day of the Dead, exhibit each fall. Plus, the Art in Public Places program boasts over 100 permanent and temporary art installations throughout the city.
BREWERIES/CIDERY/DISTILLERIES or CRAFT BEVERAGES
Two of Colorado’s largest craft brewers, Left Hand Brewing Company and Oskar Blues Brewery, are headquartered in Longmont. In total, Longmont has over 12 breweries, four distilleries and a cidery that offer tours, tastings and unique events. Want a fun way to see them all? Try the Brewhop Trolley that allows riders to jump on and off at each of the breweries, cidery and distilleries every weekend.
With a history steeped in agriculture, technology and innovation, Longmont has created a diverse population since its 1871 founding. History buffs will enjoy the St. Vrain Historical Society’s walking tours of the historic downtown area, the Dougherty Museum, 10 National Historic landmarks, Sandstone Ranch Visitor & Learning Center and the award-winning Front Range Rising, a long-term exhibit featuring the history of the area, at the Longmont Museum & Cultural Center.
A Colorado vacation is not complete without a taste of the great outdoors. No matter what season you plan to visit, Longmont is where your next adventure begins. Hike our miles of paved trails, grab a bike through our Zagster bike share program with 10 locations throughout the city, kayak or sail Union Reservoir, snowshoe or cross country ski McIntosh Lake or Golden Ponds, perfect your golf swing at one of three scenic course in town or birdwatch, camp and fish at St. Vrain State Park. Looking for something to really get your heart pumping? Check out Mile Hi Skydiving Center for a chance to freefall from 18,000 feet above sea level with the majestic Rocky Mountains as your backdrop. Also check out our two, indoor entertainment venues, Dizzy Family Fun Center and The Wild Game, and our indoor trampoline park.