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History of Used Book Emporium

Have you ever been curious about the history of the Used Book Emporium? Keep reading to find out! In 1879, out of the rubble left by Longmont’s first catastrophic fire, two brothers-in-law constructed the building that still sits on…

Twin Peaks Escape Room

Longmont’s newest escape room opened over a month ago. Twin Peaks Escape Room was started by two families who both have a love for games. Shannon and Robert Mitchem have been living in Longmont since the 80’s, and Cheryl and Daret Ashley…

Longmont Thinks! Month

Longmont Thinks! Month will be proclaimed at the Longmont City Council meeting on March 19 and will officially launch on April 1. This will be an opportunity for visitors and residents to Longmont to experience the fun and fulfillment of…

Spring into Longmont

The snow still falls, flowers start to bloom, temperatures rise and spring is in full-effect! Suggested days of the week for this itinerary include a Friday-Sunday or Saturday-Monday.

Pet-Friendly Longmont

Longmont is the perfect place for getaway with your furry friend! There are many activities, hotels and eateries that are pet-friendly in and around town: Spend the day outdoors! There are many adventures to choose from: Union…

Strings & Stories Concert Series

Coming to Longmont this year, Strings & Stories is a concert series that will feature national and local musicians in a very intimate and stripped down atmosphere at the Firehouse Art Center off of 4th and Coffman in Downtown Longmont.…

ArtWalk Longmont 2019

ArtWalk Longmont hosts their 2019 events on Saturday, May 11th and Saturday, September 21 from 4-8 p.m. in the Downtown Longmont Creative District. This free, annual event celebrates art and culture and brings downtown businesses and…

Ken Pratt History

Who is Ken Pratt and why did Longmont name Highway 119 after him? There are thousands of Longmont residents who remember driving along Florida Avenue up until the late 1990s when Colorado Highway 119 was renamed Ken Pratt Boulevard…

Your 2019 Longmont Bucket List

Curious about what Longmont has to offer? We have created a 2019 Bucket List for your next day, weekend or week spent in Longmont! There are so many activities that will make your trip memorable for years to come. How many can you check…

#TBT Longmont Fire History

An integral part of Longmont's history is the development and growth of the early fire company into the modern fire department of present day. The first settlers arrived to Longmont in 1871 and their primary concern was the need to build…

Babettes is NOW OPEN in Longmont!

Babettes opened in Denver in fall 2013 by Steve and Catherine, making specialty breads and pastries. Babettes has earned a reputation and many drive miles to stock up on their favorites. However, they have closed the doors at their Denver…

The Longmont Brunch Guide

Love Brunch as much as we do? Well you're in luck because Longmont is filled with local restaurants that feature specific menus, specials and more for Weekend Brunch! Oskar Blues Homemade Liquids & Solids: Home to "craft beer in a…

Are you COLO-READY?

With a little preparation, a spirit of adventure, and a soft spot for nature and the past, you’ll be on the trail to exploring Colorado like a local. Leave No Trace: KNOW BEFORE YOU GO: ■ Our state and federal agencies manage 42…

The Lyons Farmette & River Bend

Venue: The Farmette: The Lyons Farmette is a 5 acre property near the St. Vrain River just outside the town of Lyons. Weddings here are surrounded by our small organic farm, where we grow flowers and vegetables for our weddings and farm…