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Welcome to the Longmont Events Calendar! Here you will find many Longmont-area happenings ranging from music, craft beverages, agriculture, art and more!

Jun
8
Sat
The Pressed Fest @ Thompson Park
Jun 8 all-day
The Pressed Fest @ Thompson Park

Hard Cider tasting, with unlimited tasting passes available. Come try some of Colorado’s best craft ciders, enjoy games and local food trucks will be there, too. 2pm – 6pm

Jun
15
Sat
7th Annual Hops & Harley @ Fickel Park
Jun 15 @ 11:00 am
7th Annual Hops & Harley @ Fickel Park

Don’t miss the 7th Annual Hops and Harley community event on Saturday, June 15th in Berthoud, CO (just north of Denver).

What is Hops and Harley? It’s a Colorado tradition presented by City Star Brewing and one of the best dog and family-friendly events in Colorado! Thousands of animal lovers and their dogs will enjoy a beautiful summer day in Fickel Park (Berthoud) to support Harley’s Dream, a Colorado nonprofit whose mission is to end puppy mills.

What can you expect? Attracting more than 3,200 visitors, this FREE-to-the-public event will feature live music, awesome craft beer, delicious options from many food trucks, children’s activities, and a large variety of pet-related vendors and sponsors. Leashed dogs are welcome!

Details:
Saturday, June 15th
11am – 6pm
Fickel Park, Berthoud CO
620 Mountain Ave, Berthoud CO 80513

Jun
17
Mon
Rainbow Storytime @ Longmont Public Library
Jun 17 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Rainbow Storytime @ Longmont Public Library

Welcome to Longmont Pride Week! Kick off the festivities by joining Out Boulder County and the Longmont Public Library for Rainbow Storytime, an LGBTQ book reading for children and families. We encourage all members of the LGBTQ and Allied Community to come and enjoy family friendly stories that celebrate incredible people!

Jun
22
Sat
Longmont Pride Visibility March @ 4th and Main Street
Jun 22 @ 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Longmont Pride Visibility March @ 4th and Main Street

Let’s kick off Longmont Pride day with joy and visibility! Come show your pride and be a part of Out Boulder County’s Longmont Pride Visibility March! All LGBTQ+ identities and allies are welcome to come march and show your pride for our wonderful community. Festive, colorful dress is encouraged! If you’re part of an LGBTQ-affirming organization, place of worship, volunteer group, or any other group, feel free to bring a banner or sign to represent your organization!

Saturday, June 22nd. Gather on the corner of 4th and Main st. at 1:30 pm.

Longmont Pride 2019 @ 4th Street between Main and Emery
Jun 22 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Longmont Pride 2019 @ 4th Street between Main and Emery

Out Boulder County’s annual Longmont Pride is Saturday, June 22nd, 2019 from 2-6 PM on 4th Street between Main and Emery Street in Longmont.

Come out for a Saturday full of great activities, amazing community partners sharing information, and pride merchandise from Out Boulder County and other fantastic vendors! The afternoon will include jewelry from talented artists, photo booths, a dunk tank, and other fun activities spread throughout the day.

Aug
2
Fri
Firefighter Combat Challenge @ Boulder County Fairgrounds
Aug 2 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Firefighter Combat Challenge @ Boulder County Fairgrounds

The Boulder County Fair will be hosting for 3rd year an event called “Salute to First Responders” August 2nd and 3rd. Bringing the National Firefighter Combat Challenge (FCC) to the Longmont fairgrounds will promote and showcase the talents, skills and athleticism of National and Colorado firefighter heroes in an exciting and entertaining sports competition that travels to approximately 25 locations throughout the country every year.

Lauren Alaina Concert with Tegan Marie at the Boulder County Fair @ Boulder County Fairgrounds
Aug 2 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Lauren Alaina Concert with Tegan Marie at the Boulder County Fair @ Boulder County Fairgrounds

Georgia native Lauren Alaina captured America’s hearts when she competed on Season 10 of American Idol. In 2017, Lauren followed up her No. 1 debuting first album, Wildflower, with the release of the critically-acclaimed Road Less Traveled. The album landed on multiple end-of-year “Best Of” lists including Billboard, Rolling Stone and Amazon, and it became the top-streamed female country album release of the year.

Tegan Marie is country music’s youngest major-label country artist since Tanya Tucker in 1972, made her Opry debut in 2017. Tegan Marie will perform her original song “Horses” presented by DreamWorks Spirit Riding Free.

Aug
3
Sat
Boulder County Fair Parade @ Downtown Longmont
Aug 3 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Boulder County Fair Parade @ Downtown Longmont

Sponsored by the Kiwanis Club
The Parade will Start on Main Street and Roosevelt and end at 3rd and Main. Lots of fun for the whole family!

National Firefighter Combat Challenge-Boulder County Fair @ Boulder County Fairgrounds
Aug 3 @ 12:30 pm – 6:00 pm
National Firefighter Combat Challenge-Boulder County Fair @ Boulder County Fairgrounds

The Boulder County Fair will be hosting for 3rd year an event called “Salute to First Responders” August 2nd and 3rd. Bringing the National Firefighter Combat Challenge (FCC) to the Longmont fairgrounds will promote and showcase the talents, skills and athleticism of National and Colorado firefighter heroes in an exciting and entertaining sports competition that travels to approximately 25 locations throughout the country every year.

Craft Distillery Festival at the Boulder County Fair @ Boulder County Fairgrounds
Aug 3 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Craft Distillery Festival at the Boulder County Fair @ Boulder County Fairgrounds

This event celebrates the agricultural roots of Colorado’s craft distilleries, and will feature spirits tastings from up to 30 craft distilleries. All participating distilleries distill, craft and create their spirits in Colorado. This is an educational as well as an entertainment event. Participating distilleries will have entertaining and educational displays of their product plus a signature cocktail for tasting.
The Boulder County Fair will award a Peoples’ Choice award for both the Best Cocktail and Best Craft Spirit.

Mexican Rodeo-Boulder County Fair @ Boulder County Fairgrounds
Aug 3 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Mexican Rodeo-Boulder County Fair @ Boulder County Fairgrounds

Come and see the horsemanship and beautiful pageantry of the Mexican Rodeo. Entertainment includes: Bull Riders, Bronco riders, Paso de la muerte, Dancing horses, 2 performances of the Escaramuza and Reining Demonstrations.

Aug
4
Sun
Goat Yoga @ Boulder County Fairgrounds
Aug 4 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Goat Yoga @ Boulder County Fairgrounds

For those looking for a fun and completely unique experience, the fair is hosting a Goat Yoga session. The Boulder County Fair is excited to bring this trend to the community, allowing guests to do yoga with their favorite farm animal.

CPRA Rodeo @ Boulder County Fairgrounds
Aug 4 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
CPRA Rodeo @ Boulder County Fairgrounds

CPRA Rodeo: Join us for a fun evening at at the rodeo on Sunday, August 4th at 5:00 p.m. There will be Bareback Riding, Team Roping, Steer Wrestling, Ladies Barrel Racing, Tie Down Roping, Bull Riding and more.

Aug
5
Mon
Farm to Table Dinner at Boulder County Fair @ Boulder County Fairgrounds
Aug 5 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Farm to Table Dinner at Boulder County Fair @ Boulder County Fairgrounds

Join us for a delightful summer evening of delicious local foods, spirits and festive entertainment. Executive Chef Sean Gafner, Co-Owner of Roost , restaurant, bar, and venue in the heart of downtown Longmont and also Jefe’s that specializes in tacos and tequila will prepare our Farm-to-Table dinner. We are excited to have Sean Gafner to be part of this community event for a 2nd year.

Aug
6
Tue
Westernaires at the Boulder County Fair @ Boulder County Fairgrounds
Aug 6 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Westernaires at the Boulder County Fair @ Boulder County Fairgrounds

Come see a showcase of western heritage, horsemanship and discipline at work in this highly entertaining spectacle produced by Colorado’s own Westernaires!

Aug
7
Wed
Ballet on Horseback at the Boulder County Fair @ Boulder County Fairgrounds
Aug 7 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Ballet on Horseback at the Boulder County Fair @ Boulder County Fairgrounds

Come and watch the pageantry and performances performed with horses.
Two Performances:
4:00 pm & 7:30 pm

Aug
8
Thu
Knights of Valour Jousting at the Boulder County Fair @ Boulder County Fairgrounds
Aug 8 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Knights of Valour Jousting at the Boulder County Fair @ Boulder County Fairgrounds

The Hardest Hitting Sport in the World!
Since 1997, the Knights of Valour have been entertaining North American audiences with exciting shows of horsemanship, bravery, and chivalry.

Aug
9
Fri
Mutton Bustin at the Boulder County Fair @ Boulder County Fairgrounds
Aug 9 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Mutton Bustin at the Boulder County Fair @ Boulder County Fairgrounds

Come watch the fun of Mutton Bustin. Like professional rodeo events, time and score count. Anything goes, and usually does, as contestants cling to the back of thickly coated lambs for as long as they can.

Freestyle Bull Fighting & Pro Tour Bull Riding at the Boulder County Fair @ Boulder County Fairrounds
Aug 9 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Freestyle Bull Fighting & Pro Tour Bull Riding at the Boulder County Fair @ Boulder County Fairrounds

Come watch the Adrenalin rush! Rodeo bull fighters will be challenging 2,000 pound bulls to maneuver them around the arena in a freestyle competition. The Pro Bull tour bull riders will continue their 8 second ride.

Aug
10
Sat
Demolition Derby at the Boulder County Fair @ Boulder County Fairgrounds
Aug 10 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Demolition Derby at the Boulder County Fair @ Boulder County Fairgrounds

The Boulder County Fair Demolition Derby has tons of car crashing, engine revving, dirt-flying fun. This multi-heat demo derby is an annual favorite at the fair.
Classes include the following: Limited Weld Cars, Full Weld Cars, Limited Weld, Compacts and Modified Stock.

Aug
11
Sun
Goat Yoga at the Boulder county Fair @ Boulder County Fairgrounds
Aug 11 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Goat Yoga at the Boulder county Fair @ Boulder County Fairgrounds

Join us for goat yoga! For those looking for a fun and unique experience, the fair is hosting a Goat Yoga session. The Boulder County Fair is excited to bring this trend to the community, allowing guests to do yoga with their favorite farm animal.

NSPA Truck & Tractor Pull at the Boulder County Fair @ Boulder County Fairgrounds
Aug 11 @ 4:00 pm
NSPA Truck & Tractor Pull at the Boulder County Fair @ Boulder County Fairgrounds

Come and watch the excitement! NSPA has made countless memorable moments and in pulling history by raising the bar for performance and fan experience. Each year, an elite field of competitors demonstrate their skills and equipment on some of the biggest stages in the rocky mountain region. The variety of competitors has been expanded to include mini tractors, providing the fans a display of non-stop action on two tracks. NSPA has partnered with the MTPA to provide the finest sled pulling the region has to offer as all competitors vie for the coveted points championship.