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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.

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…

#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…

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…

Vance Brand History

Vance Brand was born in Longmont, Colorado on May 9, 1931. His grandparents Frank and Alma Brand moved to Boulder County in the late 1890s. After working as a stage coach driver in Boulder, Frank bought a farm in Hygiene, Colorado.…

Trojan Movie House

Housed inside the Longmont Theatre, the new Trojan Movie House features a big screen inside a classic movie theatre. Movie premiers are classics like Miracle on 34th Street, Frankenstein, Casablanca and more. Visit here for more information…

Union Reservoir

Union Reservoir is a 736-acre body of water providing recreational opportunities all-year round for visitors and residents alike. Originally called Calkins Lake, the reservoir was carved out during the last glacial age and is one of only a…

Heil Valley Ranch

With beautiful valleys, picturesque vistas, and forest meadows that seem to cling to the sky, Heil Valley Ranch offers a day’s adventure in the foothills. The 6,231 acres of Heil Valley Ranch are home to over 50 species of mammals…

City of Longmont Venue Rentals

The City of Longmont offers a variety of unique wedding rental venues for the perfect wedding location. Whether you are wanting a more intimate location or prefer a larger venue for your wedding, we have a location that will meet your needs…