From our strong agricultural roots and rich history to outdoor recreation, cultural attractions and craft dining scene, Longmont offers a wide range experiences that are fun for the whole family!
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Agriculture has played an integral role in Longmont’s history, and we continue to celebrate our heritage through our sustainable farms and award-winning Farmers Market. Glimpse into Boulder County’s history at the Agricultural Heritage Center or enjoy a farm-to-table dinner on a local farm. Cheese lovers can tour Haystack Mountain Goat Dairy, try your hand at cheese making or just experience our locally-owned European bistro and market, Cheese Importers.
Longmont is home to an extensive arts and entertainment scene that includes galleries, teaching studios, performance stages, theaters and music venues. Take in a performance by the Longmont Symphony Orchestra, browse Art in Public Places with permanent and temporary art installations throughout the city or visit the Longmont Museum & Cultural Center which hosts interactive programming and family-friendly exhibits year-round.
Longmont has many breweries, distilleries and a cidery with many locations offering tours, tastings and unique events. Two of Colorado’s largest craft brewers, Left Hand Brewing Company and Oskar Blues Brewery, are headquartered in Longmont. Want a fun way to see them all? Try the Brewhop Trolley that allows riders to jump on and off at many craft beverage locations in Longmont.
With a history steeped in agriculture, technology and innovation, Longmont has created a diverse population since its 1871 founding. History buffs will enjoy walking 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.
Hike miles of paved trails, grab a bike through our Zagster bike share program with locations throughout the city, kayak or paddleboard Union Reservoir, snowshoe or cross country ski Rabbit Mountain Open Space, perfect your golf swing at a 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.