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, bike 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.