Colorado Winter Festivals Guide Colorado celebrates winter with festivals, concerts and events. Whether you live in Colorado or vacation in Colorado, this guide will help you plan how to spend your time from peak to peak and border to border.  This guide is currently under construction and updates are being made everyday. Check back often or subscribe to the EiC weekly newsletter.

It's HUGE! 2017-18 Colorado Winter Festivals Guide

Directory of Colorado Ski Resorts and Communities
Maps, lodging, unique characteristics, the best quick reviews of things to do and more
Ski Area Opening Days
All it takes is snow
Ski Area Closing Days
It is the saddest day, but at least you'll know when it's coming
Top Colorado 2017-18 Winter Festivals
EiC's picks of what's not to be missed
See All Upcoming Ski Resort Events 
Events at all Colorado ski resorts by date
Best Apres Ski - Happy Hours at Colorado's Ski Resorts
Apres Ski is just part of the deal
Mountain Dining Adventures: Sleigh Ride, Ski Lift, Snowshoe, Ski and Hike to Dinner
Even dining in Colorado is an adventure
Fabulously Famous Winter Holiday EventsThanksgiving - Christmas - New Years Eve - Martin Luther King WeekendPresidents Weekend - Mardi Gras - St. Patricks Day - Spring Break - Easter 
Enjoy the Front Range before or after heading up:
Denver, Fort Collins, Boulder, Colorado Springs, Pueblo
Activities and Things to do (besides skiing and snowboarding) - Sledding hills, Snowmobiling, Snowshoe, Ice Skating and more
Extreme to Wild to Fun - Colorado's Inconic Top Adventure Winter Sports Competitions
Popular Winter Sports: Hockey, Ice Racing, Basketball, Football, Mountain Sports, Fat Bike, Snow Sports, Fishing (See the full Colorado Sports Guide)

Directory of Colorado Ski Resorts and Communities

Popular Resort Towns and Their Events: Summit County, Grand Junction, Ouray

And there's also: Boulder, Fort Collins, Denver, Colorado Springs

Things to do

Top 15 Colorado Winter Festivals & Events Coming Up:

  1. Snow Daze, Vail, Dec. 15-17
  2. Ullr Fest, Breckenridge, January 10-13, 2018
  3. Borealis Fat Bike World Championships, Crested Butte, January 25-28
  4. Rio Frio Ice Fest, Alamosa, January 26-28, 2018
  5. Ouray Ice Festival, Jan. 18-21
  6. Breckenridge International Snow Sculpting Competition, Jan. 22 to Jan. 29, 2017
  7. X Games Aspen, Jan. 25-28
  8. Steamboat Winter Carnival, Feb. 7-11
  9. WinterWonderGrass Festival, Steamboat Springs, February 23-25
  10. Ski Joring & Crystal Carnival in Leadville: March 2-4
  11. Cripple Creek Ice Festival, Feb. 9-18
  12. Firehose Relay, A-Basin, Feb. 23, 2018
  13. Loveland Fire and Ice Festival, Feb. 9-11
  14. Frozen Dead Guy Days, Nederland, March 9-13
  15. Kayaks on the Snow, Monarch Ski Resort, TBA

Yep, that's the top 15 for the winter 2017-18. Of course newly announced festivals, concerts and events are added everyday, so if you can think of a Fest that should be here, send an email to [email protected].

Below are this week's events in Colorado, click here to see all of Colorado's upcoming winter events.

Events in Colorado by Winter

Week of February 17, 2018

Jan 01

ALL BEER $4 Enjoy more than 30 craft and domestics beers during our daily happy hour. HOT DRINKS $5...

Feb 09
February 9, 2018 To February 18, 2018

The Cripple Creek Ice Festival is a spectacular event. Come watch ice sculptors carve ice into...

Feb 16
February 16, 2018 To February 18, 2018

One of America's favorite indoor bluegrass festivals, featuring national regional and local bands...

Feb 16
February 16, 2018 To February 18, 2018

This was voted the best damn hockey tournament in the USA. The round robin tournament is open to...

FREEZIN’ FOR A REASON…it’s the 2018 Polar Plunge presented by Westerra Credit Union. Show your...

Mini Rail Jam Fridays
Jan 05 - Mar 29
Cabin Fever Daze
Feb 16-18
Subaru WinterFest: Bleachers
Feb 16-18
21st Annual Wolford Mountain Reservoir Ice Fishing Contest
Feb 17
Bud Light Street Rail Days
Feb 17
Disco Skate Night
Feb 17
Night Rail Jam
Feb 17
Starlit Treks
Feb 17
The Great Cardboard Sled Race
Feb 17
Wolford Mountain Ice Fishing Tournament
Feb 17
Tennessee Pass Night Jam Fat Bike Race
Feb 17-18
USASA Snowboard & Skier Halfpipe Competition
Feb 17-19

Week of February 17, 2018