Upcoming Festivals and Outdoor Events Around Longmont

The Colorado Front Range has enjoyed a fair amount of snow lately, but warmer months will be here before we know it. Boulder County makes the most of its sunniest months by hosting several outdoor events that will appeal to residents and tourists alike, while nearby towns give Longmont locals an excuse to explore the great state of Colorado, beyond their already-amazing backyard. These are some of the most popular outdoor festivals and events in and around Longmont, scheduled for Spring and Summer 2022.

Tulip Fairy & Elf Festival: April 24

Kick off Spring 2022 at the Pearl Street Mall’s annual Tulip Fairy & Elf Festival in Boulder. Enjoy a bite to eat at one of Boulder’s premiere dining establishments, then watch as the colorful Tulip Fairy and her pint-sized helper fairies and elves “wake up the tulips” along west Pearl Street to officially greet Spring. Activities will also be available for kids from 1-5pm.

Longmont Farmer’s Market: April 2 - Nov. 19

Stroll through Longmont’s weekly farmers market every Saturday between 8 am and 1 pm, organized by Boulder County Farmers Market. The market starts up on April 2nd and runs until November 20th. Enjoy fresh, locally grown produce, food trucks, live music, and a variety of artisan goods for sale.

Boulder Creek Fest: May 28 - 30

Memorial Day weekends in Boulder County are celebrated in style at the annual Boulder Creek Fest. This year’s festival will feature a full weekend of creek side live music, local vendors, and family-friendly activities in the city of Boulder.

Bolder Boulder: May 30

Make your Memorial Day unforgettable at the Bolder Boulder. Named the best 10k in the country by Runner’s World Magazine, the race attracts world-class runners, casual walkers, and costume-wearers alike. With a history of all-star finishes and spectacular Memorial Day tributes at Folsom Field, the race is guaranteed to be an unforgettable experience for both participants and spectators.

SnowyGrass Music Festival: August 5 - 7

Enjoy a music-filled weekend mountain getaway at the SnowyGrass Music Festival this summer. Less than an hour’s drive from Longmont, this 3-day event in Estes Park is packed with live bluegrass performances from groups such as The Way Down Wanderers and Blue Canyon Boys. For the full festival experience, there are convenient camping sites near the event, or book a hotel in town for a more comfortable stay closer to urban amenities.

Boulder County Fair: August 11 - 14

The Boulder County Fair takes place on the Boulder County Fairgrounds in Longmont from August 11th to the 14th. This beloved tradition gives 4H members the chance to compete in various disciplines, hoping to earn the right to compete in larger fairs while the greater public is invited to enter their own art and home projects in the Creative Living competition. This year is extra special as all of the exhibits and events are scheduled to be open to the public for the first time in two years!

These events are just a small taste of what you could do this spring and summer in and around Longmont, Colorado. Enjoy all that the Front Range has to offer any time of the year at Fox Ridge Apartments. Conveniently located in Boulder County, adventures are never far away at Fox Ridge. Contact us today to learn more.

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