Start 2020 out right with these fun Colorado events! Dillon Ice Castles
When: now through February 17
Where: Dillon Town Park , 120 Buffalo St., Dillon, CO 80435
Ice Castles is an award-winning frozen attraction located in six cities across North America. Colorado is lucky enough to have an exhibit in Dillon. The experience is built using hundreds of thousands of icicles hand-placed by professional ice artists. The castles include breathtaking LED-lit sculptures, frozen thrones, ice-carved tunnels, slides, fountains and much more. Mamma Mia!
When: now through February 22
Where: Boulder Dinner Theatre, 5501 Arapahoe Avenue, Boulder, CO 80303
The Boulder Dinner Theatre never disappoints. Enjoy a meal while watching a live show up close and personal. Mamma Mia! is a classic featuring the hits of the wildly popular ‘70s Swedish pop/dance group ABBA, Mamma Mia! tells the hilarious story of a young woman’s search for her birth father. This sunny and funny tale unfolds on a Greek island paradise. Ouray Ice Festival
When: January 23-26
Where: Ouray, CO
If ice climbing is your thing, there isn’t a better place to be than Ouray, Colorado in January. Each year, the tiny town, located about an hour from Telluride, attracts ice climbers and enthusiasts from all over the world for their Ouray Ice Festival. During the festival, climbers of all skill levels can participate in clinics, workshops and new gear demos. Plus, there are competitive events featuring the best ice climbers from around the world, which attract a sizeable audience each year. National Western Stock Show Parade
When: January 9 at noon
Where: Downtown Denver
On Thursday, January 9th, Jake Jabs will lead the traditional drive of Longhorn cattle, horses and western wagons through the streets of downtown Denver to celebrate the start of the 114th National Western Stock Show. The Stock Show Kick-Off Parade begins at noon outside Union Station. The parade marches fifteen blocks down 17th Street to Tremont. If you haven’t been to the National Western Stock Show itself, don’t miss out on the opportunity this year.