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3 Colorado Festivals Happening This Weekend

June 25th, 2019

There are a host of festivals around Colorado this weekend, so check out this list to get the inside scoop on the best. 1. Colorado Freedom Festival Jefferson County Fairgrounds, Golden, CO Jun 29, 2019 from 12:00 PM to 10:00 PM This year is the 5th year for the Colorado Freedom Festival to help veterans. The festival aims to raise awareness about veteran and military suicide by raising money for American Soldier Network and The Fallen Heroes Foundation. This year will feature bands including Queensryche, Extreme, Great White, Steel Heart, and Vixen! Prior to these bands, local bands Straight... Read More

Top 3 Things to do in Lakewood

June 10th, 2019

Motto: “Tomorrow’s City, Today” 1. Catch the cliff divers at Casa Bonita Maybe the best tourist trap to do in Colorado, period–Casa Bonita is more than just the “Mexican Disneyland” of South Park fame. As tourist trap-y as it gets, Casa Bonita is great, cheesy fun for locals as well, and provides a whole host of entertainment with the chlorine smell, notorious cliff divers, pirate treasure, and sopaipillas. 2. Visit the Lakewood Cultural Center When you’re done getting a taste of “authentic” Mexican culture, head over to the Lakewood Cultural Center... Read More

Top 3 Things to do in Arvada

June 10th, 2019

Motto: “We dream big – and deliver” 1. Explore rare and vintage cars at the Cussler Museum The Cussler museum has an extensive collection of old cars dating from 1906 to 1965. Owner Clive Cussler began buying and fixing up cars as a teenager, and as he wrote coffee table books about vintage cars he was able to save up enough to open the museum to show off his collection. The museum is open Monday through Thursday during the summer months. 2. Visit the Apex Center The Apex is the perfect place for a family, especially those with younger kids. Inside contains an enormous water park,... Read More

Top 3 Things to do in Aurora

June 10th, 2019

Motto: “The Sunrise of Colorado” 1. Get wild at the Morrison Nature Center The Morrison Nature Center, located within Star K Ranch, is home to protected wildlife such as mule deer, painted turtles, snapping turtles, red-tailed hawks, American kestrels, western meadowlarks, great horned owls, blue jays and coyotes. Visitors can spend time outside on self-guided tours to see the animals on the trail, or they can read more about what they saw inside in their extensive catalogue. 2. Chow down at Stanley Marketplace The Stanley Marketplace began as a place to gather to drink a few beers... Read More

Top 3 Things to do in Wheat Ridge

June 10th, 2019

Motto: “People Create the Quality of Their Government – Through Participation or Neglect” 1. Take a risk at Lakeside Amusement Park The family owned amusement park, home to Cyclone Coaster, Wild Chipmunk Coaster, Zoom Drop Tower is the cheaper alternative to Elitch’s, with notoriously older, bumpier, and fun-ner rides. Locals know this is the amusement park to go to if you’re looking to avoid outrageous lines and expensive food. Lakeside has been in operation since 1908, and generations of Coloradans have been coming ever since. 2. Go antiquing at the Brass Armadillo With... Read More

Top 3 Things to do in Golden

June 10th, 2019

Motto: “Where the West Lives” 1. Coors Brewery Tour To see how the iconic ‘cold as the Rockies’ beer is brewed, check out the Coors Brewery Tour in Golden. The thirty minute tour shows the malting, brewing and packaging processes, as well as a look at the history of the brewing company. Those 21 and over can enjoy free samples. For more information and to get tickets, visit their website. 2. Visit the Buffalo Bill Museum and Grave   This tourist attraction brings in over 400,000 visitors a year who are eager to see the museum and grave of Buffalo Bill. Buffalo Bill... Read More

The Mile High 4.20K Comes to Denver on 4/20!

March 16th, 2019

A mile higher. A mile healthier. That’s the slogan for the first ever 4.20K walk/run coming to the mile-high city on 4/20/2019. Denver is well known for having an overwhelming number of events catering to the cannabis lifestyle, and now there’s one specifically for athletes, fitness enthusiasts, and anyone looking to promote the health and wellness benefits of this remarkable plant. The event is designed to “raise awareness and promote a healthy lifestyle with cannabis for medicinal purposes; physically, mentally, and psychologically. Finding different ways to give back to the community without... Read More

The Ins and Outs of the Indo Expo

January 19th, 2019

The Indo Expo is returning to Denver next weekend, where the cannabis industry’s premier trade show first started almost six years ago. Since then, they’ve expanded their show presentation to include San Francisco, California and Portland, Oregon; but Denver, Colorado is where it all began. This year, there will be 350+ exhibitors, showcasing hundreds of companies, brands, and product lines representing all areas of the cannabis industry. With an expectation of 10,000 attendees and a full lineup of educational seminars, workshops, and demonstrations, it can be a lot to navigate. This is why... Read More