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 Six, Lotus Gait and Rhoar will hit the main stage. There will also be local beer and spirits in the spirit tasting room.

 

2. Colorado Brewers Festival

Fort Collins, Colorado

June 28th & 29th, 2019

This year is the 30th anniversary for the Colorado Brewers Festival which hosts over 100 beers from over 5o breweries around Colorado. Enjoy unlimited samples, live music and entertainment, artisan exhibitors and food options with tickets starting at $50.

 

3. Throw Down Axe Festival

Colorado Springs, Colorado

Fri, Jun 28, 2019, 7:00 PM

Come celebrate and spectate with professional axe throwers at the Throw Down Axe Festival. This festival combines axe throwing with local brews and music. Tickets are sold out to be a thrower, but you can still come and enjoy the event as a spectator.

 

 

Kaylee was raised (but not *technically* born) in Colorado. She graduated from Regis University with a bachelor of arts in English. During her time at Regis she worked as a teaching assistant in a freshman classroom setting and in the writing center helping students on a variety of topics. While there, she discovered Cura Personalis, or care for the entire person, leading to her love of feminism and desire for equal rights for all. Kaylee spends her time reading, writing, and debating. To see her latest projects and her portfolio, visit her website at https://kayleehuntley.wordpress.com/