Annual Howl at the Moon Party

Please join us for the Annual Enchanted Hallows’ Eve at the Elk’s Lodge in Idaho Springs. All proceeds benefit Friends of Charlie’s Place and the shelter animals at Charlie’s Place. Costumes are optional but highly recommended! Enjoy appetizers provided by local restaurants of Clear Creek County, cash bar, silent auction, and lots of dancing!!! $15 per person  Tickets may be […]

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Historical Society of Idaho Springs Gala

Save the Date: The Annual Historical Society of Idaho Springs Gala will be held Saturday evening, October 20th at Blackstone Rivers Ranch in Idaho Springs. If you would like to contribute to the silent auction or attend the event, please contact the Historical Society of Idaho Springs by calling (303) 567-4382 or email Susan Helm at shelm.historicidahosprings@gmail.com

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Pumpkin Plunge at the Idaho Springs Rec Center

Check out this great spin on visiting a pumpkin patch!!! Head to the Idaho Springs Rec Center for a Pumpkin Plunge!! Pick your pumpkin from our floating pumpkin patch, but hurry a limited number of pumpkins will be available. (1 pumpkin per child 15 & younger) Games, prizes and Halloween Goodies Following the pumpkin plunge […]

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Mt. Evans Summit Closes for the Season

Today is the final day to drive to the Summit of Mount Evans for the Season – The Scenic Byway will reopen in it’s entirety Memorial Day Weekend, Weather Permitting. You may however drive up as far as Echo Lake year-round, which is about halfway to the Summit of Mount Evans. Mount Evans Scenic Byway […]

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Clear Creek Pack Burro Race Weekend

Details Coming Soon! For entry information please contact Bill Lee (Red Tail) – 720-234-8200 – laughingvalleyranchco@gmail.com or Co-Race Director Brad Wann – 303-906-2269 – wpbamediarelations@yahoo.com Did you know? The Burro is the Colorado State Animal and that Pack Burro Racing is the only sport indigenous to the State of Colorado? It has its roots in the […]

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Mardi Gras Crawfish Boil @ DaRivuh

Join Da Rivuh in Idaho Springs as they celebrate their 4th Annual Mardi Gras Crawfish Boil complete with live music with the Zydecoasters, Crawfish, Oysters on the Half Shell, Abita and Avalanche Ale Specials, King Cake, Beads and more. Fun for the whole family!

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Tourism and Heritage Talks in the Park – Idaho Springs

Make plans to join us for this FREE event as we hear from local historian, Don Allan and discuss the importance of mining past and present, the Colorado Gold Rush and more! There will also be an opportunity to talk with our Tourism Director, pick up mini miners, adventure maps, and special stickers of our […]

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4th of July Celebration in Clear Creek County

UPDATE:  Due to COVID 19  we have been informed that the FIREWORK display in Idaho Springs will be postponed to Small Business Saturday, November 28, 2020, also the Parade in Georgetown and the Ice Cream Social and other activities in Silver Plume are cancelled. With the new public health order from the State Department of […]

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8th Annual Pumpkin Smash Festival

Scraps-to-Soil holds the Pumpkin SMASH each year after Halloween to explore composting and ways to contribute less to the waste stream. We get “hands-on” with tons of techniques for pulverizing pumpkins into pieces, including the Gallagher mallets, Louisville Sluggers, the Trebuchet launcher, and the SlingShot. No matter the smash technique you choose, you will contribute […]

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Lawson Adventure Park – Grand Opening!

The Lawson Adventure Park Opens TODAY!! “Colorado’s Outdoor Family Playground” is a brand new adventure park located in the‪#‎ColoradoRockies‬ between Idaho Springs and Georgetown! This park offers a variety of activities for children and adults – try jumping inside a water-filled, giant hamster ball and taking a ride down a mountain trail, as well as a rope course […]

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