It’s vacation: Celebrate

Join Colorado mountain town fun at Leadville’s annual festivals! Discover what it’s like to celebrate holidays, history, and seasons in Leadville, known in the silver boom for its rollicking Wild West atmosphere and colorful characters.

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Annual Events

Leadville Ski Joring & Crystal Carnival Weekend

Leadville, CO, United States

        March 2-4, 2018 At the 2018 Leadville Ski Joring and Crystal Carnival Weekend, see the unique sport of ski joring and join mountain bike and Nordic ski races, a paintball biathlon, and umpteen other kinds of winter fun! What Is Ski Joring? Leadville Ski Joring is an action-packed sport where a horse and rider race down snow-packed Harrison Avenue in Leadville's ...

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        Leadville BBQ & Brew Festival

        Harrison Avenue, Leadville, CO  |  (719) 486-3900  |  Website >

              Friday & Saturday, June 22-23, 2018 Join us for America's Highest BBQ Competition, at 10,152'! The Leadville/Lake County Chamber of Commerce is excited to host a family-friendly, fun-filled weekend of tasting fresh BBQ prepared by some of the country's best pitmasters, sipping fine local micro brews, and listening to live music. The event will include a family zone with numerous activities, ...

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              July 4th in Leadville

              Harrison Avenue, Leadville, CO 80461

                    July 4, 2018 Celebrate Independence Day with small-town charm! North America's highest-elevation town marks July 4th with a Firecracker 5k Run, a rousing parade, a community cookout at the Leadville Airport, and fireworks at dusk set against the silhouette of the highest peaks in the Colorado Rockies. Extend your holiday by staying in Leadville for hiking, biking, fishing, museums, cultural events ...

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                    Leadville Boom Days

                    Leadville, CO, United States Website >

                          Aug. 3-5, 2018 Leadville Boom Days, which takes place the first weekend in August, is a three-day celebration of this mining town's 1880s gold and silver rush heritage. Burro-and-runner teams race through the mountains, miners crack rock by hand, a parade rolls down the avenue for nearly an hour, wild West gunfights break out, and ladies and gentlemen in Victorian costumes ...

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