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

2020 Dion Snowshoes US National Snowshoe Championships

        Race the Highest USSSA National Championships Ever! Feb. 28-March 1, 2020 North America's highest city, Leadville, Colorado Recreational Races & Kids' Kilo Are Open to All! Register today! Test your mettle in the rare air at 10,152'. The ultimate challenge from the United States Snowshoe Association, this race will put you on top of the world! Held at Colorado Mountain College's ...

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        Leadville Ski Joring & Crystal Carnival Weekend

        Leadville, CO, United States

              March 5-7, 2021 At the 2021 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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              July 4th in Leadville

              Harrison Avenue, Leadville, CO 80461

                    July 4, 2020 Celebrate Independence Day with small-town charm. North America's highest-elevation town marks July 4th with a Firecracker 5k Run at 8:30 a.m. and a rousing parade at 10 a.m. along historic Harrison Avenue! Extend your holiday by coming to Leadville early or staying late! Hike, bike, fish, ride the train, and drive the scenic byways. Explore Twin Lakes and ...

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                    Leadville Boom Days

                    Leadville, CO, United States Website >

                          Aug. 7-9, 2020 Leadville Boom Days, which takes place the first full weekend in August, is a three-day celebration of this mining town's 1880s gold and silver rush heritage. See the 12 reasons you can't miss Leadville Boom Days! Burro-and-runner teams race through the mountains, miners crack rock by hand, a parade rolls down the avenue for nearly an hour, wild ...

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