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4 Upcoming Summer Festivals In Colorado: Winter Park Jazz, Frontier Days & More | Culture & Leisure

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A summer for festivals and here are four to discover.

Crested Butte Wildflower Festival, July 9-18

Colorado’s wildflower capital has had a spectacular 2021 and is celebrated this month.

The popular festival has a program guide with 200 entries but don’t be surprised if many have sold out. Regardless, fields of wildflowers are everywhere and perfect for photography and art.

For info: crestedbuttewildflower festival.org.

Winter Park Jazz Festival, July 17-18

A beautiful outdoor mountain setting with a long list of musical headliners. Some concerts may be sold out as fans can’t wait to come out again.

Check the official website for ticket availability for Bell Biv Devoe, Damien Escobar, Peter White, Elan Trotman’s Tribute to Marvin Gaye, En Vogue, Dotsero and more.

axs.com/series/11738/2021-winter-park-jazz-festival-tickets

125th Cheyenne Frontier Days, July 24, August 24. 1

Ride straight up the highway from northern Colorado to Wyoming for this “Daddy of ‘Em All” celebration of rodeo and the West, a tradition since 1897.

The list of the country’s star artists: Garth Brooks with Ned LeDoux, son of the late Chris LeDoux to whom the event is dedicated; Cody Johnson with Aaron Watson; Maren Morris; Kane Brown with Restless Road. Blake Shelton with John King; Eric Church with Ashley McBryde; and Thomas Rhett with Rhett Akins.

Rodeo PRCA and PBR. A transparent stadium. Schedule and tickets: cfdrodeo.com

Sculpture in the park, August 6-8, Land of love

Considered one of the finest sculpture shows and the top of all outdoor exhibitions of three-dimensional works, the 37th annual Sculpture in the Park show in Loveland will take place August 6-8.

The works of a 160-artist jury in Sculpture in the Park cover the grounds of Benson Sculpture Garden, 2908 Aspen Drive, where the 10 acres also contain 172 permanent works. Among the artists from the Pikes Peak region chosen for this exhibition is Richard Pankratz of Monument, whose works have been selected for 23 years.

As parking space is limited on the park site, the shuttle locations are listed online.

sculptureinthepark.org/show- information and facebook.com//sculptureinthepark

Linda Navarro, the gazette