Local Events

Use this guide to plan your next fun trip to Leadville with events you can't find anywhere else, like the annual Boom Days festival, a Practice St. Patrick's Parade in September, or the 100-mile "Race Across the Sky!"

Winter Mountain Bike Race Series

Tennessee Pass Night Jam, Mineral Belt Mayhem, Fatty Patty St. Patrick`s 50k, and East Side Epic, February - April

Into The Woods

Lake County High School brings this Tony-winning Broadway musical to life under the direction of Scott Carroll: April 26th, 27th, & 28th


Independence Pass, Mt. Massive Golf Course, and the Leadville CO & Southern Railroad all open in late May! (pending weather conditions)

Tabor Opera House

Open in the summer for Tours, Concerts & Special Events
Location: 308 Harrison Ave.
Phone: 719-486-8409

Turquoise Lake 20k

Saturday, June 1st

Savor the Tabor

Sunday, June 2nd: 6 course local gourmet dinner, a fundraiser for the Tabor Opera House Preservation Foundation

Grapes & Grains on Rails

Friday, June 14th: Special train ride with food & drinks, a fundraiser for the Advocates of Lake County

Leadville BBQ & Brew Fest

Friday & Saturday, June 21st & 22nd

A Day with the Tabors

Sunday, June 30th: Matchless Mine Cookout, Tabor Home Tours, and the 101st Army Band at the Tabor Opera House

4th of July Celebration

Every July 4th: Firecracker 5K, Parade, & Fireworks!

Silver Rush 50-mile Races

Mountain Bike Saturday July 6th; Trail Run Sunday July 7th

Movies in the Park

Every summer, the Rec Dept & RE/MAX host movies in Ice Palace Park on select Fridays with food and lawn games! See our page for schedule & info:

Wildflower Specials on the Leadville Train

Select Saturdays in July & August; see website for dining events!

Matchless After Dark

Saturday, July 13th: Stargazing and ghost stories with psychic Sarah Paige at the Matchless Mine

Leadville Stage Race

July 26th through 28th

Boom Days Celebration

August 2nd-4th come see our annual celebration of all things Leadville! Voted "Best Local Event/Celebration," "Best Parade," and "Best Tradition!"

Leadville Trail 100 Run

Saturday, August 17th

Practice St. Patrick`s Day Parade

Mid-September: when it`s warm enough for bagpipes!

Fall Photo Weekends

September & Early October on the Leadville CO & Southern Railroad

Leadville Halloween

Pumpkin Patch, Haunted Hills races, & Trick-or-Treat Street