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!"

Ski Cooper 18-19 Season

Our hometown mountain is open for your enjoyment through early/mid-April!
Location: 232 County Rd 29
Phone: 800-707-6114

Wine at the Mine

Friday, February 8th: Annual Wine, Beer & Spirits Tasting Event
Location: National Mining Hall of Fame & Museum

Leadville Loppet

Saturday, February 16th, 2019: Cross Country Ski Races

Winter Mountain Bike Race Series

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

Ski Joring & Crystal Carnival

Friday-Sunday, March 1st-3rd, 2019

St. Patrick`s Day

Parade in Downtown Leadville, Party at Ski Cooper

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

Leadville BBQ & Brew Fest

Friday & Saturday, June 21st & 22nd

Movies in the Park

Late June through Early September, we show movies in Ice Palace Park every other Friday with concessions and lawn games!

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

Wildflower Specials on the Leadville Train

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

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