Special Events to Combine with Soaking

Man playing trumpet on stage at Glenwood Springs Colorado Summer of Jazz

Special Events to Combine with Soaking

Make the most of your Colorado vacation by planning your visit to Iron Mountain Hot Springs in tandem with these great Glenwood Springs area special events.

Soaking at Iron Mountain Hot Springs is motivation enough to plan a vacation to Glenwood Springs, Colorado. Since the geothermal town is also a hub for special events, especially in the summer months when outdoor venues draw crowds for festivals, music and other amusements, why not combine two outstanding reasons to travel: soaking and special events?

The upcoming calendar is packed with things-to-do in Glenwood Springs, browse through the list, pick your favorites, and plan your Colorado mountain getaway today. Here’s a glimpse of what’s coming up in the near future.

Plan your soak at Iron Mountain Hot Springs to coincide with these Glenwood Springs special events

Music on the Mountain. The 2019 season kickoff concert takes place on Saturday, June 15, at Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park—America’s only mountain-top theme park. Featured entertainment includes the Missing Link Band and Dance of the Sacred Fire. Then, the music series continues on Saturdays and some Sunday afternoons through September 21.

Friday Afternoon Club. For a smaller, more intimate entertainment setting at Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park, meet at the Lookout Grille for the best end-of-the-workweek music, delicious food, and drink specials, from 5 to 8:30 p.m., June 14 to Aug. 9 and Nov. 15 to Dec. 3.

Two for Tuesdays. The BOGO goes big at Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park. On Tuesdays from June 11 through August 6, after 4 p.m., guests get a buy-one-get-one special on draft beer for adults and slushy drinks for kids at the Lookout Grille, on homemade fudge at the General Store and on ice cream cones at the Snack Shack! Not only that, but local talent extraordinaire—Rodrigo—plays for mountain-top guests Mondays through Thursdays!

Fridays on Seventh. In June, join the community for live music, games and more under the Grand Avenue Bridge at Bethel Plaza. The fun runs from 4 to 5:30 p.m.

Weekends at the Hotel ColoradoA parade with a fun float at Strawberry Days. Listen to the smooth sounds of Rodrigo as he strums and sings every Friday and Saturday in the courtyard of the Hotel Colorado. The hotel sets the scene with an outdoor bar, fire pits and cozy seating for a low-key way to spend an evening.

Summer of Music. Every Wednesday night from June 26 through July 31, take in outdoor music performances in Two Rivers Park. Local talent warms up the crowd starting at 6:30 p.m., with headliners taking the stage at 7:30 p.m.

Glenwood’s Downtown Market. The community comes together weekly on Tuesdays starting June 11, for locally-grown produce, fresh flowers, baked goods, an artisan’s fair, live music and cooking demonstrations. Rain or shine, join in at Centennial Park in downtown Glenwood, from 4 to 8 p.m. through Sept. 17.

Strawberry Days. Glenwood Springs’ biggest bash of the year is June 21 to 23. The celebration includes a hometown parade, free strawberries and ice cream, fine arts and crafts fair, a food court, live music and a beer garden.

Fourth of July. Celebrate the Red, White and Blue with the City of Glenwood Springs. Patriotic special events take place at Two Rivers Park beginning at 5 p.m. with family-friendly activities and crafts, music and a laser light show!

Carbondale Mountain Fair. Take a drive south of Glenwood Springs for Carbondale’s annual town fete. Mountain Fair takes place July 26 to 28 and is an extravaganza of music, crafts, food and games for adults and kids.

Learn more about soaking at Iron Mountain Hot Springs and how to make your Glenwood Springs vacation the best ever.

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Karin Gamba

Karin Gamba has been writing professionally for the travel and tourism markets for nearly two decades. She has promoted a wide array of travel products that include destination towns, vacation resorts, golf courses, ski areas, spas, hotels, restaurants and countless visitor attractions. Karin especially loves writing about her hometown of Glenwood Springs.

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