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Celebrate Colorado Day!

August 1, 2016

The History Colorado Center and Community Museums statewide are celebrating Colorado’s 140th birthday with a Free Day, Monday August 1, 2016!

In addition the History Colorado Center will feature food, music, dancing, and many more activities for everyone. Do not miss this celebration!

Scheduled Activities


  • 11:30am: Top Hogs, Colorado’s Most Talented Pigs, and the Denver Broncos Junior Cheerleaders Performance
  • 12:30pm: Cherry Creek Dance Performance
  • 1:30pm: Rocky Mountain Children’s Choir


  • Buffalo Bill Museum and Grave
  • Gold Panning with the Georgetown Loop Railroad National Park Service
  • Bent’s Fort
  • Adobe Brick Making Activity


  • Alpacas
  • Colorado Proud Booth, Colorado Department of Agriculture
  • Colorado History Day Poster Session Ribbon Winners
  • 1-5pm: Mountain Dairy Goats


  • Colorado State Flag coloring activity

Free Admission Statewide
The celebration will include History Colorado’s Community Museums for a statewide commemoration of Colorado’s wild, colorful, historical, traditional and modern culture.

Free Admission all day at:

  • Byers-Evans House Museum
  • El Pueblo History Museum
  • Fort Garland Museum and Cultural Center
  • Fort Vasquez Museum
  • Healy House Museum and Dexter Cabin
  • Trinidad History Museum

More info: http://www.historycolorado.org/event/colorado-day-2016


August 1, 2016