Certified Creative Districts

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Thirty Colorado communities brimming with galleries, artists in residence and special arts events have recently been designated official state Creative Districts, including Denver's Art District on Santa Fe, Corazón de Trinidad, North Fork Valley, Pueblo, Ridgway, Salida and Telluride.

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There's likely to be a creative district near most Colorado destinations, so check out their calendars of events, their charming walking districts and creative spirits.

The communities chosen all have unique stories and identities, including historical tales, personalities who have lived there, artful streetscapes and creative events and festivals — all with arts and creative industries as a key theme.

Certified Colorado Creative Districts

Creative District Beyond the Gallery Videos

Greeley Creative District: Performance Artist Armando Silva
40 West Arts District: Metal Artist Wendy Scheck
Downtown Longmont Creative District: Dance Teacher Louise Leise
Downtown Colorado Springs Creative District: Food & Craft Coffee with Russ Ware

Learn more about the Colorado Certified Creative Districts program.