Performing Arts & Music

Colorado’s top-notch music, dance and theater organizations are known for presenting popular masterpieces and innovative new works.


A large audience sits on blankets and lawn chairs outside watching a perform at Copper Mountain.
Copper Mountain
People mingle outside a brick building in Grand Junction. The building is lit up with lights and stands out against the night sky.
Grand Junction
A contemporary building with an inverted roof and a lobby with floor-to-ceiling windows stands tall in Lone Tree, Colorado.
Lone Tree
A massive audience gathers in an amphitheater with a large rock formation to one side for a performance near Morrison, Colorado.
Concert at Red Rocks Amphitheatre in Morrison
People roam the multiple floors of a mall-like complex in Denver. Flags nearby highlight a showing of The Little Mermaid.
The Denver Performing Arts Complex
Two dancers each clasp the person's opposite hand while posing dramatically on the floor at the Vail International Dance Festival.
Vail International Dance Festival
Two dancers jump in the air and pose in sync at a performing arts camp in Steamboat Springs, Colorado.
Dancers at the Perry Mansfield Performing Arts Camp in Steamboat Springs
A band performs on a raised, outdoor stage for a large audience in Denver, Colorado.
A theater is lit with red and green lights as the audience watches a visual arts performance on a stage in Denver, Colorado.
Ellie Caulkins Opera House in Denver
A rambunctious audience cheers and raises its hands for the group performing on a raised stage at the Snowmass Mammoth Fest.
Snowmass Mammoth Fest

Colorado’s love of the arts ensures the best seat in the house is any house — from renowned music festivals, dance and theater festivals to performing companies like the Colorado Symphony Orchestra, Opera Colorado, the Denver Center Theatre Company and many more.

Featured Destinations

Visit Denver

Denver — The Mile High City — is where urban sophistication meets outdoor adventure. Denver is an outdoor city known for its art, culture, food, music and sports in the Rocky Mountain region.

Visit Colorado Springs

Exquisite natural landscapes, rich Western history and impressive cultural offerings are just a few things that attract visitors from near and far to Colorado Springs, Olympic City USA, nestled at the foot of Pikes Peak one hour from Denver.