Arts and Entertainment

From local artisans to internationally recognized collections, dinner theatres to outstanding venues, Colorado offers unique and complete arts and cultural experiences. If you're looking for art, towns like Steamboat Springs are home to many outstanding artists and craftsmen, where you can watch them create their works. The Denver Art Museum has one of the nation's best collections of American Indian Art. Just a few miles outside Denver, and its renowned symphony and opera, you'll find the legendary Red Rocks Park and Amphitheatre where you can see some of the biggest names in music in an open-air, natural-rock formation acoustic setting. Further west, Grand Junction offers topnotch talent and entertainment in a small-town setting, with many live theatres, including the Cabaret Dinner Theater and Metro Playhouse, attracting Broadway actors for their productions.


From dinosaur bones to steam engines, Native American artifacts to relics from the old West, Colorado's museums offer a unique look into the state's rich history. Discover, learn and explore through interactive exhibitions, live re-enactments and more.


Whether you're looking for authentic Native American art or an internationally recognized collection, you'll find it in one of Colorado's many art galleries. From quaint mountain towns to the renowned Denver Art Museum, the state offers one of the most unique and complete art communities you'll find anywhere.


From mountain music festivals to local orchestras, small clubs to the legendary Red Rock Amphitheatre, you'll find great live music played everywhere in Colorado. Whatever your taste, whatever the style, you'll hear it here.


From "Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid" to "City Slickers," if Hollywood is looking for a backdrop they can't find anywhere else, who do they call? You guessed it – Colorado. Over the years, hundreds of movies and television shows have been filmed in Colorado. So, even if it's your first time here, you'll already feel at home. Colorado is also becoming known to filmmakers and aficionados from around the world for its film festivals like those in Vail, Telluride and Durango.

Filmed in Colorado

Theatre and Performing Arts

You'll find great performances all across the state. From Broadway productions to ballet, renowned dance companies to Repertory Theatre, all of Colorado is a stage.


Colorado is synonymous with sports. Whether it's hot or cold, indoors or out, we've got a team or venue where you can see the world's finest athletes play.

Colorado Features
  • Recreation and Activities

    Get out and play. Whether you are looking for an extreme adventure or just one that's extremely fun, you'll find it in Colorado. Hike one of the state's 54 "fourteeners" — mountains that reach an altitude of more than 14,000 ft (4,200 m). Go... READ MORE >
  • Scenic and Historic Trains

    Welcome back to the romantic era of travel — seeing Colorado by rail. The moment you step aboard and the whistle blows, you'll be transported to an earlier time. So sit back, relax and take in the scenery in an experience you'll only find aboard... READ MORE >
  • Golfing

    There's nothing like a round of golf in Colorado to make you feel better about your game. Just tee one up and see how far it flies. Colorado sports nearly 100 of the most beautiful golf courses you'll find anywhere. You'll discover award-winning... READ MORE >