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The annual Pueblo County Courthouse Lighting Ceremony is the kickoff to the holiday season in downtown Pueblo. We celebrate by decorating the inside of our historic Courthouse with dozens of trees and unique decorations. The night of our lighting ceremony, fireworks & lasers synchronized to music light up the night sky as our life-sized light switch is flipped illuminating our historic building for the thousands of people in the crowd and many more watching online.
The Colorado State Fair takes place annually in the summer. So much of what there is to love about the state converges onto the famous fairgrounds in Pueblo for an end-of-summer week full of live entertainment, thrilling competitions, quirky vendor booths and good ol’ Western fun.
Come visit the Pueblo Riverwalk a 32-acre urban waterfront with excursion, pedal and gondola boat rides, food, festivals, and entertainment.
Lake Pueblo State Park includes 60 miles of shoreline and 10,000 acres of land. Activities: two full-service marinas, recreational fishing, hiking, camping, and swimming at the swim beach.
The Chile and Frijole Festival was created to promote Pueblo’s rich agriculture and encourage our community, and region, to buy local fresh products at any of the numerous farm stands and specialty shops available during the festival and year-round. The event features live entertainment, street vendors, cooking competitions, and chilies, chilies, chilies! Held downtown along Union Avenue, the festival draws Pueblo residents as well as people from across the state and around the nation.
While many of the farms produce Pueblo's famous green chile peppers, area farmers also grow pumpkins, winter squash, watermelon, cantaloupe, corn and dried beans. With over a dozen local farms you are sure to find the best produce in the state!
In the fall the local farms transform into pumpkin patches, where you can get lost in a corn maze, take a hayride, meet farm animals, and much more!
The oldest ongoing American football rivalry for high school teams west of the Mississippi River, Centennial and Central have been battling almost annually since 1892. In 1950, the two teams began playing for ownership of "The Bell," which has morphed into "The Bell Game" as we know it today.
The Sangre de Cristo Arts and Conference Center is an art center located in Pueblo, Colorado, United States. Founded in 1972 as a multi-disciplinary center for the arts, it features art galleries, performing arts, and the Buell Children's Museum.
The mission of the Nature and Wildlife Discovery Center is to provide a variety of outdoor experiences in education, conservation and recreation that appeal to all ages and enhance the quality of life in Pueblo County, as well as to foster environmental stewardship and an appreciation of natural habitats.
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