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17 Ways to Opt Indoors in Loveland

Balance all the great outdoor winter fun in Loveland with a few inside activities. Loveland has plenty of indoor activities from which to choose when the weather is less than ideal, or you just want a break from the sunshine. Here are some of the best Loveland options, as well as some new experiences. Indoor Recreation NEW: Aiming to make pickleball

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A Fiery Owl Joins Sweetheart Festival

A 25-foot-tall steel owl that shoots flames out of its wings will hover over Foundry Plaza in Loveland on Feb. 10 during the annual Sweetheart Festival. Along with the owl, a corral of fiery entertainment will be on display at the base of the owl, including fire spinners and flaming Cupid, a smaller fire sculpture that has been featured at

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It’s Valentine’s Season in Loveland!

If you love love, February is THE time to visit Loveland. The Sweetheart City’s beloved Sweetheart Festival returns, along with the annual Valentine’s Re-mailing Program, Little Miss Valentine & Mr. Cupid contest, the Loveland Valentine’s Day Group Wedding and so much more.  2024 SWEETHEART FESTIVAL Celebrate Valentines Season at the 6th Annual Loveland Sweetheart Festival in downtown Loveland! Bring the family

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Ring in 2024: Loveland Style

It’s that time of year. Once again, we find ourselves excessively stuffed with holiday ham, minds full of new memories with loved ones and contemplating how we are already rapidly approaching the New Year. (Didn’t 2023 just start yesterday?) As you contemplate how you will ring in 2024, we recommend shaking off the post-Christmas hibernation with these awesome event and

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Four Art Galleries to Visit in Loveland

Many internationally known and award-winning artists call Loveland home and showcase their artwork in galleries located throughout downtown, as well as in one new gallery located near Benson Sculpture Garden. Be sure to check out these Loveland galleries: New Gallery: Paradox Fine Art Loveland’s newest gallery, Paradox Fine Art (2683 N. Taft Ave.), is a combination art gallery, art bar and

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Explore the NOCO Light Trail

From gorgeous gardens aglow to one of the top free choreographed holiday light shows in the state, it’s easy to get into the holiday spirit in Northern Colorado thanks to the brand-new NoCo Light Trail. Extending from Fort Collins to Loveland and even up to Estes Park, the NoCo Light Trail allows visitors to experience festive light displays, free family-friendly activities and even

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Loveland: Your Holiday Shopping HQ

Every town offers a distinctive mix of retail hot spots and Loveland is no exception. Colorado’s Sweetheart City is known for its extensive sculpture collection and an abundance of very creative residents. Some make wearable art or design collectibles. Others know just where to find the most tempting baubles for their local boutiques.  Beyond the artists, makers and locally owned

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Liquid Arts Update Fall 2023

Northern Colorado’s craft beverage scene continues to attract due attention – and awards – with new offerings, innovation, and creativity. And it’s no longer just about new brews. Here’s the latest on Loveland’s liquid arts landscape.   Local Whiskey: From Loveland Soil to Your Snifter  Loveland’s Root Shoot Malting, a fifth-generation family farm that’s been providing barley, wheat, rye and

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5 Loveland Harvest Experiences

Whether you happen to hail from a more rural setting where harvest means combines, corn, and silos or a more urban setting where a summer of gardening in the backyard yields a bounty of home-grown veggies, many would agree on one thing: there is something special about the harvest season. The air becomes crisp, the days become shorter, and pumpkin-spice-everything

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Best Leaf-Peeping in Loveland and Beyond

Leaf-peeping season is finally here, and with the extra moisture Colorado has received this year, we expect it to be quite vivid! Prepare yourself for a journey of spectacular color with some of our favorite places in the area to enjoy the changing season.  Hike a Legend – Walk along a stunning two-mile strip of Dakota sandstone at Devil’s Backbone.

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Best Date Night Eats in Loveland

Pick the perfect Loveland dinner date destination based upon your identity, mood or current hankering… Are you a classic couple or do you crave an uncomplicated, quintessential experience? The Black Steer (436 N. Lincoln Ave.) has been turning out the best steaks in the state for 55 years. Loveland’s longest standing restaurant offers a side of nostalgia with every heaping

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The Newest Works of Art to See Right Now (and Coming Soon) in Loveland

Loveland, Colo. is home to an abundance of art – from hundreds of bronze works nestled among two renowned sculpture parks – Benson Sculpture Garden and Chapungu Sculpture Park – and scattered across town, to two beloved Love Lock sculptures, to paintings and more in galleries and museums. We’ve tracked down the newest additions to the Sweetheart City’s vast collection

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