A woman in a kayak rows across carter lake on a summer day.
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Memorial Day Weekend Staycation

Sticking closer to home this Memorial Day weekend? You aren’t alone. After all, staycations — with less stress and a lower price tag — are the new vacation. Consider spending a night (or better yet, two or three) in Loveland. Here are our top choices for what to do, see and eat, along with where to lay your head this

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Children playing on a sculpture in Benson Sculpture Garden
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Art Events Aplenty: Summer Edition

Summer in an arts community…it doesn’t get much better than this! Along with nature’s canvas of greenery with touches of floral colors here-and-there, summer arts events are back! Here is a list of notable events to save-the-date for.    Colorado Governor’s Art Show & Sale Occurring soonest on the list, The Colorado Governor’s Art Show & Sale, one of the

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DIY Food Tour of Loveland: Downtown

Along with an incredible art scene, did you know Loveland is a foodie town, too?  With nearly 200 options, there are some truly love-ly restaurants in town, especially in the charming historic downtown district.   Rather than pick just one restaurant for dinner, consider taking a more leisurely approach and hitting up two, three, or even four eateries, all within a

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Children playing on a sculpture in Benson Sculpture Garden
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Free Family Fun in Loveland

With the arrival of spring comes the motivation to get outdoors and Loveland offers so many opportunities to enjoy nature free of charge. From city parks and open spaces to art walks and spectacular scenic drives, families will find no shortage of options that are also easy on the pocketbook.  Picture Perfect Parks The ultimate in free outdoor entertainment, Loveland’s

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Fiery Owl and Ice Sculptures with Sweetheart Fest Logo
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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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Sweetheart Festival Tunnel of Love
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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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Paradox Fine Art Loveland building exterior
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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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