Brewery tours are back at New Belgium Brewing and now available in Spanish. The Tour Teaser is a 45-minute tour for up to 25 guests and includes visiting the brewhouses at New Belgium and sampling a complimentary beer along the way. The 90-minute Brewery Tour is a more extensive journey and features plenty of beer tasting throughout, including a curated flight. This tour is offered privately for large groups, and event space can be rented.

Gilded Goat Brewing Co., a Midtown Fort Collins brewery, recently opened a second taproom and brewery in Old Town. The convenient Midtown location’s mezzanine is an excellent location for meetings and events for up to 80 people. The 1,100 square feet of open, airy space features a bird’s-eye view of the brewhouse, an HD projector, and an art gallery.

Fort Collins’ first distillery, Feisty Spirits, is now offering the opportunity to make your own whiskey—from creating a recipe and label to mashing the grains, distilling, and bottling. The pros at Feisty Spirits are there each step of the way to ensure the resulting whiskey is a personalized masterpiece.

In nearby Loveland, Sweet Heart Winery & Event Center is located on 8 acres and has indoor and outdoor venue options for hosting gatherings ranging from meetings, expos, and fundraising galas to holiday parties and networking events. The barrel room can hold up to 200, or you can book the entire facility for a larger affair.

Since Longmont's Can’d Aid was founded in 2013, more than 2 million cans of water have been distributed, over 9,600 skateboards and bikes and 4,000 art kits built for underserved youth, and more than 3,000 instruments donated. This has been accomplished with the help of volunteers nationwide and through relationships with community leaders, nonprofit organizations, volunteers, and corporate partners. 

Inspiring an Inclusive Park 


The Gate Expansion Program not only has delivered 39 new gates to Denver International Airport (DEN), there will be colorful new artwork. The expansion increases the airport’s capacity by 30%, making it easy for groups to access meeting and event destinations in the state. Outposts of favorite local restaurants also are being added throughout the facility.  

Public Art by Detour


When it comes to planning a holiday party for your team or a client, isn’t it nice when you don’t have to worry much about decor? It helps not only the budget but also your checklist.

Here are four of Colorado’s best-known historic hotels from around the state that pull out all the stops to add sparkle and festive activities that delight groups and leisure guests.

The Brown Palace Hotel & Spa, Denver