Breweries & Distilleries
- Dancing Pines Distillery offers tours each Saturday at 2, 4, and 6 p.m. The distillery encourages reservations on their website at www.dancingpinesdistillery.com
- Spring 44 offers tours every Friday at 2 and 4 p.m. and every Saturday at 2, 4, and 6 p.m. Tours fill quickly, so please sign up in advance on their website at www.spring44.com/tours.
- Overland Distillery does not currently offer a tour.
- Grimm Brothers Brewhouse offers tours every Saturday at 4 p.m. Those interested in a tour must sign up through the taproom. Space is limited to 12 persons on each tour.
- Loveland Aleworks, Big Beaver Brewing and Verboten Brewery do not currently offer tours.
Art & Sculpture
- The Loveland Art Studio Tour is held annually in October for those looking for a larger, organized art tour. Visit www.lovelandartstudiotour.com for more information.
- Bronze Foundry Tours:
Art Castings of Colorado offers public tours of its Loveland foundry by appointment every Tuesday and Thursday at 8 and 9:30 a.m. Each tour can accommodate from one to eight people. Tours are $5, seniors are $4 and children are free. No children under 10 without direct adult supervision. This is a working bronze foundry and conditions may be hot and noisy. Please wear full shoes or boots – no high heels, sandals or open-toed shoes. They are wheelchair accessible. Safety glasses will be provided. Pictures are permitted. Please visit www.artcastings.com/tours for more information and to book a tour.
Bronze Services Fine Art Foundry offers public tours every Tuesday and Thursday morning. Please call 970-667-2723 to schedule a foundry tours. Each tour can accommodate from one to eight people. Tours are $5 for seniors and adults. No children under 10 without direct adult supervision. Visit www.bronzeservicesofloveland.com for more information.
- Sculpture Parks and Gardens:
Benson Sculpture Garden is a public park located at 1125 W. 29th Street in Loveland, Colorado. The area is designed for self-guided walking tours to view the 136 pieces of sculpture on permanent display. Visit www.sculptureinthepark.org/benson-sculpture-garden.html to download a map and learn more about the collection.
Chapungu Sculpture Garden is a public park located east of the Promenade Shops at Centerra off Centerra Parkway and Hwy. 34 in Loveland. The public park features 82 African stone sculptures carved by artists from Zimbabwe. The artwork is positioned among water features, a 1.5 mile walking trail, benches for seating and community gathering areas. A self-guided walking tour can be found at www.centerracolorado.com under Chapungu Sculpture Park.
- City with HeART Program:
Loveland, Colorado is known in many circles internationally and nationally as an arts community. Now comes the opportunity for Loveland to participate in a community event celebrating Loveland with the “City with HeART™” project, through E.L. Events. The objective of this project is to encourage people of all ages and backgrounds—from the area and around the world—to have fun with us as we reconnect with and reinvent the heart.
Fiberglass hearts that are 5' tall and 4.5' wide are designed and placed around Loveland. Each heart is individually sponsored and artists work with E.L. Events to come up with designs. A self-guided driving tour of the City with HeART program can be found at www.E-L-Events.org under the City with HeART page.
- Art in Public Places: A community’s greatest gift is the evolving history of its people, their stories, their symbols, and their enduring traditions. This community’s history is cast in bronze, in brilliant pigments, in images on film, in subtle fibers. The people of Loveland have enthusiastically embraced the arts and skillfully woven them into their daily lives, truly making Loveland, A Work of Art. The City’s collection presently encompasses over 300 diverse works of art valued at approximately $7.6 million dollars. Private contributions by arts organizations, citizens and artists, have donated over 72% of the value of the collection, making the City of Loveland unique among other municipalities. Find the public works of art across Loveland by clicking here.To download a tour map of Loveland’s unique transformer boxes, click here.
Steeped in rich history, Loveland offers a self-guided historic walking tour as a way for visitors to explore the people, places and key events that contributed to the great community that Loveland is today. Stop by the Loveland Visitors Center to pick up a ‘Walk Historic Loveland’ map and travel back in history as you learn about various historic homes and buildings in Loveland. Keep your eye on properties in Loveland designated with a ‘Historic Loveland Landmark’ plaque.
Loveland Ghost Tours are offered year round (with most tours offered late May through October; see schedule for next dates and times). Ghost tours include guided evening journeys throughout Loveland. Along the way, you will learn about about local legends, hauntings, ghostly sightings, and strange happenings. Tours start at The Sports Station at 409 N Railroad Avenue. Tours last approximately 90 minutes. For questions, please call (970) 372-1445 or visit their website at www.hauntedloveland.com.
With close proximity to the Big Thompson River that flows from Colorado’s Rocky Mountains, Loveland is a haven for fly-fishing fans. Locally-owned fly fishing shop, Elkhorn Rod & Reel offers guided fly-fishing trips along the Big Thompson and in Rocky Mountain National Park where there are 147 fishable streams and 56 lakes, year-round. Half-day and full-day trips are available beginning at $150 per person. Each guide will be paired with groups of three; however, if your party is larger than three people, extra guides will be available. For complete details and pricing as well as to book, visit www.elkhornflyrodandreel.com or call (970) 227-4707.
The Loveland Historical Society will occasionally host tours of Loveland’s serene Lakeside Cemetery; however, regularly scheduled tours are not offered. Please visit the City of Loveland Events Calendar for upcoming tour information. There is no charge for these tours, however they do accept donations.
Please visit the City of Loveland website for further information about Loveland Burial Park or Lakeside Cemetery.