The mild winters in Loveland make it easy to come and enjoy all that Loveland has to offer… 365 days a year.
Watch Fire and Ice Intersect: Home of the nation’s largest Valentine’s Day celebration, the Sweetheart City is the place to be on this magical weekend during the Fire and Ice Festival. Heart shaped love notes dot the streets. Fireworks light the night sky. Ice blocks are turned into beautiful winter sculptures. Live music entertains crowds of more than 20,000 spectators. Buildings along 4th Street in downtown are lit to a laser light show. Be sure to plan your stay in advance for this not-to-miss event!
Shop ‘Til You Drop: Ready to shop ‘til you drop and get amazing holiday deals? In the heart of northern Colorado, Loveland has shopping for everyone. Guilt-free shopping at The Outlets at Loveland opens up for Moonlight Madness at 8 p.m. on Thanksgiving night through 12 a.m. Buy a one-of-a-kind gift from the Loveland’s Visitors Center where a wide selection of local, Loveland goods are for sale. Great Black Friday deals and holiday specials are also available at the Promenade Shops at Centerra and the Marketplace at Centerra, as well at boutiques and stores throughout Downtown.
Kick off the Holidays: The annual holiday open house at the Loveland Visitors Center is the ideal way to get into the holiday spirit. The event is free and open to the public, allowing parents to shop at the Visitors Center while the little ones get photos with Santa, work on arts and crafts, enjoy food, hot chocolate and cider, listen to carolers, and much more. Attendees have a chance to win one of several great door prizes from Loveland Laser Tag, Colorado Eagles, Candlelight Dinner Playhouse, and other local vendors as well as receive a free goody bag while supplies last.
Skate on Ice: The Ice Rink is a winter treasure at The Promenade Shops at Centerra, Loveland’s premier shopping and lifestyle center that is easy to reach at the crossroads of I-25 and Highway 34 in Loveland. The ice rink opens in early November through late February. Special events such as Free Skate Days with the Eagles and Rock’N Skate make this a magical adventure!
Cozy Getaways: Looking for a cozy winter getaway? Experience a Sylvan Dale Guest Ranch “Bunk” and delicious home cooked breakfast. Warm cabins and guest houses furnished with antiques in old west tradition and wood burning fireplaces are available in many units. Enjoy the new game room and add on horseback riding, wagon rides, campfires, hiking and more.