ColorFest Weekend 2018

ColorFest Weekend features hot air balloons, music, beer, wine, food and more!


Friday, September 14th
6 - 9pm - Passport to Pagosa Food & Wine Fest
Takes place in the Town Park Athletic Field. There will be wine from around the world, beer from local micro-breweries, food from local favorite restaurants and entertainment. This is your chance to try some new items and vote on your favorites. Tickets are $45 per person in advance. (21 and older) Purchase online at


Saturday, September 15th
8am - Mass Balloon Ascension

Downtown Pagosa, near Hot Springs Blvd.


8am - ColorFest 5k Color Run in Town Park 

Brilliant colors will be flying at Pagosa's iconic 5k ColorFest Color Run/Walk.


7 - 10am - Breakfast with Balloons

The Geothermal Greenhouse Partnership is hosting the Second Annual Colorfest Breakfast with Balloons at their site on the San Juan River at 5th Street. Attendees will enjoy an exceptional gourmet breakfast and champagne with a perfect view of the spectacular Colorfest balloons ascension. The site will be contained for breakfast-goers who will be entertained with relaxing music by world-class saxophonist Bob Hemenger. The breakfast is a fundraiser for the recently installed Education Growing Dome. Attendees will have the option to view interior build-out plans for the dome and learn more about the upcoming programs. A limited number of tickets are available for the breakfast catered by Pagosa Baking Company. Tickets are $40 for adults and $20 for children (10 & under). Tickets may be purchased at the Chamber or online at


4 - 8pm - Colorfest Music and Micro Brew Festival in Town Park 

Breweries from throughout Colorado and Northern New Mexico compete for "People's Choice" along with "Brewer's Choice" awards.  Tickets are $10 general admission/ $25 with souvenir glass and beer tasting. 


Sunday, September 16th
8:00am - Mass Balloon Ascension

Uptown Pagosa, near Pinon Lake

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