This all-around festival features music, parades, craft fairs, and a beauty pageant. The event was first celebrated as “Fruit Day” which used to be the community’s way to acquaint everyone through their bountiful harvest.
The festival will celebrate their 81st year in Cañon City on May 1st to 5th, 2019.
Also held as part of the overall festival is the Royal Gorge Rodeo, May 3rd to 4th, 2019. This is Colorado’s longest continuous rodeo since 1872.
Long running music festival featuring a parade, rodeo and carnival. High school, middle school and junior high school bands from across the country compete in Concert Band, Jazz Band, Parade and Orchestra.
Those who will attend the 3-day event can expect loads of activities that everyone will enjoy. There will be concert and orchestra competitions that will feature national high school, middle school and junior high school bands. Spectators can watch the Blossom festival beauty pageant while the kids have fun at the craft and kid zone fair.
Cañon City Accommodations
Address: Cañon City
Date: Wed-Sun, April 1-5, 2019