Lafayette is a unique mix of the urban and traditional, and those who visit this thriving city see a side of Colorado that can only be found in this small town. Nestled between Boulder and the Rocky Mountains, Lafayette boasts numerous city parks and mountain lodges for those who want to explore the natural beauty of the landscape.
Waneka Lake Park – One of the local favorites is Waneka Lake Park, where you can hike on nature trails or fish in the lake.
Lafayette Collectibles & Flea Market – Another great place to visit in Lafayette is the Lafayette Collectibles & Flea Market, where you can spend a whole day hunting for treasures and bargains. Open every day, the Flea Market hosts more than 100 different vendors selling antiques, vintage items and the odd knickknack or two.
Semi-annually – East Boulder County Artists Studio Tour – A free event with over 30 artists showcasing original pieces at sixteen studios in Longmont and Lafayette.
Jan – Lafayette Oatmeal Festival – Annual Saturday oatmeal breakfast, followed by a 5K walk/run race and ninja course, held in mid-January in downtown Lafayette.
Aug – Lafayette Peach Festival – Annual summer Saturday celebrating the glorious Palisade peach harvest, held in mid-August.
Sep – Lafayette Brew Fest – Another summer Saturday soaking down suds from over two dozen breweries, held in early September.
Sep/Oct – Project Hopscotch – A free, charitable, 10-course hopscotch event located throughout the downtown area.
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