The month of April is right around the corner, which means you may try to get in those last minute runs on the slopes. But there is so much more than skiing in Colorado in the month!

From events that deal with the white powder that only blanketed the mountains this winter, or events that have to do with the delicious food throughout the state of Colorado, there is something for everyone to take part in during the month of April!

Here are five events that we think are a "must see" or "must attend" during the first full month of spring. Some of these events happen in our very own backyard, and some you may have to pack the car and go on a mini road trip.

Either way, put down the electronics and check out everything the state has to offer next month. You'll be glad you did!

  • 1

    USASA Nationals (April 1st - 12th)

    The event happens at Copper Mountain, and boasts itself as the largest snowboard and freestyle ski competition in the nation. The competition is open to amateur athletes, so you'll people who truly have a passion for the sport. Check out the video below of last year's competition so you can see more of what it's all about!

    You can still register for this year's event plus if you don't want to compete as an athlete, you can always just watch the action on the sidelines!

  • 2

    Tulip Fairy and Elf Festival (April 2nd)

    The Tulip Fairy and Elf Festival occurs on April 2nd in downtown Boulder, with a "rain date" of April 9th. They have something for kids of all ages and the tulips will be lined up throughout the city. They will have performances, face painting, activities for the kids, and more. Plus parking on the weekend is free in all of the cities parking garages, so take advantage of it!

    The video below will give you an idea of what to expect during the weekend!

  • 3

    Travis Tritt @ The Lincoln Center (April 23rd)

    Country artist Travis Tritt will be performing his #1 hits and more on Sunday, April 23rd at the Lincoln Center in Fort Collins. Tickets start at just $35, and the performance starts at 7:30 PM that night. Get your tickets now!

  • 4

    Toughest Monster Truck Tour (April 7th - 8th)

    The Toughest Monster Truck Tour comes back to the Budweiser Events Center, running April 7th and 8th! Adult tickets are only $25, and the kids can enjoy it for only $15!

    Check out what happened at last year's event, as you don't want to miss the 2017 version in Loveland!

  • 5

    Eric Church @ Pepsi Center (April 5th)

    There are still some tickets available to see Eric Church at the Pepsi Center, so don't wait! Buy your tickets now before they are all gone.The show starts at 8 PM that night!


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