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June 2022

It's officially summer! and the Summer Bucket List Challenge is back. We Challenge you to explore all Pueblo has to offer. Enjoy annual events, outdoor recreation, museums, arts & rich culture, farmers markets, local flavor and much more and share your experience with us!

EXPLORE YOUR OWN BACKYARD!
How can you enter?

1) Get out and have some fun in Pueblo County
2) Snap a photo/video
3) Enter by posting on Instagram or Twitter and use #visitpueblo #summerbucketlist.

Note: accounts must be public not private in order for entry to be counted, Or enter by posting on Visit Pueblo Facebook timeline and use #visitpueblo #summberbucketlist. Weekly prizes drawn for best photo/video will include tickets to events, attractions & gas cards! All entries will be entered into a drawing for the Grand Prize Drawing on September 28, 2022. The more photos you enter, the better chance you have at winning.

Summer Bucket List Challenge runs from June 21st to September 25th, 2022. Make your Summer Bucket list today on visitpueblo.org or stop by the Pueblo Welcome Center for the official Pueblo Visitor's Guide and find inspirational ideas other great offers to fill your bucket!

 


Upcoming Events

Rocky Mountain Creative Experience

Date: June 6-11 | Time:
Expected Attendance:

Future Farmers of America State Conference

Date: June 7-9 | Time:
Expected Attendance: 1000

Andenucio Baseball Tournament

Date: June 15 | Time:
Runyon Field
Expected Attendance:

Pueblo Convention Center 25th Anniversary Luncheon

Date: June 17 | Time:
Convention Center
Expected Attendance:

Rocky Mountain SER Conference

Date: | Time:
Expected Attendance: 700

NSRA Rocky Mountain Street Rods

Date: June 24-26 | Time:
Colorado State Fair
Expected Attendance: 2000 Car Entries

Rollin' on the Riverwalk & Fireworks Celebration

Date: July 4 | Time:
Historic Arkansas Riverwalk
Expected Attendance:

Pueblo Symphony

Date: July 4 | Time:
Memorial Hall
Expected Attendance:

Colorado Metal Smithing Association Meeting

Date: July 15-17 | Time:
Convention Center
Expected Attendance: 100

IBEW Conference

Date: July 19-22 | Time:
Convention Center
Expected Attendance: 150

Paul Rodriguez

Date: July 23 | Time:
Memorial Hall
Expected Attendance:

Battle MMA

Date: July 23 | Time:
Convention Center
Expected Attendance: 1000

New & Notable

ROCKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL STREETRODS

The 37th Rocky Mountain Street Rod Nationals (NSRA) is coming to the Colorado State Fairgrounds, attracting visitors from all across the country! This premier event will be held on June 24, 25, 26, 2022 and is THE largest car show in SOCO. The fairgrounds is the ideal location to host the sizeable amount of displays and attractions. Visit Pueblo provides $30,000 in sponsorship to NSRA to keep them coming back to Pueblo, filling our hotel rooms, and supporting our restaurants, and attractions. The Visit Pueblo Team puts in lots of hours with event organizers to secure hotel rooms, hosts a Welcome BBQ for registrants and organizes the Street Rod Parade.

The Street Rod Parade will be held June 24th at 10:00 am. The Route begins at the old Northside K-mart Parking lot and takes Elizabeth to Union Ave and up to the Fairgrounds. The Car show runs June 24 & 25 (Fri-Sat) 8am to 8pm,and June 26 (Sun) 8am to 12 pm at the Colorado State Fairgrounds

ROCKY MOUNTAIN CREATIVE EXPERIENCE

This summer, the creative community of Pueblo, Colorado and beyond will present the Rocky Mountain Creative Experience featuring music, film, theater, culinary arts, visual/ digital arts, & health and business, with the goal of empowering those who create! This is an extensive collaboration of live and virtual events with Blo Back Gallery, The Impossible Players, and El Pueblo Museum. Many of these events are free to the public.

Check out this link for more information: https://coloradoartsandartists.com/rmce

 

TRAVEL WRITERS SHARE PUEBLO'S STORY

Visit Pueblo hosts two travel writers! The Global Gumshoe spent May 20-22 in Pueblo attending the Chuckwagon Rendezvous.

Ron Stern also received levee mural education from the artists and enjoyed authentic Pueblo cuisine. The Global Gumshoe is featured in realfoodtraveler.com. Check out Ron's writings at globalgumshoe.com Helene-In-Between will spend June 9-10th in Pueblo getting an actual on site lesson in gravel bike riding and exploring Pueblo County outdoors. Helene boosts 175,000 followers on Instagram. Find her adventures @Heleninbetween.com

Hosting travel writers is a great way to increase Pueblo awareness....nationally and internationally. When writers immerse themselves in Pueblo first hand, they truly Experience the Flavor of Pueblo!

 

seasonal highlight

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Positively Pueblo Stories

Site Visits Showcase Pueblo

Representatives from Helms Briscoe, a national meeting planner organization, got the grand tour of Pueblo from our team. They were impressed, amazed, and enlightened with all our town has to offer. They are excited to share with their clients our wonderful hotel accommodations, Riverwalk, Convention Center and meeting spaces! In addition,, the Visit Pueblo Team provided a tour for a representative from the Colorado Chamber of Commerce & another independent conference planner to collect ideas for uniquely Pueblo experiences for upcoming events. Taking the time to work with event planners creates big dividends in our community with guests spending dollars and enticing them to return with their families to explore Pueblo more thoroughly! We work hard to make sure Pueblo establishes itself as a convention destination and build our reputation with event planners.

 

 

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