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Welcome to Weld County, Colorado!

Welcome to the Discover Weld - the web site showcasing the great people, places and events that call Weld County home. If you’re new to this site, thanks for visiting, and if you’re returning, welcome back! 




Large black dog wearing a black and white cowboy hat. If you thought the Dog Days of Summer referred to the summer heat getting the best of our four-legged friends – and us - think again. The original meaning actually referred to the position of the “dog” star Sirius in the sky. Read more about this in Becky Little’s National Geographic’s article by clicking here.


Be it star positions or summer heat, the Dog Days bring plenty of great events to our county, and you won’t want to miss a single one!


Check out our Events tab to learn about the parades, concerts in the park, family movies and so much more happening this month!



Many of you have participated in the Family Bike Ride Series this summer, and we thank you. There are still more rides to take so make sure you mark your calendar. And share your family bike ride photos with us by emailing them to


Graphic of woman riding a bike past a corn field and trees.Discover Weld and the Weld County Department of Health, along with, have teamed up to make sure you make the most of every day! The "Go Outside and Play: Discover Weld" campaign, which will run through this summer, is designed to help Weld County families learn about the many great outdoor activities available to them right here in their own backyard!  Check out the event listings to the left for a list of numerous great Weld County events perfect for you and your family this summer. Looking for an attraction in Weld County? The attraction list highlights many of Weld's great museums, trails, parks, golf courses and so much more. And don't forget our series of Summer Family Bike Rides listed below. Most of all, we hope you know this: you don't have to travel far to enjoy great activities outdoors! In fact, we would love to see how you enjoy Weld County! Send us your photos of what you like to do outdoors in our beautiful county, and we will share them on our sites. There's nothing better than inspiring others to Discover Weld!



August 23 - Railroad Park (4th Street and Pacific Avenue), 6:30 p.m.



August 9 - Hoshiko Park (at the Rodarte Center 920 A St.), 6:30 p.m.

September 13 - Westmoor Park (3800 6th St), 6:30 p.m.



August 30 - Platteville Library (504 Marion Ave.), 6:30 p.m.




A great way to keep up to date with the latest fun stuff in Weld County is to like our Facebook page Great photos, local trivia, positive articles about Weld County and much more can be seen regularly on our Facebook platform. It’s a great way to engage with your county-family and it’s an easy way to share Weld County information and events with others.


Our goal is to reach 2,000 likes by the end of 2016, and we are half-way there. Like our page, invite your friends and family to like our page and let’s all spread the word about our beautiful county!


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Jennifer Finch
Communications Director, Weld County
1150 O St.
P.O. Box 758
Greeley, CO 80632