Explore the Creative Block
Creative venues and businesses on the 300 block of Main St. host independent local galleries, studios, art co-ops and more. Visit Maker General for unique creative kits, Primitive Country Loft House for a wide variety of Colorado Artisans, Old Town Marketplace for working studios, Walnut Gallery, Crystal Joys, and more.
Galleries and Exhibition Openings
Longmont is full of fantastic galleries that feature local art. Top notch exhibitions are available all year long, but it doesn't stop at there. Stop by Firehouse Art Center to learn about their educational programs, events, and ceramic studio to support creativity for all, The Great Frame Up for local art shows, or The Walnut Gallery to enjoy their fully functioning wine and beer bar to sip as you go.
Live Music All Year Long
Keep an eye on our event calendar to catch local musicians performing at your favorite brewery, author readings at one of our amazing book stores, a pop up from an independent artist, and so much more. No matter the season, explore where to enjoy the sights and sounds of the Longmont Creative District.
Public Art Downtown
Explore the entire Creative District and you'll discover the many murals showcasing local and regional talent. Historic, interactive and thought provoking content is sprinkled throughout the district. Don't leave a stone unturned! In addition to Downtown buildings, you'll find beautiful pieces in our breezeways and alleys.
St. Stephen's Listening Plaza
Everday the sound of local musicians is broadcast throughout the plaza, giving you the chance to enjoy the views in historic downtown Longmont and find your new favorite artist at the same time. All music is produced and performed by the best musicians in the region. While you're there, visit the local art and sculptures within the plaza!
On the 2nd Friday of every month, the Longmont Creative District comes alive with art gallery exhibitions, restaurant promotions, extended retail business hours, and pop-up activities (inside and outside), taking place throughout Downtown Longmont.
An all-day, multi-venue music festival featuring local music, unique venues, delicious food & drink, community spirit, and the best that Downtown Longmont has to offer!
Summer Concert Series
Feel the beat, beat the heat! Summer concerts are the best way to experience local music and have fun with the whole family. From dancing in the streets to enjoying great brews in a lawn chair, relax and let loose at these free weekend events. That's right, we said free!