Happy Summer from the Wellington CO Main Streets Program!
Originally published in the Wellington Colorado Chamber of Commerce Newsletter
We hope you have had a chance to come out for the great events happening in Downtown Wellington this summer
The Inaugural Wellington Brewfest was a huge success, and will be an annual event for downtown Wellington! The event was a lot of fun, with a huge thanks to the people involved in the planning and coordinating. Sarah Braun and Tara Neckel from Old Colorado Brewing Company, Megan Larson from M Rock Creative, Annie Lindgren with the Wellington Main Streets Program, Mary Gray from Soul Squared Brewing Company, and Annie Thomas with Cantina Liquors. The event was fortunate to have a lot of great outside sponsorship and support, so special thanks to the Larimer County Sheriff’s Office for keeping everyone safe, the Town of Wellington for the help with the park and the fence, the Rotary Club of Wellington for all the volunteers and the hydration station, and the Business Card Factory of Colorado for help with the promotional material. The event was so popular that it sold out 3 weeks early. There were 12 breweries, live music, food trucks, and a lot of fun had by all. Next year there will be more breweries and more tickets available, so mark you Calendar for June 1, 2019!
2018 Women of Summer Wellington CO Main Streets Program Summer Concert Series.
The crowd will be dancing at the final concert in this year’s Wellington Summer Concert Series! Energy filled jazz, soul, funk, and disco will flow from Centennial Park in downtown Wellington. Opening Band is Fink Knuf, a funk band from Boulder, and the headliner is Mama Lenny & the Remedy and R&B band from Fort Collins. The concert series is hosted by the Wellington Colorado Main Streets Program, a nonprofit organization dedicated to the promotion and development of downtown Wellington. Enjoy a taste of what Wellington has to offer
in the beer garden, sponsored by local breweries Old Colorado Brewing Company and Soul Squared Brewing Company, and liquor store Cantina Liquors. Tabby Road Animal Hospital is the title sponsor for the series. August’s presenting sponsor is First National Bank, and they will be giving away lawn chairs to bank members again this year. The food sponsor for the VIP area is Wellington Grill, with decorations provided by Thistle. Several food trucks will line the park, including The Cakery, so save room for dessert. This free family friendly event will include face painting, food trucks, and vendors. Gates open at 5:30p, the opening band goes on at 6:00pm, and the headliner at 7:30pm. Show up early to take advantage of happy hour drink prices from 5:30p-6:30p. Make sure to pick up a 2018 Summer concert series shirt at the merchandise booth. VIP tickets and vendor sign up is available through the website www.wellingtonconcertseries.com.
The Historic Walking Tour on June 30th
The long awaited historic building surveys of 25 downtown Wellington buildings is here at last, and available to the public. The completion of this project was celebrated through a Historic Walking Tour held on June 30th in downtown Wellington. We had a great turnout with approximately 80 people! Huge thanks to Ron Sladek with Tatanka Historical Associates for all his hard work on this project, and for putting on a great tour on the 30th. This project was funded by a grant through History Colorado State Historical Fund.