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What is Greeley Unexpected?

Greeley Unexpected highlights the people, the events and more that make the city an interesting place to live, work, play and learn.


Jessica Cooney
Al and Pam Bricker
Becca Ries
Glen Cortese
Ron and Linde Thompson
Tom Leyba
Chloe Young

How Well Do You Know Greeley?

  • We’re getting bigger all the time.

    Greeley's population is now estimated at 99,687. But so far there's no traffic jams and rarely a need to wait at the same red light more than once. Getting from one side of town to the other is a piece of cake. There are definitely people in other cities who are jealous. And that's ok.

  • Where to go, what to do, who to see.

    Where do we start? The events just keep multiplying—there’s the list of signature events like the Greeley Stampede, Arts Picnic, Blues Jam, Weld County Fair and Oktobrewfest. But then you can’t forget the High Plains Chautauqua, Neighborhood Nights, University of Northern Colorado and the Union Colony Civic Center season of performances. Top that off with the Greeley Chorale, Greeley Children’s Chorale, Friday Fests, First Fridays and UNC Homecoming week, and a full schedule of events at the Moxi Theater, and the calendar starts getting very full very fast. In fact, the list is so long, we can only mentioning a few in this list.

    You can plan your day, week, month and season around all the great things going on in Greeley.

What's Happening

Upcoming Events

City of Greeley Family Bike Ride | September 2, 2014

September 2nd06:00pm to 07:00pm

Family FunPlex/Sheep Draw Trail/Poudre River Trail

Join us for a family-friendly bike ride from the Family FunPlex, along the Sheep Draw Trail and onto the Poudre River Trail.

Staff from City of Greeley Public Works; Culture, Parks, and Recreation; Neighborhood Resource Office, and others will sponsor family-friendly bike rides throughout spring and summer 2014 through unique neighborhoods and parks. Rides will emphasize bike and traffic safety, bike maintenance, and having fun. 

These rides will be between 3 and 5 miles.

In addition, staff will introduce "The Loop" a.k.a. "The Kinne Loop," which is an 11-mile bike lane ride suitable for experienced but leisure riders.

Helmets are REQUIRED. Prizes will also be awarded based on participation.

Hope to see you there!

Wednesday Greeley Farmers' Market

September 3rd03:00pm to 06:00pm

Union Pacific Depot

2014 marks the 22nd year for the Greeley Farmers’ Market. The Market is a great venue for both vendors and customers. Vendors offer a wide variety of locally grown and produced food products including in-season fresh produce, meats, honey, breads and other baked goods, roasted chilies, and more along with great items from local artisans and crafters. 

The Wednesday markets happen in addition to the regular Saturday markets and run from July 9 through September 24, 2014.

>>Greeley Farmers' Market

Free Concert at the Family FunPlex - Kream of the Krop

September 4th07:00pm

Family FunPlex Amphitheatre

This FunPlex Concert featuring Kream of the Krop is free and sponsored by the City of Greeley Culture, Parks, and Recreation department. It will be held at the Family FunPlex Amphitheatrelocated just east of the FunPlex facility (off of 65th Avenue). Bring a lawn chair, a blanket, even a picnic dinner. Enjoy the music and dance to some big band swing!

You can always enjoy some swimming at the FunPlex or a round of mini-golf before or after the show.

>>Greeley Family FunPlex

Want to know how your band can play a free show at the amhpitheatre? Click here.

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Syntax Spirits Brings Home More Distillery Awards to Greeley

August 25th, 2014

You might not expect to find an award winning, grain-to-glass distillery in Greeley, Colorado but you can at Syntax Spirits.

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Greeley Chorale Celebrates 50th Anniversary Season

August 22nd, 2014

The Greeley Chorale has a long history and a reputation as one of the most successful choirs in the Rocky Mountain Region and they’re planning a big season to celebrate their 50th Anniversary.