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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.


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How Well Do You Know Greeley?

  • We're getting bigger and better all the time.

    Greeley's population is now estimated to be over 100,000, a huge increase from the 1990 population of 60,536. Greeley has grown, but not just in population.  We’re bigger, more interesting, and more diverse than ever before. 

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

    Where do we start? There’s the list of signature events like the UNC/Greeley Jazz Fest,  Greeley Stampede, Arts Picnic, Blues Jam, Weld County Fair and Oktobrewfest. But then you can’t forget the High Plains Chautauqua, Neighborhood Nights, Agriculture Feast and Fest, the Great Greeley Chalk-a-Lot, and the University of Northern Colorado and the Union Colony Civic Center seasons of performances. Top that off with the Greeley Chorale, Friday Fests, First Fridays, UNC Homecoming week, the Ice Haus , the Poudre River Trail, a full schedule of events at the Moxi Theater and other music venues, and the calendar starts getting very full, very fast. In fact, the list is so long; we can only mention a few in this list.

    Great things are always going on in Greeley.

What's Happening

Upcoming Events

Weld County Western Heritage Days at Centennial Village

July 31st to August 2nd10:00am to 05:00pm

Centennial Village

Every summer, the Weld County Fair happens the last week of July at Island Grove. This year plan to make a stop at Centennial Village to, as they celebrate Weld County Western Heritage Days during the fair with a special admission price of just $1 per person over three years old. During the...

Friday Fest with Brothers of the Sun - July 31, 2015

July 31st05:00pm to 09:00pm

9th Street Plaza, Downtown Greeley

Come party on the 9th Street Plaza for Friday Fest with Brothers of the Sun! Enjoy live music on the 9th Street Plaza with free admission and Go-Cup in effect from 5-9 p.m. What is Southern Rock, Colorado Style? It's a Western invention. Think of it as a mixing of classic...

Poudre River Trail Blue Moon Bike Ride | July 31, 2015

July 31st07:30pm

Poudre river Trail 71st Avenue Trailhead

Enjoy a beautiful, after-dark bike ride on the Poudre river Trail with the free Blue Moon Bike Ride. Riders will need to meet at the 71st Avenue trailhead (the Red Barn) in Greeley at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, July 31, 2015, for a ride that will travel west to the River Bluffs trailhead in Windsor and...

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Greeley Colorado Top 25 City for First Time Home Buyers

WalletHub Ranks Greeley Top-25 City for First-Time Home Buyers

July 22nd, 2015

WalletHub has been releasing their annual “best lists” and they named Greeley, Colorado, as the 21st best city in the nation for first-time home buyers.

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Greeley MSA Ranked 4th Best for Economic Success

July 15th, 2015

Colorado has three cities ranked in the top 10 of 2015 Leading Locations report, including Denver, Greeley, and Boulder.