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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.

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Upcoming Events

Free Family Firefly Night Walk

July 2nd09:00pm to 10:00pm

Greeley Family FunPlex Amphitheater

Fireflies in significant numbers are a rare site in Greeley, but thanks to the abundance of rain this year there are quite a few of them and you can join the City of Greeley in seeing some of them on July 2 at 9 p.m. The Parks Division is hosting a free night walk in the McCloskey Open Space (Along...

First Friday: A Night of Art | July 3, 2015

July 3rd05:00pm to 08:00pm

Downtown Greeley

First Friday is a great chance to experience some of Greeley's local artistic talent. Stop by any of the participating art galleries and businesses to soak in the beautiful works of art. Some of the participating destinations also offer unique gifts, classes, crafts, live music, and experiences...

Friday Fest with Wild Nights - July 3, 2015

July 3rd05:00pm to 09:00pm

9th Street Plaza, Downtown Greeley

Come party on the 9th Street Plaza for Friday Fest with Wild Nights! Enjoy live music on the 9th Street Plaza with free admission and Go-Cup in effect from 5-9 p.m. Come out and rock with local band Wild Nights. Classic Rock, Blues, Pop, they have something for every taste....

Latest From The Blog

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A World Record for Fake Moustaches at the Greeley Stampede?

July 1st, 2015

Come be a part of an attempt at the most fake moustaches at an organized event.

Greeley Moriya Japan Student Exchange Program

See Greeley Exchange Students in a Japanese Newspaper

June 17th, 2015

I guess you could say they are unexpectedly world famous now.