What is Greeley Unexpected?
How Well Do You Know Greeley?
Greeley's a small town, right?
Not anymore! The population is currently over 95,000 and growing and the University of Northern Colorado’s student population is about 12,500. People refer to Greeley as a growing mid-size city with bigger city amenities.
The cultural scene is weak.
No, not by any means!
The Greeley Philharmonic just celebrated its 103rd season making it one of the oldest symphony orchestras in the nation
The new Creative District highlights the people, galleries and activities that make Greeley’s creative class glad they’re here www.greeleycreativedistrict.org;
The annual Jazz Festival, Blues Jam, Arts Picnic, Greeley Stampede, Friday Fests and the University of Northern Colorado attract and showcase local, regional and national performers;
The Union Colony Civic Center’s 1,665-seat main hall, 222-theater and Tointon Gallery are celebrating their 25th year hosting local and internationally known performances.
The Greeley Chorale, celebrating its 49th season, performs around the world and is recognized as one of the best choral organizations in the US, and the Greeley Children’s Chorale has been performing for 23 years.
The Moxi Theater, an all ages venue, is now open downtown complementing the Kress Theatre and Lounge indie art theater.
To answer your next question, yep, there’s plenty more.
Greeley History Museum
The speaker at this History Brown Bag is Paul Richard, retired University of Northern Colorado faculty and local author.
Winter Farmers' Market
Come enjoy the warmth indoors! Shop at the Winter Farmers' Market for unique gifts and food. A variety of vendors will provide meats, baked goods, jams and jellies, spices, produce (as available), and local arts and crafts. Each week is a new shopping experience!
If you'd like to learn more, visit the Greeley Farmers' Market website»