Welcome to Sterling & Logan County, Colorado!
Explore Sterling and Logan County and experience another side of Colorado. It’s a good time to be here! The revitalization of Sterling’s downtown has been ignited with new shops, eateries and the first brewery in the region.
Enjoy our rich past and innovative attractions. Discover our museums and historical sites. Tour our collection of hand-carved tree sculptures and see why Sterling is called the “City of Living Trees.” Travel through the natural beauty of the high plains and encounter the fickleness of Mother Nature which assures a variety of seasonal weather for all sorts of activities. This is where you’ll find the perfect spot to show what you can do in the great outdoors.
Year round events in Logan County are perfect for weekend getaways and special visits. Our signature happenings include the Flatlanders Car Show and July Jamz Free Concert Series in July, Logan County Fair & Rodeo in August and Sugar Beet Days Festival in September. Mix in more concerts, numerous fairs and festivals, plus toy show, quilt show, sidewalk art walk, motocross events, golf tournaments, tractor pull, triathlon, parades, haunted houses and more, and you will never run out of things to do!
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1. Birds, Blossoms and Butterflies
Celebrate spring at the Sterling Creatives’ First Friday Open House on May 3, from 11:30 am–6 pm. There will be plenty of spring-themed artwork available in the gallery and you will be able to meet with May’s featured artist of the month, Denise Sunderman, the brilliant mind behind Fruit Jar Studio and maker of many items that can be found in the gallery, like jewelry, birdfeeders, and hand-dyed silk scarves. There will also be lots of delicious snacks with fondue and a chocolate fountain! Denise will be offering make-and-take pendants for just $5. Click here for more details!
2. Jazz it Up
Take a quick break down the street in Historical Downtown Sterling for First Friday @ First Presbyterian featuring the Sterling High School Jazz Band on May 3, from 12:05-12:35 pm. This monthly musical treat takes place in the 1918 First Presbyterian Church with its unaltered exterior and original stained glass windows. Learn more about it here.
3. Free for Kids!
You will want to enjoy Family Fun Saturday at the Overland Trail Museum, May 4, from 9 am-5 pm. Kids are admitted free of charge all day! Come and experience “A Child’s Life on the Prairie” and learn about farm chores, gathering eggs and washing clothes in a wash tub. Have fun with the potato sack races, jump rope, hopscotch and three-legged races! Find more details here.