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    Fairs & Festivals

    See how we celebrate our agricultural heritage with the Logan County Fair & Rodeo. Dust off your cowboy boots and join in the fun of the biggest attraction of the year in northeast Colorado. You'll be sure to have a good time!

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    Festivals & Events

    You'll never say there's nothing to do in Sterling and Logan County, CO! Make plans to visit and attend the numerous fairs and festivals, free concert series, car shows, collegiate baseball, triathlon and fun runs.

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    Outdoor Activities

    You'll find a boundless supply of outdoor activities such as action sports, hunting and fishing, bird watching, hiking, biking, shooting sports, golfing, boating and more. Bring your sense of adventure and enjoy the natural landscape and local culture.

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    North Sterling State Park

    Majestic bluffs and expansive views of the golden prairie greeted early settlers traveling westwards via the nearby Overland Trail. Those panoramic views now welcome modern visitors to North Sterling State Park.

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    Historic Downtown

    Park your car, take a walk downtown, and imagine Sterling's early majesty as Queen City on the Plains. Main Street is now a mix of grand historical buildings, vibrant shops and restaurants, plus the newest - and only - brewery on Colorado's eastern side. Parts & Labor Brewing Company is just a block away from the beautiful Logan County Courthouse.

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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School has started for many, or soon will be for others. Why not enjoy some relaxing activities with the fam this weekend to help make the transition from summer break an easy one! We’ve got a few ideas to help you calmly celebrate (or not!) the end of summer and the beginning of the school year.



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Ice Lanes is Sterling’s go-to-spot for good bowling and great times. With 18 lanes, the center is a perfect place to host your next birthday party, corporate event or family fun night. If you’re looking for some friendly competition, they also host leagues that allow local teams to put their skills to the test. Above all, Ice Lanes is a family of bowlers ready to share the fun with YOUR family and make friends with everyone who walks in. So, lace up, pick a ball, and settle into a lane. It’s gonna be a good time. Find more information here.



fox 5 theater

Put the Fox 5 Theatre on your weekend schedule. This modest venue shows first-run blockbusters and independent movies with weekly ticket specials. Plus, popcorn! Don't forget the popcorn! On the big screens for August 17-23 are “Alpha,” “Christopher Robin,” “The Meg,” “The Spy Who Dumped Me,” and “Crazy Rich Asians.” Check it out here.



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Old Town Bistro is located in historical downtown Sterling near the city square. The building was the home of Bill’s Motors for more than eight decades. The long-time commitment to the quality of that dealership is now reflected in the Old Town Bistro’s commitment to providing northeastern Colorado with a unique and quality dining flair. Here you’ll delight in made-from-scratch pastries, imported coffee, entrees based on local specialties, savory pastas, and the highest quality steaks, all complimented with libations from around the world. Learn more here.

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1) Art and Culture in Logan County

1) Art and Culture in Logan County

See why Logan County is the art and culture center for northeast Colorado. Known for its tree sculptures by renowned artist Bradford Rhea, Sterling also boasts the region’s largest display of bronze artwork in this corner of the state. Many talented artists have colored Logan County with striking murals in both Sterling and Merino, and new metal art creations are popping up in several parks and other public places.

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2) Explore Sterling and Logan County Day Trips

2) Explore Sterling and Logan County Day Trips

Day 1 - Explore some of the historical sites in downtown and residential Sterling, then stop for lunch in the restored Simkins Parlour. Spend the afternoon on a self-guided tour of the Bradford Rhea Tree Sculptures around town. Feast at the Old Town Bistro and then stop next door at the Parts and Labor Brewing Company for a craft beer made with locally grown wheat. It'll be lights out at the personable and cozy Crest Motel.

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3) Get Outdoors! Three fun day trips to enjoy.

3) Get Outdoors! Three fun day trips to enjoy.

Are you an adrenaline junky or do you like to find peace with nature and relax? Either way – we’ve got you covered. Get outdoors and enjoy some of our 331 clear, sunny days.

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