Whether you’re touring from out of state, or discovering new hidden gems in your home state of Colorado, you’ll find that Greeley has plenty to offer visitors looking to be inspired and entertained. The Greeley Creative District is the center of activity in town, including dining, entertainment, history, enrichment, and so much more! Plan your next visit, and explore our public art, local businesses, entertainment venues, and more. Explore some of our favorites below.
Uptown Art Trees
Whimsical art tree sculptures line the sidewalks of 8th Avenue, welcoming you to the neighborhood. Visit the dozens of unique pieces, each commissioned from a unique artist. Craft your own outdoor tour and explore our creative district! Visible public murals are around every corner in Downtown Greeley, from large street-side displays to art alley explorations. See a full list of outdoor art here.
16th Street Art Co-Ops
Shop unique art and handmade gifts at Greeley’s longest-running art co-op, Madison and Main Art Gallery organized in 1987 by artists from Northern Colorado. Members include 20+ member artists plus numerous consignment artists and featured guests. Including painters, potters, jewelers, sculptors, wood crafters, stained glass artists, fiber artists, photographers, and multi-media artists who are dedicated to artistic innovation and expression. Next hop next door to Margie’s Market, a curated display of artisan-crafted items inside Margie’s Java Joint.
Greeley Farmers’ Market
Connect with Greeley’s agriculture heritage! The market features a wide variety of local goods and produce such as arugula, spinach, romaine, sprouts, lettuce, greens, root crops, mushrooms, beef, bison, chicken, pork, bread, rolls, pies, pastries, gluten-free baked items coffee, spices, salsas, tortillas, and tamales. Local artisans and crafters also offer great gifts and other sundries. The Farmer’s Market is held every Saturday June-October at the Union Pacific Depot, and the 1st and 3rd Saturdays at Zoe’s Cafe November through May.
First Friday Art Walk
Explore the District’s galleries and art shops, with new work on view for the first Friday each month. Take a class at the Clay Center or Wonderhand Studios, shop supplies at Showcase Art Center, and stop in the Tointon Gallery at the UCCC. A Night of Art is a great opportunity to visit local galleries and businesses featuring rotating artwork.
Are you planning to stay in the area for a while? Stay in Greeley and make day trips to some other Northern Colorado cities. The NoCo Creative Road Trip route includes five distinct communities and creative districts along the I-25 corridor in Northern Colorado: Longmont, Loveland, Greeley, Sterling, and Fort Collins. There are unique sights, sounds, tastes, and adventures found in each city. Dive deep and explore everything each community has to offer.
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