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Music in Westcliffe

High Mountain Hay Fever Bluegrass Festival

This town loves bluegrass, and this festival is a chance to see some of the best ‘grass heads’ in Colorado.
Southern US in Westcliffe

Silver Cliff Mountain Inn

This family-run diner is a local favorite, best for hearty home-style breakfasts and southern-style daily lunch specials that will fill the tummy, sate your taste buds and show kindness to your wallet.
Pizza in Westcliffe

Tony's Mountain Pizza

In one of the newer buildings in neighboring Silver Cliff, what would be a run-of-the-mill pizza joint anywhere else is a cut above the handful of other dining options way out here in the high country.
Museum in Westcliffe

Silver Cliff Museum

This small museum is housed in a former town hall and fire station, built in 1879. You can view relics and photographs of regional history. It's located in Silver Cliff, just east of Westcliffe.
Music in Westcliffe

Jazz in the Sangres

Young jazz artists perform both day and night at this jazz festival, the culmination of a week-long jazz-performance camp that draws students from around Colorado.
Bakery in Westcliffe

Sugar and Spice Mountain Bakery

This Mennonite bakery has fresh-baked pies, pastries (gluten-free, too), freshly baked breads and delicious quiches.
Rodeo in Westcliffe

Westcliffe Stampede Rodeo

A rodeo and parade are the featured events at the Custer County Fair.