Colorado State Holidays

Colorado State Holidays include the following dates:

  • Cesar Chavez Day - March 31, 2023 (State Employees in Colorado may choose to observe this day in place of another holiday.
  • Juneteenth - June 19
  • Francis Xavier Cabrini Day - October 2, 2023 (First Monday in October) This holiday replaces Columbus Day.

These are in addition to the US Federal Holidays!

Here is a PDF of the 2023 Colorado State Holidays from the State of Colorado government website!

Local Colorado Observance Days/Weeks

  • Flood Safety and Wildfire Awareness Week - March 6-12, 2022 (2023 TBA)
  • Severe Weather Awareness Week - April 10-16, 2022 (2023 TBA)
  • Lightning Safety Awareness Week - June 19-25, 2022 (2023 TBA)
  • Colorado Day - August 1 (Commemorates the States Birthday on August 1, 1876
  • Winter Weather Preparedness Week - October 16-22, 2022 (2023 TBA)

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Overview of Colorado

Colorado Tourism:

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National Parks in Colorado

  • Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park
  • Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve
  • Mesa Verde National Park
  • Rocky Mountain National Park

For additional information on National Parks in Colorado, visit the National Park Service.

State Parks in Colorado

There are six state parks in Colorado:

  • Eldorado Canyon State Park
  • Golden Gate Canyon State Park
  • Lathrop State Park
  • Lory State Park
  • Pearl Lake State Park
  • Steamboat Lake State Park

The State Parks website is a great resource to find detailed information on all of the State Parks as well as the National Parks:

Colorado State Symbols and History

  • Colorado became the 38th State on August 1, 1876
  • Colorado State Abbreviation: CO
  • Colorado State Capital:  Denver
  • Colorado State Amphibian: Western Tiger Salamander
  • Colorado State Animal: Rocky Mountain Bighorn Sheep
  • Colorado State Bird: Lark Bunting
  • Colorado State Butterfly/Insect: Colorado Hairstreak Butterfly
  • Colorado State Cactus: Claret Cup Cactus
  • Colorado State Fish: Greenback Cutthroat Trout
  • Colorado State Flower: Rocky Mountain Columbine
  • Colorado State Folk Dance: Square Dance
  • Colorado State Gemstone: Aquamarine
  • Colorado State Mineral: Rhodocrosite
  • Colorado State Motto: Nil Sine Numine
  • Colorado State Nickname: The Centennial State
  • Colorado State Pets: Rescue Dogs & Cats
  • Colorado State Reptile: Western Painted Turtle
  • Colorado State Rock: Yule Marble
  • Colorado State Summer Heritage Sport: Pack Burro Racing
  • Colorado State Tree: Colorado Blue Spruce

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