Attractions in Castle Rock, CO
Amongst the other various things to do, Castle Rock features several key attractions for both residents and visitors to keep themselves entertained. These, combined with the local and regional events, restaurants and shopping make Castle Rock and the surrounding region an inviting place to live.
Here is a toast to the annual Castle Rock WineFest. The upscale event will enter its seventh year in 2010, with the clinking of glasses set for July 24 from noon-6 p.m. The festival has become so well regarded that Castle Rock was chosen by the Colorado Wine Board in 2009 to be one of five sites to host state-sanctioned wine festivals.
Magicians Joe Givan and Carol Massie have delighted audiences and messed with minds at their Theatre of Dreams since 2003.
Douglas County's commitment to art is easy to see. Just look on the street corner, in a park or at the city's entrance. Art Encounters began its first countywide exhibit in 2008 with 14 sculptures. The year-long exhibit placed selected works in various media and styles in highly visible areas throughout Castle Rock, Highlands Ranch, Lone Tree and Parker.
If a city’s cultural health can be judged by its artistic endeavors, then Castle Rock is in fine shape. It may be a small-town community of approximately 45,000, but Castle Rock is brimming with all the cultural experiences you would find in much larger cities like Denver or Colorado Springs. Theater and Music
Perched on a windswept hill in Sedalia – with magnificent views of the Rocky Mountains and more than 3,000 acres of preserved open land – is Cherokee Ranch and Castle, a Scottish-style structure built in the 1920s. This architectural gem, now a vibrant cultural and entertainment center, is home to a popular performing arts series.