5 Things To Do On The Weekend in Greeley

5 Things To Do On The Weekend in Greeley

In need of some fun activities to do in Greeley, Colorado this weekend? Greeley is a growing city that has a lot of unique weekend activities to offer. Here’s a list of 5 things to do this weekend, with all of them being family-friendly– and some being dog-friendly too!

1. Walking The Poudre River Trail

The Poudre River Trail is a scenic trail that runs between Greeley and Windsor. This beautiful trail is completely paved and follows a winding river known as the Cache la Poudre River. This trail offers a scenic journey through wetland meadows, cottonwood trees, and farmland. This trail is perfect for those looking for a walk or jog with their dog, without the noise of the city.

Visit the Poudre River Trails website for the trail map, trail etiquette, conditions, and more.

2.  Ice Skate at the Ice Haus

Ice skating is a fun and unique activity to do over the weekend, regardless of the season. The Greeley Ice Haus, located in Downtown Greeley, has a public ice rink for skating during the week and weekend. If you skate during the evening on a Friday or Saturday you can experience ‘cosmic skating,’ which is a lights-out rink except for a disco ball and lasers flashing on the ice.

For more information on public skating hours and events, visit the Greeley Ice Haus Calendar.

3. Watch a movie at the historic Kress Cinema and Lounge

Also located downtown is the Kress Cinema, which is a renovated theatre that was originally built in 1929! This theatre offers a unique historic ambiance along with a full-service bar and restaurant. You can enjoy your snacks, dinner, and drinks during the movie, or in their lounge area. All in all, the Kress is an elevated cinema experience and is a favorite weekend spot for Greeley locals.

Check out The Kress Cinema for more information and showtimes.

4. Go downtown to grab a bite to eat

Greeley has a variety of fun spots to grab a bite to eat or enjoy some drinks, especially in the downtown area. Luckily, a plethora of establishments, including restaurants and bars, have outdoor seating that is dog-friendly!

Dog-Friendly Establishments in Greeley

5. Check out the Centennial Village Museum

Greeley is rich in history. Visit the Centennial Village Museum and go back in time to learn about life on the prairie and the story of Western settlers who lived in the Colorado high plains. The Centennial Village Museum is special because it provides a ‘living experience’ taking you back to the past, including costumed actors, live farm animals, and acres of landscaped land. Depending on the time of year, there are different events and activities for the whole family. This museum is one you definitely will want to check out!

For more information, check out the Centennial Village Museum.


Greeley is a growing city with lots to see and do. Get out this weekend and take advantage of all the activities Greeley has to offer!