Pueblo Chile & Frijoles Festival marks 25 years of spicy celebrations.
By Jessica Walker Boehm
According to Slyhoff, the inaugural festival’s premise was simple: Promote the community’s new slogan, “Experience the Flavor of Pueblo,” with the Pueblo chile as the centerpiece.
The family-friendly event, first held in September of 1994 and spanning two days, was designed to highlight the Pueblo chile Read More
It’s the perfect time to enjoy all the fall fun happening at Pueblo’s local farms. Enjoy pumpkins, hay rides, corn mazes and many other activities all happening at local farms. For more information about events happening a specific farms follow along on our Facebook Page.
The Greater Pueblo Chamber of Commerce was proudly presented with The Governor’s Award for Outstanding Community Tourism Initiative this past weekend during the 2019 Colorado Governor’s Tourism Conference, hosted by the Colorado Tourism Office.
The award acknowledges an activity, event, or project undertaken by a community or region to promote tourism in Colorado, with the following criteria:
- Well received by market constituents
- Utilizes coalitions and/or partnerships
- Demonstrates creativity and innovation
- Contributes to tourism and economy in community/region/state
This year marked the 25th year of the Pueblo Chile & Frijoles Festival, which has enjoyed continued growth and substantial economic impact for the Southern Colorado region.
The rising popularity of Pueblo’s famous crop, the Pueblo Chile, has been stoked Read More
Colorado Gov. Jared Polis says his state’s Pueblo chiles are the best — which got him roasted by New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham.
The heat is rising in a tiff between the governors of Colorado and New Mexico, and it’s all because of chile peppers.
It started on Saturday when Colorado Gov. Jared Polis (D) posted a message on Facebook bragging that his state’s Pueblo chiles would soon be sold in Whole Foods Markets in Colorado, Kansas, Idaho and Utah.
Polis also burned neighboring state New Mexico in the process:
“New Mexico stores will unfortunately not be offering the best chile and will instead keep offering inferior New Mexico chile.”
Polis continued his Read More