Heaven Fest on the move again from Longmont to Loveland

Keep Westword Free
I Support
  • Local
  • Community
  • Journalism
  • logo

Support the independent voice of Denver and help keep the future of Westword free.

After an enormously successful outing last year, Heaven Fest, which reportedly drew more than 25 thousand fans last year, is on the move again. Last summer, as you might remember, the Christian-centric festival moved from its original location at Northern Hills Christian Church just west of Brighton to its spot last year at Union Reservoir in Longmont.

This year, the annual summer event now entering its fourth year, is slated to take place on Saturday, July 30, at the Ranch, the Larimer County Fairgrounds and events complex in Loveland. Festival favorites Jeremy Camp and Skillet, who headlined the inaugural fest, are due to return, alongside MercyMe, Red, Sanctus Real, As I Lay Dying, Superchick, KJ-52, Andy Hunter and Transform DJs.

"We never imagined that Heaven Fest would grow so quickly," says Heaven Fest founder and executive producer Luke Bodley. "The amount of space The Ranch has, the infrastructure, as well as the size of all the venues on campus make it a perfect place for Heaven Fest to call home as the festival evolves into the largest music and worship gathering in the state."

Keep Westword Free... Since we started Westword, it has been defined as the free, independent voice of Denver, and we would like to keep it that way. Offering our readers free access to incisive coverage of local news, food and culture. Producing stories on everything from political scandals to the hottest new bands, with gutsy reporting, stylish writing, and staffers who've won everything from the Society of Professional Journalists' Sigma Delta Chi feature-writing award to the Casey Medal for Meritorious Journalism. But with local journalism's existence under siege and advertising revenue setbacks having a larger impact, it is important now more than ever for us to rally support behind funding our local journalism. You can help by participating in our "I Support" membership program, allowing us to keep covering Denver with no paywalls.

We use cookies to collect and analyze information on site performance and usage, and to enhance and customize content and advertisements. By clicking 'X' or continuing to use the site, you agree to allow cookies to be placed. To find out more, visit our cookies policy and our privacy policy.


Join the Westword community and help support independent local journalism in Denver.


Join the Westword community and help support independent local journalism in Denver.