A Taste of Colorado

A Taste of Colorado

Address: Civic Center Park, 101 W 14th Ave, Denver, CO 80204 - MAP
Phone: (303) 295-6330
Web: atasteofcolorado.com

Bring your appetite to the four-day celebration of food, A Taste of Colorado. The end-of-summer festival offers the mouthwatering foods from over 50 area restaurants and 270 marketplace artisans. When your belly is nice and full, check out the entertainment on six stages throughout the festival. Past performers have included Bret Michaels, the Four Tops, and Big Bad Voodoo Daddy.

Cherry Blossom Denver Festival

Cherry Blossom Denver Festival

Address: Sakura Square, 1905 Lawrence St, Denver, CO 80202 - MAP
Phone: (303) 295-1844
Web: www.cherryblossomdenver.org

Get a feel for Japanese-American culture at Cherry Blossom Denver Festival. The celebration features Japanese music, dance, arts and crafts, and food delicacies like teriyaki chicken and beef, and sushi, among others. Demonstrations at the festival include shodo calligraphy, ikebana flower arranging, and a chanoyu tea ceremony.

Cherry Creek Arts Festival

Cherry Creek Arts Festival

Address: 2 Steele St B100, Denver, CO 80206 - MAP
Phone: (303) 355-2787
Web: cherrycreekartsfestival.org

Join a celebration of visual, culinary and performing arts at the Cherry Creek Arts Festival. The free festival gives attendees the opportunity to meet with artists and have some fun with their own works doing &Artivities&. Spend your holiday weekend ogling the art at this award-winning festival.

CHUN Capitol Hill People's Fair

CHUN Capitol Hill People's Fair

Address: Civic Center Park, 101 W 14th Ave, Denver, CO 80204 - MAP
Phone: (303) 830-1651
Web: peoplesfair.com

Celebrate diversity in Denver at the CHUN Capitol Hill People's Fair. The festival is considered to be the state's premier arts and crafts festival, accompanied by a multitude of food, entertainment and family fun. Proceeds from the event serve different non-profit organizations in the area.

Colorado Black Arts Festival

Colorado Black Arts Festival

Address: City Park West, 21st Ave at York St, Denver, CO 80205 - MAP
Phone: (303) 306-8672
Web: www.colbaf.org

Admire the contributions made by African-Americans to the local, national and global art community at the Colorado Black Arts Festival. Artists from around the world showcase their talents through the festival's exhibits, programs and performances. Music, food and fun are a staple for this event and the CBAF is proud to be one of the top five, largest African-American arts festivals in the nation.

Colorado Dragon Boat Festival

Colorado Dragon Boat Festival

Address: Sloan's Lake Park, 1700 N Sheridan Blvd, Denver, CO 80212 - MAP
Phone: (303) 953-7277
Web: www.cdbf.org

Experience the culture and acknowledge the contributions of local Asian Pacific American communities at the Colorado Dragon Boat Festival. Taste the foods and browse through arts, crafts, jewelry and other goods of the Asian persuasion. Be sure to catch the main event, Dragon Boat Racing. With over 50 competitors, you know it's bound to be an exciting race.

Colorado Renaissance Festival

Colorado Renaissance Festival

Address: 650 W Perry Park Ave, Larkspur, CO 80118 - MAP
Phone: (303) 688-6010
Web: coloradorenaissance.com

Here ye, here ye, Lords and Ladies of the Court, visit the Colorado Renaissance Festival for unique happenings not seen far and wide in this land. Jousting, mimes, street performers, acrobats, magicians, sword-swallowers, and fire-blowers are marquee entertainment for this festival. Don't forget to browse through the Artisans Marketplace for some Renaissance loot.

Denver Chalk Art Festival

Denver Chalk Art Festival

Address: 1430 Larimer St #200, Denver, CO 80202 - MAP
Phone: (303) 534-2367
Web: www.denverchalkart.org

Head to the historic Larimer Square to see over 200 artists produce masterpieces in the streets at the Denver Chalk Art Festival. The event invites professionals, amateurs, parents and children to create their best works, and promote the arts in Denver. The not-so-artistically inclined can enjoy live music, and indulge in food, drinks, wine and local brew while strolling the streets and taking in the unique art.

Denver County Fair

Denver County Fair

Address: National Western Complex, 4655 Humboldt St, Denver, CO 80216 - MAP
Phone: (303) 297-1166
Web: www.denvercountyfair.org

Attend the Denver County Fair, where they're putting a new spin on an old tradition. The fair promoters promise plenty to see and do, with a carnival, sideshow performers, live entertainment, Skateboard Rodeo, animal competitions, farming and gardening competitions, eating contests and 10 pavilions to explore, jam packed with goods and activities. There's so much to see at the Denver County Fair, be sure to be a part of it!

Denver Day of Rock

Denver Day of Rock

Address: 1616 17th St #462, Denver, CO 80202 - MAP
Phone: (303) 605-2885
Web: denverdayofrock.com

Rock out and support a good cause at the Denver Day of Rock. The festival hosts over 20 bands on four stages featuring local and national acts, playing genres of music like zydeco, ska, country and of course, rock. The event is an effort to raise awareness of local children's charities and proceeds from the event are donated to the cause.

Denver Greek Festival

Denver Greek Festival

Address: 4610 E Alameda Ave, Denver, CO 80246 - MAP
Phone: (303) 388-9314
Web: www.thegreekfestival.com

Celebrate Hellenic culture with food and dancing at the Denver Greek Festival. Along with performances from various Greek dance troupes, the Greek culture is probably best reflected through the food served: gyros, souvlakia, saganaki, dolmathes, and baklava are just a few specialties served. The festival is held at Denver's beautiful Assumption of the Theotokos Greek Orthodox Metropolis Cathedral where tours are offered as well.

Downtown Denver Arts Festival

Downtown Denver Arts Festival

Address: 1345 Champa St, Denver, CO 80204 - MAP
Phone: (303) 330-8237
Web: www.downtowndenverartsfestival.com

See a showcase of the Colorado visual arts scene at the Downtown Denver Arts Festival. Over 125 of Colorado's best artists are featured at the festival in an effort to expose the talents of the region. Arts presented include paintings, sculpture, metal works, photography, mixed media, glass and more.

Golden Buffalo Bill Days

Golden Buffalo Bill Days

Address: Lions Park, 1300 10th St, Golden, CO 80401 - MAP
Phone: (303) 278-9898
Web: www.buffalobilldays.com

Let loose at a community event like no other at Golden Buffalo Bill Days. Don't miss out on the parade, entertainment, arts and crafts, rides, games, and food. The Wild Wild West show is a must see at this event. Gun fights, Indian dancers, dancing horses, gun spinning, and whip cracking are just a few activities of yesteryear showcased in this feature. This community-wide event is something the whole family can enjoy.

Golden Fine Arts Festival

Golden Fine Arts Festival

Address: 11th St bet Arapahoe St & Maple St, Golden, CO 80401 - MAP
Phone: (303) 279-3113
Web: goldenfineartsfestival.org

Stroll through the open-air art gallery that is the Golden Fine Arts Festival. The public is invited to browse quality paintings and other artworks from over 140 talented artists. Ceramic arts, fiber arts, glass, jewelry, mixed media, photography, and sculpture are also on display. Art connoisseurs are encouraged to shop and spread the word about the talent of local artists.

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