Colorado Meals & Drink Festivals

Colorado Meals & Drink Festivals

Colorado Meals & Drink Festivals

APRIL

Style of Vail

Wednesday-Saturday, April 5-8, 230 S. Frontage Street West, Vail

Wine seminars, a rosé debut occasion that includes 80 varieties and a Niman Ranch-mountaintop tasting are only a few of the alternatives going down at this fest within the coronary heart of Vail Valley. 

First Sip

Wednesday-Sunday, April 26-30, numerous areas, Boulder

The crew that brings you First Chew is again for its second annual beverage-focused weekend. First Sip presents drink specials, tastings and cocktail lessons throughout Boulder’s distinctive beverage scene. Final yr’s occasion included greater than 30 native companies.

MAY

Northglenn Meals Truck Carnival

Friday-Sunday, Could 19-21, E.B. Rains Jr Memorial Park, 11800 Neighborhood Heart Drive, Denver

The Denver suburb of Northglenn is internet hosting the sixth annual celebration of America’s wealthy and rising meals truck scene. Not hungry? There’s even some non-food vans: Acquired a canine? Take ’em over to the Bone Apatreat! truck. Want a brand new learn? Anythink Bookmobile has cabinets of novels and extra. 

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Boulder Creek Pageant

Friday-Monday, Could 26-29, Boulder Creek Path, 1212 Canyon Blvd., Boulder

Get moist, get wild, and indulge on this summer time kickoff, full with a slew of native grub, in addition to the Creekside Beer Fest, going down Saturday and Sunday on-site. 

JUNE

Manitou Springs Colorado Wine Pageant

Saturday, June 3, Memorial Park, 502 Manitou Ave., Manitou Springs 

There’s an excellent motive the organizers name this the “Colorado” wine pageant: Each wine featured at this one-day occasion is made within the state of Colorado. Have fun native wine, mead and glögg in one of many state’s coolest mountain cities. 

Colorado BBQ Problem at Copper Mountain

Thursday-Saturday, June 15-17, Heart Village, 509 Copper Street, Frisco 

Go-karts, the Rocky Mountain Coaster, a climbing wall, mountain biking, bumper boats, reside music, yoga, the Bacon Burner 5K, a Father’s Day brunch, and, after all, mountains of barbecue. What’s to not love? 

Meals & Wine Basic in Aspen

Friday-Sunday, June 16-18, Wagner Park, 350 E. Durant Ave., Aspen 

As soon as yearly, among the world’s most achieved movie star cooks and winemakers converge on the foot of Aspen Mountain for a panoramic weekend of ardour for all issues meals and wine. Greater than 300 vintners can be in attendance. 

Strawberry Days Pageant

Friday-Sunday, June 16-18, Two Rivers Park, 740 Devereux Street, Glenwood Springs

Glenwood Springs’ celebration of the strawberry is coming into its 126th yr, making it one of many Centennial State’s longest-running festivals.

Vail Craft Beer Basic

Friday-Saturday, June 16-17, Lionshead Village, 521 E. Lionshead Circle, Vail

Pair brew with journey at “Colorado’s highest altitude beer tasting.” All kinds of craft beers, ciders and seltzers characteristic
on this weekend-long celebration,
in addition to an opportunity to satisfy the brewers. 

Highlands Avenue Honest

Saturday, June 24, Highland Sq., W. thirty second Ave., Denver 

The creators behind this one-day occasion like to consider it as a “block social gathering.” For the fortieth yr, the Highlands group welcomes all for enjoyable within the solar in addition to greater than 100 distributors.

Keystone Bacon & Bourbon Pageant

Saturday-Sunday, June 24-25, River Run Village, 100 Dercum Sq., Keystone 

Two of life’s best pleasures, bacon and bourbon, are entrance and heart in Keystone this summer time. And convey your children: Camp Bacon options pig crafts, a pageant scavenger hunt, face portray, the “Cave of Confusion” and extra. 

JULY

Breckenridge Meals and Wine Pageant

Friday-Sunday, July 28-30, 505 S. Primary St., Breckenridge 

Within the heart of Breckenridge at Station Plaza and The Village, the city “transforms right into a mountainside winery,” permitting for tastings and showcases by high wineries. 

Heritage Fireplace Snowmass

Saturday, July 29, Snowmass Base Village, 84 Carriage Means, Snowmass Village 

Is there any preparation higher than meals over an open flame? Basic, wealthy in taste, and straightforward — Heritage Fireplace in Snowmass celebrates 20 members, all of whose delicacies you may take pleasure in, and on the finish of all of it, “Finest Chew of the Day” is topped.

Colorado VegFest

Saturday-Sunday, July 29-30, Tivoli Quad at Auraria Campus, 1000 Larimer St., Denver

Colorado’s premier pageant devoted to the vegan life-style is again, and all are welcome. Whether or not you’re a lifelong vegan, or simply starting to get interested in veganism, VegFest has what you want: loads of talks, and loads of meals. 

The Olathe Candy Corn Pageant is Saturday, Aug. 6, 2023

AUGUST

Olathe Candy Corn Pageant

Saturday, Aug. 6, Downtown Olathe 

Put together your self for the thirtieth annual celebration of candy corn in downtown Olathe, that includes video games, meals and household enjoyable. A parade kicks off the day-long occasion, and from there it’s an entire bunch of candy, candy corn. 

Palisade Peach Pageant

Friday-Saturday, Aug. 18-19, Riverbend Park, 451 Pendleton St., Palisade 

Annually, the city of Palisade shares its harvest with all who need to indulge within the well-known, fuzzy fruit. For the fifty fifth yr, a automobile present, parade, tons of peach delicacies, barbecue, a peach-eating contest and, after all, the most important peach competitors are a part of the weekend slate of occasions. 

Boulder Taco Fest

Saturday, Aug. 26, Boulder Civic Space and Library, 1001 Arapahoe Ave., Boulder

Tacos, tequila and craft beer — the holy trinity of an excellent time. This “fun-for-all-ages” pageant options all three, and on high of that, reside music and a roster of luchadores. 

SEPTEMBER

A Style of Colorado

Friday-Sunday, Sept. 1-3, Civic Heart Park, 101 14th Ave., Denver

Denver’s “farewell to summer time” social gathering, held yearly over Labor Day weekend, celebrates the town’s love of meals and music earlier than issues get chilly. 5 levels are arrange free of charge concert events across the park, and meals distributors line the town’s heart. 

Denver Meals + Wine Pageant

September 2023 (dates TBA)

Awarded cooks, mixologists and quite a few professionals carry out their easiest for a grand tasting that spotlights our state’s meals and beverage scene. 

Nice American Beer Pageant

Thursday-Saturday, Sept. 21-23, Colorado Conference Heart, 700 14th St., Denver

For the forty first yr, the Academy Awards of beer is coming to the Colorado Conference Heart. Candy, bitter, gentle, darkish, hoppy, funky, you identify it, this huge occasion has bought it. 

Pueblo Chile & Frijoles Pageant 

Friday-Sunday, Sept. 22-24, Historic Downtown Pueblo/Union Avenue, Pueblo

Pueblo, Colorado, takes an entire lot of satisfaction in its scrumptious chiles. Created within the mid-’90s to “promote Pueblo’s wealthy agriculture,” in addition to to encourage native spending, road distributors, cooking competitions and buckets of chilies can be on show. 

OCTOBER

Applefest

Friday-Sunday, Oct. 6-8, City of Cedaredge, 235 W. Primary St., Cedaredge 

“Life is Sweeter” on the Cedaredge Applefest, and this yr, this little Colorado city invitations you to get in on the motion. In addition to the apple distributors, the weekend is full with a golf event, a pinup competitors, a 5K run, automobile, tractor and motorbike competitions, in addition to a “five-alarm” chili cookoff. 

First Chew

Oct. 20-29, numerous areas, Boulder

Boulder’s landmark native meals celebration highlights the easiest in our metropolis’s eating. That includes myriad eating places within the Boulder scene, all the things from “best-kept secrets and techniques to fine-dining stars” will showcase what they will do with the season’s finest.