METRO DENVER IN EVERY SEASON
Colorado Dragon Boat Festival
Sloan’s Boat Festival • 303-722-6852 • www.coloradodragonboat.org
A celebration of Asian culture that includes a race of ornate dragon boats on the second day.
Denver Black Arts Festival
Lawson (Sonny) Park • 303-860-0040 • www.denbaf.org
Learn about all forms of African-American culture through artwork, ethnic foods, drum and
drill teams, steppin’, oral storytelling and African, Caribbean and modern dance.
Independence Day Celebration
Four Mile Historic Park • 303-399-1859 • www.fourmilepark.org
An old-fashioned Fourth of July is enjoyed in Denver’s living history park with music
from the Denver Concert Band, visits from historical figures, food and rides in horse-drawn
Bicentennial Park • 303-326-8FUN • www.auroragov.org/kidspree
Colorado’s largest free outdoor festival just for kids features more than 60 hands-on activities
Adams County Fair & Rodeo
Adams County Regional Park Brighton • www.adamscountyfair.com
Held the first weekend in August, the fair includes rodeos, artisans and top-name musicians.
Colorado Scottish Festival & Rocky Mountain Highland Games
Highland Heritage Park • Highlands Ranch • 303-238-6524 • www.scottishgames.org
Highland games, dances, bagpipes and all things Scottish are enjoyed at this
Douglas County Fair and Rodeo
Douglas County Fairgrounds • Castle Rock • 303-688-4597 • www.douglas.co.us/eventscenter
This traditional county fair has food vendors, game booths, entertainment, rides and a rodeo.
Western Welcome Week
Littleton locations • 303-794-4870 • www.westernwelcomeweek.com
Littleton’s 11-day heritage celebration boasts arts and crafts, food, live performances
A Taste of Colorado
Civic Center Park • 303-295-6330 • www.atasteofcolorado.com
Enjoy a culinary extravaganza, with demonstrations, entertainment, rides and arts and crafts
AIDS Walk Colorado
Cheesman Park • 303-837-0166 • www.coloradoaidsproject.org
This 10K walk benefits the Colorado AIDS Project and other AIDS organizations.