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Colorado Renaissance Festival
I- 25 S., Exit 172 and 173 • Larkspur • 303-688-6010 • www.coloradorenaissance.com
A 16th century village and marketplace is recreated for eight weekends in June and July.
Elephant Rock Cycling Festival
Douglas County Events Center • Castle Rock • 303-282-9020 • www.elephantrockride.com
Held the first Sunday in June, this festival features bike tours of various lengths. Activities begin
with a pre-ride Pasta Power-Up and end in a celebration at The Douglas County Fairgrounds.
Denver Botanic Gardens Summer Concert Series
Denver Botanic Gardens • 720-865-3500 • www.botanicgardens.org
This outdoor concert series is a great way for families to listen to first-class music while
picnicking on the lawn.
Assumption Greek Orthodox Cathedral • 303-388-9314 • www.assumptioncathedral.org/festival
Denver’s Greek community hosts this three-day celebration, featuring Greek food, live music,
entertainment and gift items.
Arvada Intendence Film Festival
The Festival Playhouse • 303-690-6269 • www.intendence.org
An inclusive film event, Intendence features world-class talents of the Colorado film industry
while encouraging and recognizing emerging young filmmakers.
Five Points Neighborhood • 303-832-3770
This cultural festival commemorates the end of slavery and celebrates African-American history.
Aurora Municipal Center • 303-739-7000 • www.auroragov.org/kidspree
Colorado’s largest free outdoor festival just for kids features more than 60 hands-on activities
Cherry Creek Arts Festival
Cherry Creek North • 303-355-2787 • www.cherryarts.org
This is one of the nation’s largest juried art festivals with great food, music, art shows, painting
classes and hundreds of artists in all mediums, from ceramics, painting and digital art to jewelry,
metalwork, photography and sculpture. The music continues on Saturday and Sunday until 10
p.m. So grab a cool beverage and spend a hot summer night at Cherry Creek.
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.