Cinco de Mayo Festival
Civic Center Park • 303-534-8342 • www.newsed.org/cinco.htm
One of the largest cultural events in Colorado, Cinco de Mayo features live entertainment,
art displays, food and drink, and many children’s activities—all with a Mexican flare.
Denver Botanic Gardens Plant Sale
Denver Botanic Gardens • 720-865-3500 • www.botanicgardens.org
More than 85,000 plants specific to Colorado gardening are for sale with proceeds
benefiting the Denver Botanic Gardens.
Denver Chalk Arts Festival
Larimer Square • 303-534-2367 • www.larimerarts.org
Celebrating the tradition started in 16th century Italy, festival artists create chalk
masterworks on pavement and sidewalks. Enjoy live entertainment, food specialties and the
magic of chalk art.
Denver Day of Rock
Downtown Denver • 303-605-2885 • www.denverdayofrock.com
Multi-band rock concerts benefit children in the metro Denver area.
Denver Public Schools Shakespeare Festival
Denver Performing Arts Complex • 303-423-8278 • www.shakespeare.dpsk12.org
Street and stage performances by students from 81 schools focus on excerpts from the
works of Shakespeare. Renaissance music and dance also are featured.
Erie Town Fair and Balloon Festival
Old Town Erie and Colorado National Golf Course • 303-828-3440 • www.eriechamber.org
Erie hosts hundreds of vendors, performances, a car show and carnival games throughout
the day and evening and the launching of hot air balloons in the morning.
Indian Market and Powwow
The Fort Restaurant • 19192 Highway 8, Morrison • 303-839-1671 • www.tesorofoundation.org
Enjoy a weekend of traditional Native American tribal dance competitions, demonstrations
and art. Art experts will judge the submissions of the country’s premier Native American artists.
Arvada Center Summer Concert Series
The Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities • 720-898-7200 • www.arvadacenter.org
The center presents its annual Summer Concert Series—an eclectic mix of music presented
outdoors under the dazzling Rocky Mountain skies. Providing an intimate setting where no
audience member is farther than 100 feet from the stage, the Arvada Center hosts 12 concerts
featuring a variety of music styles, from Cajun to western swing and jazz to bluegrass.
CHUN Capitol Hill People’s Fair
Civic Center Park • 303-830-1651 • www.peoplesfair.com
This fair has been celebrating the historic Capitol Hill neighborhood for more than 30
years. It boasts arts and crafts, food and continuous entertainment.
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