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 Lake • 303-722-6852 • www.coloradodragonboat.org
A celebration of Asian culture that includes a race of ornate dragon boats on the
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.
Old Town Erie • 303-828-3440 • www.eriechamber.org
Join local and regional brewers for an afternoon of tasty drinks and spectacular music.
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
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 annual
Denver County Fair
National Western Complex • 303-308-9345 • www.denvercountyfair.org
Live animals, food and pet competitions, and a variety of entertainment pavilions await you.
Denver Restaurant Week
Downtown & surrounding neighborhoods • 303-571-9436 • www.denverrestaurantweek.com
Denver Restaurant Week is a two-week celebration of the culinary scene in Denver, one
week in the spring and one in the summer. Participating restaurants will offer a multi-course
dinner for the fixed price of $60 for two, or $30 for one (not including tax or gratuity).
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
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