Assumption Greek Orthodox Cathedral
Attend a three-day celebration of all things
Greek, featuring Greek food, live music,
entertainment and gift items.
Intendence Film Festival
Open Media Foundation
Intendence features world-class talents from
the Colorado film industry while recognizing emerging young filmmakers.
Five Points Neighborhood; 303-832-3770
This longstanding cultural festival
commemorates the end of slavery and
celebrates African-American history.
Aurora Municipal Center
Aurora’s fun outdoor festival for kids draws
thousands of kids and parents each year in
June. Families are drawn by free activities
and performances, along with reasonably
priced attractions. The event entices both
local residents and visitors with fantastic food,
BMX Stunt Team, Colorado Disc Dogs,
crafts, booths/vendors, pony rides, live performances, face painting and so much more.
Buffalo Bill Days Festival
Golden; 303-279-3342; www.buffalobilldays.com
Golden’s annual celebration dates back to
the 1940’s as a trail ride up Lookout Mountain to Buffalo Bill’s grave. The event draws
many people from surrounding communities who enjoy bringing their families to a
wholesome, small-town community event.
Cherry Creek Arts Festival
Cherry Creek North
For more than twenty years Colorado has
hosted what is now 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,
The Cherry Creek Arts Festival is a great
way to spend a summer night in Denver.
Colorado Dragon Boat Festival
Sloan’s Lake; 303-722-6852; www.cdbf.org
Ornate dragon boats race on the second
day of this celebration of Asian culture.
Denver Black Arts Festival
Lawson (Sonny) Park
One of the largest African-American arts
festivals in the nation, the Colorado Black
Arts Festival works to provide a venue
for local, national and international African-American visual and performing artists
to exhibit and showcase their talents.
Old Town Erie
Dozens of local brewers offer samples of
their tasty drinks while visitors listen to
Adams County Fair & Rodeo
Adams County Regional Park, Brighton
Held the first weekend in August, the fair,
which dates back to 1888, includes rodeos,
artisans and top musicians.
Colorado Scottish Festival & Rocky
Mountain Highland Games
Highland Heritage Park, Highlands Ranch
Celebrate all things Scottish at this annual
festival with Highland games, dances, and
Denver County Fair
National Western Complex
The annual Denver County Fair celebrates
the creativity and personality of Denver,
with events, exhibitors, blue ribbon competitions and more!
Douglas County Fair and Rodeo
Douglas County Fairgrounds, Castle Rock
The Douglas County Fair and Rodeo is a
traditional, family-friendly fair. Highlights
include two entertainment stages, three
rodeos, carnival, antique tractor pull,
mutton bustin’, stick horse rodeo, pancake
breakfast, and 4-H and FFA exhibits,
including livestock, general projects and the
Jr. Livestock Sale.
Golden Fine Arts Festival
Featuring high quality artwork, a friendly
atmosphere, a gorgeous setting adjacent to
Clear Creek, and lots of complimentary and
lively activities happening throughout downtown Golden, the Golden Fine Arts Festival
is a summertime favorite for both locals
and visitors alike. The Festival is a juried
show and features more than 130 artists
in a variety of media, including ceramic
arts, fiber arts, glass, jewelry, mixed media,
painting, photography, sculpture and 2D.
USA Pro Cycling Challenge
Referred to as “America’s Race,” the
world’s top bicyclists race through the
majestic Colorado Rockies for seven days.
This is one of the largest cycling events in
U.S. history and the largest spectator event
in the state.
Western Welcome Week
Littleton’s 10-day celebration each August
boasts a variety of activities, food stands,
arts and crafts, and more.
A Taste of Colorado
Civic Center Park
Colorado largest festival food is a culinary
extravaganza, with demonstrations, entertainment, rides and arts and crafts booths.
AIDS Walk Colorado
AIDS Walk Colorado is the Rocky Mountain Region’s largest and most successful