Douglas County Fair and Rodeo
Douglas County Fairgrounds • Castle Rock • www.douglascountyfairandrodeo.com
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
Golden • www.goldenfineartsfestival.org
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
Throughout Colorado • 888-223-3351 • www.usaprocyclingchallenge.com
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 locations • 303-794-4870 • www.westernwelcomeweek.com
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 • 303-295-6330 • www.atasteofcolorado.com
Colorado largest festival food is a culinary extravaganza, with demonstrations,
entertainment, rides and arts and crafts booths.
AIDS Walk Colorado
Cheesman Park • 303-837-0166 • www.aidswalkcolorado.org
AIDS Walk Colorado is the Rocky Mountain Region’s largest and most successful HIV and
AIDS fundraiser. More than 8,000 people from throughout the state come together as a
community to raise money for vital services for HIV/AIDS patients.
Castle Rock Artfest
Wilcox Square • 303-688-4597 • www.castlerockartfest.com
This festival features artwork from around the country, as well as food, music, entertainment
and a kids’ area.
Denver Gem and Mineral Show
Denver Merchandise Mart • 303-292-6278 • www.denvermineralshow.com
Peruse rare and popular beads, fossils, gems, jewelry and minerals.