Denver is packed with food and drink festivals year-round. From culinary delights to original microbrews, there's always something to look forward to.

Top Taco

WHEN: June 23, 2022
WHERE: Fiddler's Green Amphitheatre, Greenwood Village

Festival-goers sample unlimited taco tastes from more than 60 restaurants and signature tequila cocktails from some of the best bartenders in Denver. Vote for your favorites to crown four categories of awards: Top Creative Taco, Top Traditional Taco, Top Vegetarian Taco and Top Cocktail. With five stages of amazing music, creative tequila lounge areas, an entire tent dedicated to mezcal tasting and some of the best chefs and mixologists in the city, Top Taco has become the can’t-miss summer event in Denver!

2022 Denver Exclusive Whiskey Tasting Festival

WHEN: June 25, 2022
WHERE: TBA Downtown Denver

Are you a lover of whiskey? Here's your chance to sample over $2,000 in whiskey with over 20 whiskey varieties averaging $100 a bottle or more at an exclusive event limited to just 200 attendees!

Belgian Brew Fest 2022

WHEN: June 25, 2022
WHERE: Bruz Beers

Tickets to Belgian Brew Fest include unlimited pours of dozens of renowned Belgian beers from around the world. Come enjoy a taste of Belgium in this outdoor festival, featuring more than a dozen local breweries, food truck fare and live music. The party continues after the festival is over! Bring your wristband into Bruz Beers for happy hour pricing all night long.

Hops Drops Music and Beer Festival

WHEN: June 25, 2022
WHERE: Evergreen

Enjoy a full day of music and beer, nestled in the mountains of Evergreen, Colorado, at the base of Bergen Peak. Hops Drops will showcase more than a dozen regional and national musical acts, while highlighting some of the state's best brewing companies. A collaboration of everything that Colorado does best: beer, music, sun, fun and food.

Cherry Blossom Festival

WHEN: June 25–26, 2022
WHERE: Sakura Square

Fans of taiko drumming, teriyaki chicken, sake and Japanese artwork and wares won't want to miss this year's Cherry Blossom Festival – "Sakura Matsuri" in Japanese. The annual event celebrates the Japanese heritage and culture through live entertainment, food and drink, a marketplace and informative exhibits and demonstrations.

Blues & BBQ

WHEN: July 16, 2022
WHERE: Citizens Park, Edgewater

Carve out a spot in your calendar for a full day of blues music and delicious, juicy BBQ.

The Big Eat

WHEN: July 28, 2022
WHERE: DPAC/Denver Performing Arts Complex

The Big Eat, hosted inside The Galleria at the Denver Performing Arts Complex, is a one-night showcase of the Denver area’s vibrant and dynamic independent dining scene. Featuring small bites and sips from more than 60 independent food and beverage providers, guests experience the city's diverse array of local and international cuisines, all while supporting Colorado’s food community.

Breckenridge Food & Wine Festival

WHEN: July 29–31, 2022
WHERE: Main Street Station & The Village at Breckenridge

The Breckenridge Food & Wine Festival brings you a unique wine-tasting experience starring an array of varietals created by top wineries. From the soft and smooth to the unabashedly bold, guests will get more than their fair share of delicious sips with nearly 300 wines to choose from! Small dishes will be available for purchase to accompany each vintage, and live music featuring Spinphony will blow your mind!

More Fun for Foodies

Civic Center EATS

WHEN: Thru Oct. 20, 2022; Thursdays from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
WHERE: Civic Center Park

Every Thursday From May through October, Civic Center EATS transforms Civic Center Park into a lunchtime extravaganza with Denver's best food and fashion trucks and live music. It's your chance to savor a variety of cuisines while supporting our city's small local business scene and the Civic Center Conservancy's mission to restore and enhance Civic Center Park, Denver's only National Historic Landmark.

Farmers' Markets

The Mile High City's more than 20 farmers' markets aren't just about locally grown produce, delicious baked goods and prepared foods — though you'll find those in abundance! Each market is a festive, weekly street fair, many with live entertainment and family-friendly activities. 

Coffee Shops

Inspiration is a-brewin’ in Denver. Fitting right in with The Mile High City’s already renowned craft food and drink scene is a new breed…

Cooking Classes

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Ice Cream & Desserts

Denver's restaurants have flawlessly executed classic desserts, infusing originality and topping them with artistic flare. The last course may…

Kid Friendly

We get it: Eating out is often a comedy of errors when you’ve got tots in tow. But dining out with your kids—whether they’re babies…

Local Flavors

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Mexican

Denver’s Mexican food scene stretches from a gluttony of taco trucks and humble taquerias with sensational salsa and condiment bars to rustic…

Must-Try Restaurants

Denver is a metropolis of ever-evolving tastes, its forward-thinking dining landscape spangled with restaurants from gifted chefs whose culinary…

Neighborhood Dining

When you visit The Mile High City, you'll find plenty of places conducive to sightseeing — historic landmarks, world-class museums, theaters…

Outdoor and Patio Dining

On Denver’s sun-smooched days — of which there are hundreds — locals and visitors alike flock outside to enjoy the scintillating…

Romantic

Whether you've been an item for decade, on a first date or preparing to pop the question, it’s inevitable that you’re going to be…

Steakhouses

Denver’s dynamic dining climate has grown exponentially, making way for season-intensive restaurants commanded by celebrity chefs, international…

Must-Try Restaurants

Denver is a metropolis of ever-evolving tastes, its forward-thinking dining landscape spangled with…

Outdoor and Patio Dining

On Denver’s sun-smooched days — of which there are hundreds — locals and visitors…

Kid Friendly

We get it: Eating out is often a comedy of errors when you’ve got tots in tow. But dining out…

Romantic

Whether you've been an item for decade, on a first date or preparing to pop the question…

Ice Cream & Desserts

Denver's restaurants have flawlessly executed classic desserts, infusing originality and topping…

Local Flavors

How do you experience the best of Denver’s food scene? We went straight to the source…

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