Denver is packed with food and drink festivals year-round. From culinary delights to original microbrews, there's always something to look forward to.
WHEN: Sept. 12, 2020
WHERE: Various Locations, Denver
In observance of Colorado Restaurant Day, the Denver Food + Wine Festival has launched a statewide day to Dine Out to Help Out Colorado restaurants and workers.
WHEN: Sept. 23–Oct. 4, 2020
WHERE: Various Denver Restaurants
EatDenver and The GrowHaus are bringing back Harvest Week for its 13th year! Some of the Front Range's most beloved chefs and restaurants will celebrate Colorado's bountiful harvest and give back to our local culinary community. More than 20 participating restaurants will be offering special Harvest Week menu items and cocktails celebrating Colorado producers and ingredients.
WHEN: Oct. 1–18, 2020
This October, celebrate the art of craft beer at hundreds of breweries nationwide. Order your Great American Beer Festival passport, which gives you discounts at hundreds of breweries between October 1 and 18. Your passport also gets you exclusive access to virtual GABF events happening October 16–17.
WHEN: Oct. 9–17, 2020
WHERE: Various venues throughout town
A nine-day, citywide celebration of all things beer includes rare beer tastings, beer-paired dinners, tap takeovers, brewery tours, firkin tappings and a variety of entertaining beer events.
WHEN: Oct. 16–17, 2020
Founded in 1982, the Great American Beer Festival is the premier U.S. beer festival and competition. Each year, GABF represents the largest collection of U.S. beer ever served in a public tasting event and private competition. This year's festival will be an immersive online event.
WHEN: Nov. 11–13, 2020
WHERE: Denver Marriott Westminster
Recognized as one of the "Best Wine Festivals Across America" by Food & Wine magazine, the Denver International Wine Festival showcases the largest selection of international and domestic wines at any Grand Tasting in the Rocky Mountain region, plus the popular wine and food-pairing event, Pairsine, which features Colorado's top chefs creating gourmet food pairings for award-winning wines.
WHEN: Jan. 23, 2021
WHERE: Mile High Station
Enjoy craft beer in a fun festival environment with live music, food trucks and, of course, unlimited tasters from both local and national brewers, including special releases and seasonal brews. Attendance is limited to ensure short lines and social distancing.
WHEN: Sept. 4, 2021
WHERE: Bruz Beers
With four food trucks, two bands and more than 10 local breweries, you won't want to miss this celebration of Belgian brewing. Bruz Beers only invites a select few breweries that best represent true Belgian-style beers, including Thirsty Monk Brewery , Woods Boss Brewing Company and more.
WHEN: Sept. 17–18, 2021
WHERE: Roosevelt Park, Longmont
Longmont's favorite fall gathering features national touring acts, more than 10 local breweries, food and fun for all ages. It was ranked as a "Must Visit Oktoberfest" by DRAFT magazine. Pull out your lederhosen and dirndls, grab a pretzel or brat, and don’t forget a pint from your favorite Longmont breweries as we celebrate the transition from summer to fall.
MORE FUN FOR FOODIES
From May through October, Civic Center EATS transforms Civic Center Park into a lunchtime extravaganza with 70 of Denver's best food and fashion trucks. 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.
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.