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

JULY

BELGIAN BREW FEST 

WHEN: July 11, 2020
WHERE: McNichols Civic Center Building

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. 

Stapleton Beer Festival

WHEN: July 18, 2020
WHERE: Stapleton

This festival features a variety of craft breweries, local food trucks, live music and more. 

23RD ANNUAL BLUES & BBQ 

WHEN: July 18, 2020
WHERE: Citizens Park Pavillion, Edgewater
Head to nearby Edgewater for an afternoon of live music, artisan vendors, a fun kids’ area and — of course — BBQ! The music lineup includes tributes to Bruce Springsteen, The Rolling Stones, Prince, Santana, Bonnie Raitt, Bob Seger, The Who, Led Zepplin and The Doors, and all proceeds benefit Habitat for Humanity for Metro Denver. 

THEBIGWONDERFUL BEER FEST 

WHEN: July 25, 2020
WHERE: Winter Park Resort, Winter Park

This year's Beer Fest will feature more than 20 local breweries serving unlimited samples all day long. Between brews, enjoy live bluegrass from Old Salt Union and Pick & Howl, shop from dozens of Colorado makers featuring a wide range of outdoor apparel, locally made jewelry, unique gifts, and more! 

AUGUST

Denver Burger Battle

WHEN: Aug. 6, 2020
WHERE: Stapleton

Denver Burger Battle has one simple goal: to crown the best burger in Denver. Dozens of local chefs compete for burger dominance during this annual beefy brawl. In addition to tasting the best burgers around, you'll get to enjoy fun activities, craft beer, cocktails and live music.

CHERRY CREEK NORTH FOOD & WINE

WHEN: Aug. 15–16, 2020
WHERE: Cherry Creek North
Try nearly 20 Cherry Creek North restaurants in one outdoor location during Cherry Creek North Food & Wine. Also enjoy wine, beer, spirits, live music and more. 

SEPTEMBER

TASTE OF LOUISVILLE

WHEN: Sept. 5, 2020
WHERE: Historic Main Street, Louisville

Enjoy this opportunity to taste the "Quality of Life" in Louisville with excellent food, local beer, arts and crafts booths, kids' entertainment and live music from local bands. This will also be the opening day for the Louisville Farmer's Market.

DENVER FOOD + WINE FESTIVAL

WHEN: Sept. 9–13, 2020
WHERE: Various Locations, Denver

This multi-day extravaganza of food, wine and spirits features the best in Colorado's restaurants paired with the finest wine and spirits, dinners and tastings. It culminates with the festival's signature event, The Grand Tasting.

LONGMONT OKTOBERFEST 

WHEN: Sept. 18–19, 2020
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. 

DENVER BEER WEEK

WHEN: Sept. 18–26, 2020
WHERE: Various Locations, Denver

Cheers to nine days of all things beer! There will be more than 160 beer-related events in Denver, including tap takeovers, rare beer tappings, firkin nights, meet the brewer events, beer and food pairings and much more. 

OCTOBER

GREAT AMERICAN BEER FESTIVAL

WHEN: Oct. 16–17, 2020
WHERE: Online

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. 

NOVEMBER

DENVER INTERNATIONAL WINE FESTIVAL

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.

COMING UP

TASTE OF FIVE POINTS

WHEN: TBA 
WHERE: 2612 Champa St.

Taste of Five Points highlights the historic neighborhood's unique culinary heritage. Nosh on dishes from local restaurants and bakeries, including Whittier Café, Rosenberg's Bagels & Delicatessen, Genna Rae's Wings and More, The Humble Pie Store, The Rolling Pin Bakeshop, Purple Door Coffee, Curtis Park Delicatessen and Welton Street Café. Only $5 per plate!

COLLABORATION FEST

WHEN: TBA 
WHERE: Fillmore Auditorium

Brewers from across the country put competition aside and come together for this annual event that's all about cooperation. This year's Collaboration Fest will feature more than 200 breweries showcasing over 100 beer collaborations. But hurry — once the kegs are tapped, these experimental offerings will disappear fast! 

ARVADA ON TAP

WHEN: TBA
WHERE: Ralston Recreation Area, Arvada

Head to nearby Arvada for an afternoon of craft beer and BBQ sampling! There will also be activities for the kiddos and an amateur BBQ competition.

SUMMER BREW FEST  

WHEN: TBA
WHERE: Mile High Station

Welcome summer with ice-cold craft brews in a fun festival environment! Indulge in unlimited tastes in an intimate setting and sample special releases and seasonal brews. 

GRILLED CHEESE FEST

WHEN: TBA
WHERE: McNichols Civic Center Building

Cheer on 20 local food and beverage partners as they compete for Best Grilled Cheese in Denver! Experience decadent grilled cheeses you won't find anywhere else, accompanied by some of the most delicious libations in the city. All of the proceeds benefit the Imagination Library of Denver.