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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.

WESTWORD FEAST TO-GO

WHEN: May 13, 2021
WHERE: Stanley Marketplace, Aurora

This drive-thru event will celebrate the resilient Denver dining scene. Feast To-Go will serve up food and drinks from restaurants and trucks that we've honored with Best of Denver awards over the past few years. After loading up, you can enjoy your goodie bags and restaurant samples outside at the Stanley Marketplace, or at home.

CHALK LINES & VINES

WHEN: May 15–16, 2021
WHERE: Arapahoe County Fairgrounds and Event Center, Aurora

Enjoy unlimited wine tastings from 12 Colorado wineries, with a souvenir wine glass and tote to take home. Watch live chalk artists and listen to live music while you sip. 

BACON AND BEER CLASSIC

WHEN: May 22, 2021
WHERE: Kennedy Golf Course

Visit bacon heaven at Kennedy Golf Course with local chefs, the best craft brews and plenty of epic photo ops! We're ditching the sample sizes this year, and going straight to the full course meal. You'll also get to sip on more than 40 craft beers ranging from hoppy IPAs, to tangy sours, to pale ales and award-winning ambers from the top regional breweries.

BLUES & BBQ

WHEN: July 17, 2021
WHERE: Citizen's Park, Edgewater

The Blues & BBQ Festival for Better Housing is a day of live music and BBQ to raise money for Habitat for Humanity Metro Denver and other programs that benefit affordable housing.

CASTLE ROCK WINEFEST

WHEN: July 17, 2021
WHERE: Butterfield Park, Castle Rock

This outdoor wine tasting event will offer more than two dozen wineries and more than 180 varietals of the finest Colorado wine. This event draws wine aficionados for its fabulous wine tastings, live music and unique artisan vendors. Plus there will be plenty of amazing food trucks.

SUMMER BREW FEST

WHEN: July 24, 2021
WHERE: Mile High Station

Cool down this summer with unlimited tastings of some of the best brews available!

BELGIAN BREW FEST

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. 

A TASTE OF COLORADO

WHEN: Sept. 4–6, 2021
WHERE: Downtown Denver
This year The Downtown Denver Partnership is thrilled to reveal the brand new format for you to experience Colorado's best music, food, drinks, art and more. Stay tuned for more details!

DENVER BEER WEEK

WHEN: Sept. 10–18, 2021
WHERE: Throughout Denver
Enjoy nine days of all things beer during Denver Beer Week, with tons of beer-related events. Head to The Mile High City for tap takeovers, rare beer tappings, firkin nights, meet-the-brewer events, beer and food pairings and much, much more.

DENVER OKTOBERFEST 

WHEN: Sept. 17–19 and 24–26, 2021
WHERE: Downtown Denver
Pull out your lederhosen and dirndls, grab a pretzel or brat, and don’t forget a pint from your favorite Denver breweries as we celebrate the transition from summer to fall at what USA Today has dubbed“The Best Oktoberfest” in the United States.

DENVER FOOD + WINE FESTIVAL

WHEN: Oct. 1–2, 2021
WHERE: Throughout Denver
This multi-day extravaganza of food, wine and spirits benefits three community nonprofit foundations: The Colorado Restaurant Foundation, The Denver Post Community Foundation and Kroenke Sports Charities. Events feature the best in Colorado's restaurants paired with the finest wine and spirits, dinners and tastings, culminating with the festival's signature event, The Grand Tasting.

PUMPKIN FESTIVAL 

WHEN: Oct. 8–10, 2021
WHERE: Denver Botanic Gardens – Chatfield Farms
Celebrate fall with a treasured October tradition for the entire family. Ticket price includes access to the 10-acre pumpkin patch and family and children's activities, food, music and fun. 

GREAT AMERICAN BEER FESTIVAL

WHEN: Oct. 6–8, 2022
WHERE: Colorado Convention Center
The Great American Beer Festival is the premier U.S. beer festival and competition, representing the largest collection of U.S. beer ever served in a public tasting event plus a private competition.

DENVER CHRISTKINDL MARKET

WHEN: TBA 2021
WHERE: Civic Center Park

This outdoor event brings the most beloved elements of an authentic German holiday experience to Denver's Civic Center Park. Stroll through a European village decorated for the holiday season as you shop for finely crafted artisan gifts and treats at charming wooden huts. Fuel your shopping with authentic Glühwein (mulled spiced wine), German Biers and hot chocolate, and nosh on Bavarian-style pretzels, fresh smoked salmon, Knödel, Goulasch, Nürnberger Sausages, pastries, caramels and European chocolates. 

MORE FUN FOR FOODIES

CIVIC CENTER EATS

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.

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.