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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.

THE DENVER BBQ FESTIVAL

WHEN: June 14–16, 2019
WHERE: Sports Authority Field at Mile High

It's Father's Day weekend, and what does dad want most? A cold brew and some BBQ! Enjoy pulled pork, barbecued brisket, smoked sausage and more at the second annual Denver BBQ Festival. Admission is free on Saturday and Sunday. 

DENVER INTERNATIONAL WINE FESTIVAL

WHEN: July 10–12, 2019
WHERE: Omni Interlocken Resort & Spa
Named one of "The Best Wine Festivals Across America" by Food & Wine Magazine, the annual Denver International Wine Festival is the premier wine and food event in the Rockies!

SLOW FOOD NATIONS

WHEN: July 19–21, 2019
WHERE: Larimer Square 
Combining the energy of a street food festival, the rigor of an academic conference and the inspiration of a cultural exchange, Slow Food Nations is the festival to taste and explore good, clean and fair food for all. 

11TH ANNUAL CHERRY CREEK NORTH FOOD & WINE

WHEN: Aug. 17, 2019
WHERE: Fillmore Street & 2nd Avenue
 
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. 

A TASTE OF COLORADO

WHEN: Aug. 31–Sept. 2, 2019
WHERE: Civic Center Park
A Taste of Colorado is the end-of-summer celebration of community pride and spirit in the Denver region. Over 500,000 people make the four-day festival their Labor Day Weekend celebration, enjoying the offerings of more 50 area restaurants, 275 marketplace artisans and vendors, six stages, and educational programs promoting the diverse cultural and Western heritage of the region.

DENVER FOOD + WINE FESTIVAL 

WHEN: Sept. 3–8, 2019
WHERE: Throughout Denver

The Denver Food + Wine Festival is a multi-day extravaganza of food, wine and spirits education, promotion and tastings. Through a series of events, the festival aims to highlight industry impact, promote workforce development and celebrate Denver as a culinary destination.

FESTIVAL ITALIANO 

WHEN: September 7–8, 2019
WHERE: Belmar, Lakewood 

Festival Italiano is known for serving up the region's best selection of homemade Italian specialties for guests as well as an artisan marketplace, live entertainment and chef tastings surrounding the festival dining booths. This free celebration features live music on two stages, chef demonstrations, wine tastings, kids activities (grape stomping!), a bocce tournament and flag throwers flown in from Italy for the weekend.

DENVER BEER WEEK

WHEN: Sept. 27–Oct. 5, 2019
WHERE: Various venues around Denver

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.

GREAT AMERICAN BEER FESTIVAL®

WHEN: Oct. 3–5, 2019
WHERE: Colorado Convention Center

Each year, GABF® represents the largest collection of U.S. beer ever served, in a public tasting event, plus a private competition.