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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.

APRIL

BELGIAN BREW FEST

WHEN: Apr. 26, 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 BreweryWoods Boss Brewing Company and more. 

JUNE

TASTE OF LOUISVILLE

WHEN: June 6, 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 BBQ FESTIVAL

WHEN: June 19–21, 2020
WHERE: Empower Field at Mile High

Some of the country's most renowned BBQ legends arrive in Denver this summer for America's biggest Father's Day BBQ. So come grab a slab while enjoying cold drinks and killer live music at Empower Field at Mile High.

ARVADA ON TAP

WHEN: June 27, 2020
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.

JULY

Stapleton Beer Festival

WHEN: July 18, 2020
WHERE: Stapleton

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

SUMMER BREW FEST

WHEN: July 27, 2020
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. 

SEPTEMBER

A TASTE OF COLORADO

WHEN: Sept. 5–7, 2020
WHERE: Civic Center Park

This free, three-day festival takes place every year over Labor Day Weekend in Denver’s Civic Center Park. In addition to local and global cuisine, music stages and shopping, there will be local artisans, interactive activities and games for kids. 

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.

SLOW FOOD NATIONS

WHEN: Sept. 11–13, 2020
WHERE: Larimer Square

Be part of the global Slow Food movement and connect with 25,000 farmers, foodies and families at this international food festival. Sample slow foods, partake in cooking demos and workshops and visit the family pavilion. You'll also have an opportunity to tour local farms to see exactly where Colorado's food bounty comes from. 

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. 

GREAT AMERICAN BEER FESTIVAL

WHEN: Sept. 24–26, 2020
WHERE: Colorado Convention Center

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.

OCTOBER

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. 

NOVEMBER

DENVER INTERNATIONAL WINE FESTIVAL

WHEN: Nov. 11—12, 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!