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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.

SPRING FESTIVALS

New Kids on the Block Beer Festival

WHEN: June 9, 2017
WHERE: 2191 Arapahoe St., Denver, CO 80205

This spring, check out some of Denver's new brews at the New Kids on the Block Beer Festival. Dance to 80s tunes (including, we're sure, some vintage NKOTB) while you sample pours from Spangalang BreweryThe Intrepid Sojourner Beer ProjectSeedstockWestFax Brewing Co and more. 

SUMMER FESTIVALS

The Big Eat

WHEN: July 13, 2017
WHERE: Denver Performing Arts Complex
The Big Eat showcases offerings from Denver’s top independent restaurants all in one place.

Slow Food Nations

WHEN: July 14–16, 2017
WHERE: Denver Union Station
Slow Food Nations is a festival to taste and explore a world of good, clean and fair food for all. 

FALL FESTIVALS

Westword Tacolandia

WHEN: Aug. 20, 2017
WHERE: Civic Center Park
Enjoy unlimited tacos from more than 40 taquerias and Mexican restaurants at Westword Tacolandia, plus live entertainment and a car show.

A Taste of Colorado

WHEN: Sept. 1–4, 2017
WHERE: Civic Center Park

Enjoy appetizers, entrees and desserts from Colorado’s favorite food establishments at A Taste of Colorado

Denver Food + Wine Festival

WHEN: Sept. 5–10, 2017
WHERE: Pepsi Center
The Denver Food + Wine Festival is a multi-day extravaganza featuring food, wine and spirits education, plus tastings.

WINTER FESTIVALS

OKTOBERFEST DENVER

WHEN: Sept. 22–30, 2017
WHERE: Between 20th St and 22nd St on Larimer St, Denver, CO 80202 
One of the city's oldest festivals, Oktoberfest Denver celebrates German heritage with music and dance, a "Long Dog Derby" and, of course, plenty of German food and bier

DENVER BEER FEST

WHEN: Sept. 29–Oct. 7, 2017
WHERE: Various venues across Denver
The ninth annual Denver Beer Fest features dozens of beer-related events at area breweries, restaurants, tap houses and attractions. 

GREAT AMERICAN BEER FEST

WHEN: Oct. 5–7, 2017
WHERE: Colorado Convention Center
The Great American Beer Festival — GABF, for short — is the nation's premier beer festival and competition and the largest collection of U.S. beer ever served in a public tasting event plus a private competition. Beer lovers: this event is for you. 

WINTER BREW FEST

WHEN: TBA
WHERE: Mile High Station  
Toast the winter season at Winter Brew Fest. This annual event at Mile High Station celebrates craft beverages from around Colorado and other U.S. microbrews and feature; live local music, food, and other vendors. Cheers!