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Can’t miss these July and August events in Colorado

Summer is in full swing here in Colorado, and we’ve rounded up our top picks for the best events this July and August. Whether you’re looking for a food and beverage events or music festivals, there’s more to do than there are hours in the day! Here’s a few of our fave picks:


July 5-7: Cherry Creek Arts Festival, Denver

July 5-14: Crested Butte Wildflower Festival, Crested Butte

July 13: Dining al Fresco, Denver

July 13-14: Keystone Wine and Jazz Festival, Keystone Resort

July 13-14: Hot Air Balloon Festival, Steamboat Springs

July 19-21: Slow Food Nations, Denver

July 25-28: Buffalo Bill Days, Golden

July 26-28: Underground Music Showcase, Denver

July 26-28: Breckenridge Food and Wine, Breckenridge

July 26-28: Carbondale Mountain Fair, Carbondale

July 26-August 10: Vail Dance Festival, Vail

July 27: Summer Brew Fest, Denver

July 27-28: Dragon Boat Festival, Denver


August 1: Denver Burger Battle, Aurora

August 3: Denver International Festival, Denver

August 3: Winter Park Beer Festival, Winter Park

August 3: Olathe Sweet Corn Festival, Olathe

August 9-11: Telluride Jazz Festival, Telluride

August 10: Bacchanal x Denver, Denver

August 10-11: Plant-Based Health and Wellness Summit, Lone Tree

August 15: RARE, The Denver Steak Championships, Denver

August 15-18: Palisade Peach Festival, Palisade

August 17: Westword’s TACOLANDIA, Denver

August 17: Annual Cherry Creek North Food and Wine, Denver

August 23-September 2: Colorado State Fair, Pueblo

August 25: Denver BrunchFest, Denver

August 31-September 2: A Taste of Colorado, Denver


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