Celebrate Summer in Denver, 2014
It is summertime in Colorado again, which means sunny, bluebird days packed with things to see and do! Engage with your community at fun festivals, outdoor movies, concerts and fairs. Below are some our favorite cultural events the Metro Denver area has to offer during the summer of 2014.
Colorado Renaissance Festival
June 14–August 2
An adventure back into the 16th century. Enjoy jousting, turkey legs, music and the medieval marketplace.
City Park Jazz
Location: City Park, Denver
Every Sunday night in June and July, the City Park Bandstand and Pavilion turns into a swinging, open-air jazz club as music lovers of all ages congregate for the free City Park Jazz.
Cherry Creek Arts Festival
Location: Cherry Creek North, Denver
A celebration of visual, culinary, and performing arts! Walk the streets of Cherry Creek North and discover Colorado’s finest artisan creations.
Rocky Mountain Quilt, Craft and Sewing Festival
Location: Douglas County Fairgrounds, Castle Rock
Get out your sewing needle and fabric! Share your pieces and ideas with other quilters or simply relish in the beauty of handmade quilts and crafts.
Colorado Irish Festival
Location: Clement Park, Littleton
An eclectic gathering for all things green: Gaelic sports, Irish step dancing, Irish rock and classical music. This festival is sure to entertain.
Seventh German Fest
Civic Green Park, Highlands Ranch
The German Fest offers traditional European dancing, food, music, exhibits and beer. Prost!
Dragon Boat Festival
Location: Sloan’s Lake, Denver
Enjoy culturally inspired performances, music, and beautifully crafted dragon boats all with the stunning backdrop of Sloan’s Lake.
Denver County Fair
National Western Complex, Denver
The annual Denver County Fair is a place to share ideas, traditions, creativity, local culture and intellect. The Fair highlights the talents, trends, diversity, and interests of the residents of the amazing City and County of Denver.
Colorado Scottish Festival
Highlands Heritage Park, Highlands Ranch
Scottish culture comes alive at the annual Colorado Scottish Festival! Enjoy nonstop music and dancing, athletic competitions, solo piping and drumming competitions, vendors, free Haggis tasting and much more.
Rocky Mountain Music Festival
Clement Park Amphitheatre, Littleton
All-day music, vendors and fun in Clement Park! You be the judge of Battle of the Bands and the finalist as they bid for the number one spot.
A Taste of Colorado
August 29–September 1
Civic Center Park, Denver
Indulge in a seemingly endless variety of local food, libations, music, and arts and crafts from all over Colorado.