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2018 COLORADO JULY 2018
Food & Wine Festivals, Shows & Local Events
(see also: 2014)
June 28-July 1, 2018 37th Annual Telluride Wine Festival - Telluride, Colorado
July 2, 2018 Ice Cream Social & Pie Baking Contest
Manitou Springs, Colorado
Each year members of the community compete in the pie baking contest and enjoy scoops of homemade ice cream. From 5:30pm until 8:00pm neighbors, friends, and guests can enjoy their homemade desserts and socialize. Two fruit pies from each contest participant are judged by 3 respected individuals for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place. One slice of pie is $2.00 and a generous scoop of old fashioned ice cream is only $1.00. The pies are supplied by contest participants and are served until there is none left. Get to the pavilion early for prime seating spots and your choice of pie. The judging of the pies starts at 5:00pm and at 5:30pm the treats will be sliced and served.
JULY 4, 2018 4TH OF JULY - Nationwide
There are so many events on this day that they are too numerous to list
July 6-15, 2018 Gunnison Cattlemen's Days - Gunnison, Colorado
Colorado's oldest and longest running rodeo. Livestock show, parade and more. Tough Enough to Wear Pink top fund raiser for breast cancer awareness. PCRA sanctioned rodeo.
July 7, 2018 3rd Annual Tequila & Taco Fiesta - Winter Park, Colorado
An afternoon of tequila and taco tasting at Hideaway Park accompanied by live music. NEW This year a chili cook-off and tastings!
July 7, 2018 Breckenridge Summer Beer Festival
Annual Breckenridge Summer Beer Festival. This event offers brews, views and free live music and features unlimited beer tasting.
July 13-14, 2018 12th Annual Loveland Loves BBQ, Bands & Brews
Live entertainment - Award winning Brews and mouth watering BBQ
July 13-15, 2018 - Slow Food Nations - Denver, Colorado
Taste and explore a world of good, clean and fair food for all. The full schedule, including a leaders summit, will be available in the spring.
July 14-15, 2018 - Keystone Wine & Jazz Festival
River Run braids hundreds of wines into a picturesque piazza of wine seminars and deluxe jazz ensembles. Kindle a sashay into your step with a sophisticated, weekend affair in the heart of Keystone Resort, Colorado. Learn about different regions and the delicate nuance of flavors that evolve the finest vineyard blends. Enrich your knowledge by attending the professional wine seminars and discover which wines and foods harmonize with your favorite selections. Enjoy live music from national Jazz musicians.
July 21, 2018 15th Annual Orthodox Food Festival & Old Globeville Days - Denver, Colorado
Enjoy outstanding cuisine from Russia, Romania, Serbia, Ukraine, Greece and Mexico; music and dance entertainment; craft and gift booths; art show; children”s activities; tours of historic Orthodox cathedral. Free admission.
July 21, 2018 15th Annual Castle Rock WineFest
Castle Rock, Colorado
Butterfield Crossing Park in the Meadows The Castle Rock WineFest presents more than 2 dozen of Colorado's top wineries showcasing their wine selections and spotlight today's winemakers who are revitalizing a Colorado tradition. Also, this year’s event will again see wine seminars & demonstrations, artisans/lifestyle vendors, entertainment and delicious cuisine, all included in the price of your ticket.
July 25-29, 2018 Crested Butte Wine & Food Festival
Crested Butte, Colorado
Featuring a selection of seminars, fine dining winemaker dinners, a Farm to Table dinner, champagne brunch, and more, there is something for everyone. The signature event, the Grand Tasting, presents over 500 select wines from 25 wineries and distributors, food demonstrations, and this year, artists painting en plein air throughout the venue.
July 27-28, 2018 Summer Brew Fest - Denver, Colorado
Mile High Station. The fest will celebrate craft beverages from around Colorado and other U.S. microbrews and will feature live local music, food, and other vendors. This event benefits Swallow Hill Music Association.
July 29, 2018 Fiddles, Vittles & Vino XIV - Colorado Springs, Colorado
An annual event at the Rock Ledge Ranch Historic site, featuring live bluegrass music and a tasting involving fine local restaurants as well as a plethora of wine and beer vendors. Proceeds from the festival are donated to Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site.
2014 COLORADO JULY 2014
Food & Wine Festivals, Shows & Local Events
events waiting for new dates
July 12, 2014 Snowmass Culinary Festival
Snowmass Village, Colorado
Delicious Food, Wine, and Spirits presented against the backdrop of spectacular high alpine scenery, this Rocky Mountain culinary festival features celebrity chefs, and cooking demonstrations. The highlight of the festival is the Palate of Pairings featuring small plates from local chefs paired with wines & spirits, all set in the scenic mountain splendor of Snowmass Village.
July 28, 2014 TrashFish Denver - Denver, Colorado
What happens when award-winning chefs Mike Lata, Stephen Stryjewski, and Michael Leviton walk into a Denver bar? Ok, they're technically walking into a Denver restaurant and teaming up for the night to host a Trash Fish Dinner with the incredible culinary talent of Boulder and Denver. Chef Kelly Whitaker, of Boulder's Basta and Denver's Cart-Driver, is the mastermind behind this Trash Fish Dinner. In addition to working tirelessly with our Boulder/Denver community on the upcoming Sustainable Food Summit, he has put together a dream team of chefs for this special event! Seattle Fish Co. is graciously providing the underutilized fish species.