2014 COLORADO JULY 2014
Food & Wine Festivals, Shows & Local Events
(see also: 2015)
July 5-13, 2014 Gunnison Cattlemen's Days
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, 2014 Good Ol’ Summertime Ice Cream Social & Pie Baking Contest - Manitou Springs, Colorado
General pie and ice cream consumption begins at 5:30pm. The Little London Winds Symphony will entertainment with a concert at 7:00pm. It’s an evening of fun for young and old alike.
July 10, 2014 Celebrity Chef Tour - Crested Butte, Colorado
Benefiting the James Beard Foundation, featuring Award-Winning Chefs.
July 10-13, 2014 Crested Butte Wine & Food Festival
Crested Butte, Colorado
Returning to one of Colorado's most charming mountain towns, the festival offers numerous themed events including seminars, a Grand Tasting, and a James Beard Celebrity Tour dinner.
July 11-12, 2014 Loveland Loves BBQ, Bands & Brews
Live entertainment - Award winning Brews and mouth watering BBQ
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 19, 2014 11th Annual Castle Rock WineFest
Castle Rock, Colorado
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 19-20, 2014 11th Annual Orthodox Food Festival - 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 19-20, 2014 Keystone Wine & Jazz Festival - Keystone, Colorado
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 25-26, 2014 Summer Brew Fest 2014 - Denver, Colorado
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 26, 2014 Breckenridge Summer Beer Fest - Breckenridge, Colorado
10th annual Breckenridge Summer Beer Festival. This event offers brews, views and free live music and features unlimited beer tasting.
July 27, 2014 Fiddles, Vittles & Vino X - 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.
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.
July 30-Aug 2, 2014 - Cattle Industry Summer Conference
Features meetings of the National Cattlemen's Beef Association, Cattlemen's Beef Promotion and Research Board, American National CattleWomen, Inc. and National Cattlemen's Foundation. Here cattle industry members will meet in both NCBA Policy committees and subcommittees, as well as Joint committees and subcommittees to discuss current developments, to work on initiatives developed at Convention and to make plans for the upcoming fiscal year.