The four-day, free admission, food, music, and entertainment Festival will take place in Downtown Denver’s Civic Center Park Labor Day weekend, Aug. 29 through Sept. 1.
Labor Day Weekend
Friday, Aug. 29 through Monday, Sept. 1, 2014
Friday: 11:30 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday: 10:30 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Monday: 10:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Civic Center Park, Downtown Denver (intersection of Colfax Avenue and Broadway)
Tickets must be used to purchase food, beverages, and carnival rides.
A strip of 15 tickets can be purchased for $10. Cash is accepted at all ticket booths and at the carnival ride ticket booths. Checks and credit cards are not accepted. ATMs are located throughout the Festival grounds.
Check out THE FOX KARAOKE STAGE featuring The Sounds of the Rockies - All four days
More than 50 of Colorado’s favorite food establishments will be selling a wide variety of small portions to full meals, ensuring that there will be something for every palate. The Fine Dining area will host some of Denver’s finest restaurants. The Albert Bartlett Culinary Showcase presented by 630 KHOW features local and nationally-renowned chef demonstrations creating simple, yet elegant meals.
Festivalgoers can shop in more than 250 Marketplace booths for original arts and crafts, home and gift items, furniture, jewelry, imports, and more. Fine Art in the Park will display original works in a variety of mediums created by artists from around the country. Shoppers also can explore the Home & Lifestyles area, which features a variety of exhibitors displaying products and services such as window installation, kitchen remodeling, cookware, basement refinishing, and salons and spas.
There will be plenty of music, magic, clowns, and puppets on the Colorado Access KidzStage and the KidZone features play equipment and hands-on craft activities. Kids and adults also can enjoy carnival rides and games Saturday through Monday.
In the Festival of Mountain and Plain area, families can learn about the state’s pioneer past, nature, and the environment. Featured artisans will demonstrate Navajo weaving and culture, spinning, rug braiding, lace crocheting, felting, and quilting, along with the popular blacksmith demonstration. At the Raptor Education Foundation (REF) exhibit, children can learn about birds, their environment, and their interactions with humans.