Colorado is a fun and fascinating state where visitors and residents can enjoy a huge variety of activities and events. It's possible to spend the day simply enjoying life in a wildflower strewn mountain meadow and spend the evening under a sky strewn with bright stars while listening to an outdoor concert at the Red Rock Amphitheater. Following are five more things to do in Denver that offer fabulous experiences.
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Taste of Colorado offers residents and visitors alike an opportunity to experience the best of Colorado fine cuisine and beverages while enjoying quality musical performances by talented local artists as well as national and international acts. Held annually on Labor Day weekend, many people consider this to be the city's way of saying farewell to summer. It attracts over a half-million people and features over 250 artisans.
Colorado Dragon Boat Festival
Held every year during the middle of the month of July, the dragon boat races provide a vibrant, colorful look at the rich cultural influence of Denver's Pacific Rim heritage.
This festival lasts for two days and features the fascinating dragon boat races along with a eclectic mixture of food, beverages, performance art, and arts-and-crafts.
Colorado Cowboy Gathering Held each winter at the end of January, the Colorado Cowboy Gathering celebrates cowboy culture with award-winning cowboy poetry, music, food, art, and storytelling. Even those who don't share a heritage of riding the range will find fun and magic here. Cowboys and cowgirls come from as far away as Australia and Argentina to enjoy this traditional gathering.
The Higher Ground Music Festival
The Higher Ground music Festival specializes in showcasing emerging artists as well as brining internationally renowned acts to Denver. Held annually on the third weekend in August, the festival appeals to a wide variety of music lovers.
16th Street Fair
Lasting from the last week in June until the middle of August, Denver's 16th Street Fair is a Colorado classic that combines fine art, fun, music, good food, and a variety of other offerings to create the ultimate street festival.
Admission is always free, and the wide variety of vendors ensures that there will be something to suit all tastes, budgets, and preferences.