Have a family? Don't miss the annual Denver Kids Expo at the Denver Merchandise Mart. It's a two day event happening In January every year. Find services your family would benefit from.  kids enjoy the hands on activitiesDenver Kids Expo. It's also affordable. Adults are $9 at the door and Kids are free as well as free parking.

"A Taste of Colorado" is held right in Downtown out in the park.  It is a 4 day event beginning the Friday before Labor Day and ending around 8pm on Labor Day itself.  One will find numerous booths with so many different kinds of wonderful food, everything from huge turkey legs to fried alligator tail to spiced almonds, you name it!  They also have a variety of different bands that play over the weekend, from Jazz to Rock to Oldies so there is truly something for everyone.  

Aside from the "Taste", Denver and Colorado as a whole,  has some sort of festival almost every month, especially during the spring/summer.  Check out a search for "events in Colorado" or colorado.com, and you will get several sites to check out.  some include the Peoples Fair (June) http://www.peoplesfair.com/. the Lo Do festival, Gaylord street Fair, Black History month, Oktober fest, etc. See" http://cityguide.aol.com/denver/annua...   for a list of a few more.  All of these offer food, Music, booths, outdoor fun.  Most serve beer/wine or coolers and dancing is FreeFree Free.  There are way too many to list here, a search of the web will bring up something to do each and every weekend.  also check out the ARTS, as many Art activities and shows are held each year.  

During the summer look for outdoor movies and festivals almost every weekend.  Each Sunday evening during the summer, join the locals at City Park for Jazz in the park; bring a blanket and dinner or even a little wine and enjoy the outdoor music.    

Denver also has an annual Film Festival and the Great American Beer Festival, the largest beer festival in the world with over 2,000 beers!

Old Pawn and Estate Jewelry Show*  November 6-9 - Lucky Star Ranch 700 12th Street Golden, CO 80401

Lucky Star Ranch is hosting an Oldawn and Estate Jewelry Show - There will be hundreds of Native American and Southwest jewelry pieces from the 1930's to the 1970's! Navajo, Zuni, and Hopi Sterling necklaces, bracelets, earrings, pendants and concho belts with natural turquoise, Coral, Lapis and more will be featured. Hunt through this fabulous jewelry to find a signature piece or a one of a kind gift. - www.luckystar-ranch.com

In early December it seems like the entire city shows up for the PARADE OF LIGHTS...a two hour long hometown parade with every high school band and hokey float in the state...all done up their christmas lights.  Wow!

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