2018 special events by day

Friday, July 13

alpaca obstacle course

Alpaca Obstacle Course + Costume Contest

When: July 13  |  1:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Where: Events Center Paddock

’80s retro happy hour

$5 draft beers + mixed drinks and ’80s music

When: July 13  |  3:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Where: Events Center Paddock

vinyl revival

Don’t miss DCF’s first-ever Vinyl Revival! Browse through 20,000+ records, all on sale for either 99 cents or “2 for 1.” This event is hosted by Ryan Dykstra Records, who runs vinyl popup events throughout downtown Denver.

When: July 13  |  4:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Where: Events Center Main Arena

paint + sip

Paint. Drink. Have fun.

Join the Pinot’s Palette Highlands for a special Paint & Sip session at the Denver County Fair. Cost includes fair admission, paint & sip session, a complimentary glass of Riboli wine + a $10 gift card to Pinot’s Palette Denver Highlands.

When: July 14  |  7:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Where: Demo Stage
Cost: $25, limited to 50 participants 

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Saturday, July 14

mullet 5k run

Start your day off with a fair-ly weird run while paying tribute to the classic hairstyle of the 70’s & 80’s.

When: July 14  |  8:00 a.m. Start
Starting line: E. 47th Ave at Humboldt St 
Cost: $34-37 until 7/13

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unicorn cup roller derby

Strength, skill and beauty all wrapped into one! Roller Derby is back at the Denver County Fair! Hosted by Denver’s original all-women, flat-track roller derby league, the Rocky Mountain Rollergirls. Athletes from all over Colorado will compete for the majestic trophy and title of Denver County Fair’s Unicorn Cup Champion!

When: July 14  |  11:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Where: Events Center Main Arena

Weiner Mobile

Check out the Weiner Mobile, play some games and take a picture with a “hotdogger”.

When: July 14  |  12:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Where: Courtyard

little man ice cream social

Presented by TicketsWest

Come and enjoy Denver’s favorite ice cream – Little Man! Just $5 for two of your favorite scoops.

When: July 14  |  1:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Where: Events Center Paddock

beer + wine fest

DCF Beer + Wine Fest 
presented by Anthony’s Pizza & Pasta

When: July 14  |  4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Where: West End of Paddock, Outside
Cost: $20, ages 21+ 

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miss denver county drag queen pageant

When: July 14  |  7:00  – 8:00 p.m.
Where: The Sawaya Law Firm Stage, Paddock

Sunday, July 15

green chile sunday

Green Chile options all day! Choose from green, red and vegetarian; bowls, burritos and burgers.

When: July 15  |  10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Where: Events Center Paddock

byo mimosa + bloodies

$5 build your own mimosas + bloody mary bar

When: July 15  |  10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Where: Events Center Paddock

goat yoga

Join us for the Guinness World Record Attempt at the largest goat yoga session.

When: July 15  |  10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Where: Events Center Main Arena

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mariachi vasquez

When: July 15  |  12:00 – 2:00 p.m.
Where: The Sawaya Law Firm Stage, Paddock


The world’s first and only Heavy Metal Mariachi Band.

When: July 15  |  3:30 – 5:00 p.m.
Where: The Sawaya Law Firm Stage, Paddock

grounds admission activities all weekend

interactive activities

Alpaca Photo Booth
Art Gallery
Bounce Houses
Buffalo Bill Museum Activity
Buffalo Bill Trick Roping
Build your own Artist Trading Card
Community Canvas Painting
     with Dolls on Downing
Dart Warz
Drift Trikes
FattE-Bikes Demos
Freak Show
Model Trains
Movie Cars
Petting Farm
Putt-Putt Golf
Renaissance Festival Activity
Unicorn Photo Booth

market exhibitors

Colorado Train Club
Little Man Ice Cream
A Corrion Beauty
Aching Tired Footwear, LLC
Autism Community Store
BBH Retail
Bird Seed Collective
Bordner Home Improvement
Broken H Dairy Goats
Broomfield Depot Museum
Browning Blades
Busy Bee Crafts
Cardinal Chiropractic
Church of Scientology of CO
Colorado Beef Council
Colorado Egg Producers
Colorado Movie Cars
Concise Chiropractic
Cool Compressions CPR
Costco Wholesale
Daky Native Treasure
Denver Area Square & round Dance Club
Denver Film Society
Denver Museum of Nature and Science
Denver Public Library Book Bikes
Discover Health & Wellness
Dolls on Downing
DPR MTN Parks Buffalo Bill Museum
Elixirs N Elementals
Escoffier School
Game Time Dips
Hang On For Your Life Bar

Herbin Alchemy
Hi-Speed Satellites
I Get It Chiropractic
Innovative Chiropractic
Jaf Beauty LLC
Life Springs Family Chiropractic
Make A Face
Mary Kay
Miss Karmen’s Mini Gardens
Nature’s Educators
New Era Colorado Foundation
Nikki Jo Jewelry Design
Passanante’s Home Food Service
Real Time Pain Relief
Renaissance Adventures
Renewal by Andersen
Riboli Wine
Rocky Mountain Beard & Moustache Club
Rocky Mountain Micro Ranch
Rocky Mountain Weaver’s Guild
Sage Henna
Sales R Us, Inc. aka Ultra Balm Skincare
Sears Home Improvement Products
Sunshine Acres
System Pavers
The Salvation Army – Intermountain Division
Thirty-One Gifts
Universal Windows Direct of Denver
Vintage market Days of Aurora
Vivax Pros
Wari Designs
Welk Resorts
Wishing Star
YTM Enterprises LLC