special events + attractions

Friday, July 19

open play cornhole

Open play cornhole tournament, must be present to register.

+ Kids tournament with prizes

When: July 19  | all day
Where: Competition Area

alpaca obstacle course

Alpaca Obstacle Course + Costume Contest

When: July 19  |  1-3 p.m.
Where: Events Center Paddock

whiskey, wine + wieners

Come enjoy unlimited sampling of over 100 wine & spirits, souvenir glass + more

When: July 19  |  6-9 p.m.
Where: Events Center Paddock
Cost: $25, ages 21+

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Saturday, July 20

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 20  |  1-3 p.m.
Where: Events Center Paddock

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cornhole, doubles

Doubles cornhole tournament, must pre register online. $30/team

When: July 20  | 1 p.m.
Where: Competition Area

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beer fest

DCF Beer Fest presented by Anthony’s Pizza & Pasta

Sample craft beers from over 20 local breweries.

When: July 20  |  4-7 p.m.
Where: West End of Paddock, Outside
Cost: $25, ages 21+

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DCF drag queen pageant

The art of pageantry and the pizzazz of drag go hand in hand at the annual DCF Drag Queen Pageant. The runway will showcase big lashes, big wigs, big dresses and big personalities, including a new drag king crowning!

When: July 20  |  7- 8 p.m.
Where: Pepsi Stage

Sunday, July 21

low rider car show

View some of Denver’s most unique low riders inside + out with the Out of Control Car Club. The low rider car is as much about the American custom car culture + lifestyle as it is about the automobile itself.

When: July 21  | 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Where: Courtyard

cornhole, singles

Singles cornhole tournament, must pre register online. $20/person

When: July 21  | 1 p.m.
Where: Competition Area

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quinceanera fashion show

Quineceanera and sweet 16 fashion show with La Guapa

When: July 21  | 1 – 2:30 p.m.
Where: Pepsi Stage

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lucha libre

The age-old battle between good and evil. One one side, you’ve got the técnicos (good guys) who follow the rules and are loved by the crowd. On the other, you’ve got the rudos (bad guys) who often cheat and attempt to unmask their opponents. As far as the rules go, it’s quite similar to professional wrestling in the US. 

When: July 21  | 2:30 – 4 p.m.
Where: Paddock

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metalachi

Metalachi is the world’s first and only heavy metal mariachi band. It’s a mesh between metal headbanger dudes with a Mariachi flare.

When: July 21  | 4 – 5:30 p.m.
Where: Pepsi Stage

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Every Day

kachunga + the alligator

From deep in the swamps of Florida comes Kachunga, a real American Bushman who dares to step foot into the wet domain of the alligator. Kachunga and the Alligator is educational, funny and safe to view.

When: Three shows daily

butterfly encounter

The Butterfly Encounter is an educational, interactive experience that houses 150 butterflies, including monarchs, painted ladies and swallowtail. Fairgoers can learn the difference between male and female butterflies, and find eggs and caterpillars throughout the exhibit

When: Open all day

bird man + beasts

The most unique avian entertainment you’ve seen in years! BIRDMAN bridges the gap between the natural world + humans. This show highlights the relationship between humans and animals and focus’ on the natural abilities of the animal stars.

When: Three shows daily

freakshow

Denver County Fair’s Freakshow includes acts of sword-swallowing, bed of nails, knife throwing, contortion, plus Dime Museum oddities, a burlesque presentation, & more!

When: Daily shows, every hour
Where: Freakshow

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

Coming Soon!