Flavors of Colorado Festival

The inaugural Flavors of Colorado Festival combines Colorado-based restaurants, artists, musicians, craft beer and spirits to celebrate and discover all things Colorado. The weekend-long festival is August 15-17, 2014, in the heart of the Rocky Mountains, Avon, Colorado. This free festival is full of entertaining and educational events all tied to back to local artisans and their craft. From food and drink tastings, live music, panel discussions, cooking demonstrations, an art showcase and activities for the kids, the Flavors of Colorado Festival offers something unique and interesting for everyone.
 
Weekend Festivities Include: Live Music Performances Featuring Colorado’s Own: Todd Park Mohr, The Congress, Filthy Children, Delta Sonics, Eminence Ensemble, Finders & Youngberg, Dixie Leadfoot, Bonnie and her Clydes and The Laughing Bones. Todd Park Mohr of Big Head Todd & The Monsters will be taking the stage as the headlining act Saturday evening and Bonnie and her Clydes will perform at Friday evening’s Farm to Chef’s Table charity dinner. To see the full musical line-up and festival schedule visit flavorsofcolorado.com
 
Food and Beverage Tasting: Attendees can enjoy great bites from Colorado chefs, restaurants, craft brewers and craft distillers. Attendees will swap out tokens in exchange for a bite or sip of the different Colorado flavors. Live Cooking Demos: Watch as chefs from around Colorado demonstrate great recipes and techniques that at-home cooks can apply for breakfast, lunch, dinner and entertaining. Featuring restaurants such as Batter, Blue Plate Bistro, Boulder Bike Blenders, Colorado Proud, Dish, Eat! Drink!, Kirby Cosmos BBQ Bar, Ripe, Rocky Mountain Soda, Scoop Vail, Tacorico, The Nickel, Vin48, Wildwood Smokehouse and Yellowbelly.   Craft brewers and distillers: Blue Moon, 10th Mountain Whiskey & Spirits, 808 Distillery, Aspen Brewing Company, Bonfire Brewing, Breckenridge Distillery, Bristol Brewing Co, Colorado Native, Eddyline Brewery, Feisty Spirits, Front Range Brewing, Peach Street Distillers, Roaring Fork Brewing, Roundhouse Spirits, Trinity Brewing Company, Woody Creek Distillers
 
Art Gallery Showcase: Walk through the art galley showcase and browse the wide array of creative talent these local Colorado artists posses. Their art will not only be on display but many artists will also be selling their art throughout the festival. Kids Activities: Kids will enjoy educational and entertaining hands-on activities throughout the weekend that promote healthy living in a fun, interactive way