July 2,3,4, 2016 This 12th annual event just keeps getting better! Located in the heart of downtown Colorado Springs, at America the Beautiful Park, with a stunning view of Pikes Peak, and the incredible 65’ circular water sculpture. This is an exciting premier Colorado Springs event and the place to be for the 4th of July weekend!
The festival features 3 days of 100+ juried fine artist’s booths, with art in 12 categories, including ceramics, painting, jewelry, mixed media, photography, sculpture and more. Dance to rockin’ stage performances, and enjoy beer and wine with delicious foods. Create your own masterpiece in The Creation Station For All Ages with Tia, and sport a fantastic face painting.Sorry, no dogs allowed in the festival area. Admission is $5 (kids under 16 are free) and military ID gets free admission on the 4th of July.
September 24-25, 2016 Presented by Parker Lifestyle Magazine, the show is located in picturesque O’Brien Park in downtown Parker, a charming and historic walking district of boutiques and bistros. Enjoy a sparkling collection of distinctive national juried fine arts and crafts, with jewelry, ceramics, photography, mixed media, metal arts, painting, fiber, wearable art and photography. The Festival Music Performance Stage features Grass It Up, Scarecrow Revival, Ponder The Albatross, and more. Create your own masterpiece in Creation Station For All Ages, and enjoy amazing Aerial Works performances, face painting and delicious vendor specialty foods. (Click on show link for details).
Parker is a friendly community and everyone loves the townfolk’s smiling, western hospitality. Parker is just 19 miles southwest of downtown Denver, on the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains.
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August 13-14, 2016 Sloan’s Lake Park is located in the heart of Denver near trendy residential districts Lower Downtown (LoDo), Highlands (LoHi and HiLo), River North (RiNo) and Edgewater. Juried national artists display and sell art in 12 categories, including painting, jewelry, mixed media, photography, wearable art, and more. The Music Stage performances, Creation Station For All Ages, delicious foods, community info booths and fabulous face painting offers something for everyone! (Leashed dogs ok.)
Sloan’s Lake Park is 2nd largest Denver city park, featuring a 177 acre lake and is a popular destination hotspot that features water sports and boating, walking trails, and lawn sports and pubs and restaurants, all within walking distance.
July 16-17, 2016 Salida is one of the Colorado “jewels of the west” and is a designated Colorado Arts District, and popular vacation destination. Located in the southwestern Colorado Rocky Mountains, visitors enjoy a scenic drive from Denver in a little more than 2 hours.
Salida’s beautiful Riverside Park, alongside the Arkansas River is transformed during the festival with artist’s booths featuring juried fine art including jewelry, sculpture, painting, ceramics, mixed media, wearable art, photography and more. Live music and the Creation Station For All Ages offers something for everyone. Enjoy the great Arkansas River, with world class rafting, kayaking, fishing, and swimming beaches. unique boutiques, restaurants, breweries and more - all just steps away from the festival in Riverside Park. Leashed dogs are welcome.