Win One of Three $50 Gift Certificates at A Taste of Colorado
Looking for something to do over Labor Day weekend? The 28th annual A Taste of Colorado is the place to be.
This four-day, free admission, food, music, and entertainment festival will take place Sept. 2-5 in Downtown Denver’s Civic Center Park.
The KidZone is a family-friendly area offering play equipment and a great variety of free, hands-on craft activities for children of all ages. KidZone hours are 11:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Fri., Sept. 2; and 10:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sat., Sept. 3 through Mon., Sept. 5.
Enjoy Carnival Rides and Games Saturday through Monday, presented by KOOL 105. EARLY BIRD wristbands can be purchased for $15 from 10:30 a.m. – 3 p.m., Saturday through Monday. These wristbands are good for unlimited rides on the day of purchase until 5 p.m. ALL DAY wristbands can be purchased for $25 anytime from 10:30 a.m. to two hours before closing Saturday through Monday and are good for unlimited rides on the day purchased until closing. Individual rides are also available for generally two to ten tickets per ride. Carnival hours are 10:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sat., Sept. 3 through Sun., Sept. 4 and 10:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Mon., Sept. 5
There will be plenty of music, magic, clowns, and puppets on the KidzStage presented by MIX 100. Connie Elstun’s Bunny & Birdie Comedy and Magic Show features the delightful antics of three live, costumed performing bunnies. Jeff, “The Pizza Dude,” a pizza-tossing acrobat and member of the U.S. Pizza Team, will demonstrate his dough-throwing skills. Jim Jackson presents “Clown Around the World,” an opportunity to meet clowns from different cultures and time periods. Music for Kids with Eric Westincorporates storytelling, sing-along songs, and instruments from around the world, with audience members forming a band on stage.
Nursing mothers and families can visit the Baby Oasis presented by ColoradoKids.com, a convenient area located in the KidZone for parents to nurse, change diapers, and relax in a private environment complete with a rocking chair. An assortment of supplies will be provided, including diapers and baby wipes.
Kid-friendly food vendors will be located along the perimeter of the KidZone selling hot dogs, pretzels, popcorn, and more. A Taste of Colorado is also an opportunity for parents to encourage their children to try new foods from places like the Caribbean, Africa, India, and Asia, as many of the restaurants offer “taste-sized” portions for one to three tickets. Festivalgoers can shop in more than 280 Marketplace booths for original arts and crafts, home and gift items, furniture, jewelry, imports, and more.
Festival hours are Friday, Sept. 2, 11:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.; Saturday, Sept. 3, and Sunday, Sept. 4, 10:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.; and Monday, Sept. 5, 10:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Enter here to win one of three $50 gift certificates good for food and drink at A Taste of Colorado 2011. Contest deadline: August 26, 2011.