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Two years in a row! Best Annual Festival!

also! The winner of the
2012 Denver Mayor's
Design Award!

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Dates & Venue:

2014 DATES:
Friday - Sunday

August 1st, 2nd & 3rd, 2014
Friday 12 - 8pm
Saturday 10am - 8pm
Sunday 10am - 6pm - Viva Denver Day! 

National Western Complex
4655 Humboldt St.
Denver, CO 80216
Expo Hall, Hall of Education, Stadium Hall & Stadium

Reduced Parking Fees!:
($8 per day)
National Western Complex

We suggest carpooling, public transportation and riding your bike to the fair! FREE Bike & Scooter parking out front!

No Dogs Allowed unless they are service dogs or are entered into a competition at the fair.

Take RTD Bus #48 to get to the National Western.

Denver is one of the epicenters of the new Craft Renaissance! It’s not just reindeer on a stick anymore! (…Unless, of course, it’s an ironic reindeer on a stick…) Expect the competition displays to blow your mind!

Craft Pavilion Non- Profit - Children's Outreach Project

The mission of Children’s Outreach Project is to provide high quality early childhood education to typical, accelerated, and developmentally delayed children in the Denver Area. The agency provides services to one hundred and fifty  2.5 to 6 year old children annually. Teachers use only evidence based curricula. Occupational and Speech Therapy is provided to children at no additional cost.



Craft Pavilion Partners:


Craft Pavilion Sponsorship: Available! (See sponsorship page for details!)

Highlights of the Craft Pavilion

  • Craft/Fashion Pavilion stage with frequent demos and entertainment
  • Craft Fair showcasing many of Denver’s leading crafters
  • Competition Displays in loads of colorful categories
  • Live Competitions - Speed Knitting, Sewing Challenge and more!

Enter your original creations and handmade crafts in the Denver County Fair Craft Pavilion competitions to win ribbons and prizes! The Craft Pavilion Grand Champion gets a $100 cash prize! Enter here!

2013 Craft Competition Categories:

Click Here for the Complete Guidelines on how to enter!

Class # - Class Name:

01 Sewing

02 Needle Works (embroidery, lace making, needlepoint, etc.)

03 Knitting

04 Crochet

05 Quilting

06 Spinning and Weaving

07 Scrapbooking

08 Repurposed/Recycled Materials

09 Peeps Diorama

10 Toys

11 Junior Class


2013 Craft Pavilion Exhibitors & Vendors ( More are signing up daily! Check back!)

American Marquetry Society

Arising Hope

Assorted Andies

Balsa Wood Embroidery

Children's Outreach Project - Pavilion Charity

Donna Diddit LLC

Fire Nights - Blown Glass


Ladies Sewing Circle

Lauryn Esther Studio Jewelry Design

Lola Trading Charms

MnM Crafts

Pain X Magnetix

Reting Arts

Rocky Mountain Weavers Guild


Be part of the Craft Pavilion!