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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.

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Food Truck Round Up!

Friday NOON – 9:00 pm 

Saturday NOON – 8:00pm   

Sunday NOON – 6:00pm

Join us out on the Patio  as we celebrate Denver’s fabulous Food Trucks at special daily events! Food Truck line-ups will change daily, music  and cooling mist-tents will be on tap, and special events are planned!


FOOD TRUCKS - Trucks vary each day.
Coaches Scoop Frozen Desserts
Cilantro Truck
Little India
Crazy Good Food
Baba's Falafel

La Hacienda
Baba's Falafel
Sea Cuisine - FREE Samples Only
Dumpling Love
Big Kauna
Biker Jims

Little Man Ice Cream
Jenny's Fruit on a Stick!
Tamales Especiales
La Hacienda
Big Kauna
Humble Pie Store
Solar Roast Coffee

Andrew Novick’s X-Treme Pancake Breakfast  - Saturday 

Our first year, Andrew grilled so many pancakes, he blew a fuse at the National Western. More than 500 attendees lined up to try pancakes the likes of which no human had ever encountered. Pancakes topped with gummy worms, artichokes, 20 kinds of butter and so much more!   

This year, Andrew is back – with a X-Treme Breakfast offerings.  In addition to the X-Treme Pancakes on Saturday morning (10:00 – Noon at the Gazebo) he will also host the X-Treme Breakfast Burritos on Sunday from 10-Noon at the Gazebo! Get tickets at the door!


Don’t Judge Me!

… Unless you’re gonna give me the Blue Ribbon!  You’ll be able to browse the hundreds of food competition entries in our Kitchen and Farm and Garden Pavilions – everything from Cream Pies to Celebrity Look-Alike Produce!

You know what’s even MORE fun that looking at the entries?  Creating your OWN entries!  Check out our new streamlined system for entering our food competitions!  Everything you need to know is here!

Competitive Eating Competitions – How Many Blue Ribbons Can YOU Eat?

Well, you don’t actually EAT the Blue Ribbons – you WIN them, by eating stuff! And each Blue Ribbon comes with a free Denver County Fair poster! CHECK THE SCHEDULE FOR TIMES!

Colorado Beer Garden

Denver is one of the nation’s micro-brew capitals! We have more local beers than you can shake a stick at, and here’s your chance to try a bunch of them! Buy them by the glassful or ask for the Beer Garden Sampler Special!