See the top tomatoes and the prize potatoes … the ruling rose and the best bonsai! Denver’s homegrown fruits, vegetables, herbs and flowers battle it out for the blue ribbons! Enjoy seeing the winners, and indulge in some Farmer’s Market style shopping in the vendor area, where you can pick up produce, flowers, gardening supplies, seeds and more!
Farm and Garden Pavilion Sponsorship: Available! (See sponsorship page for details!)
Farm & Garden Pavilion Partners:
Highlights of the Farm & Garden Pavilion
- Slow Food Denver "Locorama Diorama" display area
- Competition Displays for the biggest, the best and the weirdest
- "Bounty" Poetry Competition - poems about agriculture!
- … and much more!
$1 of each comptition entry fee goes to the pavilion charity/nonprofit:
Enter your biggest, best and most unusual fruits, veggies and flowers in the Denver County Fair Farm & Garden Pavilion competitions to win ribbons and prizes! The Farm & Garden Pavilion Grand Champion gets a $100 cash prize!
2013 Farm and Garden + Green Competitions
Class # - Class Name - Description:
01 Vegetable - Root
a. Any type, 2 samples (Examples: potato, carrot, kohlrabi, onion)
02 Vegetable - Leaf
a. Any type, 2 samples of each entry type (Examples, 2 lettuce heads, 2 broccoli
heads, 2 cabbage heads)
03 Vegetable - Vine Growing
a. Any type, 2 samples of each entry type (Examples: cucumbers, zucchinis,
squash, pole beans)
04 Vegetable - Peppers
a. Any type, 2 samples of each entry type (Examples: jalapeno, serrano, habanero,
05 Vegetable - Other
a. Any variety, 2 samples of each entry variety, pint box if mushrooms
a. Any variety, 2 samples
a. Any variety, 2 samples or pint box if berries
08 Culinary Herb
a. Any variety, 1 bunch (Examples: rosemary, mint, cilantro).
09 Novelty Produce
a. Novelty details - Be CREATIVE, have FUN! On your note card, provide details on what makes your entry unique. (Who is the celebrity? What is the mutation?)
10 Small Container Garden
a. 2 or more kinds of plants (same species is ok) in your own container (will be used as part of the display and judging).
11 Plant (house, native, etc.)
a. Any variety, 1 plant
Any variety, 1 – 5 stems
14 Backyard Transformation (garden, xeriscape, landscaping, etc.)
15 Backyard Structure (chicken coop, goat shed, greenhouse, etc.)
16 Junior Class
2013 Farm & Garden Pavilion Exhibitors & Vendors (More are signing up daily! Check back!)
Be part of the Farm & Garden Pavilion!
- Sponsor the Farm & Garden Pavilion
- Sponsor a Competition
- Get an Exhibitor Booth
- Apply for a Stage Presentation
- Enter a Competition
- Volunteer to Help - Sign up on our email list!