The Cherry Creek Arts Festival is Colorado’s signature cultural celebration of the visual, culinary, and performing arts. Their mission is to provide access to art experiences and support art education. They are a non-profit organization. The festival takes place the weekend of July 4th and is a three-day event. The festival gives the people the free, rare, and special opportunity to meet and talk with international visual artists. It also gives them a chance to sample fine cuisine. They can also visit special exhibits and artist demonstrations.
The families will be entertained with interactive activities and exciting performing arts. This is a nationally top-ranked and award-winning art show. At the festival, you will find a Kulinary Kidz Food Court just for kids and the kid in all of us. You will smaller size and family oriented meals and snacks. Some of the food you can find there are Colorado Buffalo Grill Kids Kafe, Cookie Indulgence, shaved ice and more.
They have a Mosaic Mural and you can add your artistic creativity to the Mural. There will a new mural to show your artistic creativity every day. You can even stop and watch the chalk artist at work and even participate. You can also create paper plate maracas, Native American headbands, Chain Snakes from China and much more.
On the Cultural pavilion you can find a Kimono demonstration, listen to traditional Japanese music and the Japanese Women’s Choir, belly dancing demonstration, folk dances, African dances and much more.
On Culinary Avenue, you will find many of Denver’s most popular eateries and get to taste some of their culinary delights. Some of the restaurants that will be present are Caribbean Cuisine, Gyros Corner, Stella Dogs, Tokyo San Bowl, and many more. Everything will be reasonably priced with many different cuisines to choose from. There will also be chefs from the International Culinary School of The Art Institute of Colorado doing demonstrations several times a day.
There will be four Performing Arts Stages. They will offer many types of music and dances to watch. There will even be a Beer Garden Stage. If not all these different entertainments enough, add in wine and jazz. They will offer a mobile, interactive experience that will educate the public on wine, entertaining, and food. While you are there, you can sample wine, participate in educational wine, seminars, and taste wine and food pairings.