People's Fair

Saturday, June 3rd at 10:00am
Downtown Denver Civic Center Park
101 14th Avenue
Denver, CO 80204
United States

Event Description:

People’s Fair is Denver’s oldest neighborhood festival and famous for bringing together a diverse population to celebrate community and enjoy the start to the summer. This Civic Center Park tradition welcomes community groups, artists, and entertainment from every corner of Denver.  The uniqueness and magic of the People’s Fair is created by the blending of great family fun, carefully selected handmade arts & crafts, delicious culinary delights, fabulous entertainment and the commitment to raise funds for and promote the missions of non-profit organizations.


Additional exclusive experiences

  • Grapes & Grains Garden

Sample and discover specialty beer and wine at the gardens.  Commemorative glass included.  $10 for 5 tokens (mix and match beer and wine samples and full glasses).  Please note: 1 token = 2-3 oz sample.

  • Art in the Park
    Unleash your inner Picasso at Art In The Park! Enjoy a glass of wine courtesy of Infinite Monkey Theorem while you paint your own masterpiece, receiving instruction from our talented artist Tommy Nahulu. Multiple sessions are available please visit the website for dates, times and prices.   
  • Free Yoga

Morning yoga sessions at 10am at the People’s Fair. RSVP for free! First 50 RSVPs on Saturday will get a free prAna yoga mat.

  • VIP

Enjoy the People’s Fair in style.  The VIP experience includes premium stage viewing, a shaded area, private bars, 2 free drinks.


Get the all the event information plus entertainment schedules



People’s Fair Volunteers Receive the Following:

  • A 2017 People’s Fair official volunteer t-shirt
  • An invitation to our annual People’s Fair Kick-off Party - TBD
  • Complimentary soft drinks and snacks during your shift, and complimentary beer after your shift (for those 21 and older)


To sign up to volunteer for the People’s Fair, please visit and fill out the volunteer form. Volunteers are needed for the following opportunities:

  • Information booth – Ensuring that fairgoers are fully informed about everything fair related and can answer basic People’s Fair questions. Might be requested to work other booths if necessary
  • Wine Pavilion – Volunteers will assist in serving wine
  • Volunteer check in/out – Direct other volunteers to their designated volunteer areas and assignments
  • Entertainment – Help execute the entertainment aspect of the People’s Fair by directing bands to the appropriate stages and much more
  • Green Squad – Help keep the People’s Fair sustainable by informing the fairgoers of the appropriate recycling and compost receptacles for their waste, assist in waste diversion
  • Kids and Family Area / Mural Project – Provide supervision of the young fairgoers in the kids area, and help with craft activities
  • Site set-up/tear down – Help transform the streets of downtown Denver into the People’s Fair by helping set up and tear down the fairgrounds Friday through Sunday
  • Product Runners - We need the heavy lifters for this one! Be able to lift 50 pounds as you will help move ice and other supplies to booths and bars.


For more information on the People’s Fair volunteer program, please contact Cristina at


The 2017 People’s Fair is presented by 9NEWS.  Associate Sponsors include: The Denver Post, Xfinity, Entercom Denver stations 99.5 The Mountain, KS 1075, Cruisin' 1430 AM, Comedy 103.1, and Alice 105.9, Great Divide Brewing Co., prAna, Ford Motor Co. and Coca-Cola.  Supporting Sponsors include Tito's Vodka, Blue Chair Bay Rum, car2go.