Local events promoter Dana Cain has locked down the time and place for the brand-new Denver County Fair. The event, envisioned as a hip, urban version of the classic rural-style county fair, will be held July 28-31 at the National Western Stock Show complex.
Cain and cohorts Chandler Romeo and Tracy Weil announced the idea for a fair last September (Off Limits, second item), saying Denver was one of the only Colorado counties without one.
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"Our rodeo won't involve animals. It will be done on skateboards and bicycles," Cain said then. Other activities will include competitive baking, competitive eating, a craft show, an art show, a freak show.
And chickens. "The perfect thing about the timing is that chickens just became legal in Denver this year -- chickens and goats and beekeeping," Cain pointed out.