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Photos: Hello Kitty, Blue Ribbons and Pie Faces at the 2016 Denver County Fair

The Denver County Fair serves up tradition like no other fair on earth: Only in Denver do stormtroopers and movie cars mingle with unicorn rides, sideshow acts and pie-eating contests on the fair floor, which also includes such innovations as a Geek Pavilion, a Kitten Pavilion, a drag queen pageant and the annual Peeps diorama competition. Photographer Aaron Thackeray captured the variety of the Denver County Fair in these images and more.
Now see Westword's full Denver County Fair 2016 slideshow.