SPECIAL FEATURES

Explore the latest unique attractions and interactive exhibits provided by the sponsors and partners of A Taste of Colorado!


ROCKY MOUNTAIN SHOWDOWN PEP RALLY!

Show your school pride at the Rocky Mountain Showdown Pep Rally at noon on Friday on the KYGO Country Stage. CU and CSU will showcase their pep bands, mascots and cheerleaders to amp up the energy for this classic Colorado collegiate rivalry, which kicks-off at 7 pm on Friday at Sports Authority Field.


FRIDAY FIREWORKS & LIGHT SHOW

Make sure to be there Friday night as the Festival kicks off Labor Day weekend with En Vogue on the Access Health Colorado Main Stage followed by fireworks! The fireworks show will start at approximately 9 pm after the conclusion of the concert. The display will be paired with a synchronized light show on the City & County Building and accompanied by your favorite old school hits from Jammin' 101.5.


GET THE SCORES AND COOL OFF

Check out the Coors Sports Zone to watch your favorite local sporting events on the high definition TVs from Coast 2 Coast Communications, an authorized DIRECTV dealer and nationwide retailer specializing in home and commercial satellite services. Receive special discounts on new DIRECTV services, enter contests, play games, and cool off in air-conditioned comfort while watching your favorite team, all made possible by your friends at Coors and Coast 2 Coast Communications.


ACCESS HEALTH COLORADO
WHERE COLORADOANS TURN FOR HEALTHCARE

Stop by the Access Health Colorado booth to get the scoop on what everyone is talking about - Healthcare! Learn about affordable options and get your questions answered. Cool off with an Access Health fan and enter for a chance to win a $200 grocery gift card!


#LIVEFORNOW WITH PEPSI!

Get everything you can from what's left of summer 2014 by enjoying A Taste of Colorado with a refreshing, ice-cold Pepsi. Refreshment stations serving your favorite Pepsi brands will be located throughout the Festival to keep you cool and refreshed all day. Grab a Pepsi and enjoy the TASTE!


WHO IS ALBERT BARTLETT™?

The best-tasting, highest-quality specialty potatoes from UK have made their way to the States! Albert Bartlett, an experienced, family-run business, has partnered with local farmers here in Colorado, and across the US, to bring you their exclusive potato varieties, including their famous Rooster potato. Sample the Roosters at this year's Festival, or pick up a bag at select Wal-Mart and Sam's Club stores. For recipes and more information, visit albertbartlett.com.


COLORADO ACCESS
CARING FOR YOU AND YOUR HEALTH

Stop by the Colorado Access booth to find out if you and your family qualify for FREE or LOW-COST healthcare. We can answer your questions and help you and your family get covered. Colorado Access is empowering people through access to quality, affordable care!


COOKING IT OLD SCHOOL

Authentic BBQ starts in a live-wood smoker stoked with genuine hickory logs. Famous Dave's Bar-B-Que Pitmasters hand-rub every piece of meat with a custom blend of spices and slow smoke them for hours to extract the natural flavors. There's only one place to get authentic, award-winning BBQ at A Taste of Colorado… Famous Dave's Bar-B-Que!


MORE TO TASTE

Visit the Char-Broil TRU-Tour at A Taste of Colorado and we'll share with you grilling's juicy little secret!

Barefoot Wine & Bubbly, it's fun, flavorful, and affordable. Come get Barefoot with us at the Festival and have a great time!

Your favorite flavor of Eldorado Vitamin Spring Water is waiting for you - come to our water booths and get vitamin charged!

Experience the Bold side of Water with 11 great tasting flavors. Discover your new refreshing favorite at our booth. Sparkling ICE: Bold Flavor. Zero Calories. Perfectly Possible.

XingTea is a premium all-natural pure cane sugar ready-to-drink tea, locally developed, owned and distributed by New Age Beverage. Stop by our sampling booth on Broadway to try our various flavors, or purchase one at any of the XingTea booths located throughout the Festival.


BE A KARAOKE ROCK STAR!

Always wanted to be on stage? Visit The Fox Karaoke Stage Featuring Sounds of the Rockies and sing your favorite classic rock hits! A Festival tradition, the stage is located on the corner of Bannock St. & Colfax Ave.


FEED YOUR MIND

Families can journey back to the roots of Colorado and have fun learning about the state's pioneer past, nature, and environment. In the Festival of Mountain and Plain area, featured artisans will demonstrate Navajo weaving and culture, spinning, rug braiding, lace crocheting, and felting, along with the popular blacksmith demonstration.


TAKE A SURVEY, TAKE A TRIP!

Complete a Festival Survey and be entered for a chance to win a Dream Vacation: A Taste of Europe. You can travel around Europe to your choice of five top destinations. The Festival Survey booths are located on Broadway and Bannock.


PLENTY FOR YOUR LIFESTYLE


Having a great time at A Taste of Colorado? Take a photo and tweet us @9NEWS #TOC #BEON9 or on Facebook at facebook.com/ilike9NEWS.

Register to win $500 at The Denver Post booths! The Denver Post is a proud sponsor of A Taste of Colorado. For more information on Denver Post Community programs, find us on Facebook, Twitter (@dpcommunity) or visit denverpostcommunity.com.

Stop by the Ford Experience Tour and check out the latest Ford vehicles, technology, and register for your chance to win prizes, including a new Ford vehicle of your choice up to $30,000.00.

Visit the Colorado Lottery booth to buy your favorite Lottery games. And who knows, you might just fill your wallet while you're here filling your belly.

The Air National Guard Mobile Experience is a hands-on interactive experience that takes people on a journey through life in the Air Guard.

At Cricket, everything we do is in service of a smile. Start with a reliable, nationwide network. Then we make our plans affordable with no annual contracts. Take all that, and what do you get? Cricket Wireless. Something to smile about.

Register for a free LASIK drawing at the Levinson Eye Clinic booth located at the corner of 14th and Broadway. levinsoneyeclinic.com.

Check out the Destination Lowe's activation for the latest home improvement inspiration for any upcoming or current projects you might have!

More drivers trust State Farm® car insurance. Find out why at our booth or StateFarm.com.

Stop by the Alex and Ani positive energy lounge to shop our Bangle Bar, spin the prize wheel and enjoy a complimentary photo booth!

Visit the Breckenridge Grand Vacations booth to book your winter getaway. Save 40% on lift tickets and stay 2 nights from $49!

Visit one of our DISH tents and receive a limited edition "Broncos" branded dish and a special event incentive with new service (limited supply)!

The Denver Nuggets and Colorado Avalanche will represent Kroenke Sports & Entertainment with chances to win prizes and ticket information for the upcoming seasons.

Visit the Sport Clips Haircuts booth for special offers, temporary colored hair gel, and learn about the MVP ultimate experience which includes a haircut, hot steamed towel, neck and shoulder massage and TVs at every cutting station.

Come SEE what we are all about at the Cutarelli Vision booth and enter for a chance to win a FREE LASIK procedure!

Stop by the Costco booth and inquire about the promotions we are offering on memberships at A Taste of Colorado.

Come to the DirectBuy booth and learn how you can furnish, decorate and remodel your home for thousands of dollars less than retail! Take a free spin on our DirectBuy Slot machine and win a trip to VEGAS!

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