Mountain and Plain Marketplace at A Taste of Colorado brings over 175 artisans to Civic Center Park over Labor Day Weekend.

Denver, CO (8/08/18) – The newly named Mountain and Plain Marketplace at the 2018 A Taste of Colorado festival will feature local and regional artisans offering a diverse mix of unique and handcrafted items. The marketplace features unique arts and crafts, home and gift items, furniture, jewelry, imports, specialty food items, Colorado Artisans and more in over 175 booths located in the Arts and Craft Marketplace. Also, located within and around the Marketplace are over 30 Home & Lifestyle Vendors. Find home goods, kitchen items and health and wellness products as well as service vendors featuring windows, doors, kitchens, baths and solar energy and travel. The Marketplace honors the creativity, uniqueness and masterful skill of our Marketplace participants.

Returning this year are several of last years Marketplace award winners that include Culture Cross, The Tye Dye Guy and Asana Natural Arts. New to the festival this year will be Black Black Moon, The Bearded Jeweler, Lucky Tree Studio and Retuned by Christina to name a few. In addition to the already great gourmet goodies, new specialty foods include: Rockin Rubs, Lockhart Honey Farms, Great River Maple, Butcher’s Bunches Handcrafted Preserves and Game Time Dips. Several spectacular new artists include: Hand Over the Hero, Fantastic Fan Art, The Color of Blount, Red Art and Design, The Art of Eric Stitt, Active Woods and Adam Hoffman Fine Art Fractals.

“This exceptional shopping experience is a once-a-year opportunity to share the inspired—and inspiring—sights and sounds of many of our talented artisans from around the region.” Said Sharon Alton, Vice President of Downtown Denver Events. The festival will continue its 35-year tradition of being the largest free admission food and music festivals in Colorado attracting over 500,000 attendees over the three day Labor Day weekend. A Taste of Colorado has something for everyone with over 50 food vendors, 175 marketplace vendors, a Kids Zone experience with arts, crafts and an exciting children’s stage, and 25 national and regional musical acts on 4 music stages.