Free Experience

A Taste of Colorado produced by the Downtown Denver Partnership is proud to be a free music AND food event that the whole family can enjoy. Attendees can enjoy music from our 4 stages with sounds from an array of musical genres for all ages. Don’t miss one of the best music festivals in Denver!



Cap Hill/ Lincoln Park – Free Music Experience

Saturday, August 31st

On Saturday August 31st, The Black Actors Guild will be hosting a number of cross-cultural performances on the Cap Hill Stage at the Taste of Colorado for 2019! See a variety of beautiful local musicians, creatives, and dancers expressing themselves in authentic ways that only Colorado could truly offer. There will be games, prizes, performances, and ceremonies of every ilk. Join us in witnessing a sacred ceremony in Aztec Dance, the Revolutionary music of “Los Mocochetes”, and the soothing tones of singer/songwriter Kayla Marque.


12:15 – 12:30 Opening Ceremony

12:30 – 1:30 Aztec Dancers

1:30 – 1:45 Games & Giveaways

2:15 – 3:00 Los Mocochetes Performance

3:00 – 3:15 Games & Giveaways

3:45 – 4:45 Kayla Marque Performance

5:00 – 5:15 Games & Giveaways

5:30 – 6:00 Closing Ceremony

Sunday, September 1st

Positively impacting the lives of all people through music, dance, and education since 2012, School of Breaking is the premier studio in the Denver area to learn, develop and thrive as a Colorado break dancer. On Sunday September 1st, School of Breaking will be hosting the Cap Hill Stage with break dancing performances and workshops for all ages! The real fun begins on Monday, September 2ndwith the first ever A Taste of Colorado Break Dancing Competition! You are not going to want to miss these amazing little break dancers!


12:00 – 12:30 Opening Performance

12:30 – 1:30 Kids Break Dance Workshop

2:00 – 2:30 Break Dance Performance

2:30 – 3:30 All Ages Break Dance Workshop

4:00 – 4:30 Break Dance Performance

4:30 – 5:30 Kids Break Dance Workshop

6:00 – 6:30 Break Dance Performance

Monday, September 2nd


12:00 – 12:30 Kids Preliminary Break-Dancing Competition

1:00 – 1:15 Judges Showcase

1:15 – 1:45 Kids Break-Dancing Top 8 Competition

1:45 – 2:15 Kids Break-Dancing Top 4 Competition

2:30 – 3:00 Kids Break-Dancing Final Competition

3:00 – 3:30 Adult Preliminary Break-Dancing Competition

4:00 – 4:15 Judges Showcase

4:15 – 4:45 Adult Break-Dancing Top 8 Competition

4:45 – 5:00 Adult Break-Dancing Top 4 Competition

5:15 – 5:30 Adult Break-Dancing Final Competition

5:30 – 6:00 Closing Announcements

Misting Station

Looking to cool off in this warm weather? Head over to Lincoln Park to relax near the misting station!

Climbing Wall

The most adventurous festival goers will not want to miss the climbing wall in Lincoln Park. How many people can say they’ve rock climbed in front of the Colorado Capital Building?