The Northwest Denver community is host to a great variety of annual events that feature the best of local food, drink, and entertainment for all ages. Here are some of our favorite festivals for 2023, complete with details and links to find more information on each event! We'll see you out there!

May 21st - October 15th  |  Sundays 9 am - 1 pm

Highlands Farmer's Market

Each Sunday, 32nd Avenue is transformed into a lively market of fresh produce, baked goods, handmade crafts, live music, and local shopping. 

Saturday, June 24th  |  10 am - 7 pm

Highlands Street Fair

Join us for a farmer's market-style street fair featuring more than 100 local vendors, live music, and fantastic local foods and beverages.
Visit the Nostalgic Homes booth at 32nd Avenue and Newton Street! 

August 11th-13th  |  Anderson Park

Wheat Ridge Carnation Festival

Wheat Ridge's tradition since 1969 features three days of fun-filled activities including a circus, car show, parade, live music, and food.

Saturday, September 9th  |  Chaffee Park

Sunnyside Music Festival

The Sunnyside Music Festival is a nonprofit organization that builds community through a free, family-friendly music festival that benefits local bands, businesses, artisans, and youth organizations.

September 16th  |  Sloan's Lake Park

Jamming On The Jetty

Love Sloan's Lake? Come out and enjoy local music, food and drinks, and family activities, with all proceeds from the event benefitting the cleanup and preservation of Sloan's Lake and Park. 

Sunday, October 29th  |  2-5 pm

Highlands Harvest Festival

Celebrate fall with trick-or-treating, kid's zone fun, live music, beer garden libations, and costume contests for both pets and people in Highlands Square from Lowell to Perry on 32nd Avenue.

Saturday, December 9th  |  12-3 pm

Holiday in the Highlands

Bring the kiddos to the Nostalgic Homes office for a memorable photo with Santa Claus and enjoy a scenic horse-drawn wagon ride and holiday shopping on the streets of Highlands Square.