A Taste of Colorado is a free, three-day open air festival held every year in Downtown Denver's Civic Center Park on Labor Day end of the week, as the Festival of Mountain and Plain, a festival of pioneer days, was around the turn of the twentieth century. It is created by and benefits Downtown Denver Events, Inc., a non-benefit association of the Downtown Denver Partnership that produces network and social occasions. Regularly drawing more than 500,000 guests per year, A Taste of Colorado incorporates more than 50 corners worked by nearby sustenance foundations. The occasion additionally includes four music stages, expressions and specialties sellers, children's exercises, and intelligent shows.
In 1895, the festival was initially named Festival of Mountain and Plain. The celebration began as a festival like New Orleans' Mardi Gras. The objective of the jamboree was to help the city's resolve and imperativeness after the Silver Panic. The celebration was at last unsuccessful in completion Denver's monetary melancholy. After a decrease in participation the jamboree finished in 1902. In 1983, the Downtown Denver Partnership chose to bring back the soul of the first Festival to celebrate the opening of the sixteenth Street Mall. "A Taste of Colorado" was added to the Festival of Mountain and Plain name and idea and moved back to Civic Center Park in Downtown Denver, where the occasion initially started.