50TH ANNUAL CARNATION FESTIVAL | WHEAT RIDGE, COLORADO | Family Fun SINCE 1969

Circus Tickets Available Now
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Mark Your Calendar! August 9-11, 2019
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2019 Carnation Festival Royalty!
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2019 live music lineup!
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Food, fun, and art for the whole family — since 1969.

Festival Events & Entertainment

Car Show

Car Show

Car Show

"Big Wheels on the Farm" benefit car show now accepting entries.
 
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Zoppé Circus

Zoppé Circus

Zoppé Circus

One of the last old fashioned, family run, one ring circuses left touring the United States.
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Parade

Parade

Parade

Parade entries open on April 15. - Royalty nomination is now open.
 
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Fine Arts Show

Fine Arts Show

Fine Art Show

The juried art show highlights the talents of local artists and open to the public for free.
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Live Music

Live Music

Live Music

The best in country, rock and some old-time favorites. Featuring 17 different bands over three days.
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Specialty Food Events

Specialty Food Events

Food Events

Spaghetti Dinner, Pancake Breakfast and Chili Cook-off Information
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PLUS vendors, carnival rides, Fireworks, & More...