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Avon Parks and Recreation

Festivals & Special Events

Avon continues to expand its offering of festivals and special events in 2016 with new, creative and unique festivals to include CoverRock Tribute Festival in June, Outlaws & Legends Avon in July and the Skylight Creative Writing Retreat over Labor Day Weekend - stay tuned for more details!  A complete list of festival and event activation is available here.
We are thrilled to announce the return of Apres' Avon with two free concerts this March!  Last year as we welcomed the FIS 2015 Alpine World Ski Championships, Apres' Avon was enjoyed by all featuring twelve days of music, tastings and spontaneity on the newly renovated Main Street Mall & Possibility Plaza followed by WinterWonderGrass Music Festival, one of our signature events.

Watch a recap of these two crowd-pleasing events: 

It is our continued goal to bring variety, entertainment and family fun for all residents and visitors.  Visit our "Events at a Glance" page to see the full array of all our 2016 event offerings.

If you are looking for a place to hold your special event, the Town of Avon has the perfect venue with the spectacular, grand Avon Performance Pavilion at Nottingham Park and the intimate setting offered on the Main Street Mall! We make the
Special Event Application process easy by offering a Director of Festivals & Special Events who is available to answer any questions and assist you with the process.

In addition, if you are interested in sponsoring our hallmark event Salute to the USA or any one of our many special events please contact the Director of Festivals & Special Events, Danita Dempsey at (970) 748-4032 or by

The Town of Avon, Colorado, invites all qualified event production businesses and/or individuals to submit a statement of qualifications and proposal concepts to produce and host a special event or festival in Avon, Colorado in 2016, 2017 and/or 2018.  The Town prefers festivals or events which are 2 -3 days, but will consider a one day festival or event, as well.  Please review the complete Request for Qualifications & Concepts.

    RFQ Supporting Documents