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Copper Mac & Cheese Festival

This summer, the charming town of Copper will once again play host to restaurants across the county competing for a very coveted title – “Best Mac & Cheese in Summit County”. The title comes with bragging rights and $1,000 in cash prizes. Grab the family and head over to Copper Mountain this July 29th & 30th for the Copper Mac & Cheese Festival

Copper Mountain
Courtesy Copper Mountain Facebook

This is a can’t-miss, food-centric event that will allow you to indulge in crafty, cheesy dishes from chefs across the county battling for the best bowl of mac. This year’s Copper Mac & Cheese Festival will include sampling, eating contests live music and drink, both adult beverages and kiddo-friendly. The eating contests will be free throughout the event for adults and kids alike. Register early, though, as there are only 12 spots for each contest! Winners receive a free activities day pass and a medal. There will be various kid-friendly activities to entertain the little ones and some great live music from The Broadcast, Rose’s Pawn Shop, The Lonely Heartstring Band and Major & The Monbacks as you treat yourself to various macaroni samples. 

Need a ride to the Mac & Cheese Festival in Copper? Peak 1 Express offers the most affordable transportation between Denver Airport and the Rocky Mountains! You can even book a private hourly shuttle to take you to and from the event. To book, head to the website or call 855-GO-PEAK1 (855-467-3251).

Copper Mac & Cheese Festival Schedule

Friday3:30pmPedal for PintsAmerican Eagle Lift
5:00pm – 7:00pmBrews & Tunes – Umberto FonteWest Lake Stage
5:00pm – 7:00pm Kids Eat Free 
5:30pm – 10:30pmKids Night Out 
Saturday12:00pm – 5:00pmSamplingCenter Village
12:00pm – 2:00pmDJ LandryBurning Stones Plaza
2:00pm – 3:30pmThe Broadcast 
3:00pm Free Eating ContestWest Lake Stage
3:30pm – 5:00pmRose’s Pawn Shop – Live MusicBurning Stones Plaza
7:00pm – 9:00pmCopper Campfire & Music – Randall McKinnonFire Globe
9:00pmFireworksWest Lake
Sunday10:30amPedal for PintsGravitee Sports
12:00pm – 5:00pmSamplingBurning Stones Plaza
12:00pm – 2:00pmMusic on the MountainSolitude Station
12:00pm – 2:00pmDJ LandryBurning Stones Plaza
2:00pm – 3:30pm The Lonely Heartstring Band 
3:30pm – 5:00pmMajor & the Monbacks 
4:45pmWinners and AwardsBurning Stones Plaza