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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

Friday 3:30pm Pedal for Pints American Eagle Lift
5:00pm – 7:00pm Brews & Tunes – Umberto Fonte West Lake Stage
5:00pm – 7:00pm  Kids Eat Free  
5:30pm – 10:30pm Kids Night Out  
Saturday 12:00pm – 5:00pm Sampling Center Village
12:00pm – 2:00pm DJ Landry Burning Stones Plaza
2:00pm – 3:30pm The Broadcast  
3:00pm  Free Eating Contest West Lake Stage
3:30pm – 5:00pm Rose’s Pawn Shop – Live Music Burning Stones Plaza
7:00pm – 9:00pm Copper Campfire & Music – Randall McKinnon Fire Globe
9:00pm Fireworks West Lake
Sunday 10:30am Pedal for Pints Gravitee Sports
12:00pm – 5:00pm Sampling Burning Stones Plaza
12:00pm – 2:00pm Music on the Mountain Solitude Station
12:00pm – 2:00pm DJ Landry Burning Stones Plaza
2:00pm – 3:30pm  The Lonely Heartstring Band  
3:30pm – 5:00pm Major & the Monbacks  
4:45pm Winners and Awards Burning Stones Plaza