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File #: 23-654    Version: 1
Type: Presentation Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 10/30/2023 In control: Board of County Commissioners Study Session
On agenda: 11/7/2023 Final action:
Title: 1:45 PM *2024 Arapahoe County Signature Events
Attachments: 1. Board Summary Report, 2. Presentation
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To: Board of County Commissioners

Through: Shannon Carter, Director, Director, Open Spaces

Prepared By:
Matt Bixenman, Fairgrounds Site Manager; Lexy Kingsbaker, Event and Business Development Supervisor

Presenter: Matt Bixenman, Fairgrounds Site Manager; Lexy Kingsbaker, Event and Business Development Supervisor

1:45 PM *2024 Arapahoe County Signature Events

Purpose and Request:
recommended action
Staff will provide an informational update regarding completed 2023 signature events and outlook for 2024 signature event planning.

Background and Discussion: The signature line of events for 2024 are as follows:
Chalk Lines and Vines- May 18-19
Pictures on the Plains- June 22/29
5K Trail Run- September 12
Treat Street- October 19-20
Visit the Village- December 7

Staff has planned and completed the same lineup for 2023 with Visit the Village remaining on December 9th. It was a very successful year with amazing community engagement, community outreach and showcasing of the fairgrounds, and county department collaboration.

Chalk Lines & Vines - Saturday and Sunday, May 13-14, 2023
High-class wine and chalk art festival, featuring a wine-tasting tour of Colorado's best wines, gourmet food selections, chalk muralists and live entertainment - set against the colorful backdrop of the Front Range and Eastern Plains.
? 1,125 Tickets Sold
? 12 Wineries
? 20 Artists
? 24 Vendors
? 4 Bands
? Community Partners
? VIP Area
? Onsite Activations

Pictures on the Plains - Thursday's, (2) June and (2) September
Move nights under the stars! Bring a picnic, blankets and lawn chairs and settle in for a night of fun.
? Average 100-150/movie
? Community Partners
? Bands
? Themed Activations
? 5-7 Vendors/movie
? Onsite Concessions

5K Trail Run- Thursday, August 24, 2023
Lace up your sneaks for a timed 5K trail run presented by Les Schwab Tires, beginning at Tagawa Gardens and running alo...

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