For the last 21 years, A Taste of Colorado has invited nonprofit community and service groups to operate our beverage stands and ticket booths as a fundraising opportunity.

We have found this partnership to be very successful, with benefits for both the festival and the partnering organizations. It’s a fun way for your group to raise funds in a friendly and fast-paced atmosphere!

If selected to participate in the fundraising program, your service group will receive a volunteer schedule for a beverage stand or ticket booth. Your service group will be responsible for filling the stand schedule for the entire festival weekend, Friday, Sept. 1 through Monday, Sept. 4 of Labor Day Weekend 2017.

The schedule is broken up into 3-4 hour shifts, with most stands having 3-5 shifts a day. Shifts can range from 2 to 10 volunteers, based on the crowds expected during those times. All volunteers must be at least 13 years of age to volunteer in our non-alcoholic beverage stands, at least 16 years of age to volunteer in our ticket booths, and 18 years of age to volunteer in our alcohol stands. After the festival is over, A Taste of Colorado will make a donation back to the group for each hour volunteered per volunteer.

A Taste of Colorado will provide a manager in each beverage booth to monitor inventory and work with the beverage distribution companies to maintain high efficiency and quality control. In each ticket booth, A Taste of Colorado will provide a box office manager/paid cashier and a police officer to provide security and maintain high efficiency and quality control. The basic goal for all booths will be to serve festival patrons efficiently with the type of friendly customer service that reflects positively on both A Taste of Colorado and your organization.

In order to be eligible, your group must be a Colorado non-profit or community service group and capable of providing enough volunteers to staff a booth for all four days of the festival. A Taste of Colorado reserves the right in its sole discretion to select or decline any organization for participation.

Service groups that participated in 2016 will have first priority for their booth in 2017, assuming they are in good standing with the festival.

If you have any questions regarding our Fundraising Program, please contact us at or (303) 295-6330.