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Posted on: March 15, 2021

Join us for Chalk Lines & Vines, our first wine and chalk art festival


Join us for Chalk Lines & Vines, our first annual outdoor wine and chalk art festival featuring a wine-tasting tour of Colorado’s best wines, chalk muralists, and live entertainment—set against the colorful backdrop of the Front Range and Eastern Plains. 

Come show your support for Arapahoe County Open Spaces, and the health and vibrancy of our community. It’s the perfect outing for couples and friends looking for a fun day out! 

Date: Saturday and Sunday, May 15-16, 2021
Time: Two sessions per day: 11 a.m.–2 p.m. / 3–6 p.m.
Location: Arapahoe County Fairgrounds and Event Center on the Central Green (outdoors)
Tickets: $35 per ticket
Purchase Tickets: 

Ticket price includes: 

  • Souvenir wine glass and tote
  • Unlimited wine tastings, featuring 12 Colorado wineries
  • Access to artist row, with live chalk artists
  • Live music on stage

Important event details:

  • Each reservation will be assigned a pod on the Central Green where you can sip wine samples, socialize, listen to live music, and picnic. Bring lawn chairs, coolers/wagons, and a blanket! We’ll also have gourmet food vendors on site.
  • We will also have a shade tent with socially distanced cabaret tables for standing room.
  • Attendees will pick up their samples and bring them back to their pods to eat and drink.
  • Sessions limited to 250 people in compliance with public health orders.
  • Mask is required at all times, including inside your designated pod when not eating or drinking
  • Attendees must maintain at least six feet distance from non-household members.
  • Staff will monitor the mandatory mask policy and flow, and can refuse entry or service if you do not wear a mask.
  • Discounted room rates ($89/room) at nearby Fairfield Inn & Suites Denver Aurora/Medical Center. Book now by calling 303-745-6700 with code “SOUTHLANDS RATE.”
  • Rain or shine event
  • COVID protocols and details subject to change and based on current guidelines.

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